Month: December 2018

Midnight Bisou to launch 2019 campaign in January stakes – Horse Racing Nation

Photo: Eclipse Sportswire Multiple Grade 1 winner Midnight Bisou, who finished third last out in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff, is working toward a start to her 4-year-old campaign in the Grade 3, $300,000 Houston Ladies Classic, owner Bloom Racing shared this week with video of the filly’s latest breeze. The Steve Asmussen-trained daughter of Midnight…

Tacos and Trifectas: Downtown L.A. Taco Truck, Malibu Stakes Longshot

Welcome to Tacos and Trifectas! Each week, America’s Best Racing’s Southern California correspondent Jose Contreras – @LosPonies to those who follow him on Twitter – will provide a taco review along with a selection that he will key in trifecta bets in hopes of winning some cash to buy more tacos! Contreras will map out a trifecta…

Paved takes on shippers in wide-open American Oaks field – Horse Racing Nation

Photo: Alex Evers/Eclipse Sportswire In what appears to be a wide-open affair, trainer Michael McCarthy’s Paved, Jeff Mullins’ Amandine, Neil Drysdale’s Californiagoldrush, Graham Motion’s Colonia and Kenny McPeek’s Princess Warrior all loom prominent among a field of nine sophomore fillies in Saturday’s Grade 1, $300,000 American Oaks, to be contested at a mile and one…

When to Excuse a Racehorse’s Poor Performance

There are plenty of reasons for a horse’s bad performance. Most of them suggest that you should avoid wagering on that horse the next time it runs. But there are a few times when you can simply ignore what happened in that weak previous start. One them is when a rider loses his irons (stirrups)…