Month: September 2019

Big-Race Showdown: Churchill Juvenile Preps, Woodbine Mile

For the third year in a row, America’s Best Racing is challenging some of the brightest minds in horse betting to come up with their top three picks for key races every weekend leading up to the Breeders’ Cup on Nov. 1 and 2. The handicappers face off in what we like to call “Big-Race Showdown.”…

Horse racing: Los Alamitos leaders, notes – OCRegister

LOS ALAMITOS LEADERS Through Thursday JOCKEYS / WINS Assael Espinoza / 4 Tiago Pereira / 3 Jorge Velez / 3 Six tied / 2 TRAINERS / WINS Bob Baffert / 4 Steve Knapp / 2 Doug O’Neill / 2 Leonard Powell / 2 WEEKEND STAKES SCHEDULE (LOS ALAMITOS) Saturday • $75,000 Phone Chatter Stakes, 2-year-old…

2019 Pocahontas Stakes at a Glance

The arrival of September brings with it the final days of racing at Saratoga and Del Mar, but it also signals the start of a new challenge for 2-year-olds. After competing at sprint distances in graded stakes, longer tests like the Grade 2, 1 1/16-mile Pocahontas Stakes at Churchill Downs offer an initial glimpse at…

Newsom Appoints Pair To California Horse Racing Board, Including Union-Backed Official – Horse Racing News – Paulick Report

California Gov. Gavin Newsom California Gov. Gavin Newsom made two appointments to the California Horse Racing Board on Tuesday, Sept. 10: Oscar Gonzales, 51, of Davis; and Wendy Mitchell, 48, of Los Angeles. Gonzales has been vice president of government and community relations at Aura Financial Corporation since 2017. He was a consultant for the…

Equines come out on top in wild horse race – Navajo Times

WINDOW ROCK The stock used for this year’s wild horse race during the Navajo Nation Fair was beyond measure. In Sunday’s championship round, six would-be teams lost their animal in the melee with Team Chizzie emerging as the event winners. “The horses that were used this year were real strong,” Team Chizzie shankman Brandon George…

Top Five Horse Racing Events in U.S. – America’s Best Racing

Horse racing in the United States is an extensive sport that spreads across the country and facilitates some wide-ranging betting opportunities. From small races to some of the biggest events in the world of horse racing and everything in between — you will find it all in U.S. horse racing. In this article, we briefly…