Posted: November 23, 2019

Michael Dickinson on Tapeta, Injuries and More

In addition to inventing, developing, honing, and perfecting the Tapeta surface, Michael Dickinson has won more than a fair share of significant races as a trainer both here in the US and abroad. His work with Da Hoss in winning his second Breeders' Cup Mile is among the best in the sports history. He trained the Tapit, who in addition to being a Grade 1 winner on the racetrack has also become one of the top sires in racing. When we factor in horse welfare, which is precisely where the...

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Posted: March 17, 2014

“If You Like That Horse Don’t Bet The Race”

A look into Pick 6 King Jonathan Stettin's introduction to "The Sheets." by Jonathan Stettin There are several tools available nowadays for just about every level of handicapper from the elite professional to the beginning novice. It was not always that way and mere past performances have grown into variations of information and formats that can be staggering. You can even forego the homework and purchase picks from a multitude of sources. In this week’s column we will talk about some of these tools and go inside the figs just...

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Posted: November 26, 2019

The Glue in Horse Racing

With all the negative publicity and piling on the sport of horse racing has had to withstand of late, it is refreshing for those of us who love and live the game to see we do have some strong glue holding us together. All of us in the sport should be thankful for that. Without it we fall apart at the seams. Anyone who has spent anytime on the backside of a racetrack knows it is a world in and of itself. If you've worked on the backstretch in any...

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New York Stallion Series Stakes Looming

Aqueduct Winter Week 1 Stakes: The New York Stallion Series ProbablesSaturday, December 14 $500,000 New York Stallion Stakes Series, The Great White Way Division Probable: Bank on Shea (James Ferraro); Big Package (David Donk); Captain Bombastic...

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Bodexpress Returns To Graded Stakes Company

POSTED: December 11, 2019

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Bodexpress is poised to make his return to graded-stakes competition at Gulfstream Park, where the fan favorite 3-year-old colt is scheduled to face seven rivals in Saturday’s $100,000 Harlan’s Holiday (G3). The...

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Shorter Ground For Channel Cat In Ft. Lauderdale

POSTED: December 11, 2019

Photo Credit: Derbe Glass Gulfstream Park Nies HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Calumet Farm’s multiple stakes-winning homebred Channel Cat will back up to his shortest distance in seven months with an eye on January’s Pegasus World Cup...

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Dream Bigger Headlines Full Field In Great White Way

POSTED: December 11, 2019

NYRA Press Photo Credit: Elsa Lorieul Repole Stable's two-time stakes winner Dream Bigger will attempt to cash a lucrative paycheck when headlining a full field of 14 fellow New York-bred juveniles in Saturday's $500,000 Great White...

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Aqueduct Fall Meet Handle Increase Over 2018

POSTED: December 11, 2019

NYRA Press The 2019 fall meet at Aqueduct Racetrack generated all-sources handle of $205,249,710, the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced today. In addition to the 49 percent increase in all-sources handle over 2018, the...

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