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.
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.
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
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak preview the Los Alamitos Derby featuring Shared Belief and Candy Boy. Watch Video
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Belmont Derby (gr. I) and Belmont Oaks (gr. I). read blog
A horseplayers group believes its boycott negatively impacted handle at the Churchill Downs spring meet where the total money wagered decreased by more than $48 million.
Leading online wagering provider, Xpressbet, is excited to announce it has partnered with the Hong Kong Jockey Club to bring live, commingled wagering on Hong Kong races to Xpressbet's U.S. platform.
An investigation by the California Horse Racing Board has determined that two state-licensed advance-deposit wagering providers are currently offering or allowing players pools in violation of California law.
HRTV is unveiling a new show when "The Horizon" premiers Saturday, June 28 at 11 a.m. EDT. The program is designed to shine a spotlight on emerging young equine stars on the racing scene.
A three-year plan of upcoming Breeders' Cup sites does not include eight-time host Churchill Downs or the New York Racing Association, a five-time host; but Cup officials said the schedule should not be seen as a snub.
Doug Salvatore handicaps the Tremont Stakes and recaps two maiden races from June 19. read blog
A potential speed duel makes Gantry a strong contender in the inaugural Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint Stakes. read blog
Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra handicap the Bed o' Roses Handicap at Belmont Park this weekend. watch video
Estimated prize money for the National Handicapping Championship finals in 2015 will total $2 million, up about 25% from this year, officials said June 19.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot. read blog
The all-graded-stakes Pick 4 on the Stephen Foster Handicap card on Saturday night at Churchill Downs is a tricky sequence. read blog
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Stephen Foster Handicap and Matt Winn Stakes. read blog
Like its parent company Betfair, TVG enjoyed a strong 12 months for the fiscal year ended April 30, according to financials released June 11. TVG saw handle increase 33% to $74.76 million.
Samuel Webb, one of three trainers and four people facing federal fraud charges following arrests in November at Penn National Race Course, had those charges dropped on June 5.
Claire Novak and special guest Peter Rotondo handicap the Belmont Stakes. Peter has had success at picking winners in the Belmont and shares stories while providing insight on this year's running. Watch Video
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes (gr. I).
The NTRA said June 3 members of Congress have asked the U.S. Department of Treasury to clarify regulations on the taxing of pari-mutuel wagers. The trade organization also is asking bettors to support an online petition.
TimeformUS looks at the Californian and the American Oaks. read blog
Tom LaMarra and Frank Angst handicap the Penn Mile Stakes at Penn National this weekend as well as touching on a few other races around the country. watch video
TimeformUS Memorial Day Weekend Stakes Plays - Belmont and Santa Anita read blog
One lucky 20-cent Rainbow 6 bettor in Palm Beach really hit the jackpot at Gulfstream Park May 25, cashing for a record $6,678,939.12.
If everything comes together, that is to say there's not a lone winner of the Rainbow 6 on May 24 or May 25 at Gulfstream Park, Monday's Gulfstream card figures to be the focus of horseplayers throughout the world.
If there is no single winning ticket on the Rainbow 6 at Gulfstream Park May 24 or May 25, the track expects the total pool of the 20-cent jackpot wager to set a North American Pick 6 pool record Monday, May 26.
Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra handicap the Arlington Classic Stakes at Arlington Park this week. watch video
A horseplayers group that organized a protest of Churchill Downs reports handle is down $19.3 million through the first 14 race days at the Louisville track.
NFL wide receiver and Thoroughbred owner Wes Welker, who celebrated a big betting score on Kentucky Derby day at Churchill Downs by passing out $100 bills, has received a letter from the track demanding back nearly $15,000.
TimeformUS Friday Stakes Plays for Pimlico, including the G2 Black-Eyed Susan and G3 Pimlico Special. read blog
Handicapping Who's Fastest Today, Not Who's Historically Fast read blog
Kentucky Horse Racing Commissioner Ned Bonnie suggested the regulator bring in outside help to investigate the events surrounding the victory by Masochistic in the third race on the May 3 Kentucky Derby day card at Churchill.
Gulfstream Park has announced there will be a mandatory payout of the Rainbow 6 on Memorial Day jackpot bet May 26. The track believes the pool could reach $10 million to $20 million.
Track announcer Tom Durkin, who has been calling races for the New York Racing Association circuit since 1990, announced he will bring a 43-year career to a close Aug. 31.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced May 9 that the National Handicapping Championship will see a 13% purse increase to $1.8 million.
Pedigree Handicapping With Brisnet.com & Doug Salvatore: Race 6 Friday at Churchill read blog
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II) at Belmont Park. read blog
The Maryland Jockey Club announced it will add a Preakness Pick 3 wager that will start with a graded stakes Friday, May 16 and end with the Preakness Stakes the following day at Pimlico Race Course.
The Kentucky Derby is like a roulette wheel. read blog
Based on the will-pays of the Kentucky Oaks-Kentucky Derby double, California Chrome will be a big favorite in the May 3 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.
TimeformUS Kentucky Derby and Oaks Day Analysis read blog
A poll of Horseplayers Association of North America (HANA) members revealed that 90.2% of respondents will be withholding either some or all of their dollars from Churchill Downs Inc. racetracks and services.
This final installment of three looks at the top contenders ranked in the bottom third of the prospective field by points on the TwinSpires.com Kentucky Derby Championship Series. read blog
J. Keeler Johnson shares his thoughts on three Kentucky Derby longshots that could finish in the superfecta at solid prices. read blog
Stars of the "Horseplayers" reality TV show will go head to head. Part of the winning proceeds from the contest will go to Thoroughbred Charities of America.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Derby Trial Stakes. read blog
Doug Salvatore profiles the form, pedigree, speed and red flags of Kentucky Derby contenders. Part 2 of 3. read blog
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