February 15, 2018
The Virginia House of Delegates has passed a bill that would allow the operator of Colonial Downs to install so-called Instant Racing machines at the track and any of the 10 offtrack betting parlors allowed under Virginia law, setting up a debate in ...
Say what you want about the quality of the female grass division in California, but the Grade 2 Buena Vista Stakes on Saturday at Santa Anita has pari-mutuel appeal.
Ms Locust Point has carried the emerging-star banner for a long time, and on Saturday will attempt to win her first graded stakes in the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie at Laurel Park.
Trainer Jorge Navarro's eyes lit up just thinking about Gulfstream's 12-race Saturday program. The card consists strictly of starter allowance stakes and mirrors the popular Claiming Crown held here each year on opening day of the Championship meet.
TimeformUS handicapper David Aragona provides his Highlight Horse for Thursday's card at Aqueduct.
Jorge Navarro considered the various ways to get X Y Jet back to Dubai in the best shape possible before deciding to send the standout sprinter to Tampa Bay Downs.
The two $100,000 stakes for 3-year-olds on Saturday at Laurel Park, the one-mile Miracle Wood and the seven-furlong Wide Country for fillies, will rematch some familiar rivals and pit them against several promising newcomers.
Great Stuff and Do Share are late-running sprinters, come into the Grade 3 General George at Laurel Park on Saturday off Aqueduct stakes wins, and figure to be the first and second betting choices in the seven-furlong race.
How far they'll travel along the Triple Crown trail is open to question, but several of the 3-year-olds in Saturday's $100,000 El Camino Real Derby at Golden Gate Fields look like serious candidates for this spring's Kentucky Derby preps.
DRF National Handicapper Mike Watchmaker analyzes the Risen Star Stakes, Fair Grounds Handicap, Barbara Fritchie Stakes