AGOS Horses to Watch – July 6, 2017

7/1/17 Belterra Park Race #4 - Mdn Sp Wt - 5f dirt Tempestuous Amy was a 1st time starter by I Want Revenge. She was sent off the odds-on choice and ran an even third place finish. Trainer Bill Connelly wins (20%) with his 2-yr-olds and does … [Continue reading]

Is Horse Racing Dead? Ellis Park Opening Day 2017 Handle Rises Sharply

Press Release Total betting on Saturday's opening card at Ellis Park was $1,789,882 — up 62 percent over the $1,106,508 wagered on last year's first day of racing. That breaks down to $232,276  bet on Ellis at Ellis (up 14 percent over 2016) and … [Continue reading]

Is Horse Racing Dead? Summit of Speed Handle Up 50% Over 2 Years Ago

Press Release Gulfstream Park set a record on Summit of Speed Day with total handle Saturday of $12,660,617. Saturday's handle eclipsed the previous year's handle of $9,702 million by 30 percent and the 2015 handle of $8,071 by 50 … [Continue reading]

AGOS Horses to Watch – June 30, 2017

Belmont Park 6/23/17 Race #8 - Runaway Posse - Alw $77,000 - 6f turf This was his second start off a three month layoff shipping in from Fair Grounds. He was 6/10 ITM (in the money/top 3) over the Belmont  Park oval. Dylan Davis was cut off … [Continue reading]

Trainer Dale Romans approaches Churchill Record for Wins

LOUISVILLE, Ky . (WHAS11) – As he approaches Bill Mott's all-time wins record at Churchill Downs, Dale Romans says there are tons of memories he's had while being a part of barn 4. He says it's kind of his identity at this point. Source: Romans … [Continue reading]

Free Friday Admissions at National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

New Offer Starts Tomorrow, June 30, 2017 in Saratoga Springs, NY The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will be offering free admission each Friday from 2 p.m. to close through the end of the year compliments of EMBRACE THE RACE®. “Free … [Continue reading]

U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear N.J. sports betting case

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear arguments on whether sports betting should be legalized in New Jersey. The justices, as is custom, gave no reason for agreeing to hear the appeal of a court decision that threw out the … [Continue reading]

N.J. Sports Wagering Case stuck in limbo with U.S. Supreme Court

TRENTON -- Monday was expected to be the day the U.S. Supreme Court would announce whether it will hear New Jersey's years-long effort to legalize sports betting at casinos and racetracks. But a decision never came, either for or against the state. … [Continue reading]

Becoming Smarter at Horse Racing

Guest Post If you are looking for horse racing myths to exploit as a bettor, you better look elsewhere because there are none. This article is about making you a smarter horse racing bettor, and not dumb you down to a complete loser. If you want … [Continue reading]

July On-Track Contests for 2018 National Handicapping Championship (NHC)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June, 2017) – Summertime brings with it an acceleration in the number of on-track National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) qualifiers, which frequently offer large cash prize pools along with berths to the world’s richest and most … [Continue reading]