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Horse Racing Events to Look Forward To

Horse Racing Events to Look Forward To

Horse racing is among the most exciting sports events. There are tons of things that make it one of the most loved sports. For one, the fee is pretty affordable, and you do not have to break the bank to attend the event. Also, it is a classic sport that traces back to centuries and […]

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Ireland’s Top three winners from the 2020 Cheltenham Festival
By April 27, 2020 Read More →

Ireland’s Top three winners from the 2020 Cheltenham Festival

The Cheltenham festival went ahead, despite the rise of the current pandemic, which was a surprise to many. Looking back now, this should probably not have occurred, with the Grand national also being cancelled, as fans now look ahead to next year with offers already available for the race at grandnational.org.uk. This is due to […]

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The Struggling Silent Partners
By April 17, 2020 Read More →

The Struggling Silent Partners

The effects of the coronavirus are being felt worldwide as our favourite sports and events are finding postponements and cancellations – many felt it may have been lucky that Cheltenham was able to squeak through and take place without issue, but has since come under fire as a number of attendees would be tested positive […]

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American Racehorse to Pause Publication of Print Magazine Due to COVID-19

American Racehorse to Pause Publication of Print Magazine Due to COVID-19

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, American Racehorse is pausing the publication of its print magazine. We hope to resume printing in the near future and look forward to reporting on the return of racing in the region. In the meantime, we will continue to provide coverage on our website and social media. Our next […]

Henderson prepares strong team for Cheltenham 2020

Henderson prepares strong team for Cheltenham 2020

Nicky Henderson has not won the Cheltenham Festival Trainer’s title since 2012 when he saddled a record seven winners. Irish trainers Willie Mullins (five times) and Gordon Elliott (twice) have since dominated proceedings, each passing Henderson’s seven winner haul. Henderson is once again expected to lead the British challenge this year as he prepares an […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online
By December 4, 2019 Read More →

2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online

The 2020 American Racehorse Stallion Register is now online and will be mailing soon. This year’s edition features more than 60 stallions from around the Midwest and Southwest region. To view the online edition, click here. If you are not an American Racehorse subscriber and not a member of one of the state breeder associations […]

European horses fail to fire as US dominate Breeders’ Cup
By November 13, 2019 Read More →

European horses fail to fire as US dominate Breeders’ Cup

It really was a year to forget for European horses at the Breeders’ Cup, as many failed to fire over the meeting. In the end there was just one winner from overseas as Iridessa ran out a game winner of the Filly and Mare turf for trainer Joseph O’Brien. This meant he became the youngest […]

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Battleship – the “American Pony” who triumphed at Aintree
By November 7, 2019 Read More →

Battleship – the “American Pony” who triumphed at Aintree

Throughout the history of the iconic American and British Grand Nationals there have been some truly memorable horses who have made their mark on racing history. Red Rum, Aldaniti, McDynamo…they are all worthy entries in the record books, but none of these great horses have been able to top what a 15.2hh OAP managed way […]

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Previewing the Breeders’ Cup Classic
By September 29, 2019 Read More →

Previewing the Breeders’ Cup Classic

Even though it doesn’t have the largest purse in the world, the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic to be held November 2 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California, is arguably the biggest race in the world. It’s also among the biggest betting races in the world, as punters from all over the globe will […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Copies of Issue Featuring Ruffian and Santa Fe Downs Available for Purchase

Copies of Issue Featuring Ruffian and Santa Fe Downs Available for Purchase

A limited number of copies of the Spring 2019 issue of American Racehorse, featuring articles on Ruffian and Santa Fe Downs, are available for $10, shipping included (US only). Additional copies are $5 each. To order, use the PayPal button below. Choose Quantity 1 copy $10.00 USD2 copies $15.00 USD3 copies $20.00 USD

What are the Chances of a Triple Crown Winner this Year?

What are the Chances of a Triple Crown Winner this Year?

If you’ve only followed the sport of horse racing for the last few years, you might thing that Triple Crown winners are fairly common. After all, we’ve seen two very recently with American Pharoah winning it in 2015 and then the undefeated Justify doing it again in 2018. Both horses swept the Kentucky Derby, Preakness […]

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Newest Issue of American Racehorse Online with Features on Ruffian and Santa Fe Downs
By April 29, 2019 Read More →

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Online with Features on Ruffian and Santa Fe Downs

The Spring 2019 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes long-form articles the real story of Ruffian and the ups and downs of Santa Fe Downs.  The issue also includes racing and breeding news from Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio and around the region. The […]

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online with Features about Lexington (the horse), Oklahoma’s C.R. Trout, Track Superintendents, Social Media, Healthy Foals and More
By February 18, 2019 Read More →

Newest Issue of American Racehorse Now Online with Features about Lexington (the horse), Oklahoma’s C.R. Trout, Track Superintendents, Social Media, Healthy Foals and More

The Winter 2019 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue includes articles about Lexington, one of America’s first great racehorses and stallions; the important and sometimes overlooked work done by track superintendents, Oklahoma horseman C.R. Trout, how to keep your newborn foal healthy, and ways horse racing can capitalize […]

2019 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online
By December 5, 2018 Read More →

2019 American Racehorse Stallion Register Now Online

The 2019 American Racehorse Stallion Register, featuring dozens of stallions from around the Southwest and Midwest, is now online and will be arriving in mailboxes soon. To view the complete Stallion Register as a flip book, click here. Or to view the online version with links to individual stallions, click here. If you are not […]