Our beloved Great White Hope Hansen was supposed to be entering the Travers Stakes today but instead announced possible Retirement. Bodemeister is also out of Saturday’s Travers Stakes after being diagnosed with nerve damage to his right shoulder. Hansen, who was most likely going to be a Travers Stakes favorite, has a 20%-30% tear in […]
America’s oldest horserace for thoroughbred champions, the Travers Stakes, is scheduled for Saturday August 25th. The Travers Stakes is for three-year-old male thoroughbreds and is a G1 race and is often referred to as the “Mid-Summer Derby” in Saratoga. Our white hero Hansen is among the many awesome contenders running in the 143rd Travers Stakes. […]
The most decorated Olympic competitor Michael Phelps may become involved in Thoroughbred ownership in the future for the purpose of horse racing.
Horseracing is alive and well in California. Del Mar Racetrack hit a record in attendance yesterday with 47,399 race fans betting $14.1 million on opening day. That’s a substantial increase in betting from last year with only $13.2 million. Wednesday marked the eighth straight year attendance had reached over 40,000 race fans. Midnight Crooner and […]
The 2012 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another is moving to Japan for stud duty. The 2012 Triple Crown hopeful’s highest bidder was announced as Shigeyuki Okada of Big Red Farm on the island of Hokkaido. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but experts speculate that the numbers were somewhere between […]
Union Rags finished first in the 2012 144thBelmont Stakes this year. I’m happy to say I placed a bet on Union Rags after the last minute jockey switch. Union Rags and jockey John Velazquez won the third jewel of the Triple Crown by just a neck’s length. They rode the rail and shot up to […]
The latest odds for the 2012 Belmont Stakes and run for the Triple Crown were released today shortly after post positions were drawn. Favored I’ll Have Another will start from gate eleven with 4-5 odds. 1. Street Life, Jose Lezcano 12-1 2. Unstoppable U, Junior Alvarado 30-1 3. Union Rags, John Velazquez 6-1 4. Atigun, […]
To show support for All Have Another’s chance at the Triple Crown, Facebook fans are flocking to the I’ll Have Another Pedicure fan page and posting pictures of their purple piggies. I’ll Have Another is a contender in the Belmont Stakes scheduled for Saturday June 9, 2012 and also the winner of the 2012 Kentucky […]