2016 Eclipse Awards: California Chrome Wins Horse of the Year

California Chrome capped off his spectacular 2016 campaign by taking down the hardware for top older male and Horse of the Year at the Eclipse Awards on Saturday night at Gulfstream Park. The five-year-old won seven of his eight starts, his lone blemish a runner up finish to Arrogate in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1). […]

Field Appears Set for $12 Million Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park

With the Monday additions of Noble Bird and Prayer for Relief, the 12 starting spots for the first running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup (G1) are now full. The race will be run on Saturday, January 28 at Gulfstream Park, with the connections of each starter having put up $1 million with a […]

Chad Brown, Javier Castellano Top Earnings List in 2016

Trainer Chad Brown topped the earnings list for trainers in 2016 for the first time while Javier Castellano led all jockeys in purse earnings for the fourth consecutive year. Brown was second behind Todd Pletcher in 2014 and 2015 and got the top spot in 2016, his horses earning $23,135,084 in 2016. Brown won 182 […]

New York Vet Submits Bogus Heath Certificates, Gets Slap on Wrist

The stewards in New York have suspended veterinarian Camilo Sierra for submitting health certificates for three horses he never examined per David Grening of The Daily Racing Form. The three horses according to Grening were unraced juveniles New York Bourbon and Too Much Malibu and the 0 for 12 maiden Sky Ace, who is trained […]

My Horse Racing Christmas Wish List

With just a couple of days left before Christmas, I thought I would let everyone know a few things on my Wish List. Being in the horse racing industry going on three decades, I do have low standards. I really don’t ask for much.  I have tried to ask for reasonable things over the years […]

California Chrome Looks Primed for Pegasus World Cup

There were few anxious moments on Saturday as hometown hero California Chrome made his first ever start at Los Alamitos, trouncing the field in the $180,000 Winter Challenge, his prep race for the final start of his career coming in next month’s $12 million World Cup invitational at Gulfstream Park. Jockey Victor Espinoza kept the […]

Del Mar Demonstrates Why Horseplayers Need to Boycott Gimmick Jackpot Bets

The confusion over the Pick 6 payoff at Del Mar really should come as no surprise to horseplayers, who by now should have learned their lesson to stay away from these gimmick jackpot bets that do nothing but hurt churn and the balance of your wagering bankroll. Del Mar debuted their new gimmick for the […]

Claiming Crown Gets Gulfstream Park Meet Off to Flying Start

The Gulfstream Park championship meeting gets underway on Saturday with the 18th edition of the Claiming Crown, nine stakes races for blue collar runners that have run for a claiming tag with purses more than $1 million. The 11-race card on Saturday opens an exciting meeting at Gulfstream Park that will feature 93 stakes races […]

Horse Racing: Possible California Chrome/Arrogate Rematch at Pegasus Cup

Because California Chrome has committed to making an appearance at the $12 million Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream, all anyone can talk about is the possible rematch between Chrome and Arrogate. The horse racing live odds for such a match would definitely get fans talking. The Breeders Cup Championship is done, which means it is time to […]

185 Pre-Entries at the 33rd Breeders’ Cup

There are 185 horses that were pre-entered for the Breeders’ Cup World Championship (2016). This international field of horses might stir a few voices when you realize that the list isn’t nearly as extensive as presumed from looking at the Breeders’ Cup Live Odds. The Breeders’ Cup World Championships will be held between the 4th and […]