Lady and The Track | July 21, 2018

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Riley Asher-Stalbaum Is Up For The Task

July 5, 2018 |

  Teenager Represents Strong Future For Harness Racing By John Furgele When you mention harness racing to people, all the stereotypes come out.  Most will say that it is a sport for old people and that young people have no interest in it. Just when one might start to believe this, you hear stories that […]

A Fun, Festive & Tasty Kentucky Derby Party Is In Your Future

May 1, 2018 |

By LATT Staff One of the most unique things about the Kentucky Derby, aside from the thrill of the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports, is the beautiful display of colors going on under the Twin Spires. In addition to the dashing duds donned by the men and the beautiful dresses and fancy hats showcased by […]

Cash More Winning Tickets in Some of Saratoga’s Most Difficult Races

July 27, 2017 |

By Noel Michaels Let’s look at some key elements that horseplayers will need to navigate successfully if they hope to have a winning season at Saratoga. The handicapping aspects this article will concentrate on are 2-year-olds, first-time starters, and horses trying turf for the first time — three very important, yet difficult, areas that players […]

Arrogate Teaches Fans and Bettors Valuable Lesson

July 26, 2017 |

By Derek Simon Arrogate came, saw and was conquered in the San Diego Handicap. The horse lauded as the best in the world was anything but at Del Mar on Saturday. In terms of upsets, it was Buster Douglas knocking out Mike Tyson to win the heavyweight title, it was the New York Jets defeating […]

Trainer Keen Eyes Success With Pair of One-Eyed Runners

July 21, 2017 |

(Del Mar Stable Notes) Trainer Dallas Keen had experiences at Lone Star Park in Texas recently that make for top-rate story telling around the backstretch here, or anywhere else the widely-travelled veteran may be stationed. Within a nine-day period, Keen saddled two one-eyed horses to win races. One from the No. 1 post. “I don’t […]

A Tale of Two Taras

July 14, 2017 |

By Tara Cochran Just beyond the fields belonging to Godolphin and Adena Springs’ farms, I arrived at the gate of Barbara Banke’s and the late Jess Jackson’s Stonestreet Farm. As I was buzzed in through the wrought iron gates that hang between two brick walls bearing the crimson and gold Stonestreet Farm sign, I felt […]

A Closer Look at Arlington Million Preview Day

July 7, 2017 |

By Matt Hess Summer is starting to heat up here in Chicagoland, and so is the racing at Arlington International Racecourse. The biggest race day of the year is, of course, the Grade I Arlington Million.  But this weekend’s Million Preview Day will feature some racing that may be just as compelling. For the fifth […]

Was Charles Town Scratch of 11-Year-Old Warranted?

June 29, 2017 |

By Derek Simon This week, social media was all abuzz over a horse named Awesome Actor, who was entered in Thursday’s fourth race — a waiver claiming (think starter allowance) event — at Charles Town Racetrack in Charles Town, West Virginia. I say “was” because, thanks in large part to pressure brought to bear by racing […]

A Yank’s Reflections on Royal Ascot

June 27, 2017 |

By Mary Perdue Why American horse racing fans should make this a bucket list item and what to expect  For the first time ever, NBC Sports televised the entire five-day Royal Ascot meet June 20 through 24, giving American audiences a unique, in-depth experience of this annual one-of-a-kind event up close and personal. The on-site […]