Millie: John, explain why you would choose to work a horse, for example Honor A. P. in company versus working him or her alone?   John Shirreffs: Its like you when you train, if you're out jogging or running or even in the gym exercising it's always nice to have a training partner, they just […]

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Below is my economical late Pick 5 ticket for a big day of racing at Gulfstream Park on Florida Derby Saturday. As always the ticket is $20 or less. Good luck! Race 10 Mean Mary (#6, 3-1) stretched out to 1 1/2 miles last time out and absolutely crushed a similar field at Gulfstream Park. […]

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Jeff Siegel’s Daily Analysis & Wagering Strategies Santa Anita Friday, March 27, 2020 * Specifically designed for the rolling exotic player, Jeff Siegel’s “Daily Analysis and Wagering Strategies” isolates those horses that should be included in daily doubles, pick-3s, pick-4s, pick-5s, and the pick-6. * ​It is recommended that Jeff’s selections be used to augment the […]

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Historically, the Florida Derby has been a fruitful tree from which to pluck Triple Crown success stories. However, present times suggest an uncertain future that, undoubtably, will result in a unique 2020 Wikipedia section. The world is in the throes of a pandemic, the likes of which citizens of the world haven’t experienced since the […]

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Millie Ball: John, Honor A.P. worked on Sunday what is he showing you from that breeze moving forward to the Santa Anita Derby April 4th?   John Shirreffs: I thought he had a really good work. Sunday’s work was about matching strides.  He worked with a big horse that’s almost 17 hands, he’s a router […]

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As a California resident, I have been one of the 39 million or so in the Golden State mandated to stay at home due to the coronavirus pandemic in an order issued last Thursday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. As this health crisis wreaks more and more havoc on our lives, it’s becoming harder and harder […]

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Jeff Siegel’s Daily Analysis & Wagering Strategies Santa Anita Sunday, March 22, 2020 * Specifically designed for the rolling exotic player, Jeff Siegel’s “Daily Analysis and Wagering Strategies” isolates those horses that should be included in daily doubles, pick-3s, pick-4s, pick-5s, and the pick-6. * ​It is recommended that Jeff’s selections be used to augment the […]

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The Saturday card at Santa Anita Park turned out to be a good one, nine total races, five of them on the turf, two of them Stakes and a contentious running of the San Luis Rey Stakes going a mile and a half. For Saturday's play I will go to the nightcap, a maiden special […]

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Jeff Siegel’s Daily Analysis & Wagering Strategies Santa Anita Saturday, March 21, 2020 * Specifically designed for the rolling exotic player, Jeff Siegel’s “Daily Analysis and Wagering Strategies” isolates those horses that should be included in daily doubles, pick-3s, pick-4s, pick-5s, and the pick-6. * ​It is recommended that Jeff’s selections be used to augment the […]

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With the Kentucky Derby now rescheduled and to be contested Saturday, Sept. 5, traditional 3-year-old prep races must be viewed differently. No longer are they stepping-stones toward an approaching destination. Now, they must be handicapped as valuable, stand-alone events. Scheduled major 3-year-old races still award coveted points toward stalls in the Derby starting gate but, […]

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The Kentucky Derby, this country’s most famous horse race, has been held on the first Saturday in May for decades. It had been scheduled to be run this year on May 2. But as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s 146th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs has been shifted to […]

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Jeff Siegel’s Daily Analysis & Wagering Strategies Santa Anita Friday, March 20, 2020 * Specifically designed for the rolling exotic player, Jeff Siegel’s “Daily Analysis and Wagering Strategies” isolates those horses that should be included in daily doubles, pick-3s, pick-4s, pick-5s, and the pick-6. * ​It is recommended that Jeff’s selections be used to augment the […]

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JEFF SIEGEL’S 2020 TRIPLE CROWN RANKINGS (updated March 16, 2020)  * Updated regularly, these rankings identify the best 3-year-olds of 2020 in order of preference, with each horse given a theoretical weight assignment starting at 126 lbs. based on past performance and projected development.  The horses listed are assumed to be candidates for at least […]

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Jeff Siegel’s Daily Analysis & Wagering Strategies Santa Anita Sunday, March 15, 2020 * Specifically designed for the rolling exotic player, Jeff Siegel’s “Daily Analysis and Wagering Strategies” isolates those horses that should be included in daily doubles, pick-3s, pick-4s, pick-5s, and the pick-6. * ​It is recommended that Jeff’s selections be used to augment the […]

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Jeff Siegel’s Daily Analysis & Wagering Strategies Santa Anita Saturday, March 14, 2020 * Specifically designed for the rolling exotic player, Jeff Siegel’s “Daily Analysis and Wagering Strategies” isolates those horses that should be included in daily doubles, pick-3s, pick-4s, pick-5s, and the pick-6. * ​It is recommended that Jeff’s selections be used to augment the […]

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