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2021 Risen Star Stakes Live ™StreaM @FreE Horse Racing Nation
2021 Risen Star Stakes Live ™StreaM @FreE Horse Racing Nation :odds, contenders, horses: Horse racing insider releases surprising picks, predictions
An balanced field of three-year-olds will try to take a big step towards the 2021 Kentucky Derby when the starting gate opens on Saturday in the 2021 Risen Star Stakes in New Orleans. Keepmeinmind is the 3-1 favorite in the latest 2021 Risen Star Stakes odds, but is expected to be scratched from the race. That leaves the Brad Cox-trained Mandaloun, who is listed at 9-2, as the likely 2021 Risen Star Stakes favorite. The Steve Asmussen-trained Midnight Bourbon and the Todd Fincher-trained Senor Buscador are both getting 6-1 Risen Star odds.
The winner of the 1 1/28-mile Kentucky Derby prep race will receive 50 qualifying points. Post time for the $400,000 Risen Star Stakes 2021 is 7:18 p.m. ET. With a wide-open 2021 Risen Star Stakes field ready to enter the starting gate on Saturday, you’ll want to see what racing insider Bob Weir has to say before making any 2021 Risen Star Stakes picks.
Based in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Weir has been handicapping and following horse racing since reading Andy Beyer’s landmark handicapping book “Picking Winners” in the late 1980s. Weir is highly invested in the Beyer Speed Figure, a number assigned to every race run by a horse that measures how fast the horse ran. He uses the figure as the backbone of his handicapping. In fact, thanks to his proficiency with speed figures and top-tier handicapping, he landed one of just eight spots on Beyer’s figure-making team in 2017, a position he holds to this day.