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Weekend Lineup: Plentiful Menu Of Graded Stakes For Holiday Weekend

Led by the Grade 1 Clark that features the return to Churchill Downs of G1 Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike, the Thanksgiving holiday weekend offers 18 graded stakes throughout North America, with a little something for everyone. The action begins on Thanksgiving Day, with Churchill Downs offering a pair of graded stakes and Del Mar […]

Kentucky Derby Futures: Wagering Suspended On Promising Maiden Winner Frank’s Honor

Wagering on Frank’s Honor (#17), a five-length maiden winner at Churchill Downs, has been suspended for Pool 2 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager, which opens its four-day run Thursday at noon (all times Eastern). Frank’s Honor, owned by Dell Ridge Farm, has sustained an injury and will likely be retired, according to his trainer […]

$100,000 Guaranteed Pick 6 Awaits Meadowlands Bettors On Friday

The final huge weekend of racing during 2022 at The Meadowlands will kick off the day after Thanksgiving, Friday (Nov. 25), as 20-cent Pick-6 players will pump plenty of green into the pot that features a double carryover with a total pool guarantee of $100,000, which is offered in conjunction with the United States Trotting […]

Kentucky Derby Future Wager: Breeders’ Cup Winner Forte Installed As 10-1 Individual Favorite For Pool 2

Fans will have their second of six opportunities to bet on the 149th running of the Kentucky Derby (Grade 1) Thursday-Sunday where Repole Stable and St. Elias Stable’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) winner Forte was made the 10-1 individual betting favorite while the pari-mutuel field of “All Other Colts and Geldings” from the 2020 foal crop not listed […]

TIF: ‘Races With Smaller Pools And Uncompetitive Entrants Invite Manipulation’

Since the Thoroughbred Idea Foundation published its piece on pool manipulation at Gulfstream Park, TIF has received a plethora of questions and comments about it. We have summarized them into eight questions below and, hopefully, provided some additional insight and context with your answers. If you have more, don’t hesitate to contact TIF using this […]

Woodbine Cancels Portion Of Sunday Card Due To Winter Weather

Woodbine Entertainment canceled races 3-10 of Sunday’s card of live racing due to inclement weather conditions in the Toronto area. At mid-afternoon, reported snow in the area that was to continue for the next several hours. Among the races canceled was the $175,000 Kennedy Road (G2), a six-furlong main track race for 3-year-olds and […]

Laurel Park: 20-Cent Rainbow 6 Solved Saturday For $51,003 Payout

No Guts No Glory Farm’s Cocktail Dreaming, owned and trained by Jerry Robb, got up in the final strides to edge favored Musicmansandy in Saturday’s ninth-race finale at Laurel Park to help one lucky bettor hit the 20-cent Rainbow 6 for a $51,003.72 jackpot payout. The Rainbow 6 had gone unsolved for 20 consecutive racing […]

Mahoning Valley: Mandatory Payout Monday With $34,574 In Buckeye Jackpot Pick 6

As part of its Steel Valley Sprint card Monday, Hollywood Gaming Mahoning Valley Race Course will offer handicappers the opportunity of a weekday mandatory payout in its Buckeye Jackpot Pick 6 with a carryover that stands at $34,574. Monday’s Buckeye Jackpot Pick 6 will start in Race 4 with an estimated post time of 2:06 p.m. […]

Weekend Lineup: It’s Getting Cold Out There

This weekend marks the opening of the winter meet at the Fair Grounds in New Orleans, La., celebrated with six restricted stakes races as a preview for next month’s Louisiana Champions day. Three stakes for state-bred fillies will be held on Friday, and three for males on Saturday. Del Mar’s Bing Crosby meet offers up […]

Handicapper, Columnist Dave Litfin Dies At 64

Longtime Thoroughbred handicapper and columnist Dave Litfin died on Thursday in Saratoga after battling cancer, reports the Daily Racing Form. He was 64 years old. Litfin was Daily Racing Form’s lead handicapper in New York from 1991-2016. More recently, Litfin wrote handicapping columns for Blood-Horse and worked as a chart-caller for Equibase. Litfin authored two books: “Expert […]