NHC to feature record prize money, entries in March

Fri Feb 23 2024TwinSpires Staff

The 25th National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) will be held on March 15-17 at Horseshoe Las Vegas and promises to be bigger and better than ever before, featuring a record number of contestants and prize money.
2024 Saudi Cup: Seven trends to watch

Fri Feb 23 2024Kellie Reilly

Although the $20 million Saudi Cup (G1) is still a relatively recent edition to the racing calendar, several trends have already emerged from its first four runnings at King Abdulaziz Racecourse in Riyadh.
How to bet the 2024 Gander Stakes

Fri Feb 23 2024J. Keeler Johnson

Sunday’s $100,000 Gander S. at Aqueduct might be restricted to horses bred in New York, but the one-mile contest for three-year-olds has drawn a pair of Triple Crown nominees.
How to bet the 2024 Santa Ana Stakes

Fri Feb 23 2024John Mucciolo

A total of eight fillies and mares will run 1 1/4 miles on the turf in Saturday’s $100,000 Santa Ana S. (G3).
Friday’s Best Bets and Quick Picks: Turfway Park Pick 3

Fri Feb 23 2024J. Keeler Johnson

Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares best bets and quick picks for Friday, Feb. 23 at Turfway Park, along with horses to play in the $6,646 Pick 6 carryover at Fair Grounds.
TwinSpires horse racing podcast playlist-Feb. 24, 2024

Fri Feb 23 2024TwinSpires Staff

Come join our TwinSpires experts as they make special appearances on horse racing podcasts, including At the Races, Horse Racing Radio, TwinSpires, and Jason Beem's podcast. Be sure to tune in to our TwinSpires horse racing playlist before races begin!

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The Jury: Expert Picks, Bets and Fades for Feb. 24 [Video]

Thu Feb 22 2024TwinSpires Staff

Racing analysts Ashley Anderson, James Scully, and Darin Zoccali look ahead to the Rebel (G2) at Oaklawn Park, plus racing at Gulfstream, Turfway, Saudi Arabia, and Dubai. Ashley and James give their thoughts in the written portion below. Be sure to check out Darin's opinions in our on-camera portion as well!
Catching My Eye: What Did We Learn from The Risen Star?

Thu Feb 22 2024Kevin Kilroy

Billed as the most-stacked Kentucky Derby Prep race to date, what did we learn from Saturday’s Risen Star (G2) at Fair Grounds?
Exotics Wagers for the 2024 Wintergreen Stakes

Thu Feb 22 2024John Mucciolo

A total of nine fillies and mares will travel one mile on the All-Weather strip at Turfway Park in Saturday’s $125,000 Wintergreen S. Conditioner Brad Cox has a formidable pair of contenders in the affair and I feel that both will show up and be major forces in the heat.
Spot Plays: 2024 Saudi Cup Undercard

Thu Feb 22 2024Alastair Bull

With five races carrying more than $1 million in prize money, the undercard on Saudi Cup (G1) day is full of opportunities for players.
Betting with, and against, White Abarrio in the 2024 Saudi Cup

Thu Feb 22 2024Alastair Bull

As you would expect for the world’s richest race, many of the world’s best dirt horses are contesting the $20 million Saudi Cup (G1) at Riyadh on Saturday.
How to bet With, and Against, Ain’t Life Grand in the Razorback Handicap

Thu Feb 22 2024John Mucciolo

A massive field of 13 will go postward in Saturday’s lucrative $600,000 Razorback H. (G3) at Oaklawn Park on Saturday.
How to bet the 2024 Honeybee Stakes

Thu Feb 22 2024John Mucciolo

A total of 10 three-year-old fillies will travel 1 1/16 miles on the Oaklawn Park dirt in Saturday’s $400,000 Honeybee S. (G3).