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Absorbine presents Photos of the Week: Florida Upstart

The 2015 Road to the Kentucky Derby continued to heat up, with two early stepping stones to Louisville – the Holy Bull Stakes and the Hutcheson – contested at Gulfstream Park. In the G3 Hutcheson Stakes, Barbados notched his first … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Florida Time

The East Coast trail to the spring classics for both 3-year-old males and females heats up this weekend with the Grade 2 duo of the Holy Bull and Forward Gal Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Those are two of four graded stakes … Continue reading

Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Leading Broodmare Sires

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve taken a look at the leaders of different divisions of the American Graded Stakes Standings of 2014. This week, the focus is on broodmare sires. The stallions that ranked among the top five … Continue reading

Breeders’ Cup presents Fresh Faces: The Numbers Behind Success

Dr. William “Bo” Rainbow is a third-generation horseman from Ocala, Fla. His parents own The Acorn Farm there, while his grandparents still run White Oak Farm in Virginia. After completing his bachelor’s degree, Rainbow spent two years traveling the world … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: An Artist’s Inspiration

By globe-trotting Grade 1 performer Running Stag, whose career took him from Kentucky to France, England, Germany, back to America, then to Dubai, back to America, back to England, again to America, then to Hong Kong, back to Dubai, then … Continue reading

The Virginia Thoroughbred Association presents Bloodlines: Defying the Odds

The 7-year-old String King became a graded stakes winner with his victory in the Grade 3 Colonel E.R. Bradley Handicap at Fair Grounds racetrack in New Orleans on Saturday. Previously graded stakes-placed, String King is one of the best Louisiana-breds … Continue reading

Absorbine presents Photos of the Week: A Look Back

There was plenty of intrigue and debate before the 44th annual Eclipse Awards, but in the end, popular California Chrome prevailed as Horse of the Year. Main Sequence, Untapable, Close Hatches, Work All Week, and Dayatthespa were among the other winners at Saturday … Continue reading

The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Sophomores and Sunshine

While it’s a light weekend for graded stakes, there are several races of interest, starting with the Grade 3 Lecomte for 3-year-olds at Fair Grounds. The Lecomte awards 10 points to the winner on the Road to the Kentucky Derby … Continue reading

Bullet Train presents The Eclipse Debate Show: Horse of the Year?

Who will win the 2014 Horse of the Year? We’ll find out Saturday night at the 44th annual Eclipse Awards ceremony at Gulfstream Park. It’s a rare season to have so many contenders with legitimate cases for the sport’s top … Continue reading

Bullet Train presents The Eclipse Debate Show: Where Are the Fans?

The votes have already been cast for the 44th annual Eclipse Awards, and horse racing fans will find out the winners Saturday night when the results are announced at Gulfstream Park. But as is the case every year, fans didn’t … Continue reading