• Untapable heads a field of nine in the $1 million Cotillion. Posted 2 days ago
  • California Chrome draws the rail for the Pennsylvania Derby. Posted 2 days ago
  • Sheikhzayedroad scoots up the rail for the Northern Dancer victory! Posted 3 days ago
  • Baltic Baroness wins the Prix Vermeille; Treve a disappointing 4th. Posted 4 days ago
  • Suntracer cashes in the Kentucky Turf Cup! Posted 4 days ago
  • Conquest Typhoon much the best in the Summer! Posted 4 days ago
  • Ball Dancing beats her stablemate to the wire in the Sands Point! Posted 4 days ago
  • 1st time Lasix and the U.S., Annecdote romps in the Noble Damsel! Posted 4 days ago
  • Conquest Harlanate rolls late in the Natalma! Posted 4 days ago
  • There will be a carryover of $59,132 when racing resumes Saturday at Los Alamitos.Posted 5 days ago

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Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado aboard, made his first appearance on the track at Par...

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Belmont, Race 9
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Belmont, Race 1
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As Wise Dan moves ever closer to his date with destiny, let’s take a look back at the great repeaters of the Breeders’ Cup Mile.Read More
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  • travel_vic · Miesque was the best miler in the BC Mile and one of the best HORSES to run in the entire string of contests. · 49 minutes ago
  • Mike Relva via Disqus · He stays sound why not? · 12 minutes ago
WHERE One runs has nothing to do with HOW one runs. Would not Derek Jeter be the same ball player if he was at Podunk Junction ball park or Yankee Stadium?
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  • buds · TV- Not your best comparison. Lets just agree she needs to win some race at tracks other than Emerald Downs. · 5 hours ago
  • travel_vic · I followed that SAME tired and uniformed argument for years that the horse is only as good as the venue in which it runs. AFTER I abandoned it and evaluated THE HORSE and not where it was from, the long prices just walked through my door, even to PLACE. This game is HORSE against HORSE not Arlington horses versus Belmont horses or the like. · 18 minutes ago
Thursday's 5th race (4:00pm PT) from Los Alamitos Race Course is a $12,500k claiming dash for fillies and mares traveling six furlongs on the main track. #8 Eltoninadress (9-2) exits a sharp Polytrack win under Gryder and was re-claimed out of that heat by Miyadi. She likes fast dirt (16-4-6-5) and ...Read More
  • travel_vic · top contenders: 5 Sydney's Darling 1 Oscillator 10 One Magical Girl 8 Eltoninadress whole group goes for the early lead and then 1 5 10 all come later · 43 minutes ago ·
  • cognibene · My Choice: #10, 1, 8, 7. The #10 One Magical Girl (4/1) is sitting on a win with Bejarano on board. May be overlooked. Good luck!!! · 22 minutes ago ·
has he been named yet??
I did not like this cross with Malibu Moon..I would have preferred Bernardini..It seem this colt is not performing as well as expected...Lets see if his half sister by Medaglia d'Oro does better...
I love this horses pedigree. 2nd dam a half to kittens joy and precious kitten. Brilliantly bred top and bottom. Definitely could see her doing big things the rest of this year and as a 4yo next year. Can't wait to see what she does in the cotillion this Saturday.
Tapiture will appreciate deep track
Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado aboard, made his first appearance on the track at Parx at 8:30 a.m. ET, slowly jogging a mile under beautiful sunny skies, getting his initial feel for the lay of the land at the Bensalem track. Bright a...Read More
  • haveittodayray via Disqus · Good to see CC competing again at the top. · 54 minutes ago
Todd Pletcher now says Stopchargingmaria likely to scratch from Cotillion and instead run in Beldame next week, according to DRF
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  • Mike in SB · This is very disappointing to me, I think she has a shot to win the Cotillion and a victory over Untappable in the race would put her at the top of the 3 year old fillies. The idea that is is better not to lose than it is to win has taken over racing in the last decade and is really hurting the sport. · 1 hour ago
  • vodkak · Imo she had not only no shot beating Untapable but wouldn't have beaten Sweet Reason either. In fact I put JoJo Warrior ahead of her. · 56 minutes ago
Awesome Again to draw Game On Dude...again.
HRN's Jarrod Horak has compiled his first Kentucky Derby 2015 Contenders Top 10 list - will one of these colts wear roses in May?Read More
1-4-7...tri box 5 bucks...imo
I had to go back and watch this fillys races after all the attention bestowed upon her. The first thing that caught my eye is that she has won 9 races , yet sadly only bankrolled ballpark $247,000. That is similar to running in roughly $60K purses and cleaning up. I saw her last race at the distance. Apparently te filly that ran a strong 2nd was not that highly thought of beased on the announcers call of the finish. The time was fast,but i have no idea how the track was playing. Excluding the owners and racing team involved,as well as the Breeders. Being un-defeated to this stage is so over rated, it is probably unfair to this filly. Just knowing how fast the horses in whatever division she runs in can run. If she hit the board it would be a major accomplishment. I am sure that Wenzel is a capable horseman. If she really were the goods as they say, there is no way (and for lack of better terminology) waste 9 races in the Northwest. If money is the issue,and she were that good. They could of sold her for 7 figures by now.
  • Anne Shaw · I'm really curious about Debbie. Maybe they are just mad about her and want to keep her around and close. I am looking forward to seeing her run somewhere else. Seems to me that money is pretty uninvolved in where she is currently running.Think she's done enough to deserve a chance. · 4 hours ago
  • tmallios via Disqus · Anne i understand what you are saying. But i think it is a myth and a fantasy how the public picks out owners and say it is not about the money and they love their horses. Every owner loves their horses,most or all owners are very competetive and want the very best possible. Look at the owners of CC. They had everyone conned into thinking they were down to earth and loved the horse and money or other material things meant nothing. Trying to achieve greatness with your horse and shipping them around the country to compete against the very best,this does not mean that they do not love them or care for them . It means the owners are human and in a good way,Egomaniacs. · 3 hours ago
Global View is back home. He will get 60 days turn out, the. will train at GHF for a month before '15 campaign. From Glen Hill Farm
In the blink of an eye, Suffolk Downs' casino plan was voted down, and then its management set to close the venerable track's doors for good. Read More
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  • illhaveanothertriplecrown · Owners, Trainers, Jockey's and other track members are scrambling to come up with a plan to save racing in New England. Obviously they are all one in a million shots, but when you love something you can't just let it go. Some of our plans: 1. Explore developing the land around the track, shops, restaurants, hotels, even housing. Use money to reopen. 2. Find a buyer who will keep races open. 3. Branch into harness racing and then have a tiny meet each summer. 4. Investigate the possibility of the ol' racetrack in Brockton · 7 hours ago
  • Buckpasser via Disqus · To me I think one of the best alternatives is to see if Plainridge which now has only harness racing would sponsor a TB meet, because by early next year their slots parlor will be up and running. Many years past most tracks had both a TB and harness meet. The old track at Brockton is a possibility, but time is of the essence because the breeders will soon if they haven't already packed it in. Plainridge is running, but the meet is short due to the construction going on. · 5 hours ago
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome was offloaded on the backstretch at Parx Racing at approximately 4:45 p.m. , ET to begin preparations for Saturday’s 1 1/8 mile $1 million G2 Pennsylvania Derby. Read More
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  • tmallios via Disqus · Vic i have to agree with you. After a horse has run as many times as CC has. The Pedigree portion of his profile does not mean as much as it used to on the track. The only place it would of made a difference was in the breeding side of the game. Apparently the breeders did not see the advantages of a supposed not strong Pedigree and offer these guys the world for this horse. Thus he is still racing with a huge insurance price tag on his forehead. If this guy had the Blue Blood lines and accomplished what he did to date. I would almost guarantee you ,that instead of getting ready for the Pa. Derby. CC would of been getting ready for his first date. · 1 day ago
  • Mimi Hunter via Disqus · I'd like to know if his sire and dam are 'lack-luster' because they were mediocre or because they were never campaigned well? · 6 hours ago
Artemis Agrotera, a dominant winner against Grade 1 competition in her most recent start, heads a group of six filly and mare sprinters in the Grade 2, $300,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap on Saturday at Belmont Park. Read More
Wednesday's 7th race from Kentucky Downs is a $90,000 Maiden Special Weight event for 2-year-old fillies traveling one mile on the turf course.  #5 Wild Covey (5-1) took action and finished an okay 3rd in his Ellis Park turf bow at this distance. She owns a promising turf route pedigree (Lemon ...Read More
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  • travel_vic · Good Luck. I know professional players who NEVER touch this place as it is un-predictable. So let's guess. First guess of contenders before scratches are: 1 Heartofthetemple 10 Summer Cocktail 5 Wild Covey 6 Sweet Savoir Faire longshot consideration would be 3 Walking the Kitten 1 goes out and then 10 5 4 come late, best guess that is! · 1 day ago ·
  • travel_vic · 3 9 6 1 but no odds at post time · 14 hours ago ·
Lane Luzzi is the latest to be featured in Mary Cage's series "Racing's Future," which features young racing fans who plan to pursue a career in the Thoroughbred industry.Read More
  • Jean Blocker Castleberry Adsit via Disqus · Lane Luzzi already has the passion and dedication to become a "good horseman". A year ago he learned to ride and took to the saddle like a "pro". This last summer earned the reputation as a hard-worker, learning everything he could about riding and racing. "Lil Luz" is definitely a winner and name to remember for our future! · 18 hours ago
  • Goblin · Lane Luzzi sounds as though he's sensible and grounded, as well as passionate! It'll be fun to watch as he makes the transition from exercise rider to jockey. · 16 hours ago
Would anyone like to share any tips on their methods for handicapping horses stretching out from a sprint to a route for the first time in their career, not including breeding. Is there anything else possibly in their running lines etc. Also would anyone care to share their thoughts on a horse's running style in sprints? Will a closer in a sprint still be a closer in a route or will coming out of a sprint suggest possibly showing more speed in a route? Any feedback would be helpful. A few times in recent weeks I have found myself handicapping 3-4 year old horses with 10+ starts stretching out for the first time and not knowing what to make of them.
  • Anne Shaw · Not sure if its the best but I watch the numbers at 1/4, 1/2, top of the stretch and see if they are gaining, just passing tired horses, or really moving out. Gains near the finish where they open up usually indicate they can go farther. · 17 hours ago

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LA 9/18/2014 R5 - Eltoninadress back in Mayadi barn at Los Al

Thursday's 5th race (4:00pm PT) from Los Alamitos Race Course is a $12,500k claiming dash for fillies and mares traveling six furlongs on the main track. #8 Eltoninadress (9-2) exits a sharp Polytrack win under Gryder and was re-claimed out of that h...

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