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New York Weather Causing Havoc for Breeders’ Cup Horses

Excessive rains in the northeast have forced several trainers to restructure their conditioning plans for this year’s Breeders’ Cup runners. The Daily Racing Form reported Friday that Leah Gyarmati trainees Sweet Reason and Wonder Gal missed scheduled workouts Friday morning and … Continue reading

Classic: Espinoza Believes Chrome Is ‘Ready for a Rebound’

As the regular rider of Santa Anita Derby, Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, Victor Espinoza has more than a vested interest in the California-bred colt. But when the 42-year-old jockey says the popular chestnut is ready to rebound … Continue reading

Monmouth Puts Start of Sports Betting On Hold ‘For Now’

Sports betting at Monmouth Park, which was to commence on Sunday, Oct. 26, has been placed on hold following a temporary restraining order issued today by the United States District Court in Trenton. “While we are disappointed not to be … Continue reading

TCI: Finding a Longshot in the Breeders’ Cup

With only one week to go, Jon & Joel decide to opine on 7 longshots that could be primed to light up the toteboard in next weekend’s Breeders’ Cup. Considering the full fields and lack of top-heavy races, parity could … Continue reading

Conversations With Champions To Host D. Wayne Lukas

The thrills, challenges and future of horse racing will be among the topics discussed Nov. 18 during a University of Louisville Conversations With Champions event with thoroughbred trainer D. Wayne Lukas. Horses trained by Lukas have won the Kentucky Derby … Continue reading

The 123Racing Pick6 of the Week

Each week, 123racing is providing sponsored editorial to help you handicap its new, innovative wager, the 123racing Pick6. The bet is different from the traditional Pick 6 in that a player gets points for first, second, and third-place finishes (based on pari-mutuel … Continue reading

Mr. Besilu to Eureka Thoroughbred Farm in Texas

Mr. Besilu, the son of A.P. Indy who sold for $4.2 million as a Keeneland yearling, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2015 breeding season at Mike Grossman’s Eureka Thoroughbred Farm in Fredericksburg, Texas. He will stand … Continue reading

Report: Payments to Presque Isle Horsemen Delayed

It’s been nearly a month since Presque Isle Downs concluded its race meet, but many horsemen are still waiting on $2.2 million on purses and claiming transactions to be paid out. According to a report in the Blood-Horse, the Pennsylvania … Continue reading

Women in Racing: From the Classroom to Career

I knew it would be hard going, but I didn’t realize how hard. In the early fifties there was considerable prejudice against women going into what was considered “men’s fields.” I became especially conscious of this feeling when… I went … Continue reading

WinStar Farm Acquires Half Interest in Undefeated Daredevil

Kenny Troutt’s WinStar Farm has acquired half interest in undefeated Champagne S. (G1) winner and leading 2-year-old colt Daredevil in a partnership with Let’s Go Stable that was announced Friday. The deal calls for the Grade 1-winning son of More … Continue reading