Horse Racing for Beginners

A beginner’s guide to some basic aspects of horse racing. Common terms, racing categories, and more explained for the horse-illiterate.

All Hail The Warriors of the (Racing) World

A look at some of the recent superstars of the racing world, and a tribute to some of the racing world's recent warriors.

The Road to the Kentucky Derby: Latest News

The latest news from the Road to the Kentucky Derby; updates on the latest prep races, some stumbles, and some disappointments.

Kentucky Oaks 2017: the (Probable) Field

A look at the likely starters in the May 5th Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs; also, an update on the Kentucky Derby field.

Horse Racing Expectations Rise as the Breeder’s Cup Approaches

The final “Win and You’re In” races are set in preparation for next month’s Breeder’s Cup. What to expect and how can bettors cash in?

Breeder’s Cup 2017 Recap

The biggest weekend in North American horse racing has come to an end. Here’s a recap of the races and a look ahead to what is next.

Breeder’s Cup Preview: Part 2, Saturday’s Races

The biggest weekend in North American Horse Racing has arrived. Here is a preview of Saturday’s races, the ways to watch, and who to bet on.

The Road to the Kentucky Derby 2017: Contender Profiles, Part 2

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.

A beginners guide to the wonderful world of pari-mutuel horse wagering!

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.