Sam Houston Race Park Quarter Horse Meet Kicks Off on Friday, March 31

By |March 29th, 2017|Categories: Quarter Horse|Tags: , |

 The 2017 American Quarter Horse racing season at Sam Houston Race Park gets Jrc Callas First makes his 2017 debut Friday night at Sam Houston Race Park underway on Friday, March 31. Opening night will feature nine races, including the $20,000 Miss Houston Stakes and the $20,000 Harris County Stakes. 2014 AQHA world champion, Jrc Callas First, a true “horse for the course” at Sam Houston, will headline the field in the 550-yard Harris County Stakes. Two trials [...]

Updated Blog: Top 5 Horses to Never Win the Kentucky Derby

By |March 28th, 2017|Categories: Kentucky Derby, RacingWire|Tags: |

Photo: Matt Carter After Arrogate's unbelievable Dubai World Cup win this past Saturday, I must update my Top 5 Horses to Never Win the Kentucky Derby blog that I wrote a couple of years ago. Arrogate immediately goes to the top of the list. I also set up a major parameter. I only added horses that made an impact in their sophomore year. Any horse that didn't have an impact as a three-year-old didn't make the list.   [...]

Southland’s $25,000 HOUND MADNESS STAKES Finals Are Set for Friday Evening, March 31

By |March 28th, 2017|Categories: Greyhound, Races, RacingWire|Tags: , |

It was almost 4 weeks ago that 64 hard running greyhounds took to the track in their quest to be crowned the 2017 Southland HOUND MADNESS Champion and this coming Friday, March 31 all racing fans will get to see the remaining two runners go head to head for the coveted title. After 5 very competitive rounds and many exciting paw to paw battles, the Finals are now set with CLASSY WOLVERINE matched up with FLYING WOLF PACK making it an all Lester Raines Kennel stakes [...]

Pompano Wednesday Pickin’ from John Berry

By |March 27th, 2017|Categories: RacingWire|Tags: , |

Wednesday, March 29, 2017   RACE ONE (DOUBLE –  4-4. 4-5 / PICK-5 -      4 w 4,5 w 2 w 1,3 w 1,8) 4-ROCKIN DESIRE…giving strong hints lately with sharp closing punch. Would like to see a bubble far turn. 7-ROYAL J…outside post, yes, but that may be blessing. Has strong brush & no option but to follow live cover. 3-GALLEY WENCH…will be forwardly placed throughout journey. Expect her to leave & yield for garden trip. RACE TWO                                               5-DANDY’S DUDUDIDUDU...nice hint in last [...]

Palm Beach Weekly Wrap Up 3-26-2017

By |March 27th, 2017|Categories: Greyhound, RacingWire|Tags: , |

Another great week of action we lived in the last 7 days at The Palm Beach Kennel Club!  Lets get into the top stories from the previous week of racing. Nations Best Rivalry There is nothing like rivalry in sports.  Duke and North Carolina, Michigan/Ohio State, Yankees/Red Sox.  When two gigantic superstar teams or athletes come together, there really is nothing like it. Palm Beach has seen the best greyhound rivalry develop this season between two time stakes champion Janice [...]

Levy Series Provides Four Varying Results

By |March 25th, 2017|Categories: RacingWire|Tags: , |

While many thoroughbred racing fans were still trying to comprehend the last-to-first performance delivered by Arrogate in the Grade I, $10 million Dubai World Cup at Meydan earlier in the day, standardbred fans were eager to witness the second round of the George Morton Levy Memorial Series at Yonkers Raceway for older free-for-all pacers. One week after a rain-soaked "good" track hindered speed horses and dulled final clockings by three full seconds, warmer, drier, fast conditions prevailed in Saturday night [...]

Palm Beach Superstar Saturday Preview 3-25-17

By |March 24th, 2017|Categories: Betting Tips, Greyhound, RacingWire|Tags: , |

The rivalry is at an all time high. Superstar Saturday has a whole new meaning at Palm Beach as new St Pats winner Fraulein Morgan and Derby Champ Janice Dean are set to do battle in the finale.  Along with the "Knockout King" coming back from vacation and hot puppy Sunflower starting, this will be an outstanding card to watch and play. Here is the top races we'll be following for the Saturday Matinee at "The Beach." Race 6 Grade [...]