Last to First in the Kentucky Downs Turf Challenge Tournament

FRANKLIN, Ky. (Monday, Sept. 13, 2021) — Kenny Mollicone, a 47-year-old real-estate developer from Somerset, Mass., is the 2021 National Turf Handicapping Champion, having won the six-day online Kentucky Downs Turf Handicapping Challenge at the … [Continue reading]

Colonial Downs Racetrack Sets $2.23M Daily Wagering Record

Colonial Downs Racetrack sets $2.23M daily bets record

Is Horse Racing Dead? Not in Virginia Bettors laid down a record $2.23 million in average daily wagers on horse races at Colonial Downs Racetrack in New Kent during this year’s annual race meet, Colonial Downs Group announced this week. The total … [Continue reading]

Preview: G1 Prix Vermeille – Sunday morning Sept. 12

Arc winner Enable winning in France French

A Breeders' Cup prep for Del Mar The stand-out performer of the season, Snowfall has set records in both the G1 Epsom Oaks and the G1 Irish Oaks with impressive winning margins. The G1 Prix Vermeille (run at 2400m) is the headline race on Arc … [Continue reading]

Mandatory Payout of Rainbow Six at Gulfstream on Saturday 9/11

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – A mandatory payout of the 20-cent Rainbow 6 will highlight Saturday’s 12-race Gulfstream Park program, which will also feature the $75,000 Sheer Drama Stakes and the $60,000 North Bay Village Handicap. The mandatory-payout … [Continue reading]

Santa Anita Fall Meet Opens Oct. 1 With Return to Hillside Turf

ARCADIA, Calif. (Sept. 8, 2021)–Santa Anita Park’s 16-day Autumn Meet will get off to a fast start on Friday, Oct. 1, as a total of four stakes will be offered on a tremendous nine-race card. The Grade I, $300,000 American Pharoah Stakes, one of … [Continue reading]

Complimentary pace report for Wednesday at Kentucky Downs

Complimentary pace report for visitors of  Use this as a handicapping guide to see how the race will set up - who will benefit, who may be compromised. 9/8/2021 Kentucky Downs - … [Continue reading]

Is Horse Racing Dead? Not in Upstate New York

Saratoga meet breaks betting record again to close 2021 horse racing season

2021 Saratoga meet breaks betting record again SARATOGA SPRINGS – Despite above average rainfall and ongoing fears about the spread of coronavirus, more than one million horse racing fans returned to the Saratoga Race Course this summer and set an … [Continue reading]

Tapeta Surface at Gulfstream Park Ready in 2 Weeks

Tapeta Surface at Gulfstream Park Nears Completion

According to the Blood-horse, synthetic racing will soon join dirt racing on the wagering menu at Gulfstream Park. The Florida track began notifying horsemen Sept. 2 that its Tapeta track, which is being installed on the outer portion of its turf … [Continue reading]

Breeders’ Cup at Del Mar: Sunday’s G1 Prix du Moulin

Preview: G1 Prix du Moulin de Longchamp on Sunday, September 5 The Prix du Moulin is a Group One thoroughbred race for horses aged three years or older, over 1600m at Longchamp. First run in 1957, the event has been staged at the Parisienne venue … [Continue reading]

Complimentary Pace Report for Opening Day at Kentucky Downs

Predicting the pace of the race is a critical aspect of successful handicapping.  Today, I present a pace chart which breaks down where each runner is expected to be during the running of the race - on opening day at Kentucky Downs. Obviously, … [Continue reading]