Month: November 2020

Betting the Chilukki Stakes on a Budget

Saturday’s $100,000, Grade 3 Chilukki Stakes at Churchill Downs drew a competitive field of nine fillies and mares ages 3 and older to contest a one-turn mile on Churchill’s dirt track. There’s only one North American graded stakes winner in the field, #2 Finite, who won the Grade 2 Golden Rod Stakes last fall on…

Rowley horse racing track goes off the rails – The Daily News of Newburyport

ROWLEY — A $60 million horse racing track proposed off Route 133 has been put on ice, halted by a roadblock to buying land and indications residents wouldn’t back the plan. “The project is frozen,” Massachusetts Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association President William Lagorio said Wednesday. “There is nothing going on.” Last fall, local investment firm Rowley…

American Pharoah: The One Horse Racing Was Waiting For

Justin Zayat, racing manager for Zayat Stables, looks hopefully at every young horse his family breeds or purchases, wondering if another American Pharoah might come his way again. He looks in vain. American Pharoah captured the imagination of racing and non-racing fans in 2015 when, in but one indication of how rare he is, he…

Horse racing newsletter: Del Mar starts its Fall meeting – Los Angeles Times

Hello, my name is John Cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter as we get another handicapping lesson from Rob Henie. Newsletter Off to the races Get the latest news, analysis, results and charts with John Cherwa’s definitive Horse Racing newsletter. You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times. If…