Month: June 2019

Ten Things You Should Know About the 2019 Queen’s Plate

The first leg of the Triple Crown is this weekend – the Canadian Triple Crown, that is. The Queen’s Plate Stakes takes center stage at Woodbine this Saturday featuring 3-year-olds racing in one of the most historic races on the continent. While not as well-known as the American Triple Crown races, winning the Queen’s Plate…

Gorajec: Mandatory Injury Reporting Would Be A Game Changer For Horse Racing – Horse Racing News – Paulick Report

“What more can be done to protect the horses?” That’s the question Joe Gorajec asks in his latest article at InsideRacingRegs, published by Horse Racing Reform, an industry initiative of The Jockey and Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association. The article is a follow-up to his reporting on the hearing in California of trainer Michael Pender,…

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…