horse racing

May 12, 2022

Kentucky Derby Winner Rich Strike Will Not Run Preakness Stakes

Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike will not run the Preakness Stakes, according to owner Rich Dawson. Dawson says that he and trainer Eric Reed are sticking with the initial plan for Rich Strike to rest for five weeks following Churchill...

Feb 21, 2022

Medina Spirit Officially Stripped Of Kentucky Derby Win

Medina Spirit has officially been stripped of the 2021 Kentucky Derby title and Mandaloun was declared the new winner. Mandaloun’s owners will now receive the $1.8 million winner’s purse. On Monday, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission announced its decision. Medina...

Dec 13, 2021

Horrific Horse Racing Accident Leaves 3 Jockeys Injured, 2 Horses Dead

A horrific accident on the track during a horse race at Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong over the weekend left three jockeys hospitalized with their injuries and two horses dead. The race was a part of the Group 1...

Kentucky Derby Winner Medina Spirit Collapses & Dies After Workout

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit collapsed and died after a workout on Monday in Santa Anita, California. According to trainer Bob Baffert, the horse died of a heart attack after completing five furlongs. The 3-year-old colt was completing its second...

Dec 6, 2021

Racehorse Bucks Rider, Escapes Track & Sprints Down Kentucky Highway

There was a different kind of Kentucky Derby and horsepower on the highway over the weekend, when a racehorse bucked its rider and escaped the race track property. According to the New York Post, the horse named Bold and Bossy...

Aug 22, 2021

Claiming Races: What Are They And How Do They Work?

There are different types of horse races that fall into a hierarchy regarding the quality of horses they attract. On top of the hierarchy are handicap races and graded stakes races which attract the best horses. These races are followed...

Jul 13, 2021

May 12, 2021

Preakness Stakes 2021: Post Positions & Betting Odds

The 2021 Preakness Stakes is set to take place on Saturday, May 15 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. Ahead of the race, the post positions were drawn and early odds were placed for the 10-horse field who qualified....

May 11, 2021

Bob Baffert Now Says Horse Used Ointment Containing Banned Substance

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is changing his tune about Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit’s positive drug test following the race. After initially blaming “cancel culture” and urine-tainted hay for the positive test, Baffert’s legal counsel has admitted the...

May 10, 2021

Bob Baffert Claims His Horse Is Victim Of Cancel Culture, Positive Test Sparked By Urine Tainted Hay

The latest victim of cancel culture is… a horse? Well, that’s what Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is saying after his horse, Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit, tested positive for steroids in a post-race drug test. Baffert has also...

Apr 27, 2021

Kentucky Derby 2021: Post Positions & Betting Odds

The 2021 Kentucky Derby is set to return on Saturday, May 1 at Churchill Downs in Louisville. Ahead of the race, the post positions were drawn and early odds were placed for the 20-horse field who qualified with enough points...

Nov 24, 2020

What is it About Horse Racing that Fans Adore so Much

Standing as one of the most popular sports throughout human existence, horse racing has always been loved by many. Dating back to Ancient Greece, this well admired and adored sport is watched and attended by millions across the globe daily....