Handicappers Debate: 2023 The Very One Stakes at Gulfstream Park

Fri Mar 03 2023TwinSpires Staff

Fillies and mares on the turf are featured in this week’s debate, as handicappers Vance Hanson and Ashley Anderson offer differing opinions on Saturday’s $150,000 The Very One (G3) at Gulfstream Park.
Kentucky Derby Report: Rebel upset precedes flurry of early March preps

Thu Mar 02 2023James Scully

March opens with a bang for Kentucky Derby contenders, as four qualifiers in the Road to the Kentucky Derby series will be held on March 4
Catching My Eye: Fair Grounds Feb. 25-26

Thu Mar 02 2023Kevin Kilroy

Racing analyst Kevin Kilroy discusses a group of three-year-olds who caught his attention at Fair Grounds during the final weekend of February.
Jason Beem's Thursday Column for March 2, 2023

Thu Mar 02 2023Jason Beem

Jason writes the third installment of his series "The Six Secrets of Unsuccessful Bettors" and talks about race and pool selection.
Racing Roundtable: Rebel, Honeybee, and Saudi Cup

Tue Feb 28 2023TwinSpires Staff

James Scully, Kellie Reilly, and Vance Hanson devote this week's Racing Roundtable to recapping Rebel Day at Oaklawn Park and the events of the Saudi Cup program from last Saturday.
Pedigree notebook: Sweet cross on display in Candy Man Rocket

Tue Feb 28 2023Kellie Reilly

Aside from his reminder that Candy Ride also gets sharp sprinters, Candy Man Rocket is a further example of his cross with Storm Cat-line mares.
Monday Morning Message with Jason Beem Feb. 27, 2023

Mon Feb 27 2023Jason Beem

Jason looks back at the Rebel Stakes and the wonderful post-race interview from trainer Keith Desormeaux.
The Science of Horse Racing: Why Do Some Horses Bleed After a Race?   

Sun Feb 26 2023Jennifer Kelly

For this month’s Science of Horse Racing, let us look at EIPH in Thoroughbreds and how it can affect a horse on race day and beyond. 
Jason Beem's Thursday Column for Feb. 23, 2023

Thu Feb 23 2023Jason Beem

In Part 2 of his "Six Secrets of Unsuccessful Bettors," Jason writes about poor fund allocation and not realizing every dollar's earning potential.
Racing Roundtable: 2023 Louisiana Derby Preview Day

Tue Feb 21 2023TwinSpires Staff

James Scully, Kellie Reilly, and Vance Hanson are back to provide takeaways from the Louisiana Derby Preview Day card at Fair Grounds in this week's Racing Roundtable.
Pedigree notebook: ‘Classic' patterns recur

Tue Feb 21 2023Kellie Reilly

Champion Classic Empire celebrated a graded stakes double on Saturday, and both of his winners are out of Bernardini-line mares.
Tall Tales of the Track: Sysonby, the (Almost) Unbeatable

Mon Feb 20 2023Jennifer Kelly

A skeleton of a horse once hung in the American Museum of Natural History, the limbs positioned as if in flight.
Monday Morning Message with Jason Beem Feb. 20, 2023

Mon Feb 20 2023Jason Beem

This past Saturday, a nationwide moment of silence was held at racetracks from across the country to not only remember jockey Avery Whisman, who passed away last month, but to raise awareness for the mental and physical struggles that can come along with riding horses as a career.