Month: June 2019

When the Third Race Off a Layoff Warrants a Wager

There’s an old expression about the third time being a charm. That charm can also come in handy when handicapping a horse race with a horse coming off a layoff in the not-so-distant past. There’s really no golden rule about horses returning from a layoff. Some can win in their first start after the layoff. Others…

CHRB Approves Medication Restrictions At Golden Gate, Sonoma, Humboldt – Horse Racing News – Paulick Report

Golden Gate Fields near San Francisco, Calif. The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, June 20, at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Dennis Alfieri and Fred Maas also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB…

Betting the United Nations Stakes on a $20 Budget

Saturday’s $300,000, Grade 1 United Nations Stakes at Monmouth Park is one of the Jersey Shore racetrack’s signature events, annually bringing together some of the best turf horses in North America. The 1 3/8-mile race attracted a diverse eight-horse field this year, all of them stakes winners, and seven of those eight have won graded…