Simulcast Wagering up Big in Arizona

The new Arizona Downs' off-track-betting operation triggered a 25-percent surge in simulcast wagering in the greater Prescott market for August, the facility's first full month in business, over the same time frame in 2017, according to the state's … [Continue reading]

Election: Amendment 3 could destroy horse racing in Florida

Amendment 3 is totally misleading and hypocritical, yet very typical of the way sponsors of scam amendments like this one try to trick the voters. If Amendment 3 is adopted, the Seminole Tribe and its 4,000 multimillionaire members will become … [Continue reading]

Huge Rainbow Pick Six Jackpot Payout Today at Santa Anita

With a mandatory payout in place and a “live money” carryover of $1,143,194 setting Santa Anita's pari-mutuel table, it is expected Sunday's 20 cent Rainbow Pick Six Jackpot could exceed $7 million by fifth race post time, which has been set at 1:20 … [Continue reading]

Breeders’ Cup 2018: News on Accelerate, Axelrod, McKinzie

Here are the latest news and notes from Churchill Downs on the Breeders' Cup Classic contenders: Accelerate – Millionaire Accelerate, the morning-line favorite for the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic, went out early to put in his 1 1/4m morning … [Continue reading]

Breeders’ Cup Analysis by Rich Nilsen

Crush the 2018 Cup!  All 14 Races Analyzed 15x NHC Qualifier Offers up Pace Scenarios, 5 Spot Plays w/ Expert Wagers, Top Selections and Analysis Rich Nilsen, who has absolutely crushed some past big days, is back for both days of this … [Continue reading]

Breeders’ Cup 2018 Head2Head Wagers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (October 31, 2018) Breeders’ Cup, which last week announced several new wagers to its betting menu for both Friday and Saturday of the November 2-3 World Championships at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., has released the Head2Head … [Continue reading]

Modernized Treasury/IRS Rules for Wagering a Huge Success

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Wednesday, October 31, 2018)—In the first year of operations under newly modernized U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations, there was a $307 million reduction in the amount  of winning pari-mutuel wagers reported … [Continue reading]

Breeders’ Cup 2018: Stars Perform Workouts at Churchill Downs

Godolphin's Dubai World Cup (GI) winner Thunder Snow (IRE) completed his final step prior to the Breeders' Cup Classic (GI) with a seven-furlong move in 1:27 at 5:30 a.m. EDT Friday at Churchill Downs. Thunder Snow worked through eighth-mile … [Continue reading]

Breeders’ Cup 2018: 2yo Sippican Harbor Puts in Final Work

Final Work for Breeders' Cup Put in Before Noreaster Hits Lee Pokoik's Sippican Harbor, a stylish winner of the Grade 1 Spinaway, put in her final Breeders' Cup prep this morning covering seven furlongs in 1:28.65 seconds under exercise rider M.C. … [Continue reading]

Lessons from the 2011 Breeders’ Cup at Churchill Downs

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By Lenny Moon (reprinted with permission) The handicapping process does not end when the bets are made; it ends by reviewing the results of the races that were bet and analyzing the handicapping process to determine if anything was missed. After … [Continue reading]