Archive for February 2018

2018 Withers Stakes Preview

After visits to Gulfstream (for the Holy Bull and the Forward Gal) and Santa Anita (for the Robert B. Lewis), Picks and Ponderings heads to New York for a look at the Withers Stakes, Aqueduct’s Derby prep for the weekend.  Though the race only drew six horses to vie for shares of a $250,000 purse and... Read more »

2018 Robert B. Lewis Stakes Preview

Picks and Ponderings‘s coast-to-coast coverage of three-year-old points races continues here, with the Robert B. Lewis Stakes at Santa Anita. We have already made our visit to sunny Gulfstream in a previous piece, discussing Saturday’s Holy Bull Stakes (G2) and the Forward Gal Stakes (G3).  We will also have pieces analyzing Saturday’s Withers Stakes (G3) at Aqueduct, as... Read more »