Century Mile Broke Sharply, Now Struggling to Gain Traction

JONES: Horse racing at Century Mile facing a rough ride

If you were calling it like a horse race, Century Mile broke well from gate, set a great pace going into the first turn but has faded in the backstretch. Halfway through the first thoroughbred racing season in 118 years not being held on the property … [Continue reading]

“I’m not a horse racing fan” – Another Reason to Dislike Cuomo

Cuomo explains Saratoga absence: 'I'm not a horse racing fan'

Cuomo explains his Saratoga absence ALBANY — There appears to be a simple answer behind Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's absence from the Saratoga Race Course: He would rather spend his time elsewhere. Asked Monday morning about the Times Union's story … [Continue reading]

New book explores Montana’s horse racing history

From Derby to dust tracks: New book explores Montana's horse racing history

After a 10-page introduction and timeline, and a chapter tracing the advent of horses and racing in the New World and Montana, Wahler starts knocking off the tracks. She documents by chapter the history of racing in Fort Benton, Virginia City and … [Continue reading]

AGOS Horses to Watch & Trip Notes – July 10

AGOS Horses to Watch & Trip Notes for Agameofskill.com visitors Download the 9 Keys to Beating Saratoga CHURCHILL DOWNS RY'S THE GUY (Race 7 @Churchill, June 29, 2019) - This 3yo colt from the Ian Wilkes barn made his turf debut in this … [Continue reading]

You Can Beat Saratoga

Profit

by Rich Nilsen There are several facets of Saratoga that every handicapper should know, and there are some solid strategies that I recommend for beating the upcoming 2019 meet which begins earlier than ever this year, July 11, and runs through … [Continue reading]

Trainer Kevin Patterson is On Fire

When Frank Passero, a brash Canadian laying siege to Gulfstream Park, saddled a record 14 straight winners in 1996, the odds of performing that feat stood roughly similar to your shot of getting hit by a meteor. In fact, a theoretical $2 parlay on … [Continue reading]

Eng: Show Betting is the Ideal Horse Racing Bet for New Fans

Why Show Betting is the Ideal Horse Racing Bet for New Fans

... I wrote in my newcomer’s book “Betting on Horse Racing for Dummies” that racing has a bet tailored for novices. It’s the simple show wager. And years later I still feel that way. I do think a few things should be done to show betting to make … [Continue reading]

Five Irish Meetings for Horse Racing Fans in Ireland

Five summer meetings for horse racing fans

The tradition of summer racing at Bellewstown dates back centuries.  Background: Bellewstown Racecourse, on the Hill of Crockafotha in Co Meath, is beautifully situated in a rural setting with views of the Mourne Mountains and the Irish Sea. There … [Continue reading]

William Hill to Close About 700 Betting Shops in UK

Talking Horses: everyone a loser with William Hill closures news

Wednesday’s news that William Hill will close about 700 betting shops over the next few months, around a third of its retail estate, puts the jobs of 4,500 company staff at risk (and up to 12,000 in the industry) and will also mean a cut of around … [Continue reading]

NYRA Expands Pick-5 Wager Today to Outside Outlets

The New York Racing Association has announced the Late Pick 5 will become available to all horseplayers beginning on Wednesday, July 3, at Belmont Park and continuing through the remainder of 2019. Previously offered as the NYRA Bets Late Pick 5 … [Continue reading]