Month: March 2019

Get to Know Taylor Made Farm’s Logan Payne

Logan Payne started at Taylor Made Farm prepping yearlings and has since worked in the Thoroughbred industry in various capacities as far away as Australia. Now back at Taylor Made, Payne works as a general farm manager and has many duties overseeing broodmares. Learn about his background, his job, and life in Lexington, Ky., in…

Making Sense of Starter Optional Claiming Races

There are some types of races that are simple to understand. Stakes races and some claiming races fall into that category. They each have a certain purse value or involve horses that sell for a set price. Yet some conditions can be quite confusing, such as a starter optional claiming race. In a sense, these are…

Louisiana Derby 2019: Post positions, odds and more – Horse Racing Nation

Photo: Parker Waters/Eclipse Sportswire War of Will looks to follow in the recent footsteps of International Star (2015) and Girvin (2017) in sweeping each of Fair Grounds’ Kentucky Derby preps when he goes favored Saturday in the Grade 2, $1 million Louisiana Derby.The Mark Casse-trained son of War Front leads a field of 11 going…

North Dakota Senate rejects bill on historic horse racing – Virginian-Pilot

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Legislation that would allow betting on previously recorded horse races has been killed in the North Dakota Senate. Senators on Friday rejected the House bill 41-3 that would have allowed wagering on prior horse races shown on video screens. Supporters say allowing historic horse racing would help North Dakota’s struggling live…

Radar Horses: 9 Horses to Watch

by: Rich Bieglmeier We added nine Radar Horses to our watchlist from last week’s races. Our Radar Horses improved on their average outing and ran a final time that ranked above the class of the race. Consider it our horses to watch list and we’ll let you know through our Radar Pages when these “standout”…

Dan’s Double: Stakes Upsets in New Orleans

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…