Randy Ray is a gambling writer with 25+ years of experience. He lives in Denton, Texas with his dog Orson, and he occasionally wins at the track.

Pegasus World Cup

2020 Pegasus World Cup Post Positions and Odds

The 2020 Pegasus World Cup races are set to run on January 25, 2020. The Pegasus World Cup consists of two invitational races with purses of $3,000,000 and $1,000,000. The races run at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida starting at 4:30 PM eastern. Here are the entries, trainers, jockeys, and opening odds for each […] Read More
Posted on: January 23, 2020 | Pegasus World Cup | Randy Ray

$20,000,000 Saudi Cup Nominations

The $20 million Saudi Cup and preliminary events run on February 29, 2020. Hundreds of horses have been nominated for the races, with over 140 for the main event. The Saudi Cup is the brainchild of the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia. The centerpiece of the event offers the highest payout in the world. The […] Read More
Posted on: January 21, 2020 | Industry News Racing and Events | Randy Ray
Horse Racing Odds

Trainer Linda Rice Reaches 2,000 Career Wins

On the second Sunday of 2020, Linda Rice won her 2000th race as a trainer. Rice joins Kathleen O’Connell (2,127 wins) and Kim Hammond (2,280 wins) in the 2,000 wins female club. These three women show that females can compete just as well as men in this male-dominated industry. Rice offered the following statement about […] Read More
Posted on: January 20, 2020 | Industry News | Randy Ray
Kentucky Derby Winners and Payouts

Lecomte Stakes 2020 Starting Field Announced

The starting field for the 2020 Lecomte Stakes is set. The race runs on January 18th. Many casual horse racing fans haven’t heard of the Lecomte Stakes. But it’s an important event because it’s one of the feeder races for the Kentucky Derby. Here’s the starting field with more information about each horse. The field […] Read More
Posted on: January 14, 2020 | Kentucky Derby | Randy Ray
International Trot

Thoroughbred Race Horse X Y Jet Dies of Heart Attack

On January 8, 2020 thoroughbred race horse X Y Jet died of a heart attack. X Y Jet was eight years old, and was foaled on February 7, 2012. The death followed the normal morning workout. X Y Jet is from the famous Secretariat bloodline. Secretariat and Priceless Gem produced Lady Winborne. Danzig and Lady […] Read More
Posted on: January 13, 2020 | Racing and Events | Randy Ray
Santa Anita Park

Golden Birthday Dies at Santa Anita

Golden Birthday was injured and euthanized in the last race of the first day of racing in 2020 in Santa Anita Park in California. It was a sad start for the Arcadia track. 37 horses died at the track in 2019, which led to many safety changes and outcry from animal rights groups. Golden Birthday […] Read More
Posted on: January 9, 2020 | Racing and Events | Randy Ray
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