Author Archives: andyscoggin

About andyscoggin

Matt Shifman, the man behind AndyScoggin, is a featured blogger covering NYRA and Monmouth Park for HorseRacingNation.com. "Racing at the Jersey Shore" covers the racing scene at Monmouth Park and "A New York State of Racing" will discuss NYRA. Matt votes for the Top 10 Thoroughbreds in the NTRA Polls at www.NTRA/polls.

Saratoga’s Top 10 Champions

Saratoga Race Course opened for racing on August 3, 1863, and has been the home of many of racing’s great stakes, upsets, and champions. This slide show will present my list of the Top 10 champions to run at the … Continue reading

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The Sights and Sounds of the 2012 Belmont Stakes

Let’s go back and enjoy the sights sounds of the three weeks between the Preakness and the 2012 Belmont Stakes.  It was quite an important period for horse racing.  Horse racing needed a boost. That begins a Horse Racing Nation … Continue reading

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Share the Morning with I’ll Have Another

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Follow the Quest for Triple Crown

Follow the quest for the Triple Crown on HorseRacingNation.com. Use these links for great information on: I’ll Have Another —> horseracingnation.com/horse/Ill_Have_Another 2012 Belmont Stakes —> horseracingnation.com/race/2012_Belmont_Stakes_G1 Triple Crown Winner(s) —> horseracingnation.com/content/triple_crown_winners This past week I posted four articles on HRN, … Continue reading

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I’ll Have Another

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I’ll Have Another Arrives at Belmont on Cloud Nine

View this video from I’ll Have Another’s arrival at Belmont Park. http://youtu.be/kElJBN0AhcI Then read my article at http://www.horseracingnation.com to find out about I’ll Have Another’s lucky number.

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Preakness Day Wagers

I am looking at the Preakness as a race in which you should NOT invest much money. The field is far smaller than in the Derby and the history of Derby horses doing very well in the Preakness makes it … Continue reading

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Run to the Roses Stable Finale

It turned out that I did much better in the Run to the Roses fantasy leagues than I did in my real money Derby wagers. I won the Brooklyn Backstretch charity RttR league. All 66 participants make a pledge and … Continue reading

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AndyScoggin’s Derby Trifecta

The 2012 Kentucky is such a wide open race that it is very hard to pick the winner let alone the trifecta. I am omitting Creative Cause and Hansen from my ticket. I believe that Creative Cause has hoof problems … Continue reading

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AndyScoggin Picks Oaks/Derby Weekend

You can find my Kentucky Derby 2012 top four picks posted on HorseRacingNation.com .  My wagering strategy on the Derby will be to make a trifecta play that uses three horses in the win spot over 5 or 6 horses … Continue reading

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