Keyword: America's Best Racing

  • ABR Films: Splendid Saturday at Saratoga

    Splendid Saturday at Saratoga

    Closing weekend at Saratoga was packed with thrills, highlighted by Gun Runner's triumph in the Woodward Stakes and Lady Ivanka's win in the Spinaway Stakes. Relive all the fun and excitement of an exhilarating Saturday at the Spa.

  • Arrogate: Sitting on Top of the World

    Arrogate has risen from allowance winner to the Longines World’s Best Racehorse with just four brilliant stakes races, shattering track and stakes records and setting a new worldwide lifetime earnings benchmark in the process.

  • ABR Wired: Farewell Triple Crown

    ABR Wired: Farewell Triple Crown

    Follow along with Terry Finley, a minority owner of Always Dreaming and the president and CEO of West Point Thoroughbreds, as he experiences the 2017 Preakness Stakes from the viewpoint of the Kentucky Derby winner.

  • Catching up with American Pharoah

    Catching up with American Pharoah

    America's Best Racing catches up with Triple Crown winner American Pharoah at Ashford Stud, to see how the retired superstar is enjoying his second career as a stallion.

  • While working with trainer Jimmy Jerkens, the stable won the TwinSpires.com Wood Memorial Stakes (G1)

    Spending Time With New Trainer Kent Sweezey

    He grew up around horses and he’s learned from some of the most prominent horsemen in recent history; now, Kent Sweezey is taking his shot at the big time.

  • 2017 Dubai World Cup

    ABR Presents: Arrogate Reigns Supreme

    Arrogate capped off a spectacular day of racing at the Dubai World Cup Festival with another unforgettable performance, overcoming a rough start to win the $10 million World Cup and become the richest North American racehorse in history!

  • Pre-Preakness Party to Benefit TAA

    America's Best Racing (ABR) announced March 20 that its fourth annual Pre-Preakness Party will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at the Mt. Washington Tavern in Baltimore.

  • ABR: South Florida Sizzles on Fountain of Youth Day

    South Florida Sizzles on Fountain of Youth Day

    Gunnevera rolled to a dominant victory in the Fountain of Youth Stakes on Saturday near Miami! Relive the excitement of the entire day at sunny Gulfstream Park, including dapper fashion, cashing big tickets and thrilling racing action.

  • Rare White Foal a Patchen Wilkes Specialty

    Get to know the stunning white foal that Patchen Wilkes Farm welcomed on Super Bowl Sunday. Though white Thoroughbreds are rare, Patchen Wilkes specializes in breeding and raising white racehorses in Lexington, Ky. Courtesy America's Best Racing

  • ABR Wired: Chris Fallica at the NHC

    ABR Wired: Chris Fallica at the NHC

    What's it like to be a handicapper at the National Handicapping Championship? Follow along with America's Best Racing and ESPN College GameDay's Chris Fallica in Las Vegas as Fallica competes among the best handicappers in the country.

  • Marilyn's Guy wins 2012 Excelsior Stakes at Aqueduct.

    In Return Home, Marilyn's Guy Picking Up Second Career

    When Carleigh Fedorka joined the Chesapeake Farm staff in front of a TV to watch a promising homebred earn his first career victory by 13 3/4 lengths in March 2009, she had no idea how deeply she'd eventually be connected to the big gray gelding.

  • Kevin and J.B. McKathan

    America's Best Racing Series Earns Honor

    America's Best Racing (ABR) was honored Nov. 20 at the EQUUS Film Festival in New York City as the Equestrian Series Award winner for its 2016 production of "Triple Crown Training: Where American Pharoah Learned to be a Racehorse."

  • Beholder By a Bob

    Relive the excitement of the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Longines Distaff which saw Beholder outduel Songbird in a race for the ages. Courtesy America's Best Racing

  • ABR Wired: Playing the Ponies at Santa Anita

    What's it like to be a young gambler on a big race day at Santa Anita Park? Follow along for a compelling behind-the-scenes look as Jason Avila experiences Super Saturday gambling at Santa Anita, home of the 2016 Breeders’ Cup. Courtesy of ABRFilms

  • Breeders' Cup Launches VIP Sweepstakes

    The experiences all include airfare and a hotel stay for the Breeders' Cup, and experiences crafted by celebrity ambassadors' areas of expertise, spanning culinary events, celebrity, racing, and fashion.

  • Belmont Fan Bash to Be Held June 9

    Tickets are $15 in advance and provide the opportunity to celebrate the Belmont Racing Festival, highlighted by the Belmont Stakes, as well as provide donations to the two Thoroughbred retirement organizations.

  • Preakness Draw: Nyquist Overwhelming Favorite

    Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist drew post position No. 3 and was pegged the 3-5 favorite for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course. Find out what Nyquist’s connections had to say after the Preakness draw. Courtesy America's Best Racing.

  • Kentucky Derby 142 Draw Video Image

    Kentucky Derby 142 Draw

    Post positions were drawn and morning-line odds set on Wednesday evening at Churchill Downs for the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby. Tune in for comments from key Derby connections, including morning-line favorite Nyquist’s trainer, Doug O’Neill.

  • ABR Films

    Triple Crown Training: American Cleopatra

    Act IV, Presented by Fasig-Tipton: Meet American Cleopatra, the sister of Triple Crown champion American Pharoah currently in training at McKathan Brothers Training Center. More at www.AmericasBestRacing.net.

  • ABR Films

    Triple Crown Training: Becoming a Racehorse

    Act III, Presented by Fasig-Tipton: Talented 2-year-old Thoroughbreds learn the art of being a racehorse under the care of the McKathan Brothers. More at www.AmericasBestRacing.net.

  • How to Bet With Friends

    Dan Tordjman and friends bet a Pick Four that included the Wood Memorial (gr. I) and Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I). Learn how to organize your notes, when you should pick favorites, and how to put together a ticket with a group.

  • How to Bet With Friends

    Dan Tordjman and friends bet a Pick Four that included the Wood Memorial (gr. I) and Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I). Learn how to organize your notes, when you should pick favorites, and how to put together a ticket with a group. Courtesy of America's Best Racing

  • Act I: Welcome to Marion County

    Journey to Marion County, Fl., and explore why this limestone-rich region is the primary education location for young Thoroughbreds. The last two Triple Crown winners trained here as 2-year-olds. Sponsored by Fasig-Tipton.

  • ABR Wired: Derby Dreams

    Follow along with America's Best Racing for a compelling behind-the-scenes look as GMB Racing Manager Greg Bensel experiences the 2016 Louisiana Derby (gr. II).

  • ABR Wired: Derby Dreams

    Follow along with America’s Best Racing for a compelling behind-the-scenes look as GMB Racing Manager Greg Bensel, the vice president of communications with the NFL’s New Orleans Saints and NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans, experiences the 2016 Louisiana Derby (gr. II) with two 3-year-old Thoroughbreds vying to earn enough points to qualify for the starting gate of the upcoming Kentucky Derby (gr. I) on Saturday, May 7.

  • Princesspatseattle and her Honorable Dillon foal.

    Meet the Rare White Foal at Rockridge Stud

    Rockridge Stud celebrated a remarkable new arrival on Jan. 24 when Pincesspatseattle foaled a rare white Thoroughbred colt. America's Best Racing took a trip to the New York farm to meet the son of Honorable Dillon.

  • Kelso, with Bill Hartack in the saddle after winning the Choice Stakes at Monmouth Park on August 3, 1960. Photo by Jim Raftery/Turfotos

    Bill Hartack: A Kentucky Derby Master

    Standing together in the annals of Derby history are the two jockeys who have won five editions of the Derby each: Eddie Arcaro and the legendary Bill Hartack.

  • Breeders' Cup, NBC Renew 'Series' TV Deal

    Breeders' Cup and NBC Sports Group Dec. 14 announced a three-year renewal of the Breeders' Cup Challenge Series the two groups introduced in 2014, televising 16 of the best series races from top U.S. racetracks.

  • After the Runway, Episode IV: The Moment

    Follow international model Esther de Jong's journey as Pink Cashmere enters the auction ring at Keeneland in episode four of this original ABRFilms four-episode series. Learn more at www.AmericasBestRacing.net.

  • After the Runway, Episode IV: The Moment

    Follow international model Esther de Jong's journey as Pink Cashmere enters the auction ring at Keeneland in episode four of this original ABRFilms four-episode series. Learn more at www.AmericasBestRacing.net.

  • After the Runway, Episode III: Keeneland Sales

    Follow international model Esther de Jong's journey as we learn about the Keeneland Yearling Sale in episode three of this original ABRFilms four-episode series. Learn more at www.AmericasBestRacing.net

  • After the Runway, Episode II: Enter Brookdale

    Follow international model Esther de Jong's journey as Pink Cashmere arrives at Brookdale Farm in episode two of this original ABRFilms four-episode series. Learn more at www.AmericasBestRacing.net.

  • ABR Releases Another Digital Video Ad

    America's Best Racing Aug. 10 launched the final video of a four-part series of digital video ads, #IBelieveIn, celebrating the passion, beauty, and attraction of horse racing from the perspective of a young, female fan.