Posts by Justin Dew

Cup Spotlight- Vitalogy

We are under three weeks to go until the Breeders’ Cup, and that means it’s time for us to become familiar with as many of the contenders in as many of the races as possible. And while so much can change between now and November 1st, I think Vitalogy, an expected entrant in the Juvenile…

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LoneSpeed Saturday Bomb of the Day

Santa Anita Race 8- #8 Kingly This is a pretty ambitious spot for a 3yo with only two prior starts on the grass. There is no doubt he’ll need to run the race of his life to win this. But there isn’t a ton of speed signed on in here. And with main pace threat…

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Might it be a Godolphin/Godolphin late Double at Keeneland?

Only one of the 11 juvenile fillies entered in today’s Grade I Alcibiades at a distance of 1 1/16th miles over the Keeneland dirt has ever been two turns. And guess what. She’s done it twice. Godolphin’s Micheline for Michael Stidham comes off a win at Monmouth in the Sorority at a mile on the…

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Of course Mongolian Groom won. Of course he did.

First, a quick personal note. LoneSpeed is not yet what I had hoped it would be. To this day, it is essentially nothing more than a personal blog. My hope is that it will eventually become a place where racing fans and bettors can come to be informed and entertained. For most of the last…

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Might Limari Offer Value?

In the 7th race at Kentucky Downs on Saturday, Brad Cox’s Limari figures to enter the gate as the favorite, and given the composition of the field, the 5/2 morning line looks about right. A review of the replays of Limari’s last two races shows that she encountered significant trouble at the start in both,…

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Well, Wow Cat sucked

Losing money at the track, while occasionally fun, is never a good thing. Losing money on a horse that you touted not just on your own website, but on Horse Racing Nation, is also not desirable. But do you wanna know what’s even worse? I’m gonna tell ya. What’s even worse is when a “featured…

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LoneSpeed Play of the Day

Saratoga Race 10- #9 Lady Trish’s Dream Usually, when a horse ran 9th of 11 and 11th of 12 in his or her two most recent starts, I’ll make one courtesy attempt to find an excuse before moving on to another competitor. However, in the case of Lady Trish’s Dream in the 10th race at…

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Should we even try to beat Shancelot?

If Beyer Speed Figures are your thing, and if you believe that Shancelot should have things his own way up front early in the Allen Jerkens today at Saratoga, then you probably feel he’s an obvious single in all of your multi-race plays. However, if you think that there is no way Irad Ortiz aboard…

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Don’t Dismiss This Travers Bomb

It would not shock me if any of the 12 entrants in this year’s Travers Stakes hit the wire first. If you’re playing the multi-race bets, using the ALL button probably isn’t insane. No, I don’t give Everfast much of a shot (watch him win), but since he did manage to run 2nd in the…

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It’s Time for Wow Cat

Betting on horses requires you to have opinions. Some opinions are going to be stronger than others, and some bets will be larger than others. Occasionally, an opinion will be a negative one about a favorite. Other times, the opinion will be a positive one about a non-favorite. Every so often, a race will feature…

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