Horse racing gets its feel-good story – Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

He woke up Sunday morning to find 487 unread text messages on his phone. So he wasn’t dreaming. It really happened. Tyler Gaffalione, 5-3 and 112 pounds, had become the biggest thing in his sport. From the town of Davie, Fla., 30 minutes north of Miami, Gaffalione had just steered War Of Will to victory…

Horse Racing Returns to Arizona Downs This Weekend | Signals – Signals AZ

PRESCOTT VALLEY – Year-round horse racing returns to Arizona on Memorial Day weekend when the newly renovated Arizona Downs racetrack kicks off its inaugural summer racing season. The action begins on Friday, May 24 when the spacious three-floor venue opens its gates to Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing, and an entertainment-packed season that continues every…

Closer Look at Preakness Victor War of Will, Looking Ahead to Belmont

Making the Grade, which will run through the 2019 Belmont Stakes, focuses on the winners or top performers of the key races, usually from the previous weekend, who could impact the Triple Crown. We’ll be taking a close look at impressive winners and evaluating their chances to win classic races based upon ability, running style,…

Five Reasons to Attend the 85th Fair Hill Races

The Fair Hill Races are this Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25, and the event is sure to have something for everyone. Read on for five reasons you need to attend! 1. Celebrate the history! This year marks 85 years for the Fair Hill Races, and the Cecil County Breeders’ Fair added Friday racing. This is…