Month: February 2019

Identifying Key Angle in Search of El Camino Real Derby Winner

Historically speaking, the profile of a typical El Camino Real Derby winner is not what you might expect at first glance. Held at 1 1/8 miles of the synthetic Tapeta Footings surface at Golden Gate Fields, it seems logical to assume that horses with proven form at Golden Gate Fields (or other tracks with synthetic…

Oaklawn news: Whitmore gets back to work toward 2019 campaign – Horse Racing Nation

Photo: Eclipse Sportswire Several notable horses worked over a fast track Wednesday morning at Oaklawn Park, including multiple stakes winner Whitmore for co-owner/trainer Ron Moquett of Hot Springs.Breezing for the first time since finishing second in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Sprint at Churchill Downs, Whitmore covered a half-mile in 52.40 seconds moments after the track opened.…

Horse Racing Roulette: A License to Print Money?

by: Rich Bieglmeier The Stronach Group (TSG), owners of thoroughbred racetracks Santa Anita, Gulfstream Park, Golden Gate Fields and Portland Meadows, infused one of the most popular casino games into the horse racing world: Roulette. The new bet was introduced on Opening Day, December 26, 2018, at Santa Anita and is also available at Gulfstream…

Well Defined Is Fast, But How Far Can He Carry His Speed?

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,…

Get to Know Retired Racehorse Project’s Jen Roytz

Jen Roytz is the executive director of the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP). She is also the co-owner of the Lexington, Ky.-based marketing agency Topline Communications and a writer, regularly covering topics related to Thoroughbred aftercare and equine health for publications such as the Paulick Report, Thoroughbred Daily News and Practical Horseman, among others. Get to know Jen in…

horse racing – Youngstown Vindicator

horse racing MONDAY’S RESULTS POST TIME: 12:45 PM TRACK CONDITION: fast First Race – Purse $29,600, Maiden special weight, 3 yo, Six Furlongs. Ready to Rocket (Rodriguez J.) $8.80$5.60$9.40 Good Energy (Cardoso D.) $10.40$14.80 Hes a Giant (Lagunes G.) $45.00 Also Ran: Nothinlastsforever, King Corn, Dark Maze, (dq)Sword of Roheryn Race Time: 1:12.33 Exacta (7-1),…