Posted: December 1, 2020

Jackpot Bets – Just for the “Elite”?

By Steve Zorn This past Saturday, a single winning ticket scooped up the NYRA Pick 6 for nearly $430,000. That same night, the Meadowlands Pick 5, which, like the NYRA Pick 6, had a carryover, was also hit, for $55,000, on a single winning ticket. Both tickets were purchased through the Elite Turf Club, an exclusive, high-volume betting operation based in Curacao in the Dutch West Indies. Both the NYRA and the Meadowlands wagers were “jackpot” bets, where the entire post-takeout pool is paid out only if there is a...

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Posted: December 1, 2020

WinStar Farm Does It All

By Peter Lee It’s hard enough to be a top training stable like Stonestreet Farm or even a top stud farm like Claiborne Farm. To try and do both seems impossible to do.Yet that’s precisely what WinStar Farm has been doing for the past 20 years, having turned the small 400-acre farm into an international racing behemoth that has already yielded one Triple Crown winner. The venture began in 2000 when two horsemen, Kenny Troutt and Bill Casner, bought Prestonwood, a farm in Versailles, Kentucky that had developed champion Thoroughbreds...

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Posted: November 27, 2020

Past the Wire's 2021 Kentucky Derby Radar

Edition 1, 11/27/2020 This is where you'll find Jonathan Stettin's #P6K's Kentucky Derby Radar horses. We'll take you all the way to the first Saturday in May. This is no Derby Dozen or voluminous list, that's not our style. We're professionals.Quality over quantity. We'll provide 5 or 6 horses each edition, continuously, right up to the Derby. We'll try and identify the contenders and pretenders and eventually the winner! We may even offer some pretenders. Let's see how early the 2021 Kentucky Derby makes our Kentucky Derby Radar! Enjoy our...

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Tiz The Law Wins The Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park- Lauren King Photo Credit $3 Million Pegasus (G1) Jan. 23 at Gulfstream to Kick Off 2021 Campaign HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Sackatoga Stable’s Tiz the Law...

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