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Can Horse Racing Capitalize On Surging Interest?

While the overall sporting landscape remains rather barren in comparison to normal times, some encouraging signs emerged this past weekend. Golf, Nascar, and UFC all held events – albeit without fans – and attracted plenty of interest from a sports-starved nation. Meanwhile, more tracks were up and running over the weekend with live horse racing […] Read More
Posted on: May 18, 2020 | Racing and Events | Christopher Feery
Race Tracks Prepare to Open After COVID-19

COVID-19 Updates Around the Racing Industry

Fasig-Tipton announces COVID-19 protocols for Midatlantic Sale On Monday (June 22) Fasig-Tipton announced their COVID-19 safety measures prior to the Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, which is the company’s first juvenile sale of the season. In order to adhere to Maryland regulations, Fasiq-Tipton, which operates the show part of the sale on June 24-26, has […] Read More
Posted on: May 15, 2020 | Arlington Park Belmont Park Churchill Downs Industry News Racing and Events | Kimberly French

Saturday Stakes – May 16, 2020

To date, the Spring racing calendar has understandably been pretty quiet due to current circumstances. However, things are about to start getting a little noisier. A number of tracks are joining the ranks of those that are actually up and running with live horse racing action. A total of eight venues have cards scheduled for […] Read More
Posted on: May 15, 2020 | Racing and Events | Christopher Feery

Racetracks in Various States Get Opening Approvals but No Fans

In March, horse racing tracks across America went silent. A few continued to race but banned spectators. By April, barely a handful of those tracks were still running races at all. The coronavirus pandemic took America – and the world – by storm, and all non-essential businesses were ordered closed to prevent COVID-19 from infecting […] Read More
Posted on: May 8, 2020 | Churchill Downs Industry News Racing and Events | Jennifer Newell
Pegasus World Cup Racing Odds

Saturday Stakes – May 9, 2020

The stakes schedule for this Saturday is really light. That’s the bad news. On the positive front, another track is returning to the party and will be up and running with live horse racing action. We’ll walk through that and everything else you need to know about the full Saturday slate, but let’s begin by […] Read More
Posted on: May 8, 2020 | Racing and Events | Christopher Feery
Gulfstream Park Florida Derby

Gulfstream Pick 6 Climbs Over $1M Once Again

There wasn’t a lone winner of the Gulfstream Park Rainbow Pick 6 over the weekend, so that means that the pool has once again climbed to an eye-popping level. As of this writing, the carryover stands at $1,036,320. Gulfstream will be up and running again on Thursday, May 7. We can safely expect interest to […] Read More
Posted on: May 4, 2020 | Racing and Events | Christopher Feery
Oaklawn Racing

Saturday Stakes – May 2, 2020

It’s another light Saturday in terms of tracks that will actually be up and running, but there’s a very big caveat to that. There are a number of quality races on tap, including one of the key stops on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. Let’s take a look. Arkansas Derby 1 There’s even more […] Read More
Posted on: May 1, 2020 | Racing and Events | Christopher Feery
Gulfstream Park Florida Derby

Saturday Stakes – April 25, 2020

As has become the norm on Saturdays in the current environment, there are just a few tracks that have cards scheduled to run. While the offerings remain scant, the bright side says that there’s a trio of intriguing stakes races to serve as the highlight. Let’s take a look at what’s on tap in that […] Read More
Posted on: April 24, 2020 | Racing and Events | Christopher Feery
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