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With Baffert Horses Omitted From List, ‘All Others’ Likely Favorite In Derby Future Wager Pool 1

SPONSORED BY:by Edited Press Release | 11.22.2021 | 8:21pm The following appeared in The Paulick Report November 23. Believe it or not, Pool #1 of the 2022 Kentucky Derby Future Wager is available Thanksgiving weekend! Racing fans can bet on next May’s Derby hopefuls and most likely, find better value and score a higher payout than by … Continue reading With Baffert Horses Omitted From List, ‘All Others’ Likely Favorite In Derby Future Wager Pool 1

2005 Virginia Derby Winner English Channel Dies While Atop 2021 Turf Earnings List

The following appeared on Daily Racing Form’s website November 12 and was written by Nicole Russo. English Channel won two major stakes at Colonial Downs in 2005 — the Colonial Turf Cup and 2005 Virginia Derby. Eclipse Award champion turf horse and leading turf sire English Channel died Thursday morning following an illness. One of … Continue reading 2005 Virginia Derby Winner English Channel Dies While Atop 2021 Turf Earnings List

Virginia Harness Horse Association To Introduce New Sired Stakes Program

(WOODSTOCK, VA — 11/5/2021) —- The Virginia Harness Horse Association (VHHA) is excited to introduce a new Virginia Sired Stakes program starting with the 2022 breeding season, for foals of 2023. The new initiative will help complement Association initiatives like Breeder’s Fund Races, a new Certified Residency program, and an increased 2022 racing schedule at … Continue reading Virginia Harness Horse Association To Introduce New Sired Stakes Program

Breeders’ Cup Fields Are Set For 2-Day Betting Extravaganza November 5, 6

The following appeared on the Paulick Report November 2, 2021. The 2-day Breeders’ Cup World Championship festival takes place on Friday November 5 and Saturday November 6 at Del Mar Racecourse and features 14 stakes worth $31 Million in purse and bonus monies. The action starts at 2:55 PM Friday and 1:15 PM Saturday (those … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup Fields Are Set For 2-Day Betting Extravaganza November 5, 6

Breeders’ Cup Wagering Menu Is Set For $31 Million 2-Day Event Nov. 5, 6 at Del Mar

The Breeders’ Cup announced the official order of races and wagering menu for the 2021 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, scheduled to take place on Friday, Nov. 5, and Saturday, Nov. 6, at Del Mar Racetrack in Del Mar, Calif. There will be a total of 10 races (five Breeders’ Cup races) on the first day … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup Wagering Menu Is Set For $31 Million 2-Day Event Nov. 5, 6 at Del Mar

Tomgarrow Earns His First Stakes Score In $75,000 International Gold Cup Oct. 23

The following article appeared at nationalsteeplechase.com. The International Gold Cup was held October 23rd at Great Meadow in The Plains, VA before a crowd of 4,000 or so on a partly sunny fall afternoon. A total of eight races were contested with $305,000 in purse monies on the line. As a FYI, the final steeplechase … Continue reading Tomgarrow Earns His First Stakes Score In $75,000 International Gold Cup Oct. 23

Scenes From The 2021 Shenandoah Down Harness Racing Season In Woodstock, VA

The sixth season of pari-mutuel harness racing in Woodstock, VA took place from September 17 – October 16 and the ten day meet was the most lucrative ever for horsemen. A total of $1,526,557 in purse monies were distributed including eight Virginia Breeder’s Stakes worth a combined $684,225. The meet is always met with enthusiastic … Continue reading Scenes From The 2021 Shenandoah Down Harness Racing Season In Woodstock, VA