Steve Davidowitz

Gaming Today Steve Davidowitz

Steve Davidowitz has covered racing since Secretariat, lives in Vegas, and is the author of the best selling "Betting Thoroughbreds for the 21st Century". He recently completed a new book – “Cashing Big on Racing’s Biggest Days.” Should you wish to purchase a personally autographed copy, please send Steve a note for details: SteveDavidowitz@GamingToday.com

Horse racing must make changes to stay fresh and current

Horse racing must make changes to stay fresh and current

posted on June 27, 2017 by

Across the Board | I have listed a few changes the Triple Crown tracks should consider to improve the overall experience for horses, horsemen and horseplayers alike. They were offered to give physically fit horses more opportunity to run in all three Triple Crown races. 

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After a disappointing Triple Crown, hopefully the second half has more drama

After a disappointing Triple Crown, hopefully the second half has more drama

posted on June 20, 2017 by

Across the Board | Given the lackluster way the 2017 Triple Crown played out, most racing fans, including this observer, can only hope the second half of the racing season will produce more drama and much better performances.

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Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes in unimpressive fashion

Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes in unimpressive fashion

posted on June 13, 2017 by

Across the Board | When a horse wins a $1.5 million race, as Tapwrit did winning the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, it usually is unfair to knock the performance.

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Third jewel of the Triple Crown races seems more like an imitation this year

Third jewel of the Triple Crown races seems more like an imitation this year

posted on June 06, 2017 by

With both Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming and Preakness winner Cloud Computing skipping the Belmont Stakes, the third jewel in racing’s Triple Crown seems more like an imitation than a genuine diamond.

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The best and worst in the life of a horse racing columnist

The best and worst in the life of a horse racing columnist

posted on May 30, 2017 by

Across the Board | The Belmont Stakes is June 10, not this Saturday; so this week, I am going to share with you the three best and three worst experiences I have had as a reporter and racing columnist for various newspapers and magazines for the past 45 years.

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