We understand the reasoning behind the bundling of "big days." Tracks can charge a premium for their simulcast signal on those days while increasing handle: That's the main driver--but has the pendulum swung too far?
Experimental Free Handicap a great tool, needs a fresh look
Inaugural Pegasus World Cup generated sufficient buzz
'No bid' rate at January sale a troubling stat
Warmth of TCA celebration takes chill off a winter evening
Behind the scenes work, innovation to spark 2017
Stallion Register, Global Stallion app hit the streets
'Next Generation' crew has what it takes
The most fascinating Eclipse Award race, however, looms in one of the human divisions--the season's top trainer.
Spend some time at any Thoroughbred sale and there’s no telling what you will hear. The recent Keeneland November sale left us with an earful. The following are some select sound bites.
Horsemen betting on the future at November sale
Win or lose, Mike Smith is at the top of his game
Racing's 'rock stars' are selling the sport one Tweet at a time
Inaugural Breeders’ Cup makes its mark in today’s pedigrees
While great, racing needs to expand its reach beyond the Bluegrass
Thoroughbred racing is fortunate to count within its ranks human pillars that have done yeoman’s work.
Sale, medication issues consume Keeneland day and night
Family-owned Clarkland Farm's $3 million ride.
TOBA Awards dinner brings together breeders of all shapes and sizes
How Saratoga heals what ails you
Top-level horses and horsemen on the comeback trail were among the big stories the last full week of August, and they found entry to the winner's circle a little harder than it used to be.
Taylor boys' play for California Chrome pays off
Steve Asmussen leads his whole family to the Hall of Fame
Kent Hollingsworth's column key to publication's 100th anniversary
Owners of Tepin, Songbird show true sportsmanship
Stallion Register to adopt black-type rules
Few truly 'retire' from the sport
Lack of 3-year-old races force sophomores to hit the road
Americans making Royal Ascot the new summer place to be.
Belmont day package gives us plenty to look forward to.
Breeders enjoy Beholder's talents from the farm.
Racing's big holiday weekends becoming a thing of the past.
Preakness weekend hospitality far outshines the venue
Marylanders moving the needle with Pimlico study, breeders' incentives.
Hard work makes racing luck a lot easier
Is the points system for entry to the Kentucky Derby altering the pace of the race?
Prevailing mood is that the foal crop is inching forward
Sharing insights and successes is goal of new Bloodstock Editor role
Dinny Phipps had a personal commitment to the horse and the sport. read blog
The bay colt Nyquist, who looks like a sleek sports car in a world of SUVs, seems to go best when he's carrying a chip in the only place you'd want a horse to have one -- on his shoulder. read blog
Experience and strength carry Victor Espinoza to World Cup victory. read blog
Racing industry won't resolve medication issues without unity read blog
The first of a two-part column on regulatory medication thresholds. read blog
Pre-Derby clash between Mohaymen, Nyquist a step back in time read blog
Replacing synthetic surface dramatically raises American interest. read blog
The growth of Central Kentucky into the country's hub for Thoroughbred breeding is owed in no small part to the arrival 140 years ago of veterinarian Dr. Edward Thomas Hagyard. read blog
Decoupling legislation will hurt horse racing. read blog
How many ways can the racing industry find to undermine its own efforts? Sadly, too many. read blog
Eamon Cleary's gamble in breeding Mohaymen. read blog
A multitude of stars have passed in the last fortnight. read blog
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