• 201 Pre-entered for the Breeders' Cup, including 15 in the Classic. Posted 15 hours ago
  • Just The Judge edges Odeliz in the E.P. Taylor! Posted 3 days ago
  • Beholder is out of the Breeders' Cup after spiking a fever. Posted 3 days ago
  • Hillstar rolls to victory in the Canadian International!Posted 3 days ago
  • Taris smokes the Grade 2 Raven Run field! Posted 4 days ago
  • Discreet Marq much the best in the Ticonderoga! Posted 4 days ago
  • Effinex gets up over So Lonesome to win the Empire Classic! Posted 4 days ago
  • Noble Mission wins a thriller over Al Kazeem in the Champion Stakes! Posted 4 days ago
  • Charm Spirit defeats an unlucky Night of Thunder in the QE II! Posted 4 days ago
  • Madame Chiang pulls the upset in the British Champions Fillies and Mares!Posted 4 days ago

What the Horse Racing Nation is talking about...

The Breeders' Cup is less than two weeks away. Here's a look at five live long shots that might be flying under your radar.Read More
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  • bennings via Disqus · While not a longshot by strict standards, one of my best bets on Saturday is Leigh Court to win the F/M Sprint - she should be 6-1 or higher. Her comeback race was on the brilliant side at WO. She set the fractions in that 7f poly race and looked like a champion in the stretch. She validated that race with a cut-back to 6fs on the dirt at KEE where she showed the ability to stalk and pounce. It was her first dirt race since the first two races of her career at the FG. I think 7fs is a better distance for her than 6fs. She was definitely on the muscle in her latest, and I'd be lying if I said I didn't have some concerns about how that effort can be translated back to the 7f distance, which is truly a specialty distance. At the same time, I don't want to over-think it. If the odds are there, I have to trust that the trainer knows what buttons to push to have her on her best game (her best will win this race). · 12 hours ago
  • Mary Z. · Longshot in the Turf Classic, One of those "if he gets in" horses. Not for the win; more like fourth. Starspangled Heat. Was a hill runner, now a longer router. To put it in human language, not technically, he saves his hill run for very late in the race. Consider for bottom of supers. · 6 hours ago
Five tips for evaluating the foreign Breeders' Cup pre-entries.Read More
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  • yukichan · You would place Australian Group 1 turf races a notch below ours? · 8 hours ago
  • Chris 'smiler' Webb via Disqus · I would put the Australian group horses at the same level as our English groups as many times Australia has invaded with their horses and beat the best that Europe had to offer black caviar being an example the highest rated horse in the world last year · 1 hour ago
Shared Belief, in his longest workout leading up to the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, drilled six furlongs in 1:14 2/5 handily on Golden Gate Fields’ Tapeta racing surface Tuesday.Read More
I was priviledged to be among the fans at the Shadwell Turf Mile for Keeneland's million dollar race...won by a trillion dollar STAR WISE DAN. if people were more like Wise Dan what a world we would have!1
What a joke how Regally Ready was buried. Was this a pay back to Asmussen for embarrassing the industry?
Really curious to see how this horse runs on dry fast track...
Wednesday's 8th race (10:16pm CT) from Remington Park is a $7,500 claiming event for OK-bred fillies and mares which have never won two races. They will be traveling seven furlongs on the main track. #2 Classy Talent (8-1) flashed speed and faded to 5th vs. this kind Sept 19 and the top three finish...Read More
  • travel_vic · before scratches the contenders are: 11 Mrs McLintock 2 Classy Talent 9 Black Ocean 13 Copper Flash 1 13 go out and then 9 2 11 3 come later · 15 hours ago ·
  • travel_vic · 13 3 11 9 at the wire · 5 hours ago ·
Won yesterday at Zia Park. Didn't know he was still racing...
Just breezed through the entries of all the BC Races. Noticed that this guy has been entered in the Turf Sprint down the hill . He just might be the best bet on the Card. He almost looks to easy in this race. He has shown amazing speed going longer distances. Chalk this one up.
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  • tcglory · ive come to realize tmallios dosent even like horse racing hes just one of thoes people who needs to debate everything in his life · 6 hours ago
  • sexyback · No Nay Never and Mike Smith. Mike is good for at least two wins every year. · 6 hours ago
JJ put Wicked on the shelf, but is taking VE Day West Why?
Race Clue #1 - An international field of 12 lined up for this rich and prestigious race. Race Clue #2 - The winner raced in three different countries, and was a winner on three different surfaces.Read More
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  • zatt · Well played as usual champ ... One of Animal Kingdom's best for sure! · 7 hours ago
  • RyanBrady · Easiest one yet, and I didn't get here in time. Well played. · 7 hours ago
A record number of 201 horses were pre-entered for next weekend's Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita.Read More
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  • Shadowman · Ooooo toast of new york · 10 hours ago
  • Matthew Rice via Disqus · Why Chrome is entered or why the Press mentions him continually is rediculas..official winner of the Molassas Derby..Not a G1 contentender this late in the year along with racing older horses..its just comical..West Coast BS..got slaughtered in Pennsylvania! · 7 hours ago
Looking at the Turf Mile and this guy is starting to look like a major play in this race. In looking at the field, there is only 1 horse in the race that can put any pressure on this guy on the front end due to his running style across the pond. That would be Toronado. But in looking at replays of his races,he is not the send them type runner. Therefore , Obviously will be "Loose as a Goose" in here. In his last he was never prepared for the start,yet he still got the lead. Just need this guy to keep his head straight in the gate. He has run speed figures that wins this race. A major plus and i have no idea it is because of a new trainer. In the past 2 years they ran him in the Prep for this race,that was 3 weeks earlier. This guy has always run in this race as a short horse. He was never at his best. Finally they gave him a breather and he is coming in as fresh as can be. Like i said,do not blink or let this guy get loose.
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  • Sullivan · With this many agreeing, there'll be no price... liked Silentio but not in the Turf Sprint. Switched to Obviously and interested in Dayatthespa · 8 hours ago
  • tmallios via Disqus · If he gets away clean, there is not 1 horse that i would worry about. Even at the 2nd wire. · 8 hours ago
couldn't agree more,horse won't win every race 2nd place in a bigger race would be better than winning a lesser race, his time on oct.19th race was 4/5ths faster than stakes race on oct.18th, horse is a good one,make hay while you can
Looks tough in the Bold Ruler!
Retired and will stand at McDowell Farm for 2015
Fasig-Tipton October sale offers White thoroughbred colt for sale- he has significant chestnut on him- he is even a "medicine hat". Check him out.... http://www.drf.com/news/fasig-tipton-october-rare-white-thoroughbred-be-offered
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  • Goblin · Interesting look. That picture below reminds me of the early pics of Hansen---he was light grey/off white with a carrot orange mane. · 3 days ago
  • SSilence86 via Disqus · He sold for $29,000 to Stoneway Farm · 8 hours ago
Breeders' Cup ought to be renamed the Bleeders' Cup. Nearly every horse entered will be running on Lasix. That is awful.
  • ekindy · That doesn't mean they're bleeders, it means they are trying to level the playing field. Which needs to stop of course, it really is to the point where the major racetracks have to just say no Lasix for anyone, and bleeders will have to stay home. · 16 hours ago
  • amino998 · Some are bleeders. "Major racetracks" would indicate some sort of 2 tier system ekindy? Finding the dividing line would be quite the fight. · 9 hours ago
As a prime contender withdraws, the Breeders' Cup Distaff could come down to a two-horse race.Read More
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  • the bid · Don't Tell Sophia, but she wins for fun · 12 hours ago
  • bennings via Disqus · Untapable will be favored, no question. I say anywhere from 3 to 2 to even money. Close Hatches will be 2-1-5/2 range. · 9 hours ago
Queens Plate winner Lexie Lou entered in the G3 100,000 Autumn Miss Stakes at SA on Saturday, Corey Nakatani will ride

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