• AHEAD
    TIZ A SLAM – busy in Florida getting ready for his sophomore debut – WOODBINE PHOTO           QUEEN’S PLATE CONTENDERS GETTING BUSY Less than 5 months before the Queen’s Plate at Woodbine, some of the top 2-year-olds of 2016 have been getting back to work. The
    via Thoroughblog on February 19, 2017 6:23 am
  • TRC Emerging Talent: the unstoppable Katelyn Mallyon
    Less than five years ago her career looked to be over. The then 17-year-old Katelyn Mallyon had already stamped herself as a potential star by becoming the first female champion apprentice in Victoria when disaster struck. She suffered a fractured spine in a fall at Flemington that put her in
    via Thoroughbred Racing Commentary on February 19, 2017 5:00 am
  • In Today’s HRU
    Two more questions for USTA presidential candidates Famous juniors and how they fared in million-dollar races How racing can benefit from junk boxes The Horse That Changed My Life w/Dr. Bernie Brennan Mykindachip, Dapper Dude: dead-heat record Howard Taylor responds to Glaucine positives HRU Feedback photo: Mykindachip (#5) and Dapper
    via Harness Racing Update on February 19, 2017 1:20 am
  • HRU Feedback (2017-02-19)
    Milici and lack of transparency at Yonkers I wanted to drop a short note to you regarding the poor excuse of a horseman, Tom Milici. Yonkers Raceway was very quick to let the public know that they were refusing entries from this individual and why they came to this decision
    via Harness Racing Update on February 19, 2017 12:52 am
  • The Horse That Changed My Life: with Dr. Bernie Brennan
    by Dave Briggs, courtesy Ontario Racing (Editor’s Note: This item originally appeared on the Ontario Racing website in 2015 under a section called For The Love Of Racing which still adds new stories weekly. Harness Racing Update will periodically republish some stories from the archives and plans to add original
    via Harness Racing Update on February 19, 2017 12:42 am
  • Breaking Stride: How racing can benefit from junk boxes
    by Trey Nosrac Once upon a time, I taught Junior High School science in a large public school system. This was a not as bad as it sounds. June, July, and August totally rocked. I’m not sure what happened to the students during the summer months, perhaps they went back
    via Harness Racing Update on February 19, 2017 12:39 am
  • Hollywood’s Hits: Famous juniors and how they fared in million-dollar races
    Let’s take a look at drivers that have a “Jr.” on the end of their name in the program and how they fared in races carrying a seven-figure purse. In the 1981 Meadowlands Pace, Dr. John Hayes, Jr. came from 10th to first with Conquered after qualifying with a third-place
    via Harness Racing Update on February 19, 2017 12:35 am
  • THE THREE AMIGOS GO TO SHATIN AND ALL OVER THE PLACE
    Have you missed us, muchachos? The Three Amigos have been holidaying with our favourite señoritas in our luxurious hacienda in Sri Lanka where we went upcountry to Nuwara Elya and watched the local gauchos ride at the recently opened Sri Lanka Turf Club. Yeee ha! Though when the British
    via RacingB*tch on February 18, 2017 7:41 pm
  • Man o’ War feature in North American Trainer
    The year's first issue of North American Trainer is now available online (and will soon be out in print): http://trainermagazine.com/past-issues/february-april-17 Features include my profile on Man o' War (direct link to article), my favorite racehorse of all time and one who needs no introduction to any follower of racing. Next
    via Running Rough Shod on February 18, 2017 7:01 pm
  • Delp’s Daughter Stirs up Memories of The Bid
    (Warning: Length alert) I read the other day that Hall of Fame trainer Buddy Delp’s daughter Pajeen, who has been involved with the sport since she began hotwalking for her father at age 12, is leaving the racing industry. What struck a nerve is the reason she is leaving something
    via Hangin’ with Haskin on February 18, 2017 1:28 pm
  • Mishandling the Glaucine Incident
    Upon learning of the NYSGC's rulings regarding the glaucine affair, I initially thought they handled it properly.  They kept track of the positives but did nothing until research was conducted by various groups and the RMTC published standards.  The consortium came up with guidelines of those testing between 100-499 pg/ml having
    via View from the Grandstand on February 18, 2017 9:16 am
  • Two-Year-Old Sale Season Ahead
    It's almost time for the annual two-year-old sale season. Fast-Tipton's Florida sale at Gulfstream on March 1st kicks off the season and almost always -- at least since the demise of Keeneland's boutique spring sale after 2014 -- promises the biggest prices and most spectacular bidding wars. Some of us
    via The Business of Racing on February 17, 2017 5:21 pm
  • Early spring?
    There’s an old saying out there that the cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears or the sea. Someone needs to come up with one about sunshine, too, because as winter set in for good in the Northeast the last few weeks a little bit of the bright
    via This is Horse Racing on February 17, 2017 1:55 pm
  • DRF Players Podcast Show 213, February 17, 2017
    0 DRF Players Podcast Previews of four dirt sprint stakes races on the East Coast on Saturday, including the Barbara Fritchie and General George at Laurel Park. Peter Thomas Fornatale, Mike Hogan, and Jonathon Kinchen also answer a variety of listener questions on betting strategy, best handicapping books, and
    via DRF Players Podcast on February 17, 2017 1:43 pm
  • A Handicapping Look-In on Saturday’s White Pearl at Gulfstream
    A look at Saturday's Late Pick 4 feature race as it appears without the star ratings. If interested in more, as well as an analysis of the other three races comprising the P4 sequence, information is available at JohnPricci.com RACE 11: WHITE PEARL STAKES F & M 4 & UP
    via Pricci’s Morning Line on February 17, 2017 12:25 pm
  • Different generations, same goals for Eppler and Gaudet
    They are of different generations. They train at different racetracks. One was born into the business, the other came to it late, in the face of family resistance. But their lives have been linked for decades, and last year, trainers Mary Eppler and Lacey Gaudet both found themselves in a
    via Brooklyn Backstretch on February 17, 2017 10:00 am
  • Post Time w/ Mike and Mike USTA Election Debate Special
    Mike and Mike talk harness every Thursday night in the BetAmerica Radio Network. This week featured the 1st ever USTA Presidential Debate.
    via Barn Podcast by Jason Beem on February 17, 2017 9:24 am
  • Going for Gold
    Ski Friday. Yes, ski Friday. Off to the slopes with Miles for the finale of the ski season at Bryce Resort. The Ski Olympics. Miles goes at 11:30. Last week, we arrived at the slopes, found our rental equipment, hooked up our lift ticket, pulled our goggles down and stared
    via This is Horse Racing on February 17, 2017 8:13 am
  • ‘Passing’ era for Churchill Downs Inc. shareholders
    Churchill Downs Inc. graphic showing dividend history.The shareholder pass to the racetracks of Louisville-based Churchill Downs Inc. is now a thing of the past. The racing, gaming and electronic games company has announced that its free admission passes for shareholders will cease to exist March 1. The passes date back
    via Barn 6A on February 17, 2017 8:04 am
  • Following in his father’s footsteps: why Bated Breath looks on track for a successful stallion career
    The European first-crop sires of 2016 were the usual melting pot of past years. Several high achievers, such as Sir Prancealot and Helmet, were excellent 2-year-olds themselves who were expected to impart a degree of precocity to their offspring. Then there are others who will no doubt be shown in
    via Thoroughbred Racing Commentary on February 17, 2017 5:00 am
  • Key information from the top European sales of 2016
    Dubawi sired the three most expensive yearlings to go through the sales ring in Europe in 2016, while his yearling average was in excess of 820,000 guineas.
    via Thoroughbred Racing Commentary on February 17, 2017 5:00 am
  • Is this the most gifted Kentucky Derby contender we’ve seen so far?
    Officially, it may not be a points-scoring leg on the Road to the Kentucky Derby, but TRC still considers the G2 San Vicente Stakes potentially very informative and it is certainly part of our build-up series. Using the tools available to him via the TRC Global Rankings algorithm, James Willoughby
    via Thoroughbred Racing Commentary on February 17, 2017 5:00 am
  • A NOD IS AS GOOD AS A WINX ISSUE
    TWEET OF THE DAY Michael Freedman granted a trainer's license for next season in HK? Smart move, especially with the future in mindpic.twitter.com/KdLkDxvvmS — RacingB*tch (@Racingb_tch) February 17, 2017 IS RACING ITS OWN WORST ENEMY? It is stating the bleeding obvious that sport, globally, is dealing with a multitude of
    via RacingB*tch on February 17, 2017 4:13 am
  • The Friday Show: Population Problems, Early Derby Standouts?
    It's no secret that foal crops have been diminishing for several years. Despite recent contraction in the U.S. racing industry, the shortage of Thoroughbreds appears to be on display in important races coast to coast. In this week's Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the issue of field
    via Paulick Report Features on February 17, 2017 12:12 am
  • BARN Podcast 2/17/17
    We preview the weekend as Michelle Yu from BetAmerica joins us for her daymakers segment. Then the BARN Jury discuss their favorite films and more!
    via Barn Podcast by Jason Beem on February 16, 2017 11:49 pm
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