Month: March 2019

Key Betting Angles for a Competitive 2019 Florida Derby

There are 24 rather valid reasons why anyone interested in betting on the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve should pay close attention to the Xpressbet.com Florida Derby this afternoon at Gulfstream Park. Rather than list them one by one, let’s just say they are the two dozen horses who have raced in the Florida…

Five Questions to be Answered in the 2019 Xpressbet.com Florida Derby

All eyes watching the Road to the Kentucky Derby will be focused on the the $1 million, Grade 1 Xpressbet.com Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park on Saturday. Run at 1 1/8 miles , the Florida Derby features a competitive group of 3-year-old runners in a race that has serious Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve…

The Richest Events in Horse Racing – The New York Times

Horse racing is a sport that carries with it a lot of pride. Winning the Kentucky Derby, for example, is considered the ultimate dream for American horse owners. Starting this year, the race is worth $3 million, but that is not even close to cracking the top five when it comes to the world’s most…

How the UAE Derby Could Produce a Mild Upset

Attention, racing fans! Be sure to wake up early on Saturday, March 30, and turn your focus to Meydan Racecourse in Dubai, where the Thoroughbred races on the action-packed Dubai World Cup card will be getting underway at 8:15 a.m. Eastern. One of the most noteworthy races of the morning (or evening if you’re in…

2019 Dubai World Cup by the Numbers

Though the desert might seem an unlikely place for top-tier Thoroughbred racing, it is in fact where global racing stars convene each spring to compete for millions of dollars in purses at the Dubai World Cup. Dubai World Cup day is hosted at Meydan Racecourse and headlined by the Dubai World Cup race itself, annually…

No horse races in Fort Pierre – KSFY

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – For the first time in 70 years, there will be no horse races in Fort Pierre. Fort Pierre Race Track Manager Shane Kramme said the Verendrye Benovolent Association has decided not to host races in 2019 due to the lack of funding and several other considerations. Kramme said it was…