In recent years an increasing number of tracks have offered days geared around races patterned after the Claiming Crown. In other words, they put together a card filled with races for horses that have competed in claiming races which offer purses similar to stakes races. Quite naturally, they attract a top shelf collection of claiming horses and can be quite tricky to handicap.
Yet they can also point out some intriguing horses to play – in their next race or two.
Take Class and Cash.