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Kentucky Derby Preview: With Eskendereya Withdrawn, Who is the Favorite Now?

Ok. Now we have a problem, as bettors. Eskendereya, whom I would have bet on this Saturday, in the 136th Kentucky Derby has been withdrawn. Eskendereya, for those who aren’t aware of the horse, won the Fountain of Youth Stakes and Wood Memorial. He would have been a strong favorite in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, but […]

Multi-Billion Dollar Horse Racing Complex Planned in China

Correspondents in China (reporters for the U.K. newspaper, the Telegraph) note that an ambitious 10-year project  aims to create a “Tianjin Horse City” (see photo of the city above) with an international equestrian college, horse-breeding centre, auction base, animal feed factory, racetrack, and 7-star hotel with sweeping, phoenix-shaped grandstand. How is it gonna be financed? Oil […]

Zenyatta’s the “Apple” of My Eye; Her Win in Hot Springs Proves She is One of Best Ever

Absolutely no question now. Zenyatta is one of horse racing’s all time greats. She won the Breeder’s Cup Classic ($5 million) in November. Last week, in Arkansas, she won her 16th straight race, with an easy 4.25 length win the the $500,000 Apple Blossom Stakes. Now, she’s up there with such greats as Citation, Cigar and […]

Here’s What We’ve Been Waiting For: Zenyatta Racing Again (It’s Apple Blossum Time in Hot Springs, Ark.)

Is this any way to treat a lady? I’ve been waiting for this race for a long time…Zenyatta racing again, racing in the $500,000 Apple Blossum, at Oaklawn Park. She’ll be running against four other fillies and mares will be in the starting gate for the 1 1/8-mile race,. Zenyatta, of ocurse, is an overwhelming favorite to […]

Post Time for England’s Biggest (Most Prestigious) Race, The Grand National

The course at Aintree will once again host the Grand National, England’s most famous race. Aintree is unforgiving. 40 horses lining up … 4.5 miles, 30 fence jumps. Is this the toughest, most demanding course in the world, as some people think? Yup. The race’s history is responsible for some of the true horse racing […]

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