Month: December 2018

Los Alamitos Futurity 2018: Odds and analysis – Horse Racing Nation

Photo: Eclipse Sportswire Since moving away from Hollywood Park, the Grade 1 Los Alamitos Futurity has been won four straight times by trainer Bob Baffert, who holds a strong pair again for Saturday’s $300,000 race. The Top 4 finishers at 1 1/16 miles will earn 2019 Kentucky Derby qualifying points on a 10-4-2-1 basis in…

Lukas to Target Pegasus World Cup with Bravazo

Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas confirmed Wednesday that Calumet Farm’s homebred graded stakes winner Bravazo is being pointed toward the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes on Jan. 26 at Gulfstream Park. “Yes, that’s surely where we’re headed if everything goes well,” Lukas said. Bravazo, who most recently finished second in the…

How-Slow-Can-You-Go Horse Racing in Hokkaido – Daily Local News

[embedded content] In Obihiro, on the northernmost Japanese island of Hokkaido, racehorses aren’t the lithe, lean thoroughbreds you’ve seem run the Kentucky Derby. Instead, they’re lumbering draft horses who pull one-ton sleds down hilly tracks. The sport is called Ban’ei, and it can only be found here. SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/vR6Acb #HorseRacing #Japan #Hokkaido This story is…