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Catalogs now available for ITOBA Fall Mixed Sale at Indiana Grand
By September 24, 2019 Read More →

Catalogs now available for ITOBA Fall Mixed Sale at Indiana Grand

Sale catalogs for the 2019 Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (ITOBA) Fall Mixed Sale are now available. The sale, set for Monday, Oct. 28 at 1 p.m., will be held in the Receiving Barn at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. A total of 69 hip numbers have been assigned for entrants into the sale. […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Multiple Grade 1 Winner Flat Out to Stand at Mighty Acres in Oklahoma
By September 23, 2019 Read More →

Multiple Grade 1 Winner Flat Out to Stand at Mighty Acres in Oklahoma

Multiple Grade 1 winner Flat Out (Flatter – Cresta Lil), a leading third-crop sire of 2019, has been sold to continue his stud career at Dr. Warren Center’s Mighty Acres near Pryor, Oklahoma, in a deal brokered by Chad Schumer of Schumer Bloodstock. Flat Out is the leading third-crop sire of 2019 by winners thanks […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
The Best American Racehorses Of All Time
By September 23, 2019 Read More →

The Best American Racehorses Of All Time

America has produced some of the world’s best racehorses. From Zenyatta and Seattle Slew to Secretariat and Man o’ War. Punters up and down the country have been fortunate enough to watch these runners over the years. They broke a plethora of records on their way to greatness, some of which still stand today. During […]

Posted in: ALABAMA
Handicapping the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile
By September 23, 2019 Read More →

Handicapping the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile

The Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs is still a long way down the road, but it’s never too early to start thinking about potential winners on the first Saturday in May. The first real stop on the Road to the Kentucky Derby is the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile to be held this November at Santa Anita […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Lady Orchid Stays Undefeated, D Toz Takes Male Division of Oklahoma Stallion Stakes
By September 14, 2019 Read More →

Lady Orchid Stays Undefeated, D Toz Takes Male Division of Oklahoma Stallion Stakes

Owner Lori Bravo of Sulphur, Okla., thought she was in heaven when she ran Burst of Life back in 2010-2012, winning six races in a row at Remington Park. Then Burst of Life had a baby in 2016. Now Bravo is having flashbacks as Lady Orchid, the 3-year-old daughter of Burst of Life, is picking […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register Information
By September 13, 2019 Read More →

2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register Information

The 2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register, to be published in December 2019, is the only resource for breeders that covers the Southwest, Midwest and Midsouth regions. The Stallion Register will go to EVERY member of the state breeder associations in Texas, Oklahoma, Indiana, Ohio, Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and South […]

Overseas horses to note ahead of the 2019 Breeders’ Cup
By September 13, 2019 Read More →

Overseas horses to note ahead of the 2019 Breeders’ Cup

2019 Breeders’ Cup is now less than 50 days away and is taking place over November 1st and 2nd at the famous Santa Anita race course. There is again expected to be record breaking numbers of overseas horses heading over to take some of the incredible prize money on offer and they will be expected […]

Posted in: ALABAMA
Biggest Upsets in Breeders’ Cup History
By September 11, 2019 Read More →

Biggest Upsets in Breeders’ Cup History

The Breeders’ Cup World Championships is coming up on November 1 and 2 at Santa Anita Park in California. The annual event is always one of the top online horse betting days on the racing calendar. Since the Breeders’ Cup debuted in 1984, there have been some tremendous horses and some tremendous upsets. Let’s take […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Is Battaash The Leading Contender For The Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint?
By September 11, 2019 Read More →

Is Battaash The Leading Contender For The Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint?

Author: Alex Dudley The Breeders’ Cup is fast approaching, with the prestigious event getting underway on the 1st November. However, one of the most intriguing races of the weekend is the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint, which takes place on the 2nd November, and the leading pick among punters at this early stage is Battaash. The […]

Posted in: ALABAMA
Horse Shampoo Alternatives
By September 10, 2019 Read More →

Horse Shampoo Alternatives

From tips to bottoms, and every hidden or exposed part of your horse’s body. There is deep-seated dirt because the fact is our horse is a dust and dirt magnet whether we like it or not. Branded shampoos are made available for purchase anywhere but the price is not necessary. We can have great alternatives […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Carter Sales Co.’s OKC September Sale Posts Big Jump in Average
By September 9, 2019 Read More →

Carter Sales Co.’s OKC September Sale Posts Big Jump in Average

The Carter Sales Co.’s OKC September Sale average jumped 50 percent, setting a record increase in average and median sale prices and the lowest buy back rate in the sale’s history. The sale was held September 1 at the OKC State Fairgrounds Sales Arena. The average sale price was $10,858 and the $7,500 median nearly doubled […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Accomplished Oklahoma-bred Mare Lake Ponchatrain Retired, Booked to California Chrome
By September 9, 2019 Read More →

Accomplished Oklahoma-bred Mare Lake Ponchatrain Retired, Booked to California Chrome

Multiple stakes winner Lake Ponchatrain, a $626,368-earner whose accomplishments include 10 black-type wins and placings, has been retired from racing and is booked to visit two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome in 2020 for her first breeding. A 7-year-old daughter of 2010 Travers Stakes (G1) winner Afleet Express out of Harmony Lake, by Lucky […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Inaugural Thoroughbred Aftercare Summit to be Held at Thoroughbred Makeover
By September 5, 2019 Read More →

Inaugural Thoroughbred Aftercare Summit to be Held at Thoroughbred Makeover

On October 1, 2019, the Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA), Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA), Thoroughbred Incentive Program and Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) will join together to present the inaugural Thoroughbred Aftercare Summit, a conference focused on education and networking among those with a professional interest in the retraining and rehoming of Thoroughbreds after racing. The […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Breeders’ Cup Classic: Ante-Post Predictions
By September 5, 2019 Read More →

Breeders’ Cup Classic: Ante-Post Predictions

The Breeders’ Cup Classic is just weeks away. The prestigious thoroughbred race takes place at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019. More than a dozen grade one runners will go head to head over 1 1/4 miles. Additionally, it’s open to horses who are 3-years-old and over. The Breeders’ Cup Classic is widely […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Belmont Starts Fall Meet with 3pm Racing
By September 5, 2019 Read More →

Belmont Starts Fall Meet with 3pm Racing

By Michael Fenrich Saratoga ended a memorable summer meet on Labor Day. Later in the week Belmont is starting the fall meet on Friday, September 6. The fall meet is short this season with the beginning of the construction for the new arena for the New York Islanders that will be adjacent to the track. […]

Posted in: COLORADO
Indiana Grand Racing & Casino Opens State’s First Sports Book
By September 4, 2019 Read More →

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino Opens State’s First Sports Book

Indiana’s first sports wagering facility, Winner’s Circle Race Sports Pub, is now open. Governor Eric Holcomb placed the first official wager just after 12 p.m. leading into a ribbon cutting ceremony with state and local dignitaries for the historic event Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. Soon after, the facility was […]

Posted in: INDIANA
History of Breeders’ Cup Host Sites
By September 4, 2019 Read More →

History of Breeders’ Cup Host Sites

If you are a relatively new horse racing fan, you might think that the Breeders’ Cup, which is the sport’s annual championship event, only rotates between a few tracks. And that’s mostly been true in recent years, as even though Keeneland and Del Mar Race Course both became first-time hosts since 2015, both tracks are […]

Posted in: SO. CAROLINA
New $20 Million Saudi Cup Becomes World’s Richest Horse Race
By September 4, 2019 Read More →

New $20 Million Saudi Cup Becomes World’s Richest Horse Race

It wasn’t that long ago that a $1 million purse for a horse race was a big deal, but now that a seven-figure pot is fairly commonplace and pales in comparison to the new $20 million Saudi Cup that is set to be held for the first time this coming February at King Abdulaziz Racetrack […]

Posted in: COLORADO
Kentucky Derby 2020: Potential Runners
By September 4, 2019 Read More →

Kentucky Derby 2020: Potential Runners

The Kentucky Derby will take place on May 2, 2020, at Churchill Downs in Louisville. More than 100,000 punters are expected to descend on the Bluegrass State for America’s biggest and most thrilling horse racing event. As always, thousands of eager bettors are already asking horse racing tipsters and pundits for their predictions. While the […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
How the UK’s Online Horse Racing Betting model is set to spread in the US
By August 30, 2019 Read More →

How the UK’s Online Horse Racing Betting model is set to spread in the US

Betting on horse racing is a popular pastime for gamblers and thrill-seekers worldwide. It’s been commonplace for hundreds of years. In the modern world, it’s grown to accommodate online betting. BetWay, 888Sport, NetBet, etc are just a few of the most popular horse racing betting sites in the UK. Read more on onlinesportsbettingsites.uk. There have always […]

Posted in: GEORGIA