Great Horse Racing Videos – Old Latonia Race Track

A documentary film by Cam Miller is a fascinating early history on Old Latonia Race Track, which eventually became known as Turfway Park. This film is told through the eyes of former employee James Robertson as he takes us through the glory days and … [Continue reading]

Is Horse Racing Dead? Tremendous 2017 Del Mar Meet

Press Release Del Mar closed out a stellar 78th summer season that featured competitive cards and full fields throughout its 36-day stand when Bolt d'Oro came roaring through the stretch to capture a thrilling edition of the Grade I Del Mar … [Continue reading]

Is Horse Racing Dead? Successful 2017 Saratoga Meeting

Press Release For the second time in the past three years, The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) set a record for all-sources wagering on racing at Saratoga, concluding the 2017 Saratoga meet with a handle of $676,709,490. The 2017 handle … [Continue reading]

Is Horse Racing Dead … in Texas? Lone Star Park Reports 10.5% Rise in All-Source Handle

The Grand Prairie, Texas, track ended its 50-day Thoroughbred meet July 30. Average daily on-track handle increased 4.9%. Source: Lone Star Park Reports 10.5% Rise in All-Source Handle … [Continue reading]

Monster-sized Jackpot Pool May Be Held September 16th

Press Release Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) announced Tuesday that a mandatory payout for the Thoroughbred Jackpot Hi 5 is slated for Saturday, September 16, as part of a tremendous Ricoh Woodbine Mile card. Following Woodbine's Sunday, … [Continue reading]

AGOS Horses to Watch – Sept. 4, 2017

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Horses to Watch for AGOS Visitors Saratoga 8/15/17 Race #6 - Mdn Claiming - 1 mile on the turf New Canaan = Jose Ortiz in the saddle for Linda Rice (23%), and they were dropping in class and going from 5 1/2f - 1 mile. She was sent off … [Continue reading]

Horse Racing Handicappers Inspired by the Sport they Love

I get that, because it's hard to verbalize the great feeling I get when a race goes exactly as I predicted. Or the feeling of satisfaction I get when I see something in a horse that others don't see, and am justified when the longshot wins. Source: … [Continue reading]

Is Horse Racing Dead? 8th Consecutive Laurel Park Meet Soars

Press Release For the third consecutive year and eighth consecutive meet, Laurel Park registered an increase in average daily handle during its recently-completed summer meet. Laurel's average handle during its 33-day summer meet was $2.725 … [Continue reading]

Great Horse Racing Videos – Songbird

The star Songbird has been retired, effective August 31, 2017. ┬áHere is one of her many spectacular performances, a replay of the 2016 Santa Ysabel Stakes at Santa Anita in 2017. https://youtu.be/EEpDIO7PERw … [Continue reading]

Hollywood’s Seminole Hard Rock Rake in Over Half a Billion Dollars

South Florida racetrack casino owners merely shake their head when they asked how they can "compete" with the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, and my recent calculations explain why. It's because the Seminole Hard Rock's haul for … [Continue reading]