At age 55, legendary horse trainer Steve Asmussen is expected to demolish Dale Baird's all-time wins record.
Posted on: July 27, 2021 |
Saratoga’s 40-day meet is entering its second weekend and runs through Labor Day on Sept. 6. Live odds for every race are available at TVG, and the Saratoga stakes schedule at “The Spa” is one to look forward to each summer. There are 20 Grade 1 races at Saratoga, and two close out the month […]
Posted on: July 22, 2021 |
It’ll be a battle of reputations, as hall of fame trainer Bob Baffert answers charges and a suspension from New York racing on the line.
Posted on: July 8, 2021 |
The Belmont Summer Meet continues through July 11, and one of the featured stakes races of the 59 scheduled is the $400,000 Grade II Suburban Stakes for older horses. The two leading favorites in the six-horse field are Mystic Guide (1-1) and Happy Saver (6-5), who dueled in last fall’s Jockey Club Gold Cup, with […]
Posted on: July 3, 2021 |
Bob Baffert is looking to rally his career by suing for the right to continue racing in New York.
Posted on: June 15, 2021 |
The $150,000 TVG.com Pegasus Stakes drew just five runners at Monmouth Park, and Kentucky Derby runner-up Mandaloun (3-5)returns to the track as the heavy favorite for Sunday’s race. Mandaloun arrived from Churchill Downs early Friday morning. He’s been working beautifully for trainer Brad Cox since finishing second in the “Run for the Roses” while running […]
Posted on: June 12, 2021 |
The 2021 Belmont Stakes looks most competitive, with five leading contenders in the eight-horse field. Four of those runners have Grade I wins to their credit, and they range in odds from 2-1 to 6-1. On paper, it appears that one of those leading favorites will win — Essential Quality, Preakness Stakes winner Rombauer, Hot […]
Posted on: June 3, 2021 |
The Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer season, and a trio of Grade 1 races headlines the holiday card at Santa Anita. Each of the three races carries a purse of $300,000, and the North American Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series begins with the Shoemaker Mile Stakes. This year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships are Nov. […]
Posted on: May 30, 2021 |
Bob Baffert’s troubles continue Top trainer Bob Baffert was suspended this week from entering horses at New York racetracks. That includes Belmont Park and the upcoming Belmont Stakes on June 5. Baffert is suspended pending an investigation into Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit‘s failed postrace drug test. Medina Spirit finished third as the favorite in […]
Posted on: May 18, 2021 |
The horse racing industry will likely need more than 21 mg of betamethasone to get over the pain that recent allegations regarding Medina Spirit’s failed drug test after winning the Kentucky Derby have created. Betamethasone is an anti-inflammatory painkilling medication that is not allowed in Kentucky racing. The horse’s trainer, Bob Baffert, took to the […]
Posted on: May 16, 2021 |