by JEFF MOSS There are two Triple Crowns in sports that have been mythologized as much for the impressive achievement they represent as for the California-style drought preceding the most recent noteworthy feats. Of course, I am talking about the Triple Crown in baseball (winning the batting...|
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After being shut down on Tuesday, the Texas Racing Commission (TRC) has received the funding allowing tracks in the state to reopen for live racing and simulcast wagering. However, the three-month extension remains a temporary fix for Thoroughbred and Quarter-Horse tracks in the state. “We are...|
Bounce or no? That's a question horseplayers will have to ponder Saturday when Liam's Map faces seven others, including three stablemates, in the $600,000 Woodward (G1) at Saratoga. When last seen four weeks ago in the Whitney (G1), Liam's Map turned in a tremendous performance in his first...|
Azar entered Wednesday’s $200,000 With Anticipation S. (G2) at Saratoga with two losses from as many starts on his line, but exited the 1 1/16-mile firm-turf contest a first-time winner. Jockey John Velazquez allowed Azar to settle behind the pacesetting Next Shares as that 15-1 shot led the way...|
The signature day of the meeting on Saturday topped the action at Saratoga Race Course. Travers S. (G1): Donegal Racing’s KEEN ICE (Curlin) moved outside at the top of the lane and gradually wore down Triple Crown star American Pharoah en route to securing a three-parts of a length tally beneath...|
August 31, 2015 Lots of agreement this week, as both Ed DeRosa & Vance Hanson prefer "Graveyard of Favorites" to "champion" apropos of Keen Ice upsetting 1-to-5 favorite and Triple Crown champion American Pharoah in the Travers Stakes.|
With TwinSpires.com the official wagering partner of the Breeders' Cup World Championships and title sponsor of the $1.5 million Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1), I'll be taking a weekly look at news and developments leading up to the six-furlong dash at Keeneland on October 31. While Private Zone...|
In the battle of the $685,000 Canadian Pacing Derby title, only one entry is not Breeders Crown (e) eligible—Nirvana Seelster. Mohawk’s stakes-laden Sept. 5 program presents this older-pacer stakes mile and the stars are here after earning their berths from last week’s eliminations. The...|