Month: October 2019

2019 Breeders’ Cup Classic odds, contenders, lineup: Legendary horse racing expert reveals picks – CBS Sports

The 2019 horse racing schedule continues on Saturday with one of the richest races in the world, the 2019 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Santa Anita Park. The $6 million race has attracted a talented field of accomplished older horses, up-and-coming three-year-olds and even the classy five-year-old mare Elate. The Bob Baffert-trained McKinzie is the 3-1…

Several Strong Candidates to Upset Maximum Security in Bold Ruler

Many eyes will be on the field for the Grade 3, $200,000 Bold Ruler Handicap if for no other reason than to see how Maximum Security performs after being entered and then scratched from the Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby Sept. 21. Having won the Grade 1 Haskell Invitational Stakes two races after finishing first in…

Will Dumfries voters bet on horse racing? – Prince William Times

The Town of Dumfries is one of two Virginia localities that could be the future home of a “Rosie’s Gaming Emporium,” a pari-mutuel betting parlor, depending on the outcome of a voter referendum Nov. 5. If the ballot question passes, the eastern Prince William County town of about 5,200 residents could be home to a…

NJ horse racing: State seeks to ban whips, require necropsies; approves $20 million subsidy – Asbury Park Press

CLOSE Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide OCEANPORT – The New Jersey Racing Commission approved a series of proposed rule changes on Wednesday at its meeting at Monmouth Park, with proposals designed to enhance safety within the horse racing industry in the state. The Commission also approved a $20 million, taxpayer-funded purse subsidy for the horse…

Looking for a Longshot in 2019 Raven Run Stakes

The Grade 2, $250,000 Lexus Raven Run Stakes is one of the last graded stakes for the year restricted to 3-year-old fillies, and it’s a dynamite edition of the race. Of the 11 fillies entered, six come into the race off of first- or second-place finishes and another couple were competitive at the top level…

POLL: Should Georgia expand gambling to include casinos and horse racing? – WSB Atlanta

POLL: Should Georgia expand gambling to include casinos and horse racing? Georgia has yet to expand legal gambling beyond the lottery, but that isn’t stopping a three-day parade of representatives from the world’s gaming industry from pitching their businesses to state lawmakers. One after another, operators of casinos and representatives from the horse racing industry told a…