Month: January 2019

Pegasus World Cup 2019: Projected field and odds – Horse Racing Nation

Photo: Bee Buck Photography Gulfstream Park’s Pegasus World Cup returns on Saturday, January 26, for its third running, this time with a purse of $9 million.Once again, America’s richest thoroughbred race will feature a big betting favorite and likely winner in Accelerate. He will attempt to join prior winners Arrogate and Gun Runner…

Gen. George S. Patton: Thoroughbred Breeder?

The letter was dated Aug. 29, 1919, and signed with a plain, unassuming signature. No mention was made of the writer’s rank as a colonel in the U.S. Army, or of his decorated service during World War I. To the contrary, on that day, the man who would eventually gain lasting fame as Gen. George S.…

All bets are off for horse race online wagering – nbc25news.com

190101 HB 4611 HORSE RACING.jpg SWARTZ CREEK, Mich. – The horse racing faces increasing competition from other forms of gambling. Former Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed a bill that could have given it a boost through online betting called Advance-Deposit Wagering. “The only part of racing that’s growing in any part of the country has been…

A 2019 Horse Racing Wish List – America’s Best Racing

Welcome to this year-end edition of America’s Best Racing’s Main Track. This week’s story marks a departure in several ways. This will be the final weekly Main Track story as it will give way to a new format in the coming weeks and months. And since it’s New Year’s Day, there’s no better way to…

A 2019 Horse Racing Wish List

Welcome to this year-end edition of America’s Best Racing’s Main Track. This week’s story marks a departure in several ways. This will be the final weekly Main Track story as it will give way to a new format in the coming weeks and months. And since it’s New Year’s Day, there’s no better way to…