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Ohio Breeding and Racing presents Bloodlines: Too Fast To Catch

Can you name the best son of Mr. Prospector still active as a stallion? If you said, “Smart Strike,” you win a gold star. But can you name the second-best son of Mr. Prospector? Hint: He is also the broodmare … Continue reading

Absorbine presents Photos of the Week: Fall Colors

Autumn racing was in full swing with major races held in Canada and Maryland over the weekend. On Saturday, Laurel Park hosted Maryland Million Day, one of the biggest days of racing annually in the state of Maryland. Woodbine was … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: International Flair

While the U.S. graded stakes calendar is a light one, that doesn’t mean there’s a dearth of great betting opportunities. Between British Champions Day at Royal Ascot, the Canadian International card at Woodbine, the Maryland Million series at Laurel Park, plus … Continue reading

Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: La Tia, Crown Queen Keep Rolling

Although Crown Queen or La Tia have yet to break into the top five of the leading horses on the American Graded Stakes Standings, both gave indications last weekend it may only just be a matter of time before they … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Double the Adventure

Growing up in North Dakota, Jessica Monson was bitten by the horse bug early. Like many with such an affliction, she took any chance she could find to be around horses, which eventually led to caring for and occasionally riding … Continue reading

Breeders’ Cup presents Fresh Faces: Starting at the End of the Story

Leah Alessandroni is the bloodstock and farm administrator at Regis Farm in central Kentucky. Alessandroni made the move from her native Florida to study equine science and management at the University of Kentucky. She has held internships at the Maker’s … Continue reading

Woodbine presents Bloodlines: A Royal Queen

In one more example of how racehorses repay those who do the right thing for them, the seven-figure weanling Crown Queen became a Grade 1 winner in Keeneland’s Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup. Besilu Stables had purchased the filly out … Continue reading

Absorbine presents Photos of the Week: Fit for a Queen

A relatively quiet weekend of graded stakes action was highlighted by the Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland. In a field of talented 3-year-old fillies, it was very fitting that equine royalty rose to the occasion – … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Soft Going?

The weather is likely to play a factor on this light weekend of graded stakes. The Grade 1 at Keeneland and a pair of Grade 3′s at Belmont Park are all on the turf, and rain is in the forecast … Continue reading

Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Johnny V. Seizes the Day

The first weekend in October signaled the start of Keeneland’s fall race meet, which showcased its popular ‘Fall Stars Weekend.” Nine graded stakes races, including five Grade 1’s, were contested over the course of the three days, most of which … Continue reading

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