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FTBOA presents Florida Stars: A Sunshine-Bred Double

A pair of juveniles foaled a month apart by Bill and Janet Grube’s Destiny Oaks of Ocala, Fla., didn’t attract much interest from buyers at the yearling sales, but they are certainly commanding attention on the racetrack — at almost … Continue reading

Woodbine presents Bloodlines: A Belle Reveals Her Class

Shakespeare wrote that “There is a tide in the affairs of men that, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.” The Bard’s observation 400 years ago is still as true today, and it applies just as certainly to horses. … Continue reading

Absorbine presents Photos of the Week: Super Saturday

Super Saturday certainly lived up to the hype as Belmont Park and Santa Anita played host to 10 Grade 1 races between them. At Belmont Park, Tonalist showed that he will be a force to be reckoned with in the … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Top Class Coast to Coast

They don’t call this Super Saturday for nothing. In a five-hour span, Belmont Park and Santa Anita host 10 Grade 1 races, including a perplexing and deep edition of the Jockey Club Gold Cup and another potential showcase for unbeaten 3-year-old … Continue reading

Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: A High Five for Untapable

Untapable notched her fifth graded stakes win of the year with a score in the Grade 1 Cotillion Stakes last Saturday. The 3-year-old daughter of Tapit now sits alone atop the AGS Standings of leading horses. The Steve Asmussen trainee … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Facebook and Fence Posts

Facebook has become a great connector of people and information. Looking for a good restaurant to try? Ask your Facebook friends for input. Then, once you dine there, post photos and information for your friends so they can enjoy (or avoid) … Continue reading

Breeders’ Cup presents Pop Quiz: Looking for ‘A Good Eye’

Mark Taylor is the vice president of marketing and public sales operations at Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky. Taylor is a third-generation horseman whose grandfather raised Standardbreds and whose father Joe was farm manager at Gainesway. Mark is the … Continue reading

Woodbine presents Bloodlines: Juddmonte’s California Rush

One of the many interesting notes from the recently concluded Keeneland September yearling sale was the purchase of a group of eight colts by Juddmonte Farms. The yearlings all possess American dirt pedigrees, and the eight colts were purchased from … Continue reading

Absorbine presents Photos of the Week: Philadelphia Freedom

Parx Racing held its biggest day of the season on Saturday with the running of both the Grade 1 Cotillion Stakes and the G2 Pennsylvania Derby. Both races attracted quality fields, led by Kentucky Oaks winner, Untapable, in the Cotillion, … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: No Walk in the Parx

As good as California Chrome was the first half of the year, his rivals have every intention of making him earn whatever accolades might await the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner after getting through his fall campaign. That challenge starts Saturday with the $1 … Continue reading

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