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No Derby Winner, No Problem For Pimlico

The race is staying in Baltimore. The 2022 Kentucky Derby winner, Rich Strike, is not running in the Preakness which means there will not be...

The Medina Spirit Problem Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

Horse racing's woes run far deeper than Bob Baffert's suspension. The thoroughbred horse racing industry is for most people non-existent. There are a few days...

Churchill Downs May Be The Site Of A Demonstration

The thoroughbred racing set is not accustomed to protests. There is a major horse race taking place in Louisville. The Kentucky Derby. The race might...

The Belmont Stakes Is This Weekend’s Big Sports Event 

Don't expect horse racing to regain former glory. For the first time since 1973 when Secretariat was aiming to win Horse Racing’s Triple Crown, the...

A Plan To Bring Standardbred Racing To The Berkshires

It may be about sports gambling. Thoroughbred racing is dead in New England as the last remaining thoroughbred racetrack in the six-state area,...

The Belmont Stakes: A Visit To A Time That Has Passed

Throwback Saturday. The Belmont Stakes, which started in 1867 in the Bronx, New York, will be run in Elmont, New York on the...

How To Justify The Triple Crown’s Relevance

In 2015, American Pharoah won Thoroughbred Racing's Triple Crown, but the feat did not revive the horse racing industry. Justify has a chance to win the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes but it is not going to matter to anyone except the hardcore horse racing fan and the horse’s owners.

New York State Considering Big Changes Impacting Horse Racing

changes could be coming   The New York State legislature has gone back to work and the horse racing industry is watching Albany very closely because...