Rubber Match In Breeders' Cup Turf!
While most race fans look forward to the million Breeders' Classic, the match-up featuring English Channel and Cacique could be the story of the day. They have met 4 times with both exceptional horses winning twice. Yes the Europeans are sending a major threat as well in Hurricane Run for talented trainer Andre Fabre.
WILL LAVA MAN RUIN RETIREMENT PARTY FOR BERNARDINI!
Bernardini has been destroying his foes beginning with the Preekness in 2006 and now will look to close out his career with a win in the Classic. Western Invader Lava Man will have something to say about that come Saturday in Kentucky. Here are the rest of the horses:
Brother Derek (Alex Solis), David Junior (Jamie Spencer), Flower Alley, George Washington (Mick Kinane), Giacomo (Mike Smith), Invasor (Fernando Jara), Lava Man (Corey Nakatani), Lawyer Ron, Perfect Drift (Garrett Gomez), Premium Tap (Edgar Prado), Suave (Kent Desormeaux), Sun King (Rafael Bejarano), and Super Frolic (Victor Espinoza).
MILLION UP FOR GRABS FOR HORSE OWNERS!
Move over College Football as Americans will pause for a few hours on Saturday as a smorgasbord of horse racing is available for American Sports bettors. Take a shot on your favorite number!
REDSKINS LOOK TO AMBUSH COWBOYS!
There is unrest in the nation's capital and we are not referring to the White House. Washington's head coach Joe Gibbs and his overpaid assistants are on the firing line and TO may put the final nail in the coffin this Saturday!
BUNGLE IN THE JUNGLE FOR THE BENGALS!
Cincinnati's off-field incidents look like they are catching up with them as they are playing well below expectations this year. They head to Baltimore where a ferocious defense looks to make life miserable for Johnson and Johnson. The good news is you are getting them in an underdog role.
PEYTON AND HIS POSSE FACE THE PATS!
After Monday night's performance against Minnesota, bettors will be looking at the over/under total with the two gunslinging quarterbacks. The Patriots will run the ball against the porous Indy defense and there may only be undefeated team in the NFL come Week 9!
KING JAMES INVADES THE ALAMO FRIDAY!
Many NBA insiders feel the Cleveland Cavaliers will be serious contenders in the NBA 61st season. They travel to Texas on Friday night in game one of the ESPN doubleheader. Tony Parker has a gimpy ankle for the Spurs.
COULD NEW NBA BALL REDUCE SCORING?
Bettors, beware when playing the over/under totals in the NBA this season. According to physicists at the University of Texas-Arlington, in results released Sunday, the microfiber composite ball bounces 5 to 8 percent lower than typical leather balls when dropped from 4 feet. It also found that the new ball bounces 30 percent more erratically. A number of players have griped about its grip and unpredictable bounce since training camps opened.
About the Author: Bob is an experienced sports writer and handicapper who has written for the sports industry for over a decade. He has been a regular contributer to Sports Scene, a sports consultant for television's 33 Made and other major motion pictures.