Month: February 2019

Cute Foals of the Week for Feb. 24

Thoroughbreds in North America all celebrate their birthdays on Jan. 1, so as soon as the New Year rolls around, so does “foaling season” – that magical time that lasts from the beginning of January through the late spring when racehorse babies are born. In this weekly piece, we’ll bring you the best of new…

Horse Racing Roulette: A Wagering Strategy by the Numbers

by: Rich Bieglmeier A few weeks back, we chronicled a day of Horse Racing Roulette results at Gulfstream Park and Santa Anita to see if the new casino-like wager is a good bet or something to forget for horseplayers. At least for Sunday, February 20, 2019, Horse Racing Roulette was a license to print money.…

Clues to Uncovering a Live Longshot

Uncovering a live longshot is no easy task. There are surely signs that a horse is poised for an improved effort, yet more times than not they are subtle and only become crystal clear after the fact. The one common denominator, of course, is a large price on the tote board and sometimes it’s a…

A few snowflakes can’t stop horse races – Grand Island Independent

Wandering around Fonner Park on opening day, it’s not hard to find people who have a long history with the track. Randy Zalman, 69, was 5 years old when his grandparents brought him to Fonner for the first time. His grandma, Lettie, made fried chicken, which they enjoyed at the track. Zalman, a Red Cloud…

Dan’s Double: Heating Up at Laurel Park

Dan’s Double of the Week, featuring handicapping analysis from America’s Best Racing’s New York correspondent Dan Tordjman, is brought to you by Horseplayers.com, the official online qualifying site of the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) and National Horseplayers Championship (NHC). Horseplayers.com offers low-cost feeders every day and BCBC and NHC qualifiers every weekend, and it’s the only…