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
Bob Christ’s Thursday NFL Football Breakdown | Week 7’s Thursday night offering appears to shape up as a one-sided affair between a perennial championship contender (Green Bay) and a playoff wanna-be (Chicago).
The New Jersey State Senate is to vote Thursday on a bill that would effectively strip billionaire Carl Icahn of his gaming license for five years in a move seen as punishing him for shutting down the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City earlier this month.
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Delaware Park, which concluded its thoroughbred meet Saturday, is reporting that their all-sources was down 10.3 percent from the 2015 season. The dip took place even though the average field size that was up about 2 percent to 7.23 horses per race.
Las Vegas’ Mob Museum will feature Shaun Assael on Oct. 25th at 7 pm as part of its Author Talk series. The topic is the life and death of heavyweight boxing champion Charles “Sonny” Liston.