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The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Aiming for the Jackpot

With a million dollars at stake, 2-year-olds from across the country have shipped to western Louisiana this weekend to take a run at Saturday’s Delta Downs Jackpot prize. The Grade 3 event is also an early stepping stone on the … Continue reading

Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Oxley, Casse a ‘Dynamic’ Duo

Although Dynamic Sky had been winless in five previous tries on the turf, it really seemed to be just a matter of time before he found his way to the winner’s circle. After all, the 4-year-old colt had finished second … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: New Kentucky Home

With its neatly mowed pastures and immaculately manicured farms, living in Central Kentucky is a four-board fence-lined heaven on earth for a horse person. If you’re not a horse person, well, the Bluegrass just might do its part to convert … Continue reading

Breeders’ Cup presents Pop Quiz: ‘Groovy’ Graham Motion and Tom the Turkey

Graham Motion is best known as the trainer of Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup winner Animal Kingdom, as well as recent Breeders’ Cup Turf winner Main Sequence. Motion, a native Englishman, began his career working for Hall of Fame … Continue reading

Bloodlines: Talent, Class Across the Generations

Stonestreet Stable’s handsomely pedigreed filly Hillaby became a graded stakes winner with her victory in the Grade 2 Bessarabian Stakes at Woodbine on Sunday. By leading sire Distorted Humor (a son of top sire Forty Niner), Hillaby is out of … Continue reading

Absorbine presents Photos of the Week: Stars Shine at Churchill, Del Mar

Racing continued to wind down for the season, and there were just a few graded stakes races on tap over the weekend. At Del Mar, No Problem and Victor Espinoza held off Alright Alright to win the G3 Bob Hope … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Scoring Opportunities

While the graded stakes slate is on the lighter side this weekend, the races that are on tap look to be terrific betting affairs that should offer savvy horseplayers a good chance to score. Churchill Downs offers a pair of … Continue reading

Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Eclipse Decisions and Drama

Although there are still six weeks left in the year, the bulk of the major stakes races are in the books.  As is the case every year, the results of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships hold plenty of weight in … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Making ‘Bones’ Stronger

Big City Silver is a puppy dog of a horse, and he’s always been that way. Sold as a yearling for just $3,000, then the following year for even less, he was competitive enough to bring home a few checks … Continue reading

Breeders’ Cup presents Fresh Faces: The View From Hong Kong

Andrew Hawkins is a racing reporter and sub-editor at the South China Morning Post. In his native Australia, he covered racing for Just Horse Racing, The Roar, Young Professionals in Racing, The Shark, and 2040 Club. Hawkins graduated with a … Continue reading

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