HORSE BETTING NEWS
The Grade 2 Hutcheson Stakes takes place on Saturday, February 11th on a packed day of horse betting action at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida. A very competitive field of six three-year-olds will race seven furlongs for the $150,000 purse. The Hutcheson Stakes is the 8th race on the program with a Post Time of 3:49 PM ET.
Tampa Bay Downs hosts two graded stakes races on Saturday February 4th, 2012. The $150,000 Grade 3 Endeavour Stakes comes our way as the 10th race on Tampa Bay's packed Saturday card. The race is open to Fillies and Mares four years old and up and covers 1 1/16 miles in Tampa Bay Downs's Turf track. Post time is 4:40 PM EST.
The 32nd running of the Grade 3 Sam F. Davis Stakes comes our way as part of a stacked card at Tampa Bay Downs this Saturday, February 4th. A purse of $250,000 is on the line for three year olds looking to ramp up for potential Triple Crown entries later on this year. The race will be contested over 1 1/16 miles on Tampa Bay's main dirt track and is the 11th race on the Saturday schedule with a post time of 5:10PM EST.
The 74th running of the Grade 2 San Antonio Stakes takes place this weekend - Sunday, February 5th at beautiful Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. The race is open to four-year-olds and up and covers 1 1/8 miles on Santa Anita's main track. $200,000 is up for grabs in the seventh race on Santa Anita's Sunday schedule. Post time is set for 2:00 PM PST.
Kentucky Derby hopeful Alpha is the even money favorite in horse betting for Saturday's $200,000 Withers Stakes at Aqueduct. The son of Bernardini needs to improve his graded earnings to ensure a spot in the Kentucky Derby on May 5 -- and the Withers is the first step.
The $200,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes comes our way this Saturday February 4th from Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. Eight entries will cover 1 1/16 mile at Santa Anita's main track. The Robert B. Lewis Stakes is open to three year olds and is the sixth race on Santa Anita's Saturday schedule with a post time of 3:05 PM PST. It is one of three Grade 2 stakes to be run on Saturday.
The Grade 2 Strub Stakes comes our way from beautiful Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California on Saturday, February 4th 2012. A field of eight horses will be chasing the $200,000 purse over 1 1/8 miles on Santa Anita's main dirt track. Four-year-olds will be featured in the last of the three Grade 2 races on Santa Anita's Saturday schedule. The Strub is the 8th race with a post time of 4:07 PM PST.
The 25th running of the Grade 2 Arcadia Stakes comes our way this Saturday, February 4th from Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. Eight entries will race over one mile on Santa Anita's turf course for a $150,000 purse. The Arcadia Stakes is the first of three Grade 2 Stakes races on Santa Anita's packed Saturday Schedule and is open to horses four-years-old and older. It is the third race with a schedule's post time of 1:31 PM PST.
The attention in horse betting is starting to point to the 2012 Kentucky Derby with contenders racing on a weekly basis. There are a lot of contenders this early in the year, but here is a look at the top 10 horses that we could be seeing in the winner's circle in May.
A field of six is set to go a mile in the $400,000 Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park on Sunday. The field is led by one of the leading Kentucky Derby contenders, Hansen, who is the 6-5 morning line favorite.
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