Horse Racing News and Notes: April 22, 2019

Reason for Concern? Presumptive Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach attracted attention on the backside of Churchill Downs Sunday as blacksmith Ben Craft repatched a quarter...

Another Opening, Another Show

Two prominent tracks begin their thoroughbred meets this weekend, with Emerald Downs drawing the curtain on its 67-day meet in Auburn, Washington. Meanwhile, north of...

Horse Racing News: April 18, 2019

Smith to Ride Omaha Beach Jockey Mike Smith has opted to ride presumptive Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach on the first Saturday in May. Smith...

Horse Racing News and Notes: April 17, 2019

Let the Games Begin The mount on Arkansas Derby runner-up Bob Baffert’s Improbable stays within the Ortiz family, as older brother Irad takes over for...

Racing News and Notes: April 15, 2019

According to Plan In horse racing, it’s seldom that races run on the track duplicate or even resemble how handicappers and experts envision them playing...

Racing News and Notes: April 13, 2019

Big Step Up A star-studded field is expected to go postward in Sunday’s Grade I $750,000 Apple Blossom Stakes at Oaklawn Park. Restricted to fillies...

Rewarding the Little Guy

Trainer Mertkan Kantarmaci netted the most points and the $18,000 top prize for winning the New York Racing Association’s ‘Under 20’s Claiming Challenge’ during the...