How to Bet the Diamond Jubilee Stakes

Bound for Nowhere winning the Shakertown Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland - Keeneland Photo There’s something for everyone in Saturday’s Diamond Jubilee Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot, and maybe—just maybe—there’s an opportunity for an American runner to secure a Group 1 victory. As the final group stakes race of the Royal Ascot meet, the Diamond Jubilee offers one last chance for horsemen and bettors alike to make a big score, and the race figures to be a dash [...]

A $7.8m mountain to climb for sprinters in The Everest

If the Kentucky Derby is the most exciting two minutes in sport, then the richest turf race in the world, The Everest, is a minute and nine seconds of thunder down under. Based on the slot-holder concept first used in the Pegasus World Cup, Racing New South Wales has introduced The Everest, a $A10 million ($US7.8 million) weight-for-age sprint over 1,200 meters (about six furlongs) which runs for the first time this Saturday, Oct. 14 (Friday night U.S. time). Racing [...]