Voice Your Equine Opinion

Online voting is now open to select the 12th annual Winner of the 2021 SECRETARIAT Vox Populi Award. What is this award, you ask? It was created by the late owner of SECRETARIAT, Penny Chenery. The Vox Populi, or Voice of the People, Award recognizes the racehorse whose popularity and racing excellence best resounded with the public and gained recognition for the sport during the past year. The … Continue reading Voice Your Equine Opinion

Who Wins The BC Classic ?

The 38th running of the Breeders’ Cup Classic is Saturday at Del Mar. It is horse racings’ Championship event and serves as the unofficial finale of the 2021 season before attention shifts to preparing for the 2022 Kentucky Derby during the late fall, early winter, and into next spring. The Classic will be broadcast live on NBC and will be the last race on a card of … Continue reading Who Wins The BC Classic ?

Breeders’ Cup Value

The 2021 Breeders’ Cup World Championships begin on Friday. The two-day racing festival features tons of exciting racing action, as well as a lot of great betting opportunities. Daily Racing Blog readers know our mantra when playing the horses; Find the Value. There’s no point in picking the favorite in race after race- that’s usually a losing strategy in the long run. On the other hand, … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup Value

The BC Classic

The $6 million dollar Breeders’ Cup Classic is the marquee race for this weekends World Championships at Del Mar. Since its inception in 1984, the 1 ¼-mile race has ascended to one of the most important races on the global racing calendar. Horse racing Superstars from ALYSHEBA to ZENYATTA have helped cement their legacies with a Victory in the Classic while countless other standouts tried and … Continue reading The BC Classic

Not Delinquent Juveniles

A week from today (Friday), is the weekend racing fans wait for all year. The top horses from around the globe will travel to Del Mar Race Course for the 2021 Breeders’ Cup World Championships. The action kicks off on Friday, November 5th, with Future Stars Friday. All five Breeders’ Cup races on Fridays card are restricted to 2-year-olds. Let’s take a look at what … Continue reading Not Delinquent Juveniles

Breeders’ Cup Is Special

The 38th Breeders’ Cup Championships are set for November 5-6 at Del Mar Race Course. Ever since the late John Gaines’ vision became a reality back in 1984 with the inaugural Breeders’ Cup at Hollywood Park, the event has brought together the best of the best in the horse world to compete in a group of races that offer both money (huge purses) and prestige (influencing the year-end Eclipse … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup Is Special

Intro To The Breeders’ Cup

The Breeders’ Cup World Championships is the biggest event in global horse racing. If this is your first time tuning into a Breeders’ Cup, weekend here is a BC primer which should give you a basic understanding of why it’s so special. WHO: The Best Thoroughbred Racehorses On The Planet The Breeders’ Cup is two days of elite horse racing that attracts the biggest names in … Continue reading Intro To The Breeders’ Cup

A Few Plays at Keeneland

On Saturday, Keeneland hosts five different Breeders’ Cup prep races, highlighted by the Grade 1, $500,000 Breeders’ Futurity and Grade 1, $750,000 Keeneland Turf Mile.  So as opposed to taking a close look at any one race on the Saturday card the Daily Racing Blog will try something a little different and give out some Value-driven picks in selected races. Keeneland Race 7: Thoroughbred Club of America … Continue reading A Few Plays at Keeneland

The Keeneland Fall Meet

Keeneland Race Course will celebrate its 85th anniversary of racing when the 2021 Fall Meet kicks off Friday, October 8th. The 17-day meet which runs through October 30 promises excitement from start to finish, highlighted by a meet record $6 million dollars in Stakes purses, as well as an expanded stakes schedule of 22 races. The Fall Meet breaks from the gate with its signature Fall Stars … Continue reading The Keeneland Fall Meet

Breeders’ Cup At Saratoga?

On Monday we talked about this years Breeders’ Cup Championships, and how the end-of-year event rotates each season to different iconic racing venues. This year being Del Mar. So this begs the question- why hasn’t the oldest race course in America ever hosted this extravaganza? That’s right, Saratoga has never been home to the Breeders’ Cup. The charm, beauty and the atmosphere at The Spa … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup At Saratoga?