Buoyed by an 11% increase in total commingled pari-mutul handle for the Breeders' Cup World Championships, wagering on U.S. races improved 4.37% in November compared with the same month last year.
Brisnet.com's Ultimate Guide to Betting Tampa Bay Downs read blog
Evan Hammonds reviews Honor Code, Flat Out, and Will Take Charge vs. Game On Dude. Watch recaps of the Clark Handicap, Cigar Mile, and Remsen Stakes. watch video
TimeformUS Plays for Thanksgiving Weekend, including the Fall Highweight, the Clark, and the Citation. read blog
Thanksgiving eve includes a Pick 4 carryover at Portland Meadows and a five-stakes program at Zia Park. read blog
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak preview the Clark Handicap on November 29 at Churchill Downs. Watch Video
Besides giving thanks, eating turkey, and shopping this weekend, Churchill Downs hopes race fans find some time to think about next year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
TimeformUS Weekend Plays from Delta Downs, Churchill, and Betfair Hollywood Park read blog
The Delta Jackpot is worth 10 Kentucky Derby Points and a million dollar purse! watch video
Tom LaMarra and Frank Angst look at the loaded field of the Mrs. Revere Stakes. watch video
When it comes to handicapping, re-learning something you already knew can be just as valuable as learning something new. read blog
Churchill Downs will add a fourth pool to its popular Kentucky Derby Future Wager to coincide with closing week of the racetrack's 25-day fall meet. The initial pool, to be conducted for the first time, will run Nov. 27-30.
TimeformUS Weekend Plays: The Summer Secretary and the Hollywood Prevue read blog
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak preview the Cardinal Handicap (gr. III) at Churchill Downs. Watch Video
The Brisnet.com Ultimate Guide To Picking Horses On Top read blog
TimeformUS Weekend Plays: Breeders' Cup Edition read blog
Brisnet.com Ultimate Guide To The Most Important Race on Breeders' Cup Friday read blog
If you're playing the Stars of Tomorrow cards on Sunday at either Belmont Park or Churchill Downs then Brisnet.com is required. read blog
Rocket Reign, dismissed at 182-1, made his 16th time the charm, breaking his maiden in the last race at the Meadowlands Oct. 25 and paying a record $366.60 for a $2 win wager.
TimeformUS looks at The Bold Ruler at Belmont Park. read blog
TimeformUS: Top Last-Out Speed Figures in the Breeders' Cup read blog
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Fayette Stakes at Keeneland this weekend. watch video
The Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) will be broadcast live in primetime Nov. 2, culminating 9 1/2 hours of Breeders' Cup World Championships coverage over two days by the NBC Sports Group from Santa Anita Park.
Churchill Downs will debut a 50-cent "Single 6 Jackpot," a multi-race wager with a big-payout dynamic, when racing returns to the Louisville racetrack for its 25-day fall meet Oct. 27.
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has approved a request by Churchill Downs to offer a Pick 6 that creates large carryover pools and has been successful at Gulfstream Park in Florida.
Pari-mutuel takeout rates and other issues were discussed during a lightly attended meeting of the New York State Racing Fan Advisory Council Oct. 19 at Belmont Park.
TimeformUS Weekend Plays: The Raven Run read blog
In a rare moment of social media accord, it was mostly agreed upon that the Breeders' Cup Classic fields from either 1998 or 2004 were the best. read blog
Evan Hammonds reflects on the QE II Challenge Cup Stakes, Knickerbocker Stakes, and Athenia Stakes. watch video
Brisnet.com Ultimate Queen Elizabeth Preview: Fast is Fast even on turf. read blog
TimeformUS Weekend Plays: The Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup and the Athenia read blog
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes at Keeneland. Will one of the Kitten's win this weekend? watch video
Regulators who believe advance deposit wagering companies are not paying their fair share to the industry squared off against ADW reps who noted that added taxation could slow the success of a growing portion of the industry.
NTRA president Alex Waldrop sees little chance of federal legislation to allow expanded Internet wagering any time soon but he does believe that states will continue to take the lead on the issue.
The Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau has secured widespread support for its new Tote Security System it will launch next month with plans for full implementation early next year.
Keeneland secured its sixth Simulcast Award for production excellence Oct. 8 at the International Simulcast Conference in Lexington. Keeneland director of broadcast services G. D. Hieronymous accepted the award.
Brisnet.com's Ultimate Guide To Letting A Wagering Menu Work For You & a $200 Contest read blog
TimeformUS Weekend Plays: The Champagne, Shadwell Turf Mile, and Sprint Championship. read blog
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes during Keeneland's opening weekend and the Indiana Derby. watch video
Evan Hammonds reviews the plethora of big races from the weekend. Ron the Greek, Beholder, Princess of Sylmar, Mucho Macho Man and many more! watch video
I've lamented before about the horseplayer compulsion to pick THE winner, and nothing upsets that need more than coupled entries. read blog
TimeformUS Weekend Plays: The Jockey Club Gold Cup and The Awesome Again read blog
Tom LaMarra and Frank Angst handicap the loaded field of the Jockey Club Gold Cup. Will Flat Out win for a third time? watch video
When handicappers note that "there is a lot of speed in this race" what they most typically mean is that there are a lot of front-running types--that is a horse who likes to race on or near the front end. read blog
TimeformUS Weekend Plays: The Pennsylvania Derby and The Gallant Bloom read blog
Tom and Claire preview the Pennsylvania Derby and the Cotillion Stakes on September 21, 2013 at Parx. Watch Video
Evan Hammonds recaps the Woodbine Mile, Northern Dancer Turf Stakes, Garden City Stakes and reflects on the history of the Woodbine Mile. watch video
Scene from The Simpsons came to mind when considering whether to single Wise Dan in the $200,000 guaranteed Pick 4 on Sunday at Woodbine, or go against him in the Ricoh Woodbine Mile. read blog
TimeformUS looks at the Garden City at Belmont Park, and the Kentucky Turf Cup at Kentucky Downs. read blog
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Kentucky Turf Cup at Kentucky Downs this week. watch video
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