• Florida Ruling Means Dozens Of Drug Positives Likely To Be Dismissed
    Dozens of administrative complaints for medication violations in Florida are likely to be dismissed after the state's Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering issued an order accepting the recommendations of an administrative law judge who found that serum sample collection procedures qualified as “unadopted rules” and that no action could be taken against
    via Paulick Report Features on March 24, 2017 4:58 pm
  • DRF Players Podcast Show 223, March 24, 2017
    0 DRF Players Podcast Dubai World Cup is previewed by Peter Thomas Fornatale and Mike Hogan, as well as a special appearance from Confidential Kinchen. The Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park, as well as the San Luis Rey and the Sunland Derby are also discussed. The DRF Players’ Podcast
    via DRF Players Podcast on March 24, 2017 1:03 pm
  • malagacy speaks volumes for shackleford and for the legacy of darby dan
    With a victory in the Grade 2 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn, Malagacy (by Shackleford) remained unbeaten in three starts, put himself squarely in contention for the classics, and became the third Triple Crown candidate this year by a sire standing at Darby Dan Farm. Darby Dan owner John Phillips has
    via Bloodstock in the Blue Grass on March 24, 2017 11:53 am
  • Derby Prep Alert: March 24, 2017
    This week's races include the Bourbonette, Spiral, Sunland Derby, Sunland Park Oaks and UAE Derby. We have in-depth previews, links to news of the contenders and free Brisnet.com past performances.
    via Hello Race Fans! on March 24, 2017 11:30 am
  • Family Connections Abound in Dubai World Cup Night Races
    Bernardini is part of a three generation string of siresThe biggest night of the year in Dubai racing takes place tomorrow with 103 runners hoping to take home some of the millions of dollars on offer during the eight Thoroughbred races on the card. As always, there is some fun
    via All Equine All the Time on March 24, 2017 11:21 am
  • Kentucky Derby Trainer Profiles: Mark Casse, Ian Wilkes, and Antonio Sano
    Photo: Matt Carter The Kentucky Derby is less than 6 weeks away. Can you believe it? What I love about this year's Kentucky Derby is that new connections have taken steps onto the Derby Trail. Mark Casse, Ian Wilkes, and Antonio Sano have never won a Triple Crown race. All
    via D.S. Williamson at BetAmerica on March 24, 2017 11:05 am
  • Figuring out Arrogate: how a ‘big kid’ became world champion
    He enjoys posing for selfies with people he’s just met, but he doesn’t want anyone trying to hang out with him. He’s described by the man who knows him best as “like a big kid”, but he’s also known to be explosive. He can threaten to be aggressive, but then
    via Thoroughbred Racing Commentary on March 24, 2017 4:18 am
    By Keyser Soze JUST GET AN ALL WEATHER TRACK IN ALREADY! For how much longer can NSW racing tolerate the stubborn refusal of Racing NSW and its despotic hierarchy to enter the modern age and install two or three all weather synthetic tracks in NSW? We forget: Conquering Everest with
    via RacingB*tch on March 24, 2017 3:32 am
  • The Friday Show: Shocking Results, Weighing History?
    Jockey Roman Chapa is already facing a lengthy suspension at least, plus felony charges for alleged use of an electrical device in a race in Texas, but in this edition of The Friday Show, we ask how far could this possibly go? A new photo of Chapa has surfaced that
    via Paulick Report Features on March 24, 2017 2:15 am
  • In Today’s HRU
    The truth on takeout Memorable ’08 Meadowlands Pace Soto: all grown up and taking on the Levy Breaking Stride: Flying Colors Will this be a breakout year for Penpal? Ryan Stahl wins 4,000th race Mac Lilley named to Wall of Fame Two preferreds Saturday at WEG photo: Penpal and trainer,
    via Harness Racing Update on March 24, 2017 1:47 am
  • Breaking Stride: Flying Colors
    by Trey Nosrac Our task this week is to re-engineer our harness races to make it easier for spectators and gamblers to follow the action. Except for those of you blessed with the vision of a Marvel Comic Super hero or those of you with a pair of magic binoculars,
    via Harness Racing Update on March 24, 2017 1:17 am
  • Memorable ’08 Meadowlands Pace
    In the 2008 Meadowlands Pace, Art Official handed Somebeachsomewhere his lone career loss with an epic performance. Linda Toscano trained the third-place finisher — Share The Delight. The week before in the July 12 eliminations, the colt gave John Campbell his 10,000th career win. What else happened in the 2008
    via Harness Racing Update on March 24, 2017 1:14 am
  • The truth on takeout
    Pennsylvania’s path forward will take planning, structure and patience Just a couple of weeks ago Dave Briggs had an interview with Brett Revington, the new head of standardbred racing for the state of Pennsylvania. This position, and the accompanying structure set up at the state’s racing commission, represents a pretty nice
    via Harness Racing Update on March 24, 2017 1:11 am
  • BARN Podcast 3/24/17
    Jason previews the Sunland Derby and is joined by Merv Huber who gives us this weekend's Daymaker play. Then the BARN Jury says farewell to Sam Sam the Syrup Man.
    via Barn Podcast by Jason Beem on March 23, 2017 11:27 pm
  • Racetrackers – Dubai World Cup Edition
    Thi week we highlight to the Dubai World Cup and Arrogate's attempt tp spread his winning ways overseas
    via Racetrackers Podcast on March 23, 2017 8:00 pm
  • Mor Spirit back in form
    0 Dan Illman It's been a disappointing two weeks for Bob Baffert.    MASTERY, arguably the best 3-year-old in the country, suffered a condylar fracture to his left front leg after an impressive victory in the San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita on March 11. In mere seconds, Mastery
    via Dan Illman DRF Blog on March 23, 2017 6:18 pm
  • Too early to put down this year’s Derby generation
    One of many rites of spring is a premature disparaging of the latest Kentucky Derby crop.This year is no exception. I would argue we should hold off a while until we see how long McCraken and Malagacy can maintain their unbeaten records; whether Tapwrit's Tampa Bay Derby is a precursor
    via Ante Post on March 23, 2017 5:01 pm
  • Commentary: FHBPA Stakes Series A Backward Step For Florida Breeders And Owners
    The Florida Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association was patting itself on the back 10 days ago for a 2017 spring-summer stakes schedule it negotiated with Gulfstream Park that included 30 added-money races worth $4,750,000. In a press release, the Florida HBPA said the organization's leadership “has decided the time is
    via Paulick Report Features on March 23, 2017 4:37 pm
  • Ghostzapper on Verge of Becoming Triple Crown Stud
    Ghostzapper, one of  the best horses to run in the past 20 years, is on the verge of becoming a Triple Crown stud. Like Pioneerof thenile, who was American Pharoah's father, and Uncle Mo, who sired 2016 Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist, Ghostzapper could accentuate an already successful stud career if
    via D.S. Williamson at BetAmerica on March 23, 2017 3:37 pm
  • Post Time w/ Mike and Mike Harness Show 3/23/17
    Mike and Mike talk harness every Thursday night in the BetAmerica Radio Network. This week features a show featuring Tom Charters, Louis Phillipe Roy, Gabe Prewitt, and Joe Faraldo.
    via Barn Podcast by Jason Beem on March 23, 2017 3:05 pm
  • Throwback Thursday: Good Night Shirt’s climb to the top
    Time flies. Or something like that anyway. Wednesday, two-time champion Good Night Shirt and trainer Tom Voss were announced as steeplechase inductees into Thoroughbred Racing’s Hall of Fame. We covered both extensively in Steeplechase Times, The Saratoga Special and thisishorseracing.com
    via This is Horse Racing on March 23, 2017 2:38 pm
  • Gambling Taxation – Part 4. How to Be a Professional Gambler
    Two posts back, I discussed the Internal Revenue Code section that limits any deduction for gambling losses to the amount of gambling winnings. In other words, if a bettor has a bad year and ends up with a net loss, that loss cannot be applied against other income, such as
    via The Business of Racing on March 23, 2017 1:01 pm
  • Could this be Saeed Bin Suroor’s eighth Dubai World Cup winner?
    Godolphin trainer Saeed Bin Suroor knows well the pressures of Dubai World Cup night, but he is understandably proud of his record on the richest raceday on the planet.
    via Thoroughbred Racing Commentary on March 23, 2017 12:14 pm
    On February 28, 2017, Churchill Downs, Inc. (CHDN) reported its operating results for the 2016 fiscal year, which commenced on January 1, 2016 and ended on December 31, 2016. CHDN operates in six business segments: Horse Racing, consisting of live racing at Churchill Downs, Arlington Park, and Fair Grounds Race
    via Horse Racing Business on March 23, 2017 11:00 am
  • ADW’s, Critical Mass, & Value
    I read an interesting article on Techcrunch the other day about Spotify, the online music streaming portal.Spotify, which in 2018 will likely IPO, pays royalties per listen to artists, and has amassed a more than 50 million person listener base (from just a handful at startup, in 2008). Early on,
    via Pull the Pocket on March 23, 2017 10:40 am
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