CLICK TO JOIN

Remember me Reset Password

      

Horse Racing Betting Results - Two Close...and One Cigar

Posted by Pete Mitchell on 4/26/2012 10:09:55 AM
  • Who: Thoroughbreds – Straight Story, Misremembered, Icon Project
  • What: Horse Racing Results – The Virginia Derby, The Swaps, The Delaware Handicap
  • Where: Colonial Downs, Hollywood Park, Delaware Park
  • When: Saturday, July 17th

Our picks to bet horses over the weekend ran pretty well, with a winner and a pair of seconds, but I was left with an empty feeling after Straight Story suffered another gut-wrenching loss (by a head at 6.10-1) to Battle of Hastings in The Virginia Derby. Straight Story returned $6.00 to place and $5.20 to show, so there was money to be made if you backed him up (I didn’t...poor execution on my part). It’s also amazing that the $2 exacta returned $51.20, with these two duplicating their most recent order of finish. Hold Me Back offered no value as the 1.60-1 chalk making his turf debut, and he checked in a dull 5th.

Misremembered got the job done at 4.10-1 in The Swaps, leading favored Grazen on a merry chase. Note my comment in Friday’s article for sports betting online: “Misremembered tuned up for this event with a bullet six-furlong move in 1:13, and it will be interesting to see if he leads or stalks this time around.” I had a feeling that given Misremembered’s inside position on Grazen, the instructions might be to hustle him away from the gate and make the favorite chase. That’s exactly what happened. It’s a beautiful thing when a plan comes together. The $2 exacta returned a respectable $21.80 with the .70-1 choice second.

The Delaware Handicap was a strangely-run race, to the detriment of Icon Project’s chances. Swift Temper was allowed to set dawdling fractions on the front end, and for some unknown reason, favored Unbridled Belle never got involved early. Icon Project rallied four-wide to get second, but the race was essentially over when they passed the six-furlong marker in 1:14 3/5 on a speed-favoring track. Icon Project returned $4.20 to place and $3.40 to show as the 5-2 second choice.

I hope you took better advantage of these horse racing betting results than I did. Good luck this week.

Pete Mitchell has been handicapping horses since his teenage years. He has been a professional horse player for many years, and came to betonline.com’s attention through multiple referrals from industry insiders/sportsbook owners. Pete is revered for his horse handicapping opinion and industry experts acknowledge his impressive career winning record. Thoughts or questions?

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