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THURSDAY – RACE 1 POST TIME 1 P.M. First Half Daily Double / Exactor / .20 Triactor / .20 Superfecta .20 Pick 3 (Races 1-2-3) Woodbine CLAIMING $16,000 – $15,000 Purse $23,500. (Plus $9,400 – Other Sources) (Plus $4,700 – State Bred) (Plus $2,625 – Other Sources). For Three Year Olds And Upward. [...]
Wed, Nov 25, 2015 1:11 PM, Read at the source >
Today we saw some news from New Jersey, where it appears (finally, unless something happens) exchange wagering will be offered to residents of that state, sometime in 2016.Meanwhile, back at the ranch, Derby Wars (and others) were looked at in an excellent piece by T.D. Thornton in the TDN.There's a [...]
Wed, Nov 25, 2015 7:27 AM, Read at the source >
Last week, as we made lists, started shopping, and debated Thanksgiving sides, the children of Anna House took time out from their learning to give thanks: thanks to their families and to their teachers, thanks for their health and for what they have. Thinking of the children who won't be home [...]
Wed, Nov 25, 2015 5:54 AM, Read at the source >
*Race 7 – my selection should read SUNDOWNER in Daily Racing Form (Best Bet) 5 CARDS REMAINING… RACE 1 – post time 6:45 p.m. First Half Daily Double / Exactor /.20 Triactor /.20 Superfecta .20 Pick 3 (Races 1-2-3) Woodbine MAIDEN CLAIMING $32,000 Purse $28,700. (Plus $11,500 – Other Sources) (Plus $5,700 – [...]
Wed, Nov 25, 2015 4:47 AM, Read at the source >
By its own admission, World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. or WWE matches are not “sport” in that they are choreographed and the outcomes are predetermined. Nonetheless, WWE's WrestleMania was included in Forbes magazine's (November 23, 2015) ranking of the 40 most valuable sports brands in the world, broken down into [...]
Wed, Nov 25, 2015 3:00 AM, Read at the source >
Sheila Rosenblum and La Verdad, Jose Ortiz up. NYRA/Adam Coglianese It was practically dark when post time for the last race at Belmont Park rolled around Oct. 3. A dismal, cold, wet early fall day on which a half-dozen graded stakes races had been run was nearly at an end, and [...]
Tue, Nov 24, 2015 1:57 PM, Read at the source >
Via Thoroughblog
IN THE CARDS FOR STACKED DECK103 Beyer Figure one of the highest in Canada for 2015 STACKED DECK looked like a bear in the paddock, a champ on post parade and he powered to a huge win in the Kennedy Road to get into the race for [...]
Tue, Nov 24, 2015 6:37 AM, Read at the source >
It's time to move on. Finally. Twenty months have passed since People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals released a sensational hidden-camera video that purported to portray Eclipse Award-winning trainer Steve Asmussen's stable as a callous operation that treated horses as commodities, indiscriminately gave them drugs, and relied on a foul-mouthed [...]
Mon, Nov 23, 2015 1:07 PM, Read at the source >
It's in the Blood
Via Hangin' with Haskin
What did Sir Edmund Hillary do after he became the first person to climb Mt. Everest? What peaks are left to climb when you've climbed the highest in the world?Hillary would climb 10 more peaks in the Himalayas and eventually embark on another historic quest -- journeying to the South [...]
Sun, Nov 22, 2015 3:50 PM, Read at the source >
Via Thoroughblog
Thoroughblog wants to congratulate owner and trainer RICK KENNEDY whose Ontario bred FIESTY ICON was named Horse of the Year at the Quarter Racing Owners of Ontario Inc's Awards night on Saturday in Ajax. Fiesty Icon won the Picov Derby among other races during the season and was a popular winner [...]
Sun, Nov 22, 2015 4:07 AM, Read at the source >
On Sunday, March 20th, New York horseplayers and racing fans will be able to join the rest of the country and indulge in a little wagering, following the signing into law of Assembly bill 6949 and Senate bill 4934, which “permits racing or licensing race meetings on Palm Sunday.” TIL: it [...]
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 4:07 PM, Read at the source >
Everything appears to be going smoothly in preparation for Saturday's $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot, a race that features a field of 10 juveniles this year. They're not only racing for the $600,000 winner's share of the purse, but also for points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. Those points [...]
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 11:43 AM, Read at the source >
Photo courtesy of Keri Wolfsont At 5:35 a.m., Keri Wolfsont responds to a direct message within seconds. Every morning's busy, but this one is particularly so, the eve of the Colonial Cup card in Camden, where she and a half dozen equine charges await tomorrow's races. The assistant to Hall of Fame [...]
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 8:18 AM, Read at the source >
Delta Downs Jackpot Racing Roundup
Via Classic Champion Thoroughbreds
2015 Calvin L. Carter. All rights reserved.The “Road to the Kentucky Derby” takes us to Vinton, Louisiana Saturday for the 13th running of the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot (G3) at Delta Downs racetrack. Exaggerator heads the field of 10 as the 2-1 morning line favorite. Post time is 5:15 [...]
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 8:08 AM, Read at the source >
Some of you might have been following the lack of effort drive in last week's TVG prep at the Meadowlands. The New Jersey judges responded by giving driver Brian Sears a 15 day holiday.Meanwhile back at the ranch, if you look at the entries on Saturday night at the Big [...]
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 7:08 AM, Read at the source >