Spot Plays: Gulfstream Park and Turfway Park, December 17, 2016

“Sailing heart-ships through broken harbors out on the waves of the night, still the searcher must ride the dark horse racing alone in his fright.” —Neil Young Thoroughbred racing was on the receiving end of several collective blows this past week and change, with the passing of three very different people—Walter Swinburn, Steve Sexton, and … Continue reading Spot Plays: Gulfstream Park and Turfway Park, December 17, 2016

Claiming Crown: Gulfstream Park, December 3, 2016 UPDATED

UPDATED: The Green Sheet has been updated to include ALL RACES 3-11 on today’s Claiming Crown card at Gulfstream Park. Click HERE for updated GREEN SHEET! Today marks the opening day of Gulfstream Park’s 2016 Championship Meet, which gets off the ground running with the 18th renewal of the $1.1 million Claiming Crown, a nine-race collaboration for horses that have … Continue reading Claiming Crown: Gulfstream Park, December 3, 2016 UPDATED

Spot Plays: Del Mar and Turfway Park, December 3, 2016

The Green Sheet will focus its spot-play attention on a trio of stakes races this weekend—the $300,000 Hollywood Derby (G1) from Del Mar and the $50,000 Holiday Inaugural from Turfway Park on Saturday, December 3 and the $300,000 Matriarch (G1) from Del Mar on Sunday, December 4. The 75th renewal of the Hollywood Derby (G1), … Continue reading Spot Plays: Del Mar and Turfway Park, December 3, 2016