What was to have been the $1-million Rebel Stakes with 85 Kentucky Derby points up for grabs is now a pair of $750,000 Rebel Stakes worth 63.75 each, including 37.5 to the winners. And the extra race, money, and points attracted some extra good horses, including a pair of undefeated two-year-olds from Racing Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert making their three-year-old debuts: champion Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner Game Winner and Grade 1 winner Improbable. Baffert has won 6 of [...]
It's our weekend preview and we're looking to opening weekend at Oaklawn Park and Sam Houston. Then the BARN Jury comes in to talk about who will win the Pegasus World Cup and who will finish last!
It's Friday the 13th and we're looking ahead to the Arkansas Derby weekend, Lady Aurelia back at Keeneland, and more! Also the BARN Jury lets us know which Derby hot takes they're kind of sick of.
We look ahead to the big weekend of racing coming up at Turfway Park including a full field for the Jeff Ruby Steaks. The BARN Jury comes on the show to discuss their favorite racing websites.
We continue to discuss the Southwest Stakes card from Oaklawn Park and also discuss the upcoming John Battaglia Memorial from Turfway. Trainer Michelle Nevin joins the show to talk about her new star My Boy Tate as well as By the Moon and much more!
We're looking ahead to the weekend as we discuss stakes action from Oaklawn Park as well as a huge Holy Bull card from Gulfstream Park. The Equibae joins us in the BARN Jury spot to recap Pegasus as well as some football and Super Bowl talk.
We discuss the news of the day including updates on the SLR Fire aftermath and recovery. Then Mary Rampellini from the Daily Racing Form joins us to talk Oaklawn, Remington, Delta, and more!
American Pharaoh returns in the Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park. Untapable returns in the Azeri Stakes at Oaklwan. Due to the presence of those champions, horseplayers are going to find it difficult to make money in either the Rebel Stakes or the Azeri Stakes Saturday. One race that appears wide open at Oaklawn is the Grade 3 Razorback where 4 out of 7 runners look like serious contenders. Oaklawn Park 8 at 5:57 pm ET G3 Razorback Hcp for 4&Up [...]
Due to inclement weather, the Grade 3 Southwest Stakes was moved from Feb. 16 to Feb 22. The race figures to be more competitive than the Fountain of Youth, where Upstart was taken down and Itsaknockout awarded with the win, or the Risen Star Stakes where International Star won and paid $9.60. Mr. Z is the second choice at 3/1. Is a repeat of the Smarty Jones, where Mr. Z veered out as the $1.10 to $1 favorite, in the [...]