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Australia: Group 1 Winner The Quarterback Finds Forever Home With Former Jockey Matthew ‘Max’ Allen

In 2016, The Quarterback made dreams come true for connections when he won the Lexus Newmarket Handicap at Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse, especially his trainer Robbie Griffiths, for whom it provided his first Group 1 win. These days the champion is enjoying retirement in the care of his ex-jockey, Matthew ‘Max’ Allen. The 2016 Newmarket feels […]

Weekend Lineup Presented By Sky Racing World: Derby Points At Tampa, Big Oaklawn Match-Up

The lone race on the Road to the Kentucky Derby Championship Series over the next two weeks, Saturday’s Grade 3 Tampa Bay Derby offers 50 points toward a spot in the starting gate on the first Saturday in May. A full field of 12 has been entered, headlined by dominant allowance winner Tapit Trice for […]

Santa Anita Cancels Friday Card Over Continuing Rain

Following overnight rain that is expected to continue throughout the day, Santa Anita has cancelled Friday’s eight-race card, under the advisement of its track maintenance crew. Accordingly, Santa Anita will add races to next week’s live racing cards. Santa Anita will be open Friday for simulcast wagering, beginning at 10 a.m. in the track’s Grandstand […]

Record Last Chance/First Chance Participation; NHC Begins Friday With 779 Entries

The final chance to qualify for the 2023 National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) yielded a record 28 seats into this weekend’s contest which begins Friday morning at the Horseshoe Las Vegas. Five berths to #NHC2023 were guaranteed, with an additional spot added for every 20 entries beyond 140. Thursday’s contest saw a record 752 entries, a […]

Equibase Analysis: Longshot Prairie Hawk Poised For Big Effort In Tampa Bay Derby

This Saturday’s Grade 3, $400,000 Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby brings together a field of 12, each with an opportunity to earn important points on the “Road to the Kentucky Derby” which are awarded to the top five finishers. Seven horses exit the local prep for this race, the Grade 3 Sam F. Davis Stakes, […]

All Stakes Cross Country Pick 5 From Aqueduct, Oaklawn, Tampa Bay Downs

The New York Racing Association will host a Cross Country Pick 5 on Saturday, March 11, featuring an all-stakes sequence from Aqueduct Racetrack, Oaklawn Park and Tampa Bay Downs. The Cross Country Pick 5 requires bettors to pick the winner of five select races from tracks across the country. The minimum bet for the multi-track, […]

National Horseplayers Championship: 11 Former Winners Return For 2023 Edition

The 24th National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) presented by Caesars Entertainment, Horseshoe Las Vegas, and Racetrack Television Network (RTN) kicks off on Friday, March 10 at the Horseshoe Las Vegas. The field of an estimated 750 entries, ranging in age, experience, and number of NHC appearances, will yield one ultimate winner, […]

Champion Forte Tabbed 4-1 Morning Line Favorite For Fifth Kentucky Derby Future Wager

On the heels of winning his 3-year-old debut in the $400,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes (Grade 2), Repole Stable and St. Elias Stable’s Forte was tabbed as the 4-1 overall morning line betting favorite in Pool 5 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager, which is set for its three-day span Friday-Sunday. Pool 5 of the […]

TIF: NYRA Policy Leads Sport As Computerized Robotic Wagering Impact On Display In Gotham Stakes

Large betting teams which often place their bets at the last second via industry-enabled, batch bet-placement tools – often called Computerized Robotic Wagering groups (CRWs) – have been restricted from placing win pool bets within two minutes of the start of races at the New York Racing Association (NYRA) tracks (Aqueduct, Belmont and Saratoga) since […]

‘We Owe An Apology To The Racing Public’: Sunland Park Stewards Admit DQ Error

The board of stewards at Sunland Park in New Mexico mistakenly disqualified a Quarter Horse from second to fourth place on March 3, and the executive director of the state racing commission has issued an apology to horseplayers who may have lost money as a result of the error. Raul Saucedo’s A Separate Star, breaking […]