Jon Stettin’s Blog

The Week Between

It is the week between the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness. Make sure and check out Past the Wire TV, we brought you the best Kentucky Derby content, we have some great stuff coming for the Preakness and some special stuff for the Belmont at Saratoga Festival brought to you by none other than AmWager! We have a four, yes four stakes to sort through Saturday at Aqueduct or Belmont at Aqueduct if that is

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Opportunities Elsewhere

Churchill Downs is not the only racetrack running on Saturday and sometimes when many eyes are focused elsewhere one can find opportunities. I’ll try and do that. At Belmont at Aqueduct which is Aqueduct Green Up caught my eye as a horse who could give heavily favored Randomized all she can handle. Green Up had a recent race at Santa Anita against a fast filly in Sweet Azteca and Adare Manor came out of the

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The Grade 3 Royal Heroine

A very competitive field of 9 are set to compete in the Grade 3 Royal Heroine over the Santa Anita grass course. We have done well the last few weeks with Encino and Silver Knott so we will see if we can keep rolling. Miss Lizzy will break from the rail and she does bring it just about every time she runs. She does look a bit cheap for these and even her best is

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The Grade 2 Elkhorn

Last week we were able to nail The Lexington winner and we will see if we can do it again this Saturday at Keeneland. I’ll look at the Elkhorn for two reasons. I think the favorite will be an underlay and I love turf marathons. The Grey Wizard breaks from the rail off a layoff. He can handle this distance and has won fresh over this course. Saez up helps and I view him as

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The Lexington 2024

A field of ten horses are scheduled to go to post for The Lexington on Saturday and why not, a win can get you into the gate on the First Saturday in May. I’ll look at the field and see who I think gets home first here. Secret Chat goes from the rail which is not generally a bad place to be at Keeneland. He has never run a bad one in his three starts

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