Churchill Downs: Stephen Foster Highlights Stakes Rich Card

The G1 $500,000 Stephen Foster Stakes will go as the 8th race on the card at Churchill Downs on Saturday. It’s one of 5 graded stakes races on the calendar of summer racing in Louisville and marks the return of Gun Runner in his first race back since a second place finish last time out […]

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Belmont Stakes 2017: Contenders By The Numbers

The field is set for the 2017 Belmont Stakes which will be the highlight of the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival. Here’s a look at the field from the rail out: Twisted Tom – Winner of his last three, he’s a New York bred who’s beaten open company at Laurel in the Private Terms and Tesio. […]

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Belmont Stakes 2017: Classic Empire Seeks Respect

The Belmont Stakes is only a week away. But it’s never too early to get the weather forecast for a big race like the Belmont. Especially if the forecast calls for rain. According to weather.com, there’s a 60% chance of rain for Elmont, NY on June 10. Which for ordinary citizens and occasional horse racing […]

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Belmont Stakes: What’s left of the 2017 Triple Crown

It’s no secret that this year’s crop of contenders on the Road to the Triple Crown were suspect from the beginning. As if the racing gods knew there would be no Triple Crown winner in 2017, Not This Time, proceeded to kickoff the Derby preps back in September by winning the Iroquois at Churchill. And […]

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2017 Preakness: Free PPs and analysis from the rail out

The field for the 2017 Preakness is set and ready to run as the 2017 Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming will lead the horses to the gate for the middle leg of America’s three race test of ability and stamina that is the Triple Crown. Trained by Todd Pletcher, Always Dreaming splashed his way home […]

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