Faded Glory: Forgotten Kentucky Derby Winners (Gallahadion, 1940)

Fri Jul 05 2024Jennifer Kelly

Bimelech entered the year as Colonel E.R. Bradley’s best hope for a fifth Derby win, his undefeated record making a win on the first Saturday in May a veritable certainty. In the wings waited a surprise for the overwhelming favorite, Gallahadion, an unheralded contender who would deliver a sweet victory for a familiar name.
Breeders’ Cup betting handle keeps growing through the years

Fri Jul 05 2024J. Keeler Johnson

The Breeders’ Cup has ranked among the most important events in horse racing since its inaugural running in 1984. It’s also one of the biggest betting days.
Tournament Strategy: Interview with Mike VanRyckeghem, winner of Twinspires $2,500 NHC Qualifier Feeder #5

Mon Jul 01 2024Kevin Kilroy

After seven feeder tournaments offering $2,500 each this past fall, the day has finally come for NHC seats to be on the line in the Twinspires $5,000 NHC Qualifier.
Top 10 takeaways from Royal Ascot 2024

Mon Jun 24 2024Kellie Reilly

How do you distill five fantastic days of racing, at a sun-baked Royal Ascot? Very subjectively! Here are my main impressions from the week:
Monday Morning Message with Jason Beem June 24, 2024

Mon Jun 24 2024Jason Beem

Jason looks back at some of the top stories from the weekend in his Monday Morning Message.
Thursday Thoughts with Jason Beem Jun. 20, 2024

Thu Jun 20 2024Jason Beem

We all have those mediocre horses that we loved when we were young. Jason writes about a couple of his.
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Free 2024 Royal Ascot Betting Guide: Picks, Analysis, Tips, and Trends

Mon Jun 17 2024TwinSpires Staff

Find out everything you need to know for betting the five-day Royal Ascot meeting beginning on Tuesday, June 18! Download our FREE 2024 Royal Ascot Betting Guide.
Monday Morning Message with Jason Beem June 17, 2024

Mon Jun 17 2024Jason Beem

Jason discusses Father's Day and horse racing, and their intersection.
A Battle of Titans: The 1917 Brooklyn Handicap

Fri Jun 14 2024Jennifer Kelly

On June 25, 1917, another memorable clash played out at old Aqueduct Racetrack, as three Kentucky Derby winners and three Hall of Famers made that dirt oval their arena in a historic battle of titans. In this epic saga, the finale yields a surprising twist as these superstars play off each other over nine furlongs on the Gotham stage.
Thursday Thoughts with Jason Beem Jun. 13, 2024

Thu Jun 13 2024Jason Beem

Jason shares some memories of Golden Gate Fields and its recent closing.
Monday Morning Message with Jason Beem June 10, 2024

Mon Jun 10 2024Jason Beem

Jason looks back at the end of the Triple Crown season as the Belmont Stakes is now in the books.
2024 Belmont Stakes horses: trainers, jockeys, owners competing in the race

Sat Jun 08 2024TwinSpires Staff

Discover everything you need to know about the trainers, jockeys, and owners competing in the 2024 Belmont Stakes.
2024 Belmont Stakes odds, betting strategy, cheat sheet

Sat Jun 08 2024TwinSpires Staff

TwinSpires brings together our expert racing analysts to provide authoritative insight and analysis to form the best bets for the 2024 Belmont Stakes.