Across the Board | The 2017 year in thoroughbred racing was filled as usual with dozens of excellent performances by fit and ready racehorses, excellent jockeys who rode through traffic and other obstacles, as well as so many trainers who worked tireless hours getting horses into tip top shape.view
Lindo Report | Below is my Christmas wish list, which I am sure will be similar to many other devoted horseplayers’. I will be happy to email it or text it to you in time to celebrate the Holiday Season. Just send me your contact information.view
Track Phantom | The horse racing season is broken down into three major parts – Triple Crown, Del Mar/Saratoga summer meets and Breeders’ Cup. This is not to say there isn’t important racing in other spots on the calendar but the general public’s interest peaks in relation to these three areas.view
Horse Racing's 144th 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
Simulcast players nationwide as well as those in attendance at The Fair Grounds, Ellis Park and Indiana Grand will no longer be able to root home veteran jockey Francisco “Cisco” Torres who announced last week that he is retiring from the saddle.view
Across the Board | Last Saturday, the final Grade-1 stakes for 2-year-old colts in 2017 – the Los Alamitos Futurity – was run at that Southern California track that has gained prominence in recent seasons.view
Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore will offer 15 stakes worth $3.7 million in purses during its spring meet. The meet opens on Thursday, May 10 and is highlighted by the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes (G1) on May 19, the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown.
The U.S. hotel industry should continue to enjoy gains on both the top and the bottom line. The report notes that consumer spending grew 3.8 percent in the fourth quarter after a 2.2 percent boost in the third.
A possible South Dakota constitutional amendment on the November ballot that might have allowed voters to decide the fate of a proposed casino complex in Yankton has been voted down by a branch of the State Legislature.
On a night when the U.S. Olympic men's curling team captured gold in South Korea, the Knights capped a 7-game home stand by "sweeping" past Vancouver, 6-3, Friday at T-Mobile Arena.
William Hill Chief Executive Philip Bowcock says the company is readying a war chest to invest into marketing in the U.S. should the Supreme Court end the ban on sports betting.