What to Know About Del Mar’s Dirt Surface

By |September 19th, 2017|Categories: RacingWire|

The 2017 Breeders' Cup takes place at Del Mar. Del Mar is affectionately known as "Where the Turf Meets the Surf". In my last blog, I wrote some words about how Del Mar's turf track should play. This blog is all about the dirt track. Del Mar, like old Hollywood and Santa Anita, appears to favor speed. Will that be the case on Breeders' Cup Day? Check out my analysis of Del Mar's dirt surface. How Will Closers [...]

Bit Of A Legend N dominant in Quillen Memorial

By |September 18th, 2017|Categories: RacingWire|

Since arriving in the United States less than two years ago, Bit Of A Legend N has emerged as one of harness racing's best aged pacers and Monday night he solidified his reputation further by delivering a dominant performance en route to a three-length score in the $150,000 Bobby Quillen Memorial Invitational at Harrington Raceway in Delaware. An eight-year-old Bettor's Delight stallion trained by Peter Tritton for late owner Harry von Knoblauch, Bit Of A Legend N lived up to [...]

What to Know About Del Mar’s Turf Surface

By |September 18th, 2017|Categories: RacingWire|

  The 2017 Breeders' Cup takes place at Del Mar. A few major prep races are still to be run. Since we're on the other side of September, it's a good idea to get an idea of Del Mar's turf surface, though. See below for a few things about Del Mar's turf surface. All horseplayers should keep these things in mind as we start handicapping for horse racing's biggest day. How Does the Turf Usually Play at Del [...]

Quillen Invitational highlights Monday harness racing

By |September 15th, 2017|Categories: RacingWire|

Both thoroughbred and standardbred racing fans are accustomed to seeing their respective stars compete primarily on weekend cards, but this coming Monday evening Harrington Raceway in Delaware will present its signature event when it hosts the latest edition of the $150,000 Bobby Quillen Memorial Invitational for free-for-all pacers. In a relatively short period of time, the Quillen has genuinely one of the top invites for older pacers on a half-mile track anywhere in the land with a list of past [...]

We’re Back!

By |September 15th, 2017|Categories: Betting Tips, Greyhound, RacingWire|

We’re Back! I’m glad to report that the bestbet Building, the kennel compound, and the greyhound are all safe and ready to go for this weekend. Kudos to all the hard-working kennel employees that risked themselves to keep all our greyhound safe during the storm. Now for the good stuff, racing! We have another great weekend ahead of us here at bestbet Jacksonville with feature event over 550, 660 and even 770 yards. Loads of names you have heard of [...]

Saturday cards offer plenty of star power

By |September 14th, 2017|Categories: RacingWire|

This coming Saturday thoroughbred racing fans in the Mid-Atlantic region will have plenty of quality runners to view when Laurel Park hosts a handful of open stakes, including the Grade III, $250,000 Frank DeFrancis Memorial Dash at six furlongs on the main track. That same evening the focus for harness racing fans will be on Mohawk Raceway for a bevy of stakes at the Canadian oval. Several of the open stakes at Laurel on Saturday afternoon will be on the [...]