Friends, Many of you will recall a long-time, if recently absent, member *PK Truckdriver (Patrick K)*. It has come to my attention, via a Thread at PaceAdvantage and by several private messages, that he was stricken with a serious health issue on a trucking run, far from home, is undergoing...
Obviously, the Breeders’ Cup has a profound effect on Eclipse Award voting. And unfortunately, that will include this year’s controversial and terribly unsatisfying Breeders’ Cup Classic. Keeping in mind that no one should make his Eclipse decisions just a couple of hours after the Breeders’ Cup is over, let’s take a look at how things appear to stand as of […]
Churchill officials will outline their ideas for the wager at the Dec. 2 Kentucky Horse Racing Commission meeting in Lexington. If approved in time, the wager could be offered in advance of the 2015 Derby.
Rudy Rodriguez isn't sure why Condo Commando failed to fire in the Frizette Stakes (gr. I), but the trainer's hoping she'll rebound in the $400,000 Demoiselle Stakes (gr. II) at Aqueduct Racetrack Nov. 29.
Rosie Napravnik, who recently announced her retirement from riding to start a family, heads a list of five riders named Thursday by Santa Anita as finalists for the 2015 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award.
Santa Anita has raised the purses of two leading stakes for older horses – the Santa Anita Handicap and San Antonio Stakes – but eliminated the Strub Stakes for 4-year-olds for the track’s upcoming winter-spring meeting, which runs from Dec. 26 to April 19.
Bob Baffert had to sweat out a thrilling stretch run and then anxious moments while the Santa Anita stewards considered an inquiry, but in the end the Hall of Fame trainer got his first win in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1)...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 25, 2014) – Online voting is now open for the fifth annual Secretariat Vox Populi Award. Created by Secretariat’s owner Penny Chenery, the Vox Populi, or “Voice of the People,” Award recognizes the racehorse whose popularity and racing excellence best resounded with the public and gained recognition for the sport during the […] The pos […]
Plans Include Launch of New Social Game in January 2015 November 20, 2014 (Washington, PA) – Leading Advance Deposit Wagering (ADW) provider, Xpressbet, and Real-Money Social Gambling pioneer, Giddy Apps, have extended their technology and content agreement for three (3) years, allowing customers to watch, wager and win real money on live horse […] The p […]
Detroit Lions star Ndamukong Suh is more than just a fearsome lineman: He is also the NFL’s secret finance nerd. He has a network of business titans who serve as mentors, including billionaire investor Warren Buffett.
Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome galloped over the Parx Racing track Thursday morning as he prepares to face seven other 3-year-olds in the $1 million, 1 1/8-mile Pennsylvania Derby on Saturday
Ten years after the Pennsylvania Derby was going to host for the first time the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner in the form of local runner Smarty Jones, Parx Racing will finally get that honor on Saturday when California Chrome starts the 1 1/8-mile race.