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More Kentucky Derby Aftermath

2019-05-06T18:08:51-05:00May 6th, 2019|

    The aftermath of the 145th Kentucky Derby mirrors the quote "and the hits just keep on coming." The discussions on social media, radio shows, and even on the news, shows people including industry insiders and experienced horsemen, as well as bettors and fans as divided over the disqualification [...]

Race Riding or Foul

2019-04-25T11:39:15-05:00April 25th, 2019|

  Race Riding or Foul By: Nick D’Agostino   Race riding is an art. Knowing how far you can push a horse out, or intimidate a rider or his mount without fouling to the point of disqualification is a tightrope the best race riders walk all the time. Do they [...]

The Whip

2019-03-29T07:46:58-05:00March 29th, 2019|

      By a 5-0 vote, the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) advanced a rule proposal that could be the strictest racehorse whip or crop regulations in US horse racing.   Under  the new proposed rule, the whipping of horses will no longer be permitted at any state-sanctioned racetrack [...]