Month: April 2020

Ten Things to Know About the 2020 Arkansas Derby

The Arkansas Derby is a premier prep race for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve and usually one of the last preps of the season. Despite an upheaval in the racing calendar due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s race remains invaluable for horses hoping to make the Churchill Downs starting gate come Sept.…

Amplify Horse Racing: A Call to Action – Thoroughbred Daily News

The feeling of a raw egg sliding across your tongue, down your throat and plopping into your stomach is something many people in the racing community experienced in the past week. The raw egg challenge has been plastered across Thoroughbred industry Twitter, supporting the #doitforDan initiative to raise money for the treatment of the rare…

Nadal Vulnerable in Second Division of Arkansas Derby

The biggest race in North America on the first Saturday in May this year isn’t the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve, which has been moved to the Sept. 5, the first Saturday of that month. Instead, we have a very good pair of big races in the form of split divisions of the Grade…

Horse Racing Receiving Record TV Time – Past The Wire

Horse racing has emerged as amongst the very few sports activities in the US that continue to go ahead, although with some adjustments. It’s the socially distanced operators in California and New York who are keeping this sport alive on television today. Fox Sports’ ‘America’s Day at the Races’ is produced by New York Racing…