Month: March 2021

Horses to Know for 2021 Dubai World Cup Card at Meydan

One of the richest nights of racing on the global calendar, the Dubai World Cup card always attracts some of the biggest names from all over the world. Canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Dubai World Cup meeting is running for the 25th time on Saturday with more than 100 horses shipping…

Column: Heartwarming horse-racing finish arrives for Joe Herrick, Lovely Finish – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Some painful stories do find happy endings, despite the darkest of clouds and dimmest of days. Resilience, sometimes unrewarded in life, sweetens the satisfaction when a fulfilling finish line is reached. That’s the heartwarming reality for grinding, jeans-wearing, pickup truck-driving, no-guff horse racing trainer Joe Herrick. That’s the new and unrushed world for Lovely Finish,…

Where to Watch/Listen: Florida Derby and Dubai World Cup Week 2021

The final weekend of March is shaping up to be perhaps the biggest in the world of horse racing so far in 2021. Two Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve qualifying races each offering a total of 170 points are scheduled for Saturday in the U.S., and another one will be run in the United…

Helium an Intriguing Mystery Contender on 2021 Kentucky Derby Trail

Making the Grade, which will run through the 2021 Triple Crown races, focuses on the winners or top performers of the key races, usually from the previous weekend, who could make an impact on the Triple Crown. We’ll be taking a close look at impressive winners and evaluating their chances to win classic races based…