Author Archives: Aram Tolegian

Week 1 lines … Follow me on Twitter @ChemicalAT

DISCLAIMER: These odds are for informational and entertainment purposes only. DISCLAIMER II: These odds are not a reflection of the oddsmaker’s prediction for the game or his belief of what the final margin of victory will be. They are merely … Continue reading


Draw your own conclusions: BISHOP AMAT, the horse, pops and stops at Del Mar …

Aram’s take: Bishop Amat, the horse, is owned by McClanahan, Helton and Lee. We all know who McClanahan is. But do the other two have Amat connections? Anyway, I can’t stop laughing about all this. Not because the horse did … Continue reading


Four ideas for NFL season totals …

With just over a month to go before the start of another NFL season, some bettors are scrambling to get their future bets locked in. At this point, the lines are very stale. They’ve been bet up or down for … Continue reading


Week 0 lines … Follow me on Twitter @ChemicalAT

These pointspreads are for entertainment purposes only. Some games featuring local teams vs. non-local teams will not have spreads. In rare instances in which enough is known about the non-local team, there will be a spread for that game. Week … Continue reading


Ranking the Top 5 Derby preps of 2012 ..

I dunno. Here are my thoughts on the major Derby preps and what to make of them. 1. Florida Derby: Winner Take Charge Indy just saw his chances take a hit with Bodemeister’s win. You can toss this horse with … Continue reading


Santa Anita Derby post position draw announced … a special guest will be leading second choice I’ll Have Another to the gate …

In order for Creative Cause to further stamp himself as the West Coast’s best chance in next month’s Kentucky Derby, the 3-year-old son of Giant’s Causeway will have to overcome the rail in Saturday’s 75th Grade I Santa Anita Derby. … Continue reading


The Guy has Santa Anita on the Verge of something big or disaster …

The first in a long line of ambitious changes being bandied about by new Santa Anita Park CEO Mark Verge will take place Friday when the Arcadia track re-institutes its “Free Fridays” promotion. Starting this Friday and on every Friday … Continue reading


Santa Anita brings back FREE Fridays for remainder of the meet …

That’s right, from now until the current meeting is over, Santa Anita will be offering free grandstand admission on Fridays, AKA something the track should be doing EVERY DAY of the racing week in the first place. Enjoy …


HBO cancels ‘Luck’ after third horse dies during production … or the show just sucked …

HBO announced today that it has canceled it’s horse racing-based drama series ‘Luck’ after a third horse died during production. Let me be the first to say I’m not buying it. My bet is that this was the excuse HBO … Continue reading


A tourney lesson learned in Vegas proves very valuable at home …

Two years ago, I decided to do what all American sports fans with an affinity for having some action on a game should do. I went to Las Vegas for March Madness. Consider it a pilgrimage. There’s no better place … Continue reading