Historic Santa Anita Park is off and running Friday as the iconic track begins it stakes-packed 23-day meeting. There are seven graded events from Friday through Sunday. All seven are preps leading up to the Breeders’ Cup races at the Arcadia, California venue Nov. 4th and 5th.view
Across the Board | With Summer gone and Fall now upon us, the main target for horse owners, trainers and horseplayers has shifted sharply toward the annual Breeders’ Cup races at Santa Anita Park on Nov. 4 and 5.view
Track Phantom | Mbah Gotho was born in 1870. That would make him 145 years old if he were alive today…which he is! He’s the oldest person in history and it’s mind-boggling to ponder what he has seen in his lifetime.view
New Jersey’s Monmouth Park racetrack has joined California tracks in reporting serious declines in all-sources betting handle.view
What has been known for quite some time by Southern California horseplayers has been confirmed by that state’s horse racing board. Year-to-date handle figures through August are down 3.6 percent compared with 2015 at all state racetracks.view
THURSDAY FREE BOOKIES BATTLE SELECTION | Check out the free Bookies Battle selection of the day. Today's selection is from Ric Baum.
Nevada state officials report gambling revenues were down 5 percent in August. Revenue on The Las Vegas Strip, now said to be in an entertainment over gambling mode, took a large hit retreating 15 percent year-over-year, to $450 million.
Historic Santa Anita Park is off and running Friday as the iconic track begins it stakes-packed 23-day meeting. There are seven graded events from Friday through Sunday. All seven are preps leading up to the Breeders’ Cup races at the Arcadia, California venue Nov. 4th and 5th.
Bob Christ’s Thursday NFL Football Breakdown | Dolphins will be eager to prevail before heading home for a four-game homestand wrapped around a bye. A win keeps the cranky fan base excited. The Bengals' drive is to even its mark before heading out for games at Dallas and New England, which will have Tom Brady by then.
Monday Morning Michelle | So here we are, about to enter the fourth week, and the Westgate has set the total for this week’s Thursday Night Football game at 44½ and the Bengals -7½. It might be possible considering the Dolphins are pretty banged up.