• Centennial Farms: Tradition and Innovation
    “Campaigning elite athletes in partnerships for more than 30 years.” Find your way to the Centennial Farms website, and this is the tagline that you will greet you. It’s also the philosophy with which Don Little Jr., president and co-owner of Centennial, opens a conversation in the track kitchen at Belmont
    via Brooklyn Backstretch on November 15, 2017 4:14 pm
  • Getting to Know: Maggie Morley
    Getting to know Maggie (Wolfendale) Morley
    via 5 Minutes to Post on November 15, 2017 11:00 am
  • BARN Podcast 11/15/17
    We talk about beatable favorites and continue our discussion on multi-leg wagers and welcome in Brian Trump from Rockingham Ranch to talk about their big wins on Breeders' Cup weekend with Roy H and Stormy Liberal.
    via Barn Podcast by Jason Beem on November 14, 2017 10:00 pm
  • Silver Wolf Completes Queens’ Tour Sweep
    Silver Wolf cruised to victory in the Gyeongnam Governor’s Cup on Sunday and in doing so, completed a clean sweep of the 2017 Queens’ Tour, assuring her the title of Champion Filly or Mare of the year. Silver Wolf & Yoo Seung Wan complete the Queens’ Tour sweep (Pic: KRA)
    via Korea Racing on November 14, 2017 8:38 pm
    By Hans Ebert@hanseberthk The night earlier I had watched a blistering monologue from the razor sharp mind of George Carlin on big business in America- how the rich get richer and everyone in their path either get steamrolled or become sycophants dazzled by bullshit. In three minutes, George Carlin destroyed
    via RacingB*tch on November 14, 2017 7:32 pm
  • 500 Christmas Smiles: BGFC Fundraising To Provide Holiday Gifts To Farm Workers’ Children
    Central Kentucky's Thoroughbred farm workers are still responsible for their equine charges all throughout the upcoming holiday season. Blue Grass Farms Charities, a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization based in Lexington, Ky., is committed to providing these workers' children with Christmas gifts, as well as a holiday dinner for the family.
    via Paulick Report Features on November 14, 2017 6:14 pm
  • DRF Players Podcast: November 14, 2017
    0 DRF Players Podcast Professional horseplayer Mike Maloney joins PTF and JK to talk about his new book, Betting with an Edge.​​ The DRF Players’ Podcast covers the top stories in horse racing, from the player’s perspective. Join hosts Peter Thomas Fornatale and Jonathon Kinchen as they discuss recent
    via DRF Players Podcast on November 14, 2017 1:08 pm
  • November 13, 2017
    With the grey cold of November settling in and the last leaves falling from the trees, Laura’s latest batch of photos make for wonderful memories of October. The horses loved the mild weather and almost unseasonably green grass. It was a month for frisking, playing, and of course, saying
    via Old Friends on November 13, 2017 7:40 pm
  • Getting to Know: Jeremiah Englehart
    Jeremiah Englehart began his training career in 2003 and has carved himself a niche on the New York circuit- Finger Lakes included. Jeremiah grew up around horse racing and hails from a family of successful trainers, including his father, Chris Englehart and his brother, Jeff Englehart. The current leading trainer
    via 5 Minutes to Post on November 13, 2017 7:35 pm
  • Caulfield: Australia’s Effect on Sire Success
    Thanks to the shuttle system, breeders are sometimes forced to revise their assessment of a stallion when he returns home a conquering hero. The perfect example has to be Danehill. Although Danehill started his career at a fee of IR£25,000 in 1990, he quickly started to slip down the ranks
    via Andrew Caulfield at TDN on November 13, 2017 4:35 pm
  • FWIW, My Choices in the NYTHA Election
    I spent 14 years as a member of the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association (NYTHA) Board of Directors, before leaving in 2016. I was deeply involved in defending horsemen's purse accounts during the NYRA bankruptcy proceedings, in marshaling the evidence for our defense of Lasix -- at least until a
    via The Business of Racing on November 13, 2017 3:52 pm
  • Back with a test post
    0 Dan Illman Welcome back to FormBlog!   As you know, we've had some technical issues regarding the new site that knocked us offline for the last few months. Hopefully, all of our issues have been resolved, but this post is a test to see if the major functions, especially
    via Dan Illman DRF Blog on November 13, 2017 12:53 pm
  • older stallions showing the importance of class and quality in produce at the breeders’ cup
    The geezer brigade of elder stallions made their presence and importance felt at the Breeders’ Cup over the weekend, and these include deceased sires like Smart Strike (Battle of Midway; BC Dirt Mile) and Unbridled’s Song (Forever Unbridled; Distaff). The oldest living sire of a Breeders’ Cup winner this year
    via Bloodstock in the Blue Grass on November 13, 2017 8:19 am
  • Cot Campbell: Less Racing, But More Partners?
    There is no question that when one “gets along in years” one tends to think that the good old days were better. I am definitely along in years, and I am pretty damned sure many things used to be better. That admitted, I wish to address two ponderable points having
    via Paulick Report Features on November 12, 2017 8:15 pm
  • Industry Powers Need to Lead or Get Out of the Game
    I first met Dave Gutfreund at the turn of the Millennium while I was having a cup of coffee at New York City Off-Track-Betting. After three decades as a public handicapper, I wasn’t exactly anxious to meet a colleague who called himself “The Maven.” Well, my preconceived notions were unfounded,
    via Pricci’s On the Line on November 12, 2017 7:50 pm
  • The Unsolved Mystery of Arrogate
    Thoroughbred racing is all about information and the constant quest for answers. We are provided with information in the past performances, in the pedigrees, in the workouts, in backstretch gossip and tips, and to the less informed, in names and lucky saddlecloth numbers. We delve into speed figures, pace figures,
    via Hangin’ with Haskin on November 11, 2017 2:49 pm
  • honor code pressing his advantages of pedigree, performance, and conformation with first-crop weanlings
    Although first-crop sire American Pharoah (by Pioneerof the Nile) is sucking most of the air out of the room with the appearance of his first foals at auction, including 16 consigned to Book 1 here at Keeneland, there are other first-crop weanling sires of note. High on anyone’s list in
    via Bloodstock in the Blue Grass on November 11, 2017 11:37 am
  • Is Gun Runner One of the Best?
    Gun Runner holds off Foreveamo. (Photo by Fair Grounds) Gun Runner, I doubt anyone can deny this, performed the best of all the favorites in the 2017 Breedrs' Cup Classic. The son of Candy Ride trained by Steve Asmussen ran about as well as he's run before. That speaks volumes
    via D.S. Williamson at BetAmerica on November 10, 2017 2:47 pm
  • DRF Players Podcast: November 10, 2017
    0 DRF Players Podcast PTF and JK address the various issues surrounding this year’s Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge.​ The DRF Players’ Podcast covers the top stories in horse racing, from the player’s perspective. Join hosts Peter Thomas Fornatale and Jonathon Kinchen as they discuss recent races, upcoming races, top
    via DRF Players Podcast on November 10, 2017 12:30 pm
  • Getting to Know: Tom Morley
    Tom Morley is no stranger to success. In only his fifth year of training his own barn, he’s amassed over $5 million in earnings, with the New York circuit as his home base. In 2016, he earned his first Grade 1 victory with Haveyougoneaway. Tom was generous enough to grant
    via 5 Minutes to Post on November 10, 2017 10:29 am
  • The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: Lessons From Old Del Mar?
    Hosting a Breeders' Cup at a new venue always brings some trepidation, but the racing industry has just completed the task twice in the last three years — Keeneland in 2015 and Del Mar this year. So where do these Breeders' Cup editions stack up? In the latest version of
    via Paulick Report Features on November 10, 2017 12:52 am
  • Racetrackers – Breeder’s Cup recap
    This week we recap Breeder's Cup 2017 and hear from participants in the handicapping contest.
    via Racetrackers Podcast on November 9, 2017 8:00 pm
  • 2017 Breeders’ Cup Recap
    The 2017 Breeders' Cup has come and gone. It's taken me almost a week to digest all that happened this past Breeders' Cup. The Super Bowl of thoroughbred horse racing isn't something to rush to conclusions about. Below, I've listed a few of my observations about this year's Breeders' Cup World
    via D.S. Williamson at BetAmerica on November 9, 2017 5:15 pm
  • Del Mar would be ideal for a Thanksgiving weekend BC
    Since its expansion to two days, the Breeders' Cup has had to deal with Day One being a work day for most of America. The magnificent renewal at Del Mar offers an ideal opportunity, which I have been championing. Push the BC back to Thanksgiving weekend with Day One on
    via Ante Post on November 9, 2017 4:01 pm
  • 2018 Kentucky Derby: Good Magic pedigree profile
    Good Magic broke the “no maiden has ever won” race key with his 4 1/2-length surprise victory in the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. Chalk up another example that proves there are no absolutes in horse racing.Good Magic (Curlin - Glinda the Good, by Hard Spun) was bred in Kentucky
    via Pedigree Power on November 9, 2017 10:24 am
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