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 2021 Preakness Stakes has some controversy after Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit failed a post-Derby drug test. Trainer Bob Baffert was suspended from entering any horses at Churchill Downs until the investigation process is complete. That will likely include a disqualification of Medina Spirit and naming runner-up Mandaloun as the Kentucky Derby winner. Unfortunately […]
Posted on: May 12, 2021 |
America's biggest horse race has finally arrived and the 2020 Kentucky Derby is Saturday, Sept. 5, with historically low odds on Tiz the Law.
Posted on: September 4, 2020 |
A unique, exclusive experience to meet 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is up for bid, to benefit a Kentucky nonprofit.
Posted on: July 28, 2020 |
Just as racing resumes – or prepares to do so – at horse tracks around the United States, news emerges of two horses trained by Bob Baffert testing positive for lidocaine. The banned substance is declared to have the potential to disguise lameness in horses. Not only are the horses connected to Baffert, one is […]
Posted on: May 29, 2020 |
On Tuesday (May 19) the New York Racing Association (NYRA) announced the oldest and longest event in the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes (Grade I) will be contested on June 20 at nine furlongs (1-1/8 miles) rather than the traditional version at 1-1/2 miles. Normally contested five weeks after the Kentucky Derby (Grade I) and […]
Posted on: May 19, 2020 |
Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures. The coronavirus pandemic qualified and temporarily shut down most of the horse racing industry – as well as many other businesses – around the world. That included the Kentucky Derby, which upended the entirety of the Triple Crown. The Kentucky Derby needed a new date to set a path […]
Posted on: May 18, 2020 |
The world of horse racing is in a state of flux, a new state of uncertainty. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to increase in scope and severity in the United States, the entirety of the horse racing world is changing to adapt. There is no racetrack in America allowing spectators. Some tracks are postponing races […]
Posted on: March 17, 2020 |