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Second Annual ‘PDJF Day Across America’ Set For Aug. 1

Race tracks, jockeys and racing fans nationwide are gearing up for the second annual “PDJF Day Across America” this Saturday, August 1. Nearly 30 tracks have committed to participating in this day of fun, fundraising, and awareness-building for the Permanently … Continue reading

American Pharoah 360: See Del Mar Workout From Every Angle

GoPro has taken the workout viewing experience to a whole new level. The action camera company has released a “spherical” interactive point-of-view video of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah from a rig mounted on jockey Martin Garcia’s helmet. The rig includes … Continue reading

Del Mar Stewards Take Desormeaux Off Last Two Mounts Wednesday

Jockey Kent Desormeaux was taken off his last two mounts by Del Mar stewards on Wednesday for undisclosed reasons. According to a reports in the Blood-Horse and the San Diego Union-Tribune, Desormeaux did not ride in the fifth and sixth … Continue reading

Canadian Government Funds Equine-Assisted Therapy For Veterans

Erin O’Toole, Canada’s Veterans Affairs Minister, announced on Monday that the Canadian Institute of Military and Veteran Health Research will be the recipients of a $250,000 grant to conduct a study on equine-assisted therapy intervention for veterans, and Can Praxis, … Continue reading

Darley To Close Aiken Training Stable

Darley America will no longer have a string at the Aiken Training Track near Aiken, South Carolina. According to a report by WRDW-TV, the barns owned by Darley will be shut down Sept. 1. The barns were purchased by Darley … Continue reading

Kepp’s Korner: Trainer Angles And Spot Plays For Thurs. July 30

KEPP’S KORNER is a daily handicapping analysis designed for the simulcast player that focuses on trainer angles and spot plays. Written by handicapping veteran and author Dean Keppler (@keppskorner on Twitter), KEPP’S KORNER provides exclusive analysis for tracks in New … Continue reading

O’Neill Sets Single-Day Del Mar Training Record With Five Winners

Doug O’Neill, four times the leading trainer at Del Mar in his highly successful career, set an all-time Del Mar record for most wins in a day by a Thoroughbred conditioner Wednesday when he saddled five winners on the eight-race … Continue reading

Del Mar Pick Six Pool Exceeds $3.1 Million; 34 Tickets Pay $57,658

Thirty four winning tickets each were worth $57,658 Wednesday afternoon following the running of the Pick Six at Del Mar, which rose to a hearty pool of $3,154,097 following a two-day carryover into the midweek program.Only one favorite was victorious … Continue reading

Calder Closure, Strong Derby Numbers Contribute To CDI Second Quarter Profits

Churchill Downs Inc. announced a record revenue of $409.2 million for the second quarter of 2015 according to a report out by the Daily Racing Form on Wednesday, but the company still demonstrated a dip in its net income. CDI, which had … Continue reading

NYRA Officials Mindful Of Summer Heat For Horses And People

As temperatures in upstate New York climbed above 90 degrees on Wednesday, officials told the Albany Times-Union they had several tools at hand to help the horses and patrons deal with the summer heat. Human attendees to the races were given … Continue reading

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