"You got turf in my dirt!" "You got dirt in my turf!" A small Minnesota racetrack is now promoting a hybrid monstrosity of a race called "Battle of the Surfaces," where 10 horses run on turf AT THE SAME TIME as 10 horses running on dirt. Show More Summary
Shackleford kicking up his heels on Saratoga's backstretch. Photo courtesy of Adam Mooshian/NYRA In American horse racing, the middle of July heralds the opening of the Saratoga Race Meet in Saratoga Springs, upstate New York. Held on...Show More Summary
The Ferrari F40 holds a very special place in the company’s rich history. Not only the forerunner of the F50, Enzo, and the astounding LaFerrari, the F40 was also the last Prancing Horse personally approved by Enzo Ferrari. When launched in 1987, it retailed for at least $400,000, making it the most expensive Ferrari sold to the public. Show More Summary
Del Mar opens: thoroughbred meet doubles as summer-long party / California Chrome trainer Art Sherman on Del Mar: 'Everything falls in place at this meet' / Del Mar, site of 2017 Breeder's Cup, has shown it can run a race as well as a party
A herd of wild horses racing across the open range is as much a part of the west as cowboys, cattle and pickup trucks—meaning, of course, that they too are an invasive species. Read more...
In the 7:10 race Tuesday at England’s Brighton Racecourse, Bejewelled won by a neck. Over a seagull, who was absolutely flying down the stretch. From an account by BBC Sport: Racecourse spokesman George Hill said: “We are about a mile and a half from the sea, and there are a lot of seagulls around, but this has […]
Almost 5 years ago I wrote a blog piece Could A National Lottery Help Racing Grow? That post was made before the Ontario Liberal government pulled the plug on the Slots At Racetrack partnership. It was evident back then that horse racing was not growing and that there was a need to attract new gamblers with new money. Show More Summary
A seagull sped into the spotlight at an English horse race on Tuesday, stunning witnesses by photobombing its way into second place.
Shug McGaughey always believed Mr. Speaker was a good horse and was rewarded on Saturday when the 3-year-old colt won the biggest race of his career, taking the inaugural $1.25 million Belmont Derby.
A horse reportedly named for Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has captured his second straight stakes race in New York. Kid Cruz overhauled entrymate Captain Serious (named for Chicago Blackhawks player Jonathan Toews) to win the Grade III $200,000 Dwyer Stakes by three-quarters of a length at New York’s Belmont Park on Saturday. The winner’s…
Frank Mirahmadi is a horse racing announcer and apparently a man with way too much time on his hands. During a race earlier this week, Mirahmadi took it upon himself to perform his imitations of noted sports media personalities during a race. Yes, during a race! It’s one thing to share impressions in a public […]
Ryan Seacrest and his girlfriend Shayna Taylor cozy up in the window of a suite while watching the Medieval Horse Race on Wednesday (July 2) in Siena, Italy. The 39-year-old American Idol host has been dating Shayna since late last year. They were joined at the event by a group of friends and seemed to [...]
CRUSH THE BOOKIES: Back The Fugue to win the Coral Eclipse at a scandalous 4/1 + £25 Matched Bet!!! Betfred have an incredible offer for all horse racing punters before this weekend’s Coral Eclipse race at Sandown. John Gosden’s The Fugue is the favourite for the the bookies, and most are offering around 2/1 on the horse [...]
This is what dark comedy does — it takes sad situations (impoverishment, alcoholism, horse racing, Naomi Watts doing a really bad accent while also sporting an obviously fake baby bump), and plays them up until they make us laugh, not cry. Ted Melfi‘s St. Show More Summary
Having established a name for itself as a provider of Big Data security tools, Dataguise is is tackling governance. The company used last week’s concluded Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit in Washington to announce the immediate availability of a … Continue reading ?
Today's Quaker State 400 race kicks off at 7:30 pm EST at the 1.5 mile track at Kentucky Speedway. BTW, the race is on TNT so they've completely lost this brand new fan who refuses to pay an extra $30+...
Khloe and Kim Kardashian were in a horse race Friday night... each clearly trying to take the evening with assets that are undeniably spectacular.Khloe and French Montana got nice and cuddly sailing on the Utopia III in NYC on the Hudson River...…
After years of having him do horse racing work on hockey telecasts, NBC will finally bring their lead NHL analyst to the track for television purposes. Eddie Olczyk, who’s called the Stanley Cup Final on NBC with Mike Emrick and Pierre McGuire for the past eight seasons, will work as a reporter on NBC Sports […]
Headed to the bathroom? If you think you might have to "pee like a race horse," join the club -- so does everyone else. Scientists who watched dozens of different mammals from rats to elephants relieve themselves found that most of them seem to urinate in the same time frame – around 21...
In horse racing, there's the trifecta. In entertainment, there's the EGOT for winners of the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards. Maybe in the future there will be something called the Seacrest -- for holding down hosting gigs with all four major American broadcasters.