Tin Badge Faces State-Breds in Gray’s Lake Stakes

The three Triple Crown races offer an opportunity for the best three-year-old Thoroughbreds in North America to showcase their talents in front of a worldwide audience. In contrast, the audience will be much smaller for Saturday’s $63,150 Gray’s Lake Stakes at Prairie Meadows, but the six-furlong race is nevertheless a nice spot for Iowa-bred three-year-olds to seek a stakes win. Six horses have been entered, and on paper the horse to beat is Tin Badge. A son of The Deputy, Tin [...]

Spot Plays for Louisiana Premier Night at Delta Downs

On Saturday night, Delta Downs will host the 14th edition of Louisiana Premier Night. The 12-race card features six stakes events and four starter stakes and is headlined by the $150,000 Louisiana Premier Night Championship run at a mile and a sixteenth. The card that commences at 5:40 PM local time offers horseplayers a plethora of opportunities over the course of the evening with solid field sizes and several wide-open events. Here are a few races I look forward to [...]