Nominally a Grade 2, the $1,000,000 Pennsylvania Derby has a Grade 1 feel this year, as well as a Grade 1 purse, and that, of course, is due to the presence of 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome. read blog
Frank Angst and Evan Hammonds handicap the talented field of the Pennsylvania Derby. California Chrome, Candy Boy, Protonico, Bayern, Tapiture and more. Who do you think is the best horse in the field? watch video
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II), Cotillion Stakes (gr. I), and Gallant Bob Stakes (gr. III). read blog
Evan Hammonds recaps several big turf races from the weekend. Hear thoughts on the Noble Damsel S., Sands Point S., and The Grey Gatsby's win in the Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown. watch video
The Grade 1, $1,000,000 Woodbine Mile has attracted a field of 11 horses to go a one-turn mile on the scenic Woodbine turf course.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the group I Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown. read blog
Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra preview the Sands Points Stakes (gr. IIT) which will be run on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Belmont Park. Watch Video
Los Alamitos Race Course will be one of the host sites Sept. 13 for the CalRacing.com Players' Tournament, a live-money handicapping contest.
TimeformUS Weekend Stakes Plays for the Grade 2 Super Derby read blog
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Iroquois Stakes (gr. III) and Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III). read blog
The Santa Anita Autumn Handicapping Challenge, featuring $100,000 in prize money, will be offered during the second weekend of the upcoming autumn meet Oct. 4-5, the track announced.
TimeformUS Weekend Stakes Plays for the Woodward Stakes and Del Mar Debutante. read blog
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Woodward Stakes (gr. I) and Bernard Baruch Handicap (gr. II) at Saratoga. read blog
Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra discuss the return of Wise Dan in the Bernard Baruch Handicap and handicap the Woodward Stakes at Saratoga this week. watch video
TimeformUS looks at the Travers and the Pacific Classic. read blog
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Travers Stakes (gr. I) and three other graded stakes races at Saratoga. read blog
J. Keeler Johnson takes an early look at some of the key contenders in the Travers Stakes (gr. I). read blog
TimeformUS Weekend Stakes Plays for The Alabama and the Arlington Million read blog
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps Arlington's major stakes races on Arlington Million day. read blog
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association Aug. 8 announced four new appointees to the organization's board of directors unanimously elected at the morning's quarterly board meeting in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
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- Thoroughbred Racing, Handicapping, Northeast Region, Breeders' Cup, Kentucky, West Region
The Breeders' Cup announced that registration is now open for the sixth Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge, which will be held at Santa Anita Park Oct. 31-Nov 1.
J. Curtis Linnell was appointed vice president of wagering analysis and operations for the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau at its board meeting Aug. 7 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
After a slow first day, Bradley Graham caught fire Aug. 7 to win the two-day "Battle of Saratoga Handicapping Challenge," taking down the top prize of $110,000.
TimeformUS Weekend Stakes Plays for The Whitney and the Clement Hirsch. read blog
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the $1,500,000 Whitney Handicap (gr. I) at Saratoga. read blog
The stars are coming out for the Whitney Handicap and Test Stakes this weekend. Watch Claire Novak and Frank Angst handicap the big race day at Saratoga. watch video
Equibase Company announced July 29 the launch of a redesigned equibase.com website that features a multi-homepage concept with user-chosen pathways for new/casual fans, regular visitors, and seasoned handicappers.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the group I Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood. read blog
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Haskell Invitational (gr. I) at Monmouth Park. read blog
Saratoga Race Course will host its first ever live-money tournament on Monday, July 28, when guests will be able to experience the thrill of tournament play for just $40.
TimeformUS looks at the Jim Dandy and the Haskell. read blog
Sometimes, handicapping a horse race can be as much about the horses whose chances you don't like as it is about the horses whose chances you do like. read blog
The Global Gaming Almanac provides 746 pages of comprehensive, up-to-date market summaries, financial data, statistics, and profiles of properties, owners, and regulators for 215 international gaming jurisdictions.
Doug Salvatore looks at a baby race & the A.P. Indy Curse Wednesday at Saratoga. read blog
The important summer meetings at Del Mar and Saratoga Race Course each registered improved numbers compared with their 2013 seasons. Total handle was up at Del Mar; Saratoga saw total handle improve and a spike in attendance.
Weekend stakes analysis for the Diana Stakes and San Clemente Stakes. read blog
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club opens today and with it TwinSpires.com's $42,000 Beat the Caveman Challenge. read blog
Dr. John Ferraro, a 65-year-old oncologist from Clifton Park, N.Y., won a fractional interest in a 2-year-old racing prospect syndicated and managed by Sovereign Stable in a prize drawing held July 17.
Claire Novak and Frank Angst preview the Diana Stakes and the Sanford Stakes, both July 19 at Saratoga. Watch Video
Deep fields and handicapping challenges abound in the opening-day races at Del Mar. read blog
The 28-page report includes NTRA's audited financial statements. For fiscal year 2014, covering the period Feb. 1, 2013 through Jan. 31, 2014, the NTRA's net revenue was $667,477, which represents a $600,627 improvement.
There are three Pick 4 sequences on Arlington Million Preview Day on Saturday at Arlington International Racecourse. read blog
Belmont Park will host its first ever live-money tournament Saturday, July 12, when track patrons will be able to play for a $40 entry fee.
TimeformUS Weekend stakes analysis of the G1 Delaware Handicap and G2 Bowling Green Handicap. read blog
Princess of Sylmar looks tough to beat in the Delaware Handicap (gr. I), but Belle Gallantey could be a contender for the exotics. read blog
Advance deposit wagering outlet Xpressbet will sponsor the West Virginia Derby (gr. II) Aug. 2 at the Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in Chester, W.Va.
Evan Hammonds recaps the Belmont Sprint Championship Stakes, won by Clearly Now in track record time, as well as the Suburban Stakes and Los Alamitos Derby. watch video
The guaranteed pool Pick 4 action on Queen's Plate day kicks off at 1:23 p.m. EDT with the fourth race on the 13-race card. read blog
Lexie Lou's tactical speed is an edge here, as the Queen's Plate lacks confirmed front-runners. read blog
TimeformUS's Horse-by-Horse Previews of the G1 Belmont Oaks and G1 Belmont Derby. read blog
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