CLICK TO JOIN

Remember me Reset Password

      

Delaware Oaks Betting – Lovely Maria Cruises To Victory In Delaware

Posted by on 7/10/2015 11:08:42 PM

The Delaware Oaks is a Grade-3 race for fillies that are three years old, and it is held at Delaware Park Racetrack. The purse of $300,000 has attracted some major players in the past and there is at least one horse this weekend that should be going on to the big time in October.

This is a solid field, but Lovely Maria should have no problems dominating this race, which is run over 1 1/16 miles on dirt. She'll be pointed towards the Breeders' Cup, which will be held over Halloween weekend.

What : Horse Betting

When : Saturday, July 11th, 2015, post time 5:45 PM ET

Where : Delaware Park Racetrack, Stanton, DE

Pick : Lovely Maria

Bar Of Gold struggled in her first big test after breaking her maiden on her first try, then winning an allowance race. She took two and a half months off and then finished sixth at the Grade-1 Acorn last month and she still hasn't run more than a mile in a competitive race, so that has to be worrying for horse betting players.

Calamity Kate finished eighth in the aforementioned Acorn, and this filly has been inconsistent throughout her career, needing three tries to break her maiden, then finishing ninth at the Grade-1 Alcibiades, then second at the Grade-2 Demoiselle. Also, the Acorn was her first start since November, so no one knows what version of Calamity Kate will show up at Delaware Park.

Danzatrice is the third horse in this field that ran at the Acorn and she finished fourth there, her first finish outside of the money in five starts. The Acord was a solid test for her and she held up well, but now we'll see how she fares down the stretch as she has never run more than a mile; how will she handle that final 1/16 of mile?

Hip Hop N Jazz has to be considered a very long shot to win this race, but anything can happen as she broke her maiden on her debut. However, we don't know how she'll do against much better competition and that maiden race was six furlongs long. This might be a matter of throwing this filly out there and see how she'll do in the long run. But again, anything can happen in the world of high-stakes horse racing.

Lovely Maria, on the other hand, will be the favorite by a mile going into this race as she has finished first (three times) or second in each of her five starts. She followed up her win at the Grade-1 Ashland in April with a massive win at the Grade-1 Kentucky Oaks, which is the Kentucky Derby for fillies, and she should be headed towards the Breeders' Cup at the end of October anyway, but a win wouldn't be a bad thing, especially if it is convincing.

Milaya has failed to break her maiden in four attempts so far and then she finished fifth at the non-graded Our Mims, so you shouldn't have high hopes for this filly. She has split her time on the track between turf and dirt, with poor results in both, and this might be another situation where her handlers are just trying to see what they have here.

Peace And War finished second at the Our Mims, but she has struggled in graded-stakes races. She did manage to win the Alcibiades, somehow, but in her other three graded-stakes starts, she has finished sixth or worse. Which version of Peace And War will show up on Saturday at Delaware Park? We will have to see.

White Clover won the Our Mims for her first victory in six starts, but she has just one graded-stakes start and finished seventh at the Grade-3 Rachel Alexandra in February. She'll need to step up her game a lot to finish in the money, especially when you consider that the Rachel Alexandra was the only time in which she has run more than a mile and failed miserably.

How It Will Play Out

If any other filly besides Lovely Maria wins, it will be one of the biggest upsets of the year for either fillies or colts. Even though the best horse doesn't always win, she is head and shoulders above the rest of the field and it'll take another filly running the race of her life, combined with a mistake from Lovely Maria, for another filly to win it.

Delaware Oaks Betting Pick: Lovely Maria

Archives

Twitter


↑ Back to page content
Media Logos

At BetOnline, our company’s guiding principle is to establish long-lasting, positive relationships with our customers. BetOnline is perfect for those who like to stay on top of all the latest sports & horse racing odds or play a few games in the online casino. We have built our reputation on giving our clients nothing but high-quality service and once you have worked with us, you will realize why we are regarded as a leader.

From our customer service to our cutting-edge technology, enticing contests and dedication to putting the best product out on the marketplace, BetOnline is always striving to improve and we take the wants and needs of our customers very seriously. We are always looking for suggestions to make our product better, and client input allows us to build a relationship that will last for a lifetime.

Trust is tough to create and it is even tougher to maintain, which is why we always keep the lines of communication open with our clients at BetOnline, and the best part is that it will not cost you a dime.

Head over to our world-famous sportsbook, where you will find live lines for all major sporting events, but that is not all because at BetOnline, you will also find the Betting Edge, which is a constant stream of advice from people that spend countless hours looking over trends and statistics, so you don’t have to. You get an honest and educated opinion for people that truly love sports, and we are always updating the section to keep you up on what’s happening in current in the world of sports.

The racebook is another fantastic section at BetOnline, as you can get a headstart on the Triple Crown season by reading over our articles to give you an idea of the winning horses. We don’t just focus on the Triple Crown at BetOnline; you can find information on races all year around and that will help you out when it comes time to watch the major thoroughbred horse races.

You can also check out our casino, where you can play the latest games powered by the latest technology. From poker to card games, slots and everything in between, we have you covered at BetOnline.

We have contests and promotions galore as BetOnline is all about what our clients want, so check it out and if you have any inquiries, never hesitate to get in touch with us. Betonline because your can!


↑ Back to top