Month: May 2019

Looking Ahead: Field for 2019 Belmont Stakes Taking Shape

Shortly after the 2019 Preakness Stakes, it became clear that the winner of the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, War of Will, would target the Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets on June 8 but neither Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve winner Country House nor disqualified Derby first-place finisher Maximum Security would compete…

Preakness-Belmont Double Would Place War of Will in Elite Company

In just over two weeks, War of Will will try to join one of racing’s most exclusive clubs: horses to start but fall short in the Kentucky Derby only to bounce back and win the final two classics. OK, there’s much more interest and prestige in sweeping all three classics, but a whopping 13 horses…

Sweetwater Downs looks to cut live horse racing – Buckrail

‘A Winners Secret’ competes in 2013 Sweetwater Downs Futurity. (Courtesy Sweetwater Events Complex) SWEETWATER, COUNTY, WYO – With the horseracing industry under the gun nationwide, and the very survival of the sport at risk due to copious fatalities, a local track in Wyoming is contemplating cutting its racing program but for different reasons. The Sweetwater…

Preakness winner War of Will is becoming horse racing’s hero – Courier Journal

Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide In this oddest of Triple Crown seasons, something as routine as pinpointing a winner and loser hasn’t been easy. There’s still much to digest, much disagreement and controversy, fights in court and a suspension. But racing is best when it has that horse the sports public can get behind. This time of year — especially…

Australian horse racing industry rocked by drug arrest – FRANCE 24

Date created : 24/05/2019 – 05:33 ADVERTISING Read more Sydney (AFP) Australia’s horse racing industry was reeling Friday after a high-profile owner was charged with being part of a syndicate smuggling cocaine on commercial flights from South Africa. Damion Flower, a regular fixture at Sydney’s racetracks, was arrested at his home in the city on…

Mark Casse, Tyler Gaffalione 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…