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The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Holiday Feast

Who needs fireworks when you have a action-packed racing weekend like this? The New York Racing Association has put together an outstanding program of six graded stakes on the Fourth of July with its Stars and Stripes Festival – highlighted … Continue reading

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Hope And Promise

“I have loved horses ever since I was a little tater tot,” said 15-year-old Hope Reed. That love for horses evolved into the Reeds becoming a “horse family.” After begging and pleading for a horse, Hope’s family had “the talk” … Continue reading

Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Ace In The Hole

It was a busy weekend of racing from coast to coast, with a dozen graded stakes on the schedule. It also marked the closing weekend at Santa Anita, which brought the curtain down on its extended spring meet by hosting … Continue reading

Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Seitz Builds Partnerships, Career Foundation

Starting at a young age, Anna Seitz has worked in a variety of areas in the Thoroughbred world: at her family’s Brookdale Farm, with trainer Todd Pletcher, and now with Fasig-Tipton, where she is the client development and public relations … Continue reading

Bloodlines: Transatlantic Influence For Irish Derby Winner

How soon they forget. Generation after generation, the bloodstock in the pedigree of Jack Hobbs, winner of Saturday’s Group 1 Irish Derby at the Curragh, have swapped residence from one side of the other. In the first five generations of … Continue reading

Photos Of The Week: California Gold

It was a busy weekend of racing across the country, as Churchill Downs and Santa Anita brought the curtain down on their spring meets with a plethora of graded stakes action, highlighted by Hard Aces’ upset victory in the G1 … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: The Gold Standard

It seems fitting that the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years will make an appearance on Gold Cup day. The Grade 1 event, run for decades at Hollywood Park and now as the Gold Cup at Santa Anita, is … Continue reading

Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Stellar Performer

Stellar Wind returned to her winning ways last Saturday with a determined nose victory in the Grade 2 Summertime Oaks at Santa Anita. It was the third graded stakes win of the year for the chestnut filly, and it moved … Continue reading

Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Learning From The Horses

Vicki Oliver may have spent her entire life around horses, but that doesn’t mean she thinks she’s done learning from them. Oliver, who runs a 40-horse stable based at Keeneland with husband Phil, grew up surrounded by horses as the … Continue reading

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Securing A ‘Forever Home’

Many in the racing industry got to know Michelle Yu on both HRTV and TVG. If not there, maybe you saw her covering football on Fox or hosting the Santa Anita simulcast. Or perhaps you bumped into her on the backside … Continue reading

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