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The Derby Horse

2019-04-09T12:00:56-05:00April 9th, 2019|

  The Derby Horse   By Jonathan Stettin   On Saturday the Wood Memorial, Blue Grass, and Santa Anita Derby will be run. Kentucky Derby points will be had, and there will be a more focused picture of who the favorite will be on the first Saturday in May. We [...]

The History and Future of Synthetics

2019-04-06T16:55:11-05:00April 6th, 2019|

  The History and Future of Synthetics By Peter Lee   After a 23rd horse died at Santa Anita Park on March 31, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals urged horse racing officials to replace all racetracks in California to "the known-safest racing surface—a synthetic track."   Horse [...]

Jeff Ruby Stakes Recap

2019-03-10T10:54:35-05:00March 10th, 2019|

        Somelikeithotbrown didn't disappoint as the 3/5 favorite in the Grade 3, $200,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks at Turfway Park on Saturday. Under hustling rider Tyler Gaffalione, Somelikeithotbrown broke alertly and let Five Star General take the lead out of the gate but passed that rival entering the [...]

Jeff Ruby Steaks Preview

2019-03-09T07:51:29-05:00March 9th, 2019|

    The Jeff Ruby Steaks Preview By: Peter Monaco   The Grade 3, $200,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (not a typo) will be run at Turfway Park on Saturday, March 9. The 1 1/8 mile event will offer points towards the Kentucky Derby on a 20-8-4-2 basis to the top [...]

Trap Days

2019-03-08T12:57:09-05:00March 8th, 2019|

    In this week's column for AmWager we talk about "Trap Days." Trap Days   By Jonathan Stettin   Those who follow football in the NFL know what a trap game is. That is when a supposedly better team takes a game lightly against a team they are supposed [...]