Month: February 2019

UPI Horse Racing Roundup: Kentucky Derby chase heats up – UPI News

Mucho Gusto in California, Tax in New York and Harvey Wallbanger in Florida all won important preps for the Kentucky Derby while Battle of Midway edged McKinzie in the weekend’s biggest test for older horses. Feedback, Power Gal and Iva were winners on the road to the Kentucky Oaks. Internationally, some familiar names were back…

America’s Best Thoroughbreds Presented by Old Smoke Clothing

Each week members of the media around the country vote on the nation’s top contenders on the Triple Crown trail. Find out the latest 2019 top racehorse rankings below.  The weekly poll is presented by Old Smoke Clothing, based in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., which is the official T-shirt of America’s Best Racing. AMERICA’S TOP THOROUGHBREDS as of Feb. 4…

Sunday Stakes: Three Races to Watch

by: Rich Bieglmeier Gulfstream Park continues to be the go-to horse racing track for significant stakes races. Last weekend the south Florida track hosted the Pegasus World Cup and the Kentucky Derby prep race, Holy Bull Stakes yesterday. Today, Gulfstream’s card contains two of the day’s three stakes races with more than $100,000 in prize…