Arrogate Wins Inaugural Running of Pegasus World Cup

Fans and horseplayers did not get the stretch duel they expected, but the first running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park lived up to its billing with a dazzling performance by Arrogate, who drew away to win by 4 ¾ lengths. The Bob Baffert trainee was sent off as […]

Pegasus World Cup Card Features Six Supporting Stakes

The inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) will make history on Saturday, but horseplayers will have plenty of other reasons to get excited about the Gulfstream Park card, with six supporting stakes on tap. California Chrome and Arrogate are obviously the headliners as they throw down again after an epic […]

Second Trip to Dubai Got California Chrome Back on Track

After a runner up finish in the 2015 Dubai World Cup (G1) for California Chrome nothing seemed to go right for the colt, but a second shot of winning what was then the world’s richest race got him back on track for another campaign that ended in Horse of the Year honors. With just two […]

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 […]