Posted: January 20, 2021

The Business Of Racing: What Sports Betting Means for New York Racing

By Steve Zorn Sports betting, once limited to casinos in Nevada and Atlantic City, is expanding throughout the US. Eighteen states plus the District of Columbia currently permit betting on sports events other than horse races; four more have passed legislation allowing sports bets but haven’t yet implemented it; and bills are pending in seven additional state legislatures. By the end of this year, it’s likely that sports wagering will be legal in more than half of US states. In some states, including New York, bets can be placed only...

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Posted: January 20, 2021

Knicks Go, Jesus’ Team, revving up for Saturday’s $3 Million Pegasus World Cup

Pegasus, $1M Pegasus Turf Co-Headline 12-Race Card including five other graded stakes Advance Wagering on Pegasus Card Available on Friday; Late Pick 4 and Pick 5 Pools guaranteed at $750,000 HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – Korea Racing Authority’s Knicks Go is scheduled to seek the biggest payday of his career in Saturday’s $3 million Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park while also pursuing lucrative future considerations. “It’s a very prestigious race. It hasn’t been around that long, but with the likes of Gun Runner, Arrogate and City of...

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Posted: January 14, 2021

Teaching Newbies Horse Racing, we delve into it

On this episode of the Past the Wire's podcast "Gate to Wire" brought to you by Spendthrift Farm we delve into teaching newbies about horse racing including a simple introduction to wagering. We start with the assumption they know nothing about the sport or wagering. We welcome Tom Amello who has put together a blueprint based on his many years in the game and teaching background. Tom points out how the game starts with the odds board and the morning line and the wagers evolve from there. The whole idea...

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2021 Kentucky Derby winner in the top five on the Leaderboard as of January 13th?

I Say No..... Where is the winner? A short video intro to our article https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRNsK6x-_Bo While I am generally not a fan of advance wagers, it is never too early to start looking at the Kentucky...

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