Horse Racing

Gerald Bennett Saddles Four Winners For Third Time At Tampa Bay Downs

For a fresh perspective on Gerald Bennett’s four-victory day on Sunday at Tampa Bay Downs in Oldsmar, Fla., it helped to talk to new owner Angenee Persaud. Her 4-year-old colt Soul of the Hero won the 10th and final race on the turf to enable Bennett to tie the track record he shares with two other […]

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Eclipse Award-Winning NBC Reporter Kenny Rice Launches Racing Audiovisual Series

The Horse Racing Show is like none other. A weekly personality and information driven video podcast hearing from and telling the stories of the people in the industry from an entertaining and unique perspective. From world class veterinarian Dr. Larry Bramlage, to Super Bowl Winning Coach Bill Parcells and Kentucky Derby Winning Owner Mike Pegram, […]

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Apache Princess Takes To The Slop In Off-The-Turf Sweet Life At Santa Anita

A California-bred daughter of Unusual Heat, KMN Racing’s homebred Apache Princess relished a change in surface from Santa Anita’s hillside turf course to 6 1/2 furlongs on a sloppy main track on Sunday as she rallied up the rail to take the $100,000 Sweet Life Stakes by 3 1/4 lengths. Trained by Keith Desormeaux and […]

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Weekend Lineup: Sam Davis, San Vicente Top 3-Year-Old Action

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile runner-up Knicks Go will kick off his 2019 season in Saturday’s G3 Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs, while Sunday’s top sophomore contest is the G2 San Vicente at Santa Anita Park, featuring Bob Baffert pair Coliseum and Dessman. Only the Davis features points on the Road to the Kentucky […]

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13 Go In San Marcos At Santa Anita; Dabster Tries Turf For First Time

In what appears to be the best betting race on Santa Anita’s 11-race card Saturday, the Grade II, $200,000 San Marcos Stakes has attracted 13 older horses who will compete at a mile and one quarter on turf.  Originally scheduled to be run this past Saturday, the San Marcos was shifted to this Saturday due […]

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Weekend Lineup: Derby Preps, San Pasqual Showdown

A trio of prep races toward the 2019 Kentucky Derby await bettors on Saturday, starting with the nine-furlong G3 Withers Stakes at Aqueduct. Remsen third-place finisher Tax is the 2-1 morning line choice over well-bred Todd Pletcher trainee Moretti at 3-1. Down at Gulfstream, the G2 Holy Bull features undefeated Remsen winner Maximus Mischief and […]

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‘No Regrets’: Retired Trainers Stay Connected To Racing Game

For a trio of former Tampa Bay Downs trainers, the cheers have faded to ghostly echoes – long-ago reminders of gallant Thoroughbreds speeding to victory and validating their career choice. Scrapbooks and trophies relive their achievements, but nothing can replace the thrill of leading a horse to the winner’s circle. Carlos Garcia, Lori Smock and […]

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Kirkpatrick & Co. Presents In Their Care: Ex-Steeplechase Rider Still Jumps At Opportunity To Be On Horseback

Lorna Vincent wanted to die. She had experienced a steeplechase jockey’s worst nightmare in 1986 in her native England. Her mount failed to clear a jump and somersaulted in mid-air, planting the rider into the turf head-first. Vincent immediately lost all sensation from the neck down. Even as doctors and nurses tended to her at […]

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Deep Freeze: NYRA, Charles Town, Laurel Cancel Live Racing For Thursday

Racetracks across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic have cancelled live racing cards schedule for Thursday, due to the polar vortex sending a deep chill throughout parts of the United States. The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) said there will be no racing at Aqueduct Thursday. With the National Weather Service calling for sub-zero wind chills, […]

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Jockey Club Of Canada Releases Graded Stakes List For 2019

The Jockey Club of Canada’s Graded Stakes Committee held its annual review of the Graded and Listed Stakes races in Canada. The number of Graded Stakes in Canada will increase from 45 to 46 with the addition of a Listed Race upgraded to G3. The Graded Stakes Committee meeting was conducted by Committee Chair, Ross […]

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