Track Phantom | When the points system started a few years ago, it eliminated fake speed types from the Derby. No longer did we see future sprinters taking place in the Derby field. This meant the Derby pace had slowed somewhat and favored those stalking the pace.view
Across the Board | If you missed Arrogate’s amazing victory in the $10 million Dubai World Cup on Saturday, you missed one of the best performances by a racehorse in many years.view
Lindo Report | I was at Santa Anita the day Affirmed destroyed the field in the 1978 Grade I Santa Anita Derby. I was at Hollywood Park when Seattle Slew, coming off his Triple Crown sweep, was beaten by J.O. Tobin in the 1977 Swaps Stakes in front of over 80,000 fans.view
VIP Getting Rich with Saber | It was back in 1985, I remember it like it was yesterday. Ronald Reagan was president, the economy was booming, I was getting 12% interest on my IRA at what was then Valley Bank, the tech industry was just starting, we still had payphones – no cell phones or laptops.view
Horse Racing's 143rd Running of the Kentucky Derby (Grade I) future odds for betting and wagering are provided by Wynn Sports Book. Check your local sports book for the latest odds. Kentucky Derby (Grade I) future odds are updated weekly.view
It’s never too early for horseplayers nationwide and especially those in Nevada to begin thinking about the Del Mar thoroughbred season. The track has unveiled an added-money program including 41 stakes races worth $7.3 million during a 36-day season.view
Poker Profiles | This month, I interviewed Andy Rich, the poker room manager at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas, one of the most popular card rooms in town.
Lindo Report | I was at Santa Anita the day Affirmed destroyed the field in the 1978 Grade I Santa Anita Derby. I was at Hollywood Park when Seattle Slew, coming off his Triple Crown sweep, was beaten by J.O. Tobin in the 1977 Swaps Stakes in front of over 80,000 fans.
Around Town | History was made Monday morning when the NFL team owners, who are holding their annual league meeting in Phoenix, voted 31-1 to approve the Oakland Raiders’ proposed move to Las Vegas, despite a last minute plea in a letter from Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.
NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders’ move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday. The vote was a foregone conclusion after the league and Raiders were not satisfied with Oakland’s proposals for a new stadium.
The owner of Hialeah Park in Florida has broken ground in Florida City on a development that will include a jai-alai fronton, and later, he hopes, a poker room that will draw in tourists, as well.