Horse racing was built for gambling and always has been. It’s what brings people to the track on a daily basis and has made certain horses household names for over a hundred years now.
Betting on horse racing has always been popular and thanks to the internet, it has grown even more over the past twenty years and doesn’t look to be slowing down. Due to this popularity, online sportsbooks are offering plenty of action on just about every race at every track around the world.
Playing the ponies is just fun. There is nothing quite like a day at the races whether you are at the track, the OTB, or following along online. There are race forms to pour over, long shots to come in, and plenty of ways to wager.
However, more so than any other sport, horse racing requires plenty of knowledge and research to be successful. As much fun as it is to bet the horses, it should still be seen as a money-making endeavor that only a developed betting system can beat consistently. Be sure to read up on the best strategies available to improve your odds dramatically each time you go to the window.
Latest Horse Racing News
Every year the world of horse racing is agog with the Kentucky Derby being an important part of the calendar. This pivotal event excites a lot of interest and a betting bonanza, enough to make many people want to know what the best possible horse betting picks are. Thankfully, one man seems to have the answers […]
‘Omaha Beach’ has been listed as favorite at +100 to win the 2020 Pegasus World Cup ‘Without Pride’ is the top contender for the Pegasus World Cup Turf race Both events will take place on January 25 with a strong field of entrants contesting each title On Saturday, January 25, horse racing fans will have […]
It was a big weekend of racing in the United Kingdom, with notable meetings taking place at Aintree, Chepstow, Sandown and Punchestown over the past three days. The weekend could be an important milestone for those looking at the horses to bet on come the biggest festivals next year, with brilliant runs for some of […]
Gary Barber’s Got Stormy, who often runs against males, faced off against fillies on Dec. 1 and took the $302,106 Matriarch Stakes (G1T) at Del Mar. “It was a grade 1 on the turf, and in the last three or four races, she’s run against the boys, so I said, ‘Why don’t we try her […]
The leading Thoroughbred Stallion Mischief, along with the recent Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) winner Mitole, are set to be bred with Quarter Horse mares. The news, announced on Nov. 20, revealed that Spendthrift Farm and Robicheaux have partnered up after both parties became interested. According to Mark Toothaker, Spendthrift’s stallion sales manager, Bill and Corinne […]
The final session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stick Sale finished up on Sunday with higher numbers than last year. The November sale had 2,667 horses sold over a period of 12 days for $200,139,400. The gross was up 1.2 percent compared to last year’s $197,851,300 for 2,655 horses. The sale average rose by 0.3 […]
Immediately after Craig Fravel departs, Drew Flemming will become Breeders’ Cup president and CEO. The Breeders’ Cup limited board of directors voted unanimously for the move last Tuesday. Fravel previously served as Breeders’ Cup COO, and he held the position of chief executive of racing operations for The Stronach Group. Breeders’ Cup chairman Fred Hertrich […]
Vino Rosso took the long-awaited $6 million Longine Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at Santa Anita Park on Saturday. He beat McKinzie, who was the favorite in the race. Vino Rosso is owned by Mike Repole of Repole Stable and Vinnie Viola of St. Elias Stable. Todd Pletcher, the seven-time Eclipse Award winner, is his trainer. […]
The 7-year-old Shotgun Kowboy set a new record with his fourth Oklahoma Classics Stakes win on Oct. 16. The son of Kodiak Kowboy’s earnings are now higher than $1.5 million during his lengthy career, and his record stands at 14-5-7 in 38 starts. Prior to the Oklahoma Classics Stakes, Shotgun Kowboy took the Oklahoma Derby […]
Augustin Stable’s Xenobia scored her first North American victory in the Grade 3, $200,000 Athenia for fillies and mares 3-year-olds and up at Belmont Park on Sunday. The race was her first North American win in three starts, and it was Xenobia’s graded stakes debut outside of her home country of Ireland. Xenobia pushed ahead […]
The Grade 1-Placed Bodexpress, who finished second in the Xpressbet Florida Derby (G1), finally broke his maiden at Gulfstream Park West on Monday. This comes after having seven starts resulting in no wins. Bodexpress is trained by co-owner Gustavo Delgado with GDS Racing Stable, whose partners are Top Racing and Global Thoroughbred. He last ran […]
Peter Brant’s Sistercharlie crossed the line first in the $500,000 Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes at Belmont Park on Sunday. She became the first horse in North America since Zenyatta to take six straight Grade 1 races. She now joins the company of Grade 1 legends such as Gun Runner, American Pharoah, Skip Away, Easy Goer, […]