Monday Morning Message with Jason Beem Dec. 4, 2023

Mon Dec 04 2023Jason Beem

Jason looks back at a very interesting running of the Remsen Stakes from Saturday.
The Heart that Wears the Crown: Affirmed

Fri Dec 01 2023Jennifer Kelly

But who was the lanky chestnut colt that came out on top, the one that followed Seattle Slew into history a scant 12 months after his own classic campaign? The combination of an easygoing disposition, a clever mind, and an iron will gave Affirmed everything he would need to turn away his challengers and become an immortal.
Jason Beem's Thursday Column for Nov. 30, 2023

Thu Nov 30 2023Jason Beem

Jason discusses the momentum of Turfway Park and talks about some examples of tracks in the last 20 years who caught big waves of momentum among players and fans.
First-crop sires: Winners keep coming for Maximus Mischief

Wed Nov 29 2023J. Keeler Johnson

Maximus Mischief picked up his third black-type stakes winner on Nov. 22 when Carmelina stormed to a runaway victory in the $100,000 Shamrock Rose S. at Penn National.
Jason Beem Horse Racing Podcast: Nov. 29, 2023

Wed Nov 29 2023Jason Beem

Jason opens the show looking ahead to Turfway Park's opening night. Then we welcome in Turfway Park's Director of Racing and Racing Secretary Tyler Picklesimer to the show to talk about the season, the growth at Turfway, its history, and more!
Is Equinox the best racehorse in the world?

Tue Nov 28 2023J. Keeler Johnson

Is Equinox the best racehorse in the world? He certainly looked the part when delivering a blowout victory in the Japan Cup (G1) at Tokyo Racecourse last Sunday.
Monday Morning Message with Jason Beem Nov. 27, 2023

Mon Nov 27 2023Jason Beem

Jason looks back at the opening weekend at Tampa Bay Downs and discusses some of the highs and lows of the weekend.
Tournament Strategy: Interview with Mike VanRyckeghem, winner of Twinspires $2,500 NHC Qualifier Feeder #5

Sat Nov 25 2023Kevin 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.
Monday Morning Message with Jason Beem Nov. 20, 2023

Mon Nov 20 2023Jason Beem

Jason looks back at his favorite performance from the weekend and looks ahead to Tampa Bay Downs opening up on Wednesday!
Kentucky Derby Maiden Watch: Carbone finishes fast in debut

Mon Nov 20 2023J. Keeler Johnson

The week before Thanksgiving is typically a quiet one as far as stakes racing goes. But Carbone made enough noise for five stakes horses when he smashed his debut on Sunday at Churchill Downs.
First-Crop Sires: Flameaway making a mark on turf

Wed Nov 15 2023James Scully

Flameaway’s first crop started strong this spring/summer, placing him among the top five freshman sires based on progeny earnings, and the eight-year-old stallion remains prominent.
The Churchill Downs match still in doubt after a century

Wed Nov 15 2023Vance Hanson

Match racing in the United States has a spotty history, but one of the few that (mostly) lived up to the hype occurred 100 years ago this week at Churchill Downs.
First-Crop Sires: Fillies continue to shine for Mitole

Mon Nov 13 2023Vance Hanson

Since our first installment regarding the first-crop runners by Mitole over the summer, the former champion sprinter has been represented by two stakes winners and several other maiden winners of note.