Every racing day handicappers Jeff Siegel and Aaron Vercruysse team up to offer two “Day Makers” each from the selected racetracks in North America.   These are “cream of the crop” selections and offer the horse player a unique insight into the process behind the analysis.  To watch this exclusive xbtv.com video presentation, please click the […]

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Weekend horse players will enjoy – and potentially profit from – the Saturday Stakes Preview, a video presentation that examines the best races in North America featuring XBTV handicappers Jeff Siegel, Aaron Vercruysse, Milile Ball, and Zoe Cadman.  A total of eight races are extensively analyzed in the segment that also includes wagering strategy and […]

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How does that popular Martha and the Vandellas ’64 hit go? ‘…Summer’s here and the time is right for dancing in the streets.’ Sounds fun! On second thought, let’s pass on the street dancing. Don’t want anyone hit by a car. Instead, how about a little ‘Fun in the Sun’ online with Xpressbet? To be […]

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The selections contained within are geared to rolling exotic players.  The basic strategy is to isolate those horses that should be included in rolling daily doubles, pick-3s, pick-4s, pick-5s, and pick-6. It is recommended that Jeff’s selections be used to augment the reader’s own personal handicapping, though excellent results can be achieved by applying the exact rolling exotic […]

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Turns out the real reason Bob Baffert ‘backed off’ on Triple Crown winner Justify’s recent training had little to do with searing SoCal heat and more to do with a possibly elevated temperature in the Triple Crown winner’s ankle. According to a Tuesday press release from Winstar Farm, reported by Daily Racing Form’s Jay Privman, […]

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We find out things in oh so many different ways these days. I learned about Justify’s current plight via a BloodHorse “News Alert” email. When I read the following in the subject line of the email, I immediately thought, “Oh no.” Subject: Justify to Undergo Evaluation, Racing Plans on Hold The BloodHorse in the email […]

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Xbtv.com’s Aaron Vercruysse, Richard Migliore, and Jeff Siegel go treasuring hunting at various North American tracks to uncover excellent future wagering opportunities in the Black Book Xpress.  Updated every week, the segment pinpoints horses that should be included in your stable mail so that you’ll be aware where and when they reappear in the entries. […]

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Here’s an idea: How about we encourage the Commander in Chief to rustle up one of those handy ‘Executive Orders’ to restrict July 4th from ever falling on a Wednesday again? Why? Because having this holiday stuck in the middle of the week just won’t do. Oh, sure, you can make it work—use ‘vacay’ time […]

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Now that calendars have been flipped over to July, it is time for this column’s rankings of the Top 10 performances by a Thoroughbred in the United States during the first half of the year. A Thoroughbred’s performance can make my list for a variety of reasons, such as: –A win by a big margin […]

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Yours truly was present for the birth of the Pick Six. In the delivery room, alongside doctors, nurses, painters, carpenters, bartenders, cab drivers and…thousands of other horseplayers. It was June 7, 1980, and I was a fresh-out-of-college, wet-behind-the-ears member of the Hollywood Park publicity staff welcoming a newborn to US racing. Truthfully, I don’t remember […]

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The Los Angeles area is well known for bad traffic, good weather and earthquakes. It’s also become a hotbed for Triple Crown winners. There have been only two Triple Crown winners in the last 40 years, American Pharoah in 2015 and Justify in 2018. Both horses have been based in Southern California with Hall of […]

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The selections contained within are geared to rolling exotic players.  The basic strategy is to isolate those horses that should be included in rolling daily doubles, pick-3s, pick-4s, pick-5s, and pick-6. ​It is recommended that Jeff’s selections be used to augment the reader’s own personal handicapping, though excellent results can be achieved by applying the exact rolling exotic […]

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The selections contained within are geared to rolling exotic players.  The basic strategy is to isolate those horses that should be included in rolling daily doubles, pick-3s, pick-4s, pick-5s, and pick-6. ​It is recommended that Jeff’s selections be used to augment the reader’s own personal handicapping, though excellent results can be achieved by applying the exact rolling exotic […]

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The selections contained within are geared to rolling exotic players.  The basic strategy is to isolate those horses that should be included in rolling daily doubles, pick-3s, pick-4s, pick-5s, and pick-6. ​It is recommended that Jeff’s selections be used to augment the reader’s own personal handicapping, though excellent results can be achieved by applying the exact rolling exotic […]

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Racing at Royal Ascot in 2018 resumed Tuesday…again. They’ve been picking them up and laying them down there since 1711, when Queen Anne drove from Windsor Castle with her entourage for a day’s sport. That’s 65 years before the signing of Declaration of Independence! But, who’s counting? As usual, this season’s opening-day Royal Procession was […]

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