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When did the Triple Crown become the Triple Crown?
By February 5, 2020 Read More →

When did the Triple Crown become the Triple Crown?

Here’s an odd question for you – when did the Triple Crown become the Triple Crown? It’s kind of like asking when did the Super Bowl become the Super Bowl? The Triple Crown and Super Bowl are similar in that each are huge betting days, so click here for a horse betting sites comparator in […]

Posted in: COLORADO
Lone Star Park Announces Enhanced Stakes Schedule, Debut of Texas Derby
By February 3, 2020 Read More →

Lone Star Park Announces Enhanced Stakes Schedule, Debut of Texas Derby

With the addition of the new $300,000 guaranteed Texas Derby, which also offers an additional incentive of up to $100,000 for Texas-bred entrants, plus an increase to all minor stakes races, Lone Star Park’s 2020 Thoroughbred Racing Season Stakes Schedule will offer 12 stakes worth a combined total of $1,425,000, up over $300,000 from a […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Easy Tips for Betting on Horse Racing
By February 3, 2020 Read More →

Easy Tips for Betting on Horse Racing

There is no getting around the fact that betting on horse racing can be a challenging endeavor. For new fans of the sport, there are myriad terms to learn and the past performances can look like Egyptian hieroglyphics. Even for experienced horse players, there are so many factors to consider from the track condition and […]

Posted in: ALABAMA
There’s More to Horse Racing than the Iconic Tracks in Kentucky and New York
By February 3, 2020 Read More →

There’s More to Horse Racing than the Iconic Tracks in Kentucky and New York

If you ask any casual fan about horse racing, they will likely think of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, and the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park just outside of New York City. And if they are a bit more than a casual fan, maybe they could tell you that the middle […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Highlander Training Center to Host Bilingual Educational Lunch for Employees
By January 30, 2020 Read More →

Highlander Training Center to Host Bilingual Educational Lunch for Employees

Highlander Training Center in Sulphur Springs, Texas, is hosting a “Lunch & Learn” for its employees to better serve their clients. After training is done for the day, HTC will provide a meal from Slaughter’s BBQ for employees while Dr. Luis Morales and Dr. Ali Broyles (veterinarians from ESMS in Weatherford) give a talk and […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation to hold Photo Contest to Celebrate Healthy Horses
By January 30, 2020 Read More →

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation to hold Photo Contest to Celebrate Healthy Horses

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced today an online photo contest for horse lovers to celebrate their equine companions. The contest opens February 1, and entries will be accepted through February 29. Horse enthusiasts are encouraged to submit original photos of horses representing all breeds, backgrounds, and disciplines on Grayson’s website at grayson-jockeyclub.org/default.asp?section=2&area=PHOTOINFO&menu=1. Finalists will be selected […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
The Finest Horse Racing Event Is Soon to Be Held in Saudi Arabia
By January 30, 2020 Read More →

The Finest Horse Racing Event Is Soon to Be Held in Saudi Arabia

There are some horse racing events that are well known throughout the world. The UK’s Grand National, Japan’s Nakamaya Grand Jump, the French Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and of course the USA’s iconic races like the Pegasus Cup and Kentucky Derby. All of these are emblazoned in the minds of equestrian enthusiasts. They represent […]

Posted in: COLORADO
Looking at the History of the Belmont Stakes
By January 28, 2020 Read More →

Looking at the History of the Belmont Stakes

You probably know that the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in New York is the final leg of the American Triple Crown, but did you know that it’s also the oldest of the three? The first Belmont Stakes was run back in 1866 at Jerome Park Racetrack, which was located in The Bronx. In the […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Mr Money Bags Named 2019 Texas Horse of the Year
By January 27, 2020 Read More →

Mr Money Bags Named 2019 Texas Horse of the Year

Roy Cobb’s homebred Mr Money Bags will be crowned as the 2019 Texas Horse of the Year at the Texas Thoroughbred Association’s annual meeting and awards banquet on March 21 at Sam Houston Race Park. The night will also celebrate divisional Texas-bred champions with awards based on points earned in stakes performances during the year. […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Betting on the Right Horse
By January 27, 2020 Read More →

Betting on the Right Horse

Betting on horse racing is something that many people love to do all over the world. The sport itself has long been associated with gambling, and whether you are trackside or sat at home with your mobile device, you will be able to get a bet on many different races from all over the world. […]

Posted in: ALABAMA
Preview of Upcoming US Horse Racing
By January 23, 2020 Read More →

Preview of Upcoming US Horse Racing

Pegasus World Cup Gulfstream Park will host the fourth annual Pegasus World Cup of horse racing and there will be plenty of money on the line in this nine-card race. Seven of those nine will be worth anywhere between $150,000-$3000,000 but the co-main events will feature the $1 million Pegasus World Cup Turf and the […]

Posted in: COLORADO
Incentive and Bonus Programs Announced for Texas 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age Sale
By January 22, 2020 Read More →

Incentive and Bonus Programs Announced for Texas 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age Sale

The Texas Thoroughbred Association has announced two new programs to make buying, selling and racing horses in Texas more lucrative for horsemen. The Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale, set for April 3 at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, will offer a rebate program for consignors and a purse bonus […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Racehorse Owner-Trainer Prep Class Set for Sam Houston Race Park
By January 22, 2020 Read More →

Racehorse Owner-Trainer Prep Class Set for Sam Houston Race Park

The Elite Program Inc. and Dr. C. Reid “Mac” McLellan, well known national instructor of Groom Elite classes around the country, is offering an updated version of his Trainers’ Exam Prep class at Sam Houston Race Park on February 6-9. Entitled “Racehorse Owner-Trainer Prep Class” and expanded by one day, this version includes time for […]

Posted in: TEXAS
The Preakness Stakes: The Forgotten Jewel of the Triple Crown
By January 22, 2020 Read More →

The Preakness Stakes: The Forgotten Jewel of the Triple Crown

Everyone knows that the Kentucky Derby is the most famous American horse race, and the Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky has long been known as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.” And the Belmont Stakes in New York, which completes the American Triple Crown, is nearly as famous, in […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Millionaires Serengeti Empress and Street Band Top Field for Houston Ladies Classic
By January 20, 2020 Read More →

Millionaires Serengeti Empress and Street Band Top Field for Houston Ladies Classic

One week from today, Sam Houston Race Park will host the most prestigious day of its annual live Thoroughbred racing season. The draw for the six Houston Racing Festival stakes took place this morning for each of the features, including the Grade 3, $300,000 Houston Ladies Classic. Now in its eighth running, the Houston Ladies […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Three Previous Multiple Cheltenham Festival Winners Looking to Add More Success in 2020
By January 20, 2020 Read More →

Three Previous Multiple Cheltenham Festival Winners Looking to Add More Success in 2020

Horse racing over jumps doesn’t get any bigger or better than the Cheltenham Festival. It’s the premier UK National Hunt meeting that takes place over four days in the Cotswolds hills of southwest England. Success at the Cheltenham Festival is keenly sought and highly prized. Only good racehorses are adequate to the rigours of running […]

Posted in: COLORADO
New Holland offers new commitment to equine industry with Equine Equipment alliance
By January 17, 2020 Read More →

New Holland offers new commitment to equine industry with Equine Equipment alliance

New Holland has formed a sales alliance with Equine Equipment, a Georgetown, Kentucky company offering dedicated equipment discounts to participants in the equine industry in the U.S. and Canada. Equine Equipment programs provide direct and tangible financial and other support to the equine industry with discounts offered. This alliance provides exclusive savings opportunities on New […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Bucchero’s First Foal a Filly Born at Golden Legacy Stables in Florida
By January 16, 2020 Read More →

Bucchero’s First Foal a Filly Born at Golden Legacy Stables in Florida

Bucchero – standing at Pleasant Acres Stallions – sired his first reported foal January 14, 2020 when a filly was born at Golden Legacy Stables in Ocala, FL. Bucchero is the all-time leading Indiana-bred with earnings of nearly $950,000. The filly is out of Goldenlegacy’shope – an unraced Kentucky mare out of Laurel Lassie (IRE) […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Odds On The Favored Winners For Select Cheltenham Festival Races
By January 16, 2020 Read More →

Odds On The Favored Winners For Select Cheltenham Festival Races

The much-anticipated 2020 Cheltenham Festival is now less than two months away. One of the most prestigious shindigs on the British horse racing calendar, the festival will commence on March 10 and go on for four days, offering fans 28 events with seven per day. Fans and punters could surely get their fill of action […]

Posted in: NO. CAROLINA
Nelly, T-Pain to Stage the 2020 Pegasus World Cup Music Festival
By January 16, 2020 Read More →

Nelly, T-Pain to Stage the 2020 Pegasus World Cup Music Festival

The fourth season of one of the wealthiest horse racing events in the United States, the Pegasus World Cup will start in less than two weeks. It is an invitational horse racing event that allows the strongest horse racers who have been doing great in their craft. All chosen entries will saddle up in Gulfstream […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA