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- Triple Nine & Clean Up Joy Are Winners Again at Busan & SeoulTwo of Korea’s most popular horses returned to the winner’s circles at Busan and Seoul yesterday with Triple Nine and Clean Up Joy prevailing in valuable Sunday handicaps. Three-time President’s Cup winner Triple Nine had put in a strong effort in December’s Grand Prix Stakes, trying to counter early leader
- BARN Podcast 3/19/18We look back at all the action from Rebel Stakes Day at Oaklawn Park and the Jeff Ruby Steaks at Turfway Park. The post BARN Podcast 3/19/18 appeared first on Online Horse & Greyhound Betting | Preakness Betting.
- Farewell to the Fair Grounds Racing Club!Dear Readers: The Fair Grounds Racing Club had an impressive run! Its two Spendthrift Farm sprinters earned $326,500, and a portion of these winnings were donated to support a pediatric cancer research trial study at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, per the wishes of Spendthrift owner B. Wayne Hughes. As we
- Trainer Miller fined, suspended for insulting languageARCADIA, Calif. – Trainer Peter Miller has been suspended seven days, fined $2,500, and placed on probation through October 2019 – when his current license expires – for what Santa Anita stewards, in a ruling issued Sunday, said was because of "derogatory words about a licensee's unborn baby" in
- Fair Grounds: Is the 2018 Louisiana Derby Bravazo’s to Lose?The Fair Grounds isn't messing around. One of the best understated racetracks in the nation has already drawn for and assigned odds for the March 24, 2018 Louisiana Derby. As to be expected, Bravazo is one of the choices at 7/2. He's not alone at 7/2, though. The Todd Pletcher
- 24 “PIECES OF PROPERTY”There were some great races (San Felipe, the fabulous Tough Sunday, Justify, etc.) the weekend of March 10, 2018 in the USA. But for me, THE story of that weekend had nothing to do with horse races. (NOTE: No graphic images or footage of horse slaughter in this article.) With
- Derby Trainer and Horse: Mick Ruis and Bolt d’OroMick Ruis might have the most interesting story in horse racing. Contrary to popular belief, Ruis has been involved in horse racing as an owner since he sold his first construction company for $2.5 million. After 5 years as an owner, Ruis was $1 million in debt. That's when he
- Watchmaker: This long Kentucky Derby streak ready to fallMagnum Moon earned a 97 Beyer Speed Figure in winning the Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn on Saturday. Most people who have even a casual acquaintance with Kentucky Derby history know that the last horse to win the Derby without having raced at 2 was Apollo in 1882. But that 136-year
- In Today’s HRUUSTA launches bid for national standardbred aftercare group Gural baffled by USTA stance on his marketing plan Legal sports betting a friend, foe or something in between? The Making of Captaintreacherous Full house at Sunshine Meadows The one and only time… Cultural anthropology fuels success for racetrack management A conversation
- Breaking Stride: Staggered (Part 2 of Devo Rides)by Trey Nosrac Part 1 here The oracle from Silicon Valley slid into my backseat, I asked, “How was your visit to the old homestead?” He waved through the window glass toward his mother on the porch as he spoke pensively, “Let’s call it an adjustment. It was my first
- Alternative Actions: Cultural anthropology fuels success for racetrack managementby Frank Cotolo I am going to make another point about racetrack management initiating the “partner” goal, so read closely track administrators. For this presentation, however, I want to steer clear from the pari-mutuels and casino businesses and support the importance of the measure from an entirely different perspective. The
- Hollywood’s Hits: The one and only time…by Bob Heyden The one and only time the following has happened: • Brian Sears twice won the Horse Of The Year with an undefeated horse — 2009 with Muscle Hill 12-for-12 and 2013 with Bee A Magician 17-for-17. Nobody has ever matched this. • Susan Looney winning a Meadowlands
- Hovdey: Santa Ana wholly owns Sabbath stakes actionIn the face of a Puritan ethic that sanctified the seventh day of the week and kept politicians at bay, racetracks once fought long and hard to legalize Sunday racing. Florida waited until 1986 to add Sunday racing to its calendar. New York, apparently more progressive, made the practice legal
- Another for Accelerate0 Dan Illman With prominent older horses West Coast, Gunnevera, Pavel and Hoppertunity waiting for the Dubai World Cup, last weekend's Grade 1 Santa Anita Handicap wasn't the biggest Big 'Cap ever, but Accelerate (profiled way back in the Janary 5, 2017 edition of FormBlog - http://www.drf.com/blogs/keep-eye-accelerate) proved a
- GREENAWESOME CANADIAN-BRED COLT BRINGS $650,000 LIVE OAK PLANTATION (Charlotte Weber) sprung for a Canadian-bred 2-year-old by AWESOME AGAIN- EL PRADO ESSENCE by EL PRADO at the OBS March 2-Year-Old Sale which wrapped up Wednesday. The colt, bred by
- The Friday Show Presented By Editorial, A Climax Stallion: The Other March Madness?When they start playing college hoops all day on a weekday, you know it's also time for the Road to the Kentucky Derby to heat up. Last week's trio of Derby preps, including that thrilling San Felipe stretch duel and stewards' controversy was one heckuva buzzer beater and certainly set
- BARN Podcast 3/16/18We look ahead to the big weekend of racing coming up at Turfway Park including a full field for the Jeff Ruby Steaks. The BARN Jury comes on the show to discuss their favorite racing websites. The post BARN Podcast 3/16/18 appeared first on Online Horse & Greyhound Betting |
- Cal stewards take forever to make the wrong callStewards are paid to make decisions. It shouldn't take 20 minutes to scrutinize video and make a call, as it did in the San Felipe. What did they see in minute 19 that they didn't see in minute 12 or minute 7? The mere fact that it took so long
- DRF Players Podcast: March 15, 20180 DRF Players Podcast PTF joins JK from Cheltenham and the guys talk about the World Horseplayers' Tour, the Triple Crown trail, and a funny twist in JK's "match up" strategy in tournaments. The DRF Players’ Podcast covers the top stories in horse racing, from the player’s perspective.
- Throwback Thursday: The brilliant 3-year-old ZaccioIn honor of its 40th running this year, the Winterthur Point-to-Point steeplechase meet presents a weekly Steeplechase Throwback Thursday feature. We’ll look back on historic moments, horses and people in the jumping game – at least a few connected to the race meet on the grounds of the famed Winterthur Museum and
- Hovdey: Kitchingman has seen fire, rain, and injuryGreyvitos is not part of some racehorse witness protection program. It only seems that way. From the moment he sparked interest last November while winning the Grade 3 Bob Hope Stakes at Del Mar, defeating a field that included Mourinho and Run Away, Greyvitos had the look of a colt
- Federal Judge Upholds ‘Misbranding’ Conviction Of Trainer Murray RojasJudge Sylvia Rambo has denied a motion by the attorney for Murray Rojas to overturn a federal jury's conviction of the Penn National-based trainer on 14 felony counts of misbranding prescription drugs over a 13-year period from 2002-14. Rojas was found not guilty of wire fraud. The crimes involved Rojas
- Could this rivalry be a feature of the season ahead? | TRCThe race produced a thrilling stretch duel between two high-quality colts, but did we see a Kentucky Derby winner? TRC analyst James Willoughby gives his verdict on the San Felipe Stakes in the latest of his assessments of the trials on the road to Churchill Downs.
- It’s Post Time by Jon White: My Take on the San Felipe Stakes – XBTVLast Saturday’s San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita Park turned out to be a real humdinger. McKinzie, favored at even money in the Grade II affair, and Bolt d’Oro, sent off at 6-5, put on quite a show. They staged a furious battle from the quarter pole all the way
- PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF SCIENCEThe first equus caballus ever cloned was in 2003 and prominent sport-horse competitors have zealously exploited the technology. ___________________ The breeding of Thoroughbred racehorses is mandated to be by natural cover if the foal is eligible to be registered…and that has always been the case. Whereas Standardbred and Quarter Horse