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Bricks and Mortar winning the Manhattan Stakes (G1) at Belmont Park on Saturday June 8.
2019 Pepsi North America Cup Entries - Post positions were drawn June 11 for the $1 million Pepsi North America Cup for the 3-year-old pacers to be held at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday. Workin Ona Mystery is the 2-1 morning line favorite from post 4. New!
2019 Woodbine Oaks Day - Saturday at Woodbine, Desert Ride rallied to win the Woodbine Oaks by neck over Bold Script with favorite Speedy Soul third. Also on the card, Pay for Peace won the Plate Trial Stakes, Sister Peacock won the William D. Graham Memorial Stakes, and retired jockey and trainer Frank Barroby was presented the Avelino Gomez Memorial Award. Get the results, charts, and photos here. New!
Sir Winston smokes the Belmont Stakes (G1) - Sir Winston rallied from 8th early to win the 151st Belmont Stakes (G1) over favorite Tacitus with longshot Joevia third. Get the results, charts, and photos here. New!
Belmont Undercard Stakes Results - There were nine other stakes on the 2019 Belmont undercard, including the Manhattan Handicap (G1), Just a Game Stakes (G1), Metropolitan Handicap (G1), Acorn Stakes (G1), and Ogden Phipps Stakes (G1) won by Bricks and Mortar, Rushing Fall, Mitole, Guarana, and Midnight Bisou. Get the results, charts, and photos for all nine here. New!
2019 Belmont Festival Friday Stakes Results - Friday at Belmont Park had 5 stakes races: the True North (G2) won by Catalina Cruiser, the New York Stakes (G2) won by Homerique, the Belmont Gold Cup Invitational (G2) won by Amade, the Bed o'Roses Invitational (G3) won by Separationofpowers, and the Tremont Stakes won by Fore Left. Get the results, charts, and photos here. New!
Belmont Stakes Thursday and Friday Photos - Here are 8 of the 10 Belmont Stakes horses from either Thursday or Friday morning including Joevia, Tax, and Sir Winston plus bonus photos of Met Mile favorite Thunder Snow. Check out the photos and comments here. New!
Intercontinental (G3), Wonder Again (G3), and Astoria Stakes - The Belmont Stakes Festival kicked off on Thursday with three stakes races, the Intercontinental (G3) won by Significant Form, the Wonder Again Stakes (G3) won by Cambier Parc, and the Astoria Stakes won by Maryanorginger. Get the results, charts, and photos here. New!
Sea of Class proving popular for The Prince of Wales's Stakes - Royal Ascot is fast approaching and the Prince of Wales's Stakes, which takes place on June 19th, looks very exciting with Sea of Class and Magical going against each other. New!
Belmont Stakes Wednesday Photos - All of the Belmont Stakes horses were out this morning for a gallop. Here are 8 of the 10 horses including favorite Tacitus, War of Will, and Master Fencer. Check out the photos and comments here. New!
Belmont Stakes Entries - A field of 10 was entered for the 151st Belmont Stakes with Tacitus the 9-5 morning line favorite in post 9 and second choice War of Will next door in post 10. Get the entries, post positions, and free past performances here. New!
Belmont Stakes June 4 Photos - Preakness winner War of Will had his first gallop at Belmont Park Tuesday morning after schooling in the paddock. Check out photos here. New!
Analyzing the Belmont Stakes Contenders - Our annual analysis using popular angles and statistical trends to see who best matches the profile of a Belmont winner. This year there is a tie for top horse, and it isn't War of Will who is in a tie for 2nd.
Belmont Stakes June 3 Photos - Preakness winner War of Will arrived at Belmont Park early Monday morning. Later in the morning, Bourbon War and Sir Winston both had gallops. Check out photos of each here.
Belmont Stakes June 1 Photos - Three of the Belmont Stakes contenders had timed works this morning at Belmont Park with Intrepid Heart going 5f in 1:00.92, Spinoff going 5f in 1:02.16, and Tax going 4f in 49.03. Check out photos of each here plus bonus Met Mile horses.
Belmont Stakes May 29 Photos - Four of the Belmont Stakes contenders were out on the track this morning at Belmont Park with Master Fencer breezing 5 furlong in 1:01.48 plus Intrepid Heart, Spinoff, and Tacitus galloping. Check out photos of each here.
Gold Cup at Santa Anita Day - Monday at Santa Anita, Vino Rosso held off favorite Gift Box to win the Gold Cup at Santa Anita (G1) by 3/4 length. Also on the card, Vasilika won the Gamely Stakes (G1) and Bolo won the Shoemaker Mile Stakes (G1). Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Secret Message delivers in the Nassau Stakes (G2) - Secret Message rallied late to win the Nassau Stakes (G2) by 3/4 length over favorite Starship Jubilee with Get Explicit third. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
War of Will wins the Preakness (G1) - War of Will stalked the pace then found room on the inside to win the 144th Preakness Stakes (G1) by 1 1/4 lengths over longshot Everfast with Owendale third, giving jockey Tyler Gaffalione, trainer Mark Casse, and owner Gary Barber their first Triple Crown wins. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Miscellaneous Preakness Photos - 21 more photos from Preakness day including Diplo parachuting in for his concert, the trophy being carried to the winner's circle, the Clydesdales, and more.
Preakness Undercard Stakes Results - There were 8 other stakes on Preakness day headlined by the Dixie Stakes (G2) won by Catholic Boy, the Chick Lang Stakes (G3) won by Lexitonian, the Maryland Sprint Stakes (G3) won by New York Central, and the Gallorette (G3) won by Mitchell Road. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 8 races here.
Maximum Security at Monmouth Park - On Preakness Saturday, disqualified Kentucky Derby first place finisher Maximum Security paraded before the fans with trainer Jason Servis at his home Monmouth Park. Updated to add photos from his first timed work since the Derby on May 22.
Black-Eyed Susan Day Results - Point of Honor ran down Ulele and Cookie Dough to win the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (G2) at Pimlico on Friday. There were 6 other stakes on the card including the Pimlico Special (G3) won by Tenfold, the Allaire Dupont Distaff (G3) won by Mylady Curlin, and the Miss Preakness Stakes (G3) won by Covfefe. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 7 races here.
2019 Alibi Breakfast - The traditional Alibi Breakfast was held on Thursday May 16, before the 144th running of the Preakness Stakes. Connections of some of the 13 Preakness entrants were on hand to swap stories about their horse as well as watch the presentation of the annual awards.
Thursday Preakness Photos - Photos and comments for 12 of the Preakness horses from Thursday morning with everyone on the track except Alwaysmining and Win Win Win who arrived late in the morning.
Wednesday Preakness Photos - Photos and comments for 10 of the Preakness horses from Wednesday morning and afternoon at Pimlico, including Improbable arriving at the track.
2019 Preakness Entries - A field of 13 was entered today for the 144th running of the Preakness Stakes (G1) with Improbable in post 4 the morning line favorite at 5-2. Check out the horses, post positions, odds, and free past performances here.
Tuesday Preakness Photos - Photos and comments for four of the Preakness horses from Tuesday afternoon at Pimlico, including War of Will, Market King, Bodexpress, and Signalman who arrived at the track today plus bonus pic of the Budweiser Clydesdales.
Analyzing the top Preakness Contenders - Our annual analysis of the contenders to see who best matches the profile of a Preakness winner. Not many Derby horses are making the trip to Baltimore, but it is one of them that gets top pick.
Man O'War (G1) and Beaugay (G3) Stakes Results - Saturday at Belmont Park, Channel Maker held off Arklow by a neck on the turf in the Man O'War Stakes. Also on the card, Homerique won the Beaugay Stakes (G3) by a half length. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Peter Pan Stakes (G3) and Vagrancy Handicap (G3) Results - Also at Belmont Park, Global Campaign held off Sir Winston by 1 1/4 lengths in the Peter Pan Stakes (G3), Heavenhasmynikki won the Vagrancy Handicap (G3), and Firenze Fire won the Runhappy Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Preakness Weather Forecasts - What will the weather be for the Preakness? Check out several sources here. Currently looking pretty good with no rain unlike last year.
Kentucky Derby Follow-up - Trainer Bill Mott had a press conference at his barn on Sunday morning and brought out Derby winner Country House to pose for the media. Check out the photos.
Country House wins the 2019 Kentucky Derby (G1) via disqualification - Maximum Security crossed the finish line first, but was disqualified to 17th in a muddy Kentucky Derby (G1) giving the win to long shot Country House with Code of Honor 2nd and Tacitus 3rd. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Royal Ascot 2019 Preview - The Prince of Wales Stakes is already billing up to be one of the races of the season, as last season’s Arc runner up Sea of Class heads the betting. Here we cover the leading contenders for the race at this early stage.
Miscellaneous Kentucky Derby Photos - All kinds of photos from the week, including trophies, flowers, anthem singers, scenic shots, and more. Check out the photos.
Kentucky Derby Field - Photos for each horse from the post parade plus where they finished.
Kentucky Derby Undercard Stakes Results - There were 6 other stakes on the card today with the Derby, including the Old Forester Turf Classic (G1) won by Bricks and Mortar, the Humana Distaff (G1) won by Mia Mischief, the Churchill Distaff Turf Mile (G2) won by Beau Recall, the Churchill Downs Stakes (G1) won by Mitole, the American Turf (G2) won by Digital Age, and the Pat Day Mile (G3) won by Mr. Money. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Serengeti Empress rules in the 2019 Kentucky Oaks (G1) - Serengeti Empress went to the front and never looked back, winning the 2019 Kentucky Oaks (G1) by 1 3/4 lengths over late closing longshot Liora with Lady Apple third. Favorite Bellafina finished fifth. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Kentucky Oaks Undercard Stakes Results - There were 5 other stakes on the card today with the Oaks, including the La Troienne (G1) won by She's a Julie, the Alysheba (G2) won by McKinzie, the Eight Belles (G2) won by Break Even, the Twin Spires Turf Sprint (G3) won by World of Trouble, and the Edgewood Stakes (G3) won by Concrete Rose. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
2019 Kentucky Derby Entries - Tuesday morning entries closed for the 145th Kentucky Derby with a full field of 20 plus one also-eligible. Morning line favorite is now Game Winner at 9-2 after the scratch of Omaha Beach. Friday, Haikal also scratched and Mike Smith is now aboard Cutting Humor. Get the horses, morning line odds, free past performances, and lots more info here.
Thursday Kentucky Derby Photos - Thursday morning at Churchill Downs wasn't as crowded, perhaps because of the rain overnight. Not all the Derby horses and Oaks fillies were out this morning, with Haikal being treated for a foot abcess. Check out photos for 18 Derby horses and 12 Oaks fillies with comments.
Wednesday Kentucky Derby Photos - Wednesday morning at Churchill Downs was even more crowded on the backside with Derby fans now that all the Derby and Oaks horses are on the grounds. All 21 Derby horses and 15 Oaks fillies were out this morning, including the new arrivals. Update: As of 6:30pm, Omaha Beach will be scratched due to an entrapped epiglottis! Check out photos for each with comments.
Tuesday Kentucky Derby Photos - Tuesday was my first morning at Churchill Downs and the backside was more crowded than usual with Derby fans to see the horses at 7:30am. 14 Derby horses and 14 Oaks fillies were out this morning, including Derby favorite Omaha Beach and Oaks favorite Bellafina. Check out photos for each with comments.
2019 Kentucky Oaks Entries - A full field of 14 with 2 also-eligibles was drawn for the 145th Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) to be run on Friday at Churchill Downs. Santa Anita Oaks (G1) winner Bellafina is the 2-1 morning line favorite from post 4. Get all the horses, posts, and free past performances here.
Kentucky Derby Notes for 4/29 - Monday morning was still cold but not as gloomy at Churchill Downs and only one Derby horse, Long Range Toddy, and one Oaks filly, Restless Rider, had timed works. Shortly after noon, Bellafina arrived from California. Check out comments and photos for the Derby and Oaks horses, free past performances, probable starters for the rest of the Derby weekend stakes, and more. Previous: 04/20, 04/21, 04/22, 04/23, 04/24, 04/25, 04/26, 04/27, 04/28
2019 Kentucky Derby Analysis - Our annual analysis of the top contenders to try and select a winner by matching each to the profile of a Kentucky Derby winner using many of the more popular angles and statistical trends. This year it is a pretty wide open field and the order shows that.
The 2018 Sovereign Awards - Liora took home top honours as 2018 Horse of the Year and Champion 3-Year-Old Filly in Canada at the 44th annual Sovereign Awards on April 18. Mark Casse won his 8th straight and 11th overall Outstanding Trainer award and Eurico Rosa da Silva won his 6th Outstanding Jockey award. Get all the winners and photos here.
Lady Apple gets up in the Apple Blossom Handicap (G1) - Sunday at Oaklawn, Lady Apple got up by a nose over Escape Clause to win the Apple Blossom Handicap (G1) with Elate third. Also on the card, Fight On won the Fifth Season Stake. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Omaha Beach lands the Arkansas Derby (G1) - Saturday at Oaklawn, Omaha Beach held off Improbable by a length in the mud to win the Arkansas Derby (G1) with Country House third. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Oaklawn Handicap (G2) and Count Fleet Sprint Handicap - Also at Oaklawn, Quip won the Oaklawn Handicap (G2) by a neck over Lone Sailor and Mitole drew off to win the Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (G3) by 2 3/4 lengths over Whitmore. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Lady Apple upsets in the Fantasy Stakes (G3) - Friday at Oaklawn, Lady Apple outfinished favorite Motion Emotion to win the 2019 Fantasy Stakes (G3) by a length with Brill third. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
2019 Kentucky Derby and Oaks Points List - Points earned in the races designated for the Road to the Kentucky Derby and Oaks are the only way to get in the starting gate for those races. Check out all horses who have earned points in order for both the Derby and Oaks.
2019 Road to the Kentucky Derby - All the points earning races on the Triple Crown Trail with results and point values with links to details for each completed race.
Tiger Roll emulates Red Rum in Grand National - Tiger Roll became the first horse since Red Rum in 1974, to defend his crown in the Grand National and he could be back next year to defend it again if the weights are right.
Roadster tops in the Santa Anita Derby (G1) - Saturday at Santa Anita, Roadster outfinished stablemate Game Winner to win the Santa Anita Derby (G1) by a half length. Also on the card, Bellafina won the Santa Anita Oaks (G1), Hostess won the Providencia Stakes (G3), and Vasilika won the Royal Heroine Stakes (G2). Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Gift Box holds on in the Santa Anita Handicap (G1) - Also at Santa Anita, Gift Box held on by a nose over McKinzie to win the Santa Anita Handicap (G1). Also on the card, Sneaking Out won the Evening Jewel Stakes and Lieutenant Dan won the Echo Eddie Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 4 - The fourth and final Future Wager pool for this year's Kentucky Derby is now closed. Roadster was favorite this time at 6-1 with Game Winner and Maximum Security next at 7-1. Get all the horses, final odds, and free past performances here.
Tacitus wins the Wood Memorial (G2) - Saturday at Aqueduct, Tacitus won the NYRA Bets Wood Memorial (G2) by 1 1/4 lengths over Tax with Haikal third. Also on the card, Mind Control won the Bay Shore Stakes (G3). Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Wood Memorial (G1) Day Continues - Also at Aqueduct, World of Trouble held off Skyler's Scramjet by a half length to win the Carter Handicap (G1). Also on the card, Always Shopping won the Gazelle Stakes (G2) and Life's a Parlay won the Excelsior Stakes (G3). Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Florida Derby (G1) Day at Gulfstream Park - Maximum Security remained undefeated, winning the Florida Derby (G1) on Saturday over Bodexpress and Code of Honor. Also on the card, Champagne Anyone won the Gulfstream Park Oaks (G2), Focus Group won the Pan American Stakes (G2), and Valedictorian won the Sand Springs Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 4 races here.
Thunder Snow repeats in the Dubai World Cup (G1) - Saturday at Meydan, defending champion Thunder Snow battled Gronkowski down the stretch to win the 2019 Dubai World Cup (G1) by a nose with late closing Gunnevera third. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Dubai World Cup Undercard Stakes - There were 8 other stakes races on the card including the Sheema Classic won by Old Persian, the Dubai Turf won by Almond Eye, the UAE Derby won by Plus Que Parfait, the Golden Shaheen won by X Y Jet, the Al Quoz Sprint won by Blue Point, the Dubai Gold Cup won by Cross Counter, the Godolphin Mile won by Coal Front, and the Kahayla Classic won by AF Maher. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Friday Dubai World Cup Workout Photos - Photos and comments for 12 horses on the track at Meydan on a foggy Friday morning prepping for the Dubai World Cup (G1) card on Saturday, including Pavel, Almond Eye, and Magic Wand.
Thursday Dubai World Cup Workout Photos - Photos and comments for 16 horses on the track at Meydan on a rainy Thursday morning prepping for the Dubai World Cup (G1) card on Saturday, including Yoshida, XY Jet, and all the Aidan O'Brien horses.
Wednesday Dubai World Cup Workout Photos - Photos and comments for 15 horses on the track at Meydan on Wednesday morning prepping for the Dubai World Cup (G1) card on Saturday, including KT Brave, Promises Fulfilled, and Imperial Hint.
2019 Dubai World Cup Entries - Post positions were drawn today for the Dubai World Cup, to be run on Saturday, and the 8 other stakes on the card. A field of 13 was entered for the big race, with North America the 7-2 early favorite followed by last year's winner Thunder Snow at 4-1. Get the entries, post positions, and free past performances here.
Monday and Tuesday Dubai World Cup Workout Photos - Photos and comments for 33 horses on the track at Meydan on Monday and Tuesday morning prepping for the Dubai World Cup (G1) card on Saturday, including Dolkong, Gunnevera, and Almond Eye.
Review: Triple Crown Handicapper 2019 - by Jim Mazur. Includes lots of stats for all 3 races and explains how to use a system of statistically derived negative angles to eliminate the "bad" picks. Revamped for 2019 with updated info.
Sunday Dubai World Cup Workout Photos - Photos and comments for 37 horses on the track at Meydan on Sunday prepping for the Dubai World Cup (G1) card on Saturday, including Audible, Pavel, and Seeking the Soul.
Louisiana Derby (G2) day at The Fair Grounds - Longshot By My Standards upset in the TwinSpires Louisiana Derby (G2) by 3/4 length over Spinoff and Sueno. Also on the card, Street Band won the Fair Grounds Oaks (G2), Bricks and Mortar won the Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap (G2), and Core Beliefs won the New Orleans Handicap (G2). Get the results, charts, and photos for 8 stakes on the card here.
Rebel Stakes Day at Oaklawn - Saturday at Oaklawn, Long Range Toddy and Omaha Beach were mild upset winners in the two divisions of the Rebel Stakes (G2), both narrowly winning over the favorites Improbable and Game Winner respectively. Also on the card, Lady Apple won the Azeri Stakes (G2) and Rated R Superstar won the Essex Handicap. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Oaklawn Morning Works - Photos of nine of the Rebel Stakes horses plus Azeri entrant Eskimo Kisses at Oaklawn Park on Thursday as they prepare for the race this weekend. Updated to include more photos from Friday.
Los Alamitos Weekend Workouts - While the main track at Santa Anita was closed, many horses shipped to Los Alamitos to get a timed work in over the weekend. Here are photos for lots of those including McKinzie, Game Winner, Bellafina, and more.
Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 3 - The third Future Wager pool for this year's Kentucky Derby and the only pool for the Kentucky Oaks are now closed. As usual, the mutuel field is the favorite at 9-2 with Game Winner and Improbable co-second choices at 6-1. For the Oaks, Bellafina is the favorite at 9-2. Get all the odds here.
Tampa Bay Derby Day - Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs, Tacitus upset in the Tampa Bay Derby over Outshine and favorite Win Win Win. Also on the card, Concrete Rose won the Florida Oaks (G3), Rymska won the Hillsborough Stakes (G2), Flameaway won the Challenger Stakes, and Digital Age won the Columbia Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Honeybee (G3) and Hot Springs Stakes Results - Saturday at Oaklawn, Chocolate Kisses rallied to win the Honeybee Stakes (G3) by a length over favorite Motion Emotion and Bizwhacks. Also on the card, Whitmore won the Hot Springs Stakes for the third year in a row. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Gotham Stakes Day at Aqueduct - Saturday, Haikal rallied to win the featured Gotham Stakes (G3) by 1 length over Mind Control and favorite Instagrand. Also on the card, Do Share won the Tom Fool Handicap (G3), Espresso Shot won the Busher Stakes, and Vino Rosso won the Stymie Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Santa Anita training track reopens - While the main track at Santa Anita is closed and they work to fix the problems with the racing surface, the training track opened again on Friday for gallops and the main track will open again on Monday for training only.
Santa Anita Closed Indefinitely - Because of all the recent breakdowns, Santa Anita has been closed to racing and training indefinitely.
Altior, Dual Champion Chase winner in waiting - With Cheltenham and the Grand National coming soon, Altior looks poised to follow in the footsteps of stablemate Sprinter Sacre and become a dual winner of the Queen Mother Champion Chase.
Cheltenham Festival 2019 RSA Chase - One of the most exciting races across the four days of the Cheltenham Festival looks to be the RSA Chase. Here is a look at the three leading horses in the race.
Vasilika triumphs in the Buena Vista Stakes (G2) - Saturday at Santa Anita, heavy favorite Vasilika rallied from 7th early to win the Buena Vista Stakes (G2) by 1 1/2 lengths over Streak of Luck and Ms Bad Behavior. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Super Steed huge upset winner in the Southwest Stakes (G3) - Monday at Oaklawn, Super Steed was a 62-1 longshot winner in the Southwest Stakes (G3) over Sueno and Long Range Toddy. Also on the card, Coal Front won the Razorback Handicap (G3) and She's a Julie won the Bayakoa Stakes (G3). Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Marley's Freedom wins the Santa Monica Stakes (G2) - Saturday at Santa Anita, favorite Marley's Freedom ran down Selcourt to win the Santa Monica Stakes (G2) by 1 1/4 lengths with Mopotism third. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Risen Star Stakes (G2) Day at the Fair Grounds - Saturday, favorite War of Will cruised home by 2 1/4 lengths to win the Risen Star Stakes (G2) at the Fair Grounds over Country House and Roiland. Also on the card, Serengeti Empress won the Rachel Alexandra Stakes (G2), Silver Dust won the Mineshaft Handicap (G3), Synchrony won the Fair Grounds Handicap (G3), Mitchell Road won the Albert M. Stall Memorial Stakes, and Chaos Theory won the Colonel Power Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Sparky Ville gets up in the San Vicente Stakes (G2) - Sunday at Santa Anita, Sparky Ville rallied to catch Dessman by a nose to win the San Vicente Stakes (G2) with favorite Coliseum third. Also on the card, Apache Princess won the Sweet Life Stakes after it was taken off the turf. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 2 - The second Future Wager pool for this year's Kentucky Derby is now closed. As usual, the mutuel field is the favorite at 5-2 with juvenile Champion Game Winner second choice at 5-1. Get the horses, final odds, and more here.
Las Virgenes, San Marcos, and Thunder Road Stakes - Saturday at Santa Anita, heavy favorite Bellafina won the Las Virgenes (G2) by 3/4 length over Enaya Alrabb and Calf Moon Bay. Also on the card, Platinum Warrior won the San Marcos Stakes (G2), and True Valour won the Thunder Road Stakes (G3). Get the results, charts, and photos here.
2019 Early Triple Crown Nominations - 362 horses were nominated during the early period which closed on January 26, headed by Juvenile Champion Game Winner. Check out the list of all the horses along with a link to free past performances for all of them.
San Pasqual Stakes (G2) and Robert B. Lewis Stakes (G3) - Saturday at a wet Santa Anita, Battle of Midway ran down favorite McKinzie to win the San Pasqual Stakes (G2) by a 1/2 length with Giant Expectations third. Also on the card, Mucho Gusto won the Robert B. Lewis Stakes (G3). Get the results, charts, and photos here.
2018 Sovereign Award Finalists - The Jockey Club of Canada has announced the finalists for the 2018 Sovereign Awards, Canadian thoroughbred racing's year end championships. Winners will be announced April 18. Check out all the finalists here.
Two of the leading Irish horses for the 2019 Cheltenham festival - The Irish have been the dominant force at the Cheltenham festival for several years now. Here is a closer look at two of the key Irish horses expected to compete this year.
City of Light brilliant in the Pegasus World Cup (G1) - City of Light drew away to win by 5 3/4 lengths in the sloppy $9 million Pegasus World Cup (G1) at Gulfstream Park on Saturday. Seeking the Soul finished second and favorite Accelerate was third. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Bricks and Mortar wins the Pegasus World Cup Turf (G1) - Bricks and Mortar won the inaugural $7 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1) by 2 1/2 lengths over Magic Wand and Delta Prince, while favorite Yoshida finished a lackluster 6th. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Pegasus World Cup Undercard Stakes - There were 7 other stakes on the card Saturday at Gulfstream Park including the W.L. McKnight Stakes (G3) won by Zulu Alpha, the La Prevoyante Stakes (G3) won by Si Que Es Buena, and the Fred W. Hooper Stakes (G3) won by Aztec Sense. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 6 races here.
Pegasus World Cup Friday Workout Photos - More of the Pegasus World Cup and Turf horses were out on the track Friday morning including Bravazo, True Timber, and Channel Maker.
2018 Eclipse Award Winners - Justify won Horse of the Year and Champion 3-year-old Male at the Eclipse Awards. Other winners included Accelerate as Champion Older Male, Roy H repeated as Champion Sprinter, and Stormy Liberal as Champion Turf Male, the first time a sprinter has won that category. Get all the winners, details about them, and the vote totals here.
Pegasus World Cup Thursday Workout Photos - More of the Pegasus World Cup horses were out on the track Thursday morning or schooling in the paddock in the afternoon, including favorite Accelerate, Gunnevera, and Audible.
Pegasus World Cup Wednesday Workout Photos - Saturday at Gulfstream Park is Pegasus World Cup day and several of the horses entered were out on the track Wednesday morning, including Accelerate and City of Light.
War of Will wins the LeComte Stakes (G3) - Saturday at the Fair Grounds was Road to the Derby Kickoff Day with the LeComte Stakes (G3) won by War of Will, the Silverbulletday Stakes won by Needs Supervision, the Colonel E.R. Bradley Handicap won by First Premio, the Marie G. Krantz Memorial Stakes won by Dubara, and the Louisiana Stakes won by Harlan Punch. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Analyzing the Early Contenders for the 2019 Kentucky Derby - The 'Run for the Roses' is still months away, but there's no time quite like the present to begin analyzing the main contenders for this prestigious prize. b
Laurina – 2019 Champion Hurdle winner? - The Champion Hurdle picture became a little clearer over the weekend as Laurina returned looking to have retained all her ability. Since her move to Willie Mullins she has not put a foot wrong and has a strong chance to win. b
2018 Eclipse Award Finalists - The Eclipse Award winners will be announced on January 24 at Gulfstream Park with Horse of the Year finalists being Accelerate, Justify, and Serengeti Empress. Get all the finalists and details about them here.
Mind Control best in the Jerome Stakes - New Year's Day at Aqueduct, favorite Mind Control won the first Kentucky Derby prep for 2019, taking the Jereome Stakes by 1 1/2 lengths over Our Braintrust and Family Biz. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
2019 Cheltenham Gold Cup Contenders - A look at some of the top contenders for the marquee race of jump racing’s premier fixture, the Gold Cup at the Cheltenham Festival in March.
Cheltenham Festival 2019 – Champion Hurdle - Top contenders for his year's Champion Hurdle during the Cheltenham Festival in March, including two-time winner Buveur D’Air.
2018 Year in Review - As we near the end of the year, it is time to take a look back at the highs and lows of 2018 and remember those people and horses that we lost.
Breeders' Cup Virtual Postcards - Also lots of other types of racing postcards are available to send your online friends.
Eight Belles Tribute - A photo tribute to the gallant filly Eight Belles. She will be missed by many. Online postcards also available.
Mariah's Storm - the inspiration behind "Dreamer" - Here is some more info plus the true story of Mariah's Storm which provided the idea for the horse racing movie "Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story"
My Eclipse award-winning photo! - It is still hard to believe I won! Here is the photo along with how I took it and a couple of follow up shots.
Racing Jigsaw Puzzles - a selection of my photos made into online jigsaw puzzles in your choice of difficulty.
Man O'War Trivia Quiz - See just how much Man O'War history you know!
Cavalia, an Unbridled Affair - Ok it isn't racing, but we all love horses anyway. Thanks to Tina Hines and Charlene Keys here is a look at Cavalia, a showcase of human and equine performers currently touring.
The Smarty Jones Story - where he came from and how he almost died before ever getting to race plus the stories of his connections. Updated after the Belmont with more info and new photos.
Racing Wallpaper - a selection of wallpaper for your computer screen including three different ones featuring Smarty Jones.
Bobbleheads - check out some of the bobbles given away and updated prices for all the bobbles.
Photo Merchandise - shirts, mousepads, posters, and more featuring my photos and Seabiscuit painting.
Trivia Quiz - Test your knowledge of the Breeders' Cup, the Triple Crown races, Seabiscuit, or Canadian racing with this online trivia quiz.
Fan Photo Archive - Upload your own racing photos to our new online library and share them with others.
Classified Ads - place your ad for free.
Shirts, Mugs, Mousepads, & More - Breeders' Cup winners, Triple Crown items, Seabiscuit items, and more. Help support this site by buying something.
Horse Racing Magazines - subscribe or renew your current subscription and help support this site.
Bookstore - current, hot, and recommended books and other items available thru Amazon.com -
Art Store - horse racing posters and prints from Art.com
Clip Art - free for you to use
Free Screen Savers - Screen savers including the 2001 Derby, Eclipse winners, and Breeders' Cup winners plus others.
Forum - come and join the discussions, also includes chat rooms
Racing Memorabilia Museum - from Derby glasses to advertising signs and more including a section on Bobble Heads.
Racing Postcard Museum - images of classic racing postcards
Equillector - an online price guide for collectors
Movies - a list of all the horse racing movies I could find in online databases with links to buy the ones available on VHS and DVD. horse racing thoroughbred handicapping race track horse racing