South Korea emerging as a horse racing hub

Horse racing fans know that lucrative horse races take place in Japan throughout the year. However, another Asian nation is fast emerging as a horse racing hub that is paying out large sums of money to trainers, owners, and jockeys. Horse race fans … [Continue reading]

Hall of Fame Rider honors Roberto Clemente with every ride

GENARO: Johnny Velazquez honors Roberto Clemente with every ride

From the Saratogian (the newspaper of Saratoga Springs, NY) ...“I introduced him to my grandsons, because they didn’t know how important he is to the sport,” Dietrick said, “and I told them that he was from Carolina, Puerto Rico, and then I said, … [Continue reading]

Great Horse Racing Videos – RIP Randy Romero

A great rider, and by all accounts, a great man, Hall of Fame rider Randy Romero passed away due to serious health issues.  He was the regular rider of Personal Ensign, one of the all-time greatest mares and one of the few undefeated champions in … [Continue reading]

Is Horse Racing Dead? Travers Card Sets Records

2019 Travers Stakes Card sets Record Handle numbers Source: NYRA Press Office For the second consecutive year, the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) generated a Travers Day record all-sources handle as fans wagered $52,129,344 on an … [Continue reading]

AGOS Horses to Watch & Trip Notes – Aug. 26

AGOS Horses to Watch & Trip Notes for AGameofskill.com visitors August 26th Edition DEL MAR WARREN'S SHOWTIME (Race 1 @DMR, August 21, 2019) How much was the best was this favorite in the opening race?  The turf runner was blocked badly … [Continue reading]

Slot Machines Seduce their Victims, Then …

Slot Machines Seduce, Then Entrap

This article was first published in Psychology Today. Slot machines are often displayed as bright, shiny objects. Similar to video games, they feature creative, trendy themes, bright colors, flashing lights, and a combination of sights and sounds … [Continue reading]

Travers Full-card Analysis by Rich Nilsen

with Wagering Strategies & Spot Plays by Rich Nilsen Rich Nilsen is the founder of AGameofSkill.com and one of the top tournament players in the country. Nilsen only does a few sheets a year and this is one of them.  He offers up his … [Continue reading]

Frankie Dettori says Enable will have to bring her A-game to beat Magical

Frankie Dettori: Enable will have to bring her A-game to beat Magical

This is the year that has kept on giving for Frankie Dettori . He rode his 13th Group One winner of the season aboard Coronet in France on Sunday and this week at York ’s four-day Ebor meeting he can look forward to partnering such as Enable , … [Continue reading]

Saratoga Race Track Attracts Famous Fans

Allure of Saratoga Race Track draws famous fans

NFL Star Among the Celebrities at Saratoga Without question the biggest celebrity/fan at Saratoga Race Track is former Giants, Patriots, Jets and Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells. The soon-to-be-78 Parcells does two things that every retiree … [Continue reading]

Crystal Ocean Headlines G1 Juddmonte International on Wed. Morning

Crystal Ocean Heads Nine in Juddmonte International

Breeders' Cup Turf Prep on Tap The world's highest-rated horse, Crystal Ocean, will face eight rivals in the Aug. 21 Juddmonte International Stakes (G1) at York. Trained by Sir Michael Stoute, Crystal Ocean will face high-class 3-year-olds King … [Continue reading]