Horse Racing

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CHRB Meeting: Horse Shortage a Concern

2019-05-24T05:56:17-05:00May 24th, 2019|

  Most tracks are having trouble filing races, are drawing later and later and keeping entries open longer. The horse shortage is affecting racetracks across the country and the big meets are not immune. Del Mar may be forced to run fewer races per day during the upcoming summer meeting [...]

Freeze Frame

2019-05-16T11:12:50-05:00May 16th, 2019|

    Freeze Frame   By Mike Valiante   The camera quality in everyone’s cell phone has made amateur photographers out of many of us with the emphasis on amateur. Professional photographers understand there is a lot more to the skill than the ability to point and click, especially when [...]

Horse Racing Feels Good

2019-04-03T10:33:15-05:00April 3rd, 2019|

  Horse Racing Feels Good: A True Racing Feel Good Story By Peter Monaco   I've never won an award, nor have I ever given one out, but I'd like to do so today. There's a 13-year-old kid out there named Dylan Kerkhoff, who, along with his parents, Mendi and Vaughn, are hereby [...]

Sports Betting by Michael Valiante

2019-02-21T13:46:45-05:00February 21st, 2019|

    SPORTS BETTING Is it Good or Bad for Horse Racing? Editorial by Michael Valiante There is one advantage of being old. If you live long enough you truly will “have seen it all”. So when sports betting was promoted as being a goose that would lay golden eggs [...]

A Noteworthy Race by Peter Monaco

2019-02-21T12:39:11-05:00February 21st, 2019|

  A Noteworthy Race   By: Peter Monaco   On Feb 13, in the 8th race at Tampa Bay Downs, Daniel Centeno seemed well on his way to victory aboard R Baby Driver. The duo sat off the early pace and made steady advancement on the outside of the leaders [...]

The Risen Star Stakes 2019 by Nick D’Agostino

2019-02-15T11:28:38-05:00February 15th, 2019|

  Risen Star Stakes Preview By: Nick D’Agostino   On Saturday, the Fair Grounds will host the Grade 2, 1-1/16th, $400,000 Risen Star Stakes, which will be the first Kentucky Derby prep race this year offering a larger number of points towards the big party on first Saturday in May. [...]