Horseplayers

Thoroughbred Idea Foundation Offers Free ‘Prop Betting’ Contests To Benefit Jockey Charities

Beginning Saturday, July 13, the Thoroughbred Idea Foundation (TIF) is launching a series of free-to-enter contests over the next eight Saturdays in which participants will answer a series of prop-style questions, similar to offerings in states with legalized sports betting. Those with the highest scores each week, and overall, will win the right to direct charitable […]

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Gulfstream’s Rainbow 6 Hit For $173,583

Gulfstream Park’s 20-cent Rainbow 6 was hit Saturday by one bettor for $173,583.90. The Rainbow 6 was last hit June 27 for $3.151 million. Saturday’s sequence ended with longshot Blind Ruckus ($54.60) winning the 12th and final race of the sequence. Blind Ruckus was one of two live tickets going into the last leg. The […]

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Heavy Rain, Lightning Force Mid-Card Cancellation At Monmouth

Monmouth Park cancelled racing after four races on Saturday due to prolonged heavy rain and lightning. The cancellation covered the final seven races. “The safety of the horses, our employees and our patrons is paramount,” said Monmouth Park general manager Bill Anderson. “Due to the heavy amount of rain we received, and with a forecast […]

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Stronach 5: Single Winner Takes Home $131,942

There was one winning ticket in Friday’s Stronach 5, and that ticket was worth a whopping $131,942.80. The Stronach 5 began and ended with favorites, but the three races between brought big payoffs. Friday’s sequence started with favored Gunslinger winning the eighth race at Laurel Park. Longshots then lit up the sequence with Boom Boom […]

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Belmont’s Stars & Stripes Card Features All-Graded Stakes Late Pick 5

The Stars & Stripes Racing Festival at Belmont Park features an enticing opportunity for horseplayers with an all-graded stakes Late Pick 5 encompassing Races 6 through 10 on Saturday’s 11-race card. The sequence kicks off with the Grade 3, $250,000 Dwyer, which sees the return of graded stakes winner Code of Honor for Hall of […]

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Two-Day Pick 6 Carryover Friday At Belmont Totals $165,301

The Pick 6 went unsolved for a second straight day on the Independence Day card at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., resulting in a $165,301.72 carryover into Friday. Thursday’s Pick 6 sequence kicked off with Woodslane Farm’s Lunaire taking an optional-claiming allowance in Race 4, returning $19.20 for a $2 win wager. Green Light Go […]

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Close But No Cigar: Laurel Rainbow 6 Jackpot Carries Over Another Day

No single bettor solved the 20-cent Rainbow 6 on Thursday’s special July 4 holiday card at Laurel Park in Maryland, growing the carryover jackpot to $35,217.16 for Friday’s nine-race program. First race post time is 1:10 p.m. Three horses were live to take down the Rainbow 6 jackpot heading into Thursday’s ninth-race finale, won by […]

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Friday’s Stronach 5: Low Takeout, Free Past Performances

The Stronach 5, which has proven over the past several months to offer a strong return on investment, will feature races from Florida’s Gulfstream Park and Laurel Park in Maryland when it kicks off Friday at 4:50 p.m. ET. The Stronach 5 features a $100,000 guaranteed pool, free past performances, an industry-low 12-percent takeout, and […]

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Equibase Analysis: World-Class Belmont Derby Field Provides Great Betting Opportunity

The 15-horse field for the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Derby Invitational includes 10 horses with first or second place finishes in one or both of their most recent races. Nine of those 10 efforts came in stakes. Add to the mix a trio of horses shipping in from Europe, two from the powerhouse barn […]

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Graded Stakes From Belmont, Delaware Park Comprise NYRA’s Cross Country Pick 5

The New York Racing Association will host an all graded stakes Cross Country Pick 5 on Saturday, July 6, featuring racing action from Belmont Park’s Stars & Stripes Racing Festival and Delaware Park in Wilmington, Del. The Grade 1, $750,000 Belmont Oaks Invitational kicks off the Cross Country Pick 5 when a field of nine […]

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