Football fans remember Hornung for his Hall of Fame career in the Vince Lombardi era, and as a Heisman Trophy winner at Notre Dame, but did you know that his lifelong dream was to have a horse in the Kentucky Derby (G1)? It almost happened in 2013, with a colt aptly named Titletown Five.
Turfway Park begins its three-day week with another competitive eight-race program on Thursday. Field sizes have been terrific this winter in Florence, Kentucky, and the Polytrack has been formful, with favorites…
Carry Back’s tenacity and toughness showed us all why he was such a beloved figure in horse racing in the 1960s and beyond.
Enter Pinnacle Race Course; By 1936, racing in Michigan was thriving, Seabiscuit ran his first race for Tom Smith there. Fast forward 70 years and MI tracks were floundering.
Detroit Race Course, in Livonia, was the most successful of Michigan’s tracks, seeing the likes of Black Tie Affair and Damascus.
Pop quiz: when you hear the name Nyquist, do you think of hockey or horse racing? A look at the former Detroit Red Wing and successful namesake.
Planning to bet the ultra-competitive races in Hong Kong this winter? Here are three helpful handicapping trends to keep in mind:
Fair Grounds begins its second week with a nine-race card, and turf racing has been washed off so far in New Orleans. More rain is expected on Thursday.
Keepmeinmind is making sure horsemen and horseplayers alike keep him in mind as a contender for the 2021 Kentucky Derby.
It’s safe to say Lemon Pop is a Kentucky Derby (G1) contender whose roots span the globe. He’s a Kentucky blueblood through and through.
Trainer Mark Casse has never won the Kentucky Derby, but it appears Laker Mamba has the pedigree and potential to give Casse a shot at victory in 2021.
Over the two-day bonanza of racing, it often only takes being right on a few occasions to walk away with a profit.