Month: May 2019

Horseracing back this summer, but future remains cloudy – Buckrail

‘A Winners Secret’ competes in 2013 Sweetwater Downs Futurity. (Courtesy Sweetwater Events Complex)  SWEETWATER COUNTY, WYO – The Sweetwater Events Complex and Wyoming Horse Racing announce that live horse racing will be back in 2019 at Sweetwater Downs. The 2019 program was in jeopardy but organizers and members of the host venue worked out a…

Belmont’s Well-Earned Nickname: Big Sandy

The first thing most people who visit Belmont Park for the first time notice is how big the track is. It’s unusually big. The turns are wider than most tracks. The half-mile pole sits where the ⅜ pole is at other tracks. A mile and an eighth race most everywhere in America starts and finishes…

Ten Things to Know Before You Go: Belmont Stakes

Belmont Stakes day is right around the corner, and if you’re planning on heading to New York for the third leg of the Triple Crown, we have 10 things you should know before you go! 1. There’s only one horse who has competed in all three Triple Crown races this year. War of Will would…

Trainer Carla Gaines, NHC Winner Scott Coles Featured on ‘The Winner’s Circle’

Featuring America’s Best Racing’s deep roster of talented contributors, including former ESPN SportsCenter weekend anchor now-turned radio personality Bram Weinstein, who serves as the host of “The Winner’s Circle”; retired Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens; and Dan Tordjman, “The Winner’s Circle” presented by SB Nation Radio brings together these accomplished racing insiders to share their…