Keeneland Handicapping Primer: Fall Stars Weekend And Beyond
By Noel Michaels
Keeneland Racecourse is ready to open for its three-week, 17-race day, boutique meet that runs from Friday, Oct. 6, to Saturday, Oct. 28. And since Keeneland’s fall meet is front-loaded with stakes, now is the time for handicappers to start brushing up on some of the things they need to know to make money during the fall’s marquee meet.
The Breeders’ Cup World Thoroughbred Championships are only about a month away and between now and then, Keeneland will feature some of the best racing in the land and attract big fields, good horses, and many top jockeys and trainers to the world epicenter of thoroughbred horseracing in Lexington, Kentucky.
It is important to focus on the racing and wagering at Keeneland, despite the fact that most of the buzz heading into this year’s fall meet has been negative. Much to the chagrin of horseplayers, Keeneland has recently raised… (more)