Thoroughbreds in action at Saratoga Race Course. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Wednesday At Saratoga: Monzo’s Preview And Horses Worth Betting

As usual at the Spa, the bombs and longshots have been coming in. It’s what makes the game so great. Let’s try and find three in today’s card.

07/24/2013

Thoroughbreds in action at Saratoga Race Course. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opening Day At Saratoga: Monzo’s Preview And Horses Worth Betting

The first leg of great summer of racing has started at Del Mar racetrack. Now we get ready for Saratoga, where the best of the best go for six weeks.

07/19/2013

Del Mar Racetrack (Photo credit Tom Kurtz/Getty Images)

Monzo: Opening Day Picks At Del Mar Racetrack

This week marks the opening of my two favorite summer racing meets. Saratoga opens up on Friday, and Wednesday opens up the summer meet at Del Mar Racetrack in Del Mar, California.

07/17/2013

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Bob Quigley Inducted Into Harness Racing Hall of Fame

Bob Quigley was GM of the Meadowlands when the track opened in 1976. He oversaw harness and thoroughbred operations for six years.

07/06/2013

Policemen and Police Horses stand at attention at Belmont Park. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Monzo: Grades Stakes Weekend In NY, NJ And California

Great racing continues this Saturday as Belmont Park has the G2 Suburban Handicap and the G2 Dwyer Stakes, Monmouth Park has the G1 United Nations Stakes and Hollywood Park has the G1 Hollywood Gold Cup.

07/05/2013

Monmouth Park (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Monzo: An Extended Look At Friday’s Card At Monmouth Park

I took an extended look at Friday’s card at Monmouth Park. To me, there are some very favorable odds that could pay out.

06/27/2013

Churchill Downs (Photo by Jamey Price/Getty Images)

Monzo: Weekend Stakes Races At Churchill Downs And Monmouth Park

The Triple Crown season has come and gone, with three separate winners in all three seasons. But the summer of races is only starting, and we have plenty of graded races to break down throughout the summer.

06/14/2013

Jockey Mike Smith sits aboard Palace Malice in the winners circle after winning the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 8, 2013 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Palace Malice Wins 145th Belmont Stakes

Palace Malice took charge on the turn for home and won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, holding off Kentucky Derby winner Orb.

06/08/2013

Racing at Belmont Park. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Belmont Stakes Expected To Be Run On ‘Wet-Fast’ Track

Glen Kozak, the vice president of facilities and racing surfaces for the New York Racing Association, says he’s “pretty confident we’ll be wet-fast” by the Belmont post time of 6:36 p.m., and “if we get real lucky we’ll be fast.”

06/08/2013

The 145th Belmont Stakes will run on Saturday (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

145th Belmont Stakes: Monzo’s Preview, Predictions And Horses Worth Betting

We’ve looked at the undercard, and now it’s time to break down the big one. The one that matters most.

06/07/2013

Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens with Mike Francesa (Credit: Brian Monzo/WFAN)

LISTEN: Francesa Chats With Biggest Names In Horse Racing Ahead Of Belmont Stakes

Ahead of the 145th Belmont Stakes, WFAN’s Mike Francesa was live from Belmont Park on Friday to preview the third leg of the Triple Crown. You can listen to all of the exclusive audio from Friday’s program right here.

06/07/2013

Todd Pletcher (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Slop Or Not, Pletcher Looking To Go 2-0 With Belmont Fillies

The best horsemen in the business like to change things up every once in a while in the Belmont Stakes. And with the weather forecast predicting a sloppy track, almost any horse can come out on top.

06/07/2013

Monmouth Park (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Monzo: Previewing The Weekend Races At Belmont, Monmouth And Hollywood Park

The beauty of such great races is that it didn’t take me long to figure out which races to use in the column this week. The hard part was making my picks.

06/06/2013

Trainer D. Wayne Lucas stands with Preakness Stakes winner Oxbow after a light workout at Belmont Park on June 4, 2013 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Oxbow Trainer D. Wayne Lukas Enjoying Belmont Stakes Spotlight

Cowboy boots, blue jeans, starched sports shirt, gleaming smile and shades. Yes, trainer D. Wayne Lukas is back in the spotlight during the Triple Crown. And don’t think he isn’t enjoying every second of it.

06/06/2013

Joel Rosario atop Orb on his way to winning the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Travis Lindquist/Getty Images)

Kentucky Derby Winner Orb Made 3-1 Favorite For Belmont Stakes

Orb was made the 3-1 morning-line favorite in a 14-horse field entered Wednesday for the final leg of the Triple Crown.

06/05/2013

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Belmont Park as seen from Chopper 880 on May 20, 2014 (Credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Belmont Park From Up Above

WCBS 880’s Tom Kaminski takes some incredible photos of Belmont Park.

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138th Preakness Stakes

Photos from the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes.

144th Belmont Stakes

144th Belmont Stakes

Photos from the 144th running of the Belmont Stakes in Elmont, NY.

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I’ll Have Another Practices At Belmont Park

Photos of Triple Crown hopeful I’ll Have Another.

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