Aidan O’Brien Bringing Trio of Runners for Stars & Stripes Racing Festival

Aidan O’Brien’s Stars & Stripes Racing Festival triumvirate are scheduled to arrive in New York on Tuesday, July 4.  Grade 3 Gallinule victor Homesman and Guineas trial winner Whitecliffsofdover are on target for Saturday’s Grade 1, $1.2 million Belmont Derby, while Naas Oaks heroine Key To My Heart will take aim at the Grade 1, […]

Breaking Down the Belmont Stakes Field

The final leg of the Triple Crown takes place in New York State and it should prove a thrilling race after favorite Classic Empire was ruled out with a foot injury. That caused the odds to shift hugely on the remaining 12 horses, and there is now plenty of value to be had for punters […]

Arrogate Scheduled to Return in TVG San Diego ‘Cap July 22

Juddmonte Farms’ Arrogate, the dynamic 4-year-old colt who has set racing afire with a series of powerful winning performances in the world’s top races, appears likely to make his next start in the TVG San Diego Handicap on Saturday, July 22 at Del Mar, it has been announced. The big gray – victorious in seven […]

Live Racing Returns to Belmont Park Friday

Belmont Park Race Track

Featuring the third annual Belmont Stakes Racing Festival, itself anchored by the 149th renewal of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 10, live thoroughbred racing returns to Belmont Park on Friday, April 28 for its 54-day spring/summer meet. The three-day opening weekend is highlighted by the $100,000 Affirmed Success for New […]

NYRA Set to Launch Long-Distance Turf Bonus Program

Belmont Park Race Track

The New York Racing Association announced today a long-distance turf bonus program for the upcoming 2017 Belmont Park Spring/Summer meet. The program will be applicable to all maiden and first-and-second-level allowance races at distances of 1 1/4 miles [10 furlongs] and beyond carrying a purse of $90,000. With adjusted purses, turf maiden allowance races will […]

Pegasus World Cup Ups Purse to Record $16 Million for 2018

Miami, Florida, April 5, 2017  – Fresh off the heels of the inaugural running of the $12 million USD Pegasus World Cup Invitational, The Stronach Group announced today that the world’s richest Thoroughbred horse race is about to get even richer. On January 27th, 2018, the world will again turn its attention to South Florida […]

Belmont Race Track Schedule 2017

Belmont Park Race Track

A Brief History of Belmont Racetrack Since May 1902, the Belmont Park Racetrack, operated by the non-profit New York Racing Association, has been a setting for greatness.  Twelve Triple Crown winners, including legendary horses like Man o’ War and Seabiscuit, have showcased their amazing talents on this “Championship Track”. The track, located just outside New […]

Malagacy Becomes Kentucky Derby Contender with Rebel Victory

Malagacy thrust himself into Kentucky Derby contention at the weekend by blitzing the field in the $900,000 Grade II Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn. The race featured several leading contenders for the biggest race in the global calendar, which is now just weeks away, and Malagacy surprised everyone by storming to victory. He remains unbeaten and […]

Giving Frankie Dettori’s Magic Seven a Spin

Horseplayers are always looking for action and legendary jockey Frankie Dettori’s Magic Seven slots is a good way to pass the time in between races. The game is one of several horse racing themed games available and among the best arcade games at Dettori has won just about every major race around the world […]

The Greatest Four-Legged Athletes of History

When it comes to human athletes, success does not always depend on genetics. Sometimes even the greatest sportsmen of all time will see their offspring either try and fail to make a name for themselves in the world of sports or never try at all. This is not the case with the greatest four-legged athletes: […]