Brief descriptions of some of the major Grade 1 races in the U.S., including the Zenyatta Stakes, the Met Mile, and the Breeders’ Futurity.
Part Two of a series covering the basics of the wonderful world of horse racing. This time, further information on race divisions.
A beginner’s guide to some basic aspects of horse racing. Common terms, racing categories, and more explained for the horse-illiterate.
Profiles of three more of the colts competing for a spot in the Churchill Downs starting gate; Irish War Cry, Mo Town, and Ann Arbor Eddie.
Three-time Eclipse Award winner Royal Delta dies from foaling complications in Ireland after giving birth to a filly; her career is remembered.
Thoughts on and analysis of two of the colts vying for a spot in the Kentucky Derby starting gate: Gormley and Classic Empire.
Arrogate cruises to an easy win at Gulfstream Park; California Chrome not his usual self in his final start, finishes down the track.
So you want to bet on horse racing but don’t know where to start? Inside you'll find the basic ins and outs of betting on the ponies.