Two businessmen who have made fortunes in Manhattan real estate — and who each has a background in casino gaming — are trying to put the finishing touches on deals to take over New Jersey’s horse racing tracks from the state. At this point, they aren’t partners. They seem to each be going after control [...]
One of the best middle-distance colts of the past 30 years Mtoto, who was also the sire of the Derby winner Shaamit recently passed away and his passing will leave a not only whole in the breeding industry but also brought back some great memories of his racing career.
This year’s 2000 Guineas winner Frankel displayed one of the most remarkable displays of speed and stamina that have been seen in a horse for quite some time as he crushed his 12 rivals in a display rarely seen on a racecourse. He may not repeat that performance but the style and panache of the [...]
Statistics are the lifeblood of racing for many punters and its always interesting that there are some pertinent trends that it can pay to follow for certain trainers year in year out.
It is always dangerous to assume anything in the horse racing game, but, on the assumption that the mighty Frankel does indeed win the St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot next month (as most people believe), there could well follow an extraordinary encounter between Henry Cecil’s star three-year-old, outstanding older miler Canford Cliffs, and [...]