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Coronavirus Relief for Gamblers?

POSTED: April 17, 2020

With many (most?) tracks and virtually all casinos in the US closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, what’s a hardcore gambler to do? One could...

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Here Comes Malicious!

POSTED: April 16, 2020

Before Secretariat - before Seabiscuit, even - fans of American horse racing were enthralled with a 12-year-old gelding from southern California named Malicious. Malicious never...

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Why Would Anyone Own a Race Horse?

POSTED: April 15, 2020

Charlatan Cruises Home To Victory At Santa Anita Park While Will Rogers Downs and Fonner Park enjoy unimagined handle, most of the rest of the...

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Wesley Ward Plans and Preps for Royal Ascot

POSTED: April 15, 2020

With his sharp eye on Ascot, Wesley Ward prepares to unleash the first of his powerful two-year-old armory this week in Hallandale, Florida. Inspired by...

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Mike Smith's Saudi Cup Woes Continue

POSTED: April 15, 2020

Winner of the International Jockeys' Challenge at the inaugural two-day Saudi Cup meeting in Riyadh in February, Mike Smith has been demoted to third after one...

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Davona Dale: The Double Triple Crown Winner

POSTED: April 14, 2020

Horse racing fans were spoiled in the 1970’s, basking in three Triple Crown winners (Secretariat, Seattle Slew, Affirmed), shooting stars like Ruffian and Spectacular Bid...

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Preakness Prognostications: The Summer Classics?

POSTED: April 12, 2020

What if the Triple Crown schedule was completely scrambled? What if the Preakness went first and the Kentucky Derby ran last? Now, hear me out. ...

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Off-the-Pace Horse Racing: The Ultimate Thrill

POSTED: April 9, 2020

Wendell Eads On Whirlaway at Hialeah 1941 Photo Credit: Keeneland Library; Cook Collection Is there anything greater than watching a horse win from off the...

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Time to Poke the Bear

POSTED: April 8, 2020

It’s time.  We can’t wait any longer.  We need to poke the bear now before it’s too late.  It’s no surprise that racing in California...

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