Spooky Express Sports Betting News & More

John Hettinger Stakes Betting Preview

September 22, 2023


10 excellent horses are entered for the 2023 John Hettinger Stakes, making this an exciting betting opportunity. This will be the eighth race on the day at Aqueduct Racetrack in South Ozone Park in Queens, New York.


  • Date / Track: 09/22/2023 Aqueduct Racetrack

  • Post Time: 4:49 PM ET

  • Distance: 1 ? mile (turf)

  • Purse: $125,000

John Hettinger Stakes Betting Preview

The 2023 John Hettinger Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack will showcase 10 outstanding horses with impressive recent achievements, promising an exciting showdown. With each one having a respectable resume, it makes it interesting to see how they will respond on the track.

Two horses are coming off recent wins, while five out of the 10 have placed in the top three in their koa recent event. With plenty of closely matched competitors, it makes for a great betting experience.

Horses with Best Chance to Win

The 2023 John Hettinger Stakes preview highlights top-notch horses and standout contenders expected to win, offering valuable information to enhance your exacta or trifecta bets.

Sunset Louise 2-1

Sunset Louise was in rare form at the Johnstone Mile RS recently, where she finished fifth. This also was the first time out of four races where she did not have a win, so she will be aiming to find success here.

Her career stats are appealing, as she has five wins and a runner-up out of 10 events total. If she gets a good jump out of the gate, she could make a competitive pace to win.

Bustin Bay 7-2

Bustin Bay has yet to fall out of the top three this year in eight races. She has four wins, two runner-ups, and two third place finishes.

This has been a great year for her, as her career stats show 10 wins, seven runner-ups, and five third place finishes in 34 events. Look for her to be a factor here.

Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

Betting enthusiasts are invited to explore the exciting array of betting choices available exclusively through MyBookie for the upcoming 2023 John Hettinger Stakes. Check out which horses could be best for you.


  • Whatlovelookslike: 5-2

  • New Ginya: 9-5

  • Runaway Rumor: 9-2

  • Saratoga Chrome: 30-1

  • Spungie: 7-2

  • Out of Sight: 12-1

  • Sweetie: 8-1

  • Sunset Louise: 2-1

  • Bustin Bay: 7-2

  • Know it All Audrey: 5-2

New Ginya 9-5

New Ginya is aiming for her second consecutive victory after recently winning the Yaddo RS back in August last month at Saratoga. This marked her third win on the year, in addition to her third place finish out of five races.

Over her career, she has four wins, four runner-ups, and two third place finishes out of 12 starts. She arguably has one of the best resumes to get the job done here.

Spooky Express Pick: Take New Ginya at 9-5 to Win