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The Race of the Century - According to the Computers

POSTED: May 3, 2020

Photo Credit: NBC Sports Saturday afternoon. NBC punished us with pre-race coverage of a horse race we'd already seen (Really, NBC? That cost  you less...

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Churchill Downs Inc.’s Annual Report:

POSTED: May 1, 2020

Can Racetrack Financials Tell Us Anything at All? A decade ago, the three largest US racetrack companies – Churchill Downs, Inc., the New York Racing...

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Designated Hitters' Colt 'My Friends Beer' Gets Big League At Bat

POSTED: May 1, 2020

My Friends Beer Photo Credit: Coady Photography When the Coronavirus hit and racing shut down in Maryland under governor's orders, Designated Hitters Racing, LLC (DHR),...

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The Horse; Herd Dynamics In-Foal

POSTED: April 28, 2020

Evaluating Foals One of the most frequent questions we get asked at THT Bloodstock is; “Can you get much herd dynamic information by evaluating a...

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The Incomparable, The Invincible, The Unbeatable, Cigar

POSTED: April 27, 2020

Photo Credit: Flickr/Jean/Creative Commons License Born 30 years ago, he set records like no other horse. The great Cigar is one of only two Maryland-breds...

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Unbridled Joy: The Horse Who Gave Us a Moment to Remember

POSTED: April 27, 2020

Keeneland Library Morgan Collection- Dell Hancock Sitting on a bookshelf in my office is a reproduction of one of my middle school art projects. As...

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Where's Werribee Racing Club?

POSTED: April 25, 2020

Photo: Spendthrift Australia Park at Werribee. Werribee Racing Club, known as Spendthrift Australia Park at Werribee, is in Victoria, Australia, located in the heartland of...

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Silky Sullivan: The Ultimate Closer

POSTED: April 24, 2020

Silky Sullivan with Bill Shoemaker up winning the 1958 Santa Anita Derby Photo Credit: Keeneland Library Thoroughbred Times Collection Last week, you read about Malicious,...

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Decision-making at the track: Handicapping using the right side of the brain.

POSTED: April 21, 2020

In prominent racing countries, the days in which professional punters were profitable using Scientific Betting Strategies are long gone. Nowadays, bettors are so well informed...

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One of the best articles on the state of emergency of our industry. Hits the nail on the head. If we want to save racing we must band together and actively work to save it. If we want the industry to die...we can continue with what we're doing.

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