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TVG To Air Documentary On Journey From Foaling Barn To Winner’s Circle

Thoroughbred Lifestyle, a 60-minute documentary offering a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to get a horse to the classic races, airs on TVG and TVG2 on Friday, May 6 at 9 a.m. Produced by PM Advertising of Lexington, Ky, Thoroughbred Lifestyle features interviews with prominent industry stakeholders, as well as exclusive footage of Triple […]

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The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Plenty Of Sunshine

It’s Eclipse Awards weekend in South Florida and Gulfstream Park is putting on the Sunshine Millions – six stakes races restricted to Florida-breds worth $1,050,000 – in conjunction with the big night they are hosting to honor North American racing’s champions of 2015. Elsewhere, Fair Grounds in New Orleans presents an early-season race on the […]

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The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Chrome Returns

Three of the last four Kentucky Derby winners have come from the California circuit, and this weekend’s slate features not only a points race on the Road to the Kentucky Derby but also the return of one of those winners to competition. In Saturday’s Grade 2 San Pasqual Stakes at Santa Anita, 2014 Derby winner California […]

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The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Birthday Wishes

In the racing world, the New Year’s celebration not only marks the turning of the calendar but also the birthdays of each Thoroughbred on the farm or at the racetrack. That means the Kentucky Derby hopefuls in Saturday’s Jerome Stakes will be competing as 3-year-olds for the first time, and that the older performers in […]

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The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Looking For Starlets

This weekend’s spotlight shines on the 2-year-old filly division with the Grade 1, $300,000 Starlet Stakes. Held at Hollywood Park for many years, this will be the race’s second running at Los Alamitos Race Course. While no runners from this year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies are entered in the Starlet, there are some new faces […]

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Racing And Gaming Symposium: What’s The Big Idea?

This year’s Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming, hosted by the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program, is particularly focused on generating the next great idea (or ideas) for the sport of horse racing. This week’s agenda at the conference in Tucson includes “Innovator’s Circle,” a judged idea competition that will award a cash […]

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The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: ‘Blue-Collar’ Saturday

Founded in 1999, the Claiming Crown series was designed to “honor the blue-collar horses that are the foundation of the racing industry nationwide,” according to the event’s website. It’s also a handicapper’s delight. Being held at Gulfstream Park for the fourth consecutive year, the Claiming Crown opens the track’s Championship Meet and features a slate of […]

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The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: A Post-Thanksgiving Feast

Hope you saved a little room for dessert! Following a Thanksgiving holiday on which many of us feasted on turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and more, we are now treated to a gluttonous menu of stakes races from coast to coast on this final weekend of November. We’ve already seen some dynamic performances, including The Pizza […]

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The Xpressbet Weekend Bankroll: Taking Aim On The Jackpot

While the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot no longer guarantees a spot in the Kentucky Derby starting gate as it once did, it remains an important early gauge for Derby hopefuls. Last year, the top three finishers of the Jackpot all wound up with enough points in the “Road to the Kentucky Derby” standings to […]

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TVG Rebranding HRTV As TVG2

TVG, America’s horseracing television network, today announced that HRTV, which it acquired in February 2015, is being rebranded as TVG2 effective Oct. 28.  Correspondingly, HRTV.com will be renamed TVG2.com.  The move allows TVG to better leverage its television production infrastructure to provide improved horseracing television products to consumers and television distributors alike. Already since the […]

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