Golden Gate

Saturday Stakes – May 30, 2020

Business is picking up in the horse racing world as tracks continue to resume operations. That translates into a pretty busy Saturday of racing action to look forward. Here’s what’s on tap, starting with the biggest races of the day. $100,000 Winning Colors Stakes Race 7 on an 11-race card at Churchill Downs is a […] Read More
Posted on: May 29, 2020 | Racing and Events | Christopher Feery
Gulfstream Park Florida Derby

Overnight Purses Set To Rise At Gulfstream

Businesses across the nation have been dealing with a new reality for several months. It has been no different for a horse racing industry that has managed to keep going in certain spots, albeit with an air of uncertainty. As more tracks begin returning to action, the light at the end of the tunnel is […] Read More
Posted on: May 25, 2020 | Racing and Events | Christopher Feery

Saturday Stakes – May 23, 2020

Memorial Day weekend is normally jam-packed with racing action. That’s not entirely the case this time around, but there is a bright side. A number of tracks have joined the ranks of those that are up and running, and many more should follow in the future. Looking ahead to Saturday, there are a number of […] Read More
Posted on: May 22, 2020 | Racing and Events | Christopher Feery

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

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
Oaklawn Racing

Saturday Stakes – April, 4, 2020

Over the past several weekends, we have had some stellar Kentucky Derby Prep races to look forward to. That’s not the case this week or for at least the next several. The Derby itself has been pushed back to September due to Covid-19. Several of the big remaining prep races, including the Wood Memorial, Bluegrass, […] Read More
Posted on: April 3, 2020 | Racing and Events | Christopher Feery
Oaklawn Racing

Which Racetracks Are Running This Week?

Horse racing is among the numerous industries which have been completely upended by the COVID-19 crisis. Numerous tracks have halted or cancelled their meets, and exactly when they will resume operations remains very uncertain. Thankfully, those looking for the diversion that horse racing provides in these challenging times still have a handful of options to […] Read More
Posted on: March 30, 2020 | Racing and Events | Christopher Feery
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