Racing Resolutions

We’re 10 days into 2022, and anticipation is already building for what’s to come this year. There will be plenty of exciting races, memorable moments, and great times to be had this year at tracks all across the country. Everyone (even horseplayers) make New Year’s resolutions; some are more successful than others. Here are a few for racing fans that are certainly attainable. 1. PICK THE … Continue reading Racing Resolutions

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

Mr. Bill Mott

As teenagers, some youngsters tend to think the world is theirs for the taking. Not so for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott. Mr. Mott did not dream big as a youth. “I was 18 years old and hauling horses around in a two-horse trailer to the bush tracks,” recalled the native of Mobridge, South Dakota. “I never imagined training for anybody else other than … Continue reading Mr. Bill Mott

AUTHENTIC- The Bona Fide Champ

AUTHENTIC proved he is the real deal with a powerful front-running  2 ¼-length victory against stablemate IMPROBABLE in the $6 million dollar Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday at Keeneland Race Course. The Kentucky Derby Winner was outdueled by the brilliant filly SWISS SKYDIVER in the Preakness Stakes, which was the final leg of this year’s pandemic-muddled Triple Crown. But he rebounded strongly to give Hall of … Continue reading AUTHENTIC- The Bona Fide Champ

BC Classic Picks

The Breeders’ Cup Classic at Keeneland Race Course Saturday evening is arguably the most important race in determining which Thoroughbred will be honored as Horse of the Year at the Eclipse Awards. While a lot of racehorses have had successful seasons this year, there was no Triple Crown Winner and no transcendent superstar. That raises the stakes for the 37th Classic even higher. The $6 … Continue reading BC Classic Picks

Breeders’ Cup Schedule

The Breeders’ Cup has announced the official order of races and guaranteed multi-race wagering pools for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, set for November 6th & 7th at Keeneland in Lexington. There will be a total of 10 races (five Breeders’ Cup races) on the first day of the Championships — Future Stars Friday — and 12 races on the Saturday card (nine Breeders’ Cup … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup Schedule

2020 BC Classic Facts

The Breeders’ Cup Classic is the marquee race at this championship event and annually attracts many of the best racehorses in the world. This year is no different, with a competitive field of older horses, and 3-year-olds, lining up in the finale on Saturday at Keeneland Race Course. Here are some interesting facts about the 2020 Classic: 1. This year’s race is worth $6 million … Continue reading 2020 BC Classic Facts

The Breeders Cup Experience

In advance of the 37th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships coming up on November 6th & 7th at Keeneland Race Course, the BC group unveiled #MyBreedersCup, a multi-pronged digital and social program designed to bring the best of the upcoming event to fans around the world. It was created in response to the recent decision to conduct the 2020 event without fans on-site due to COVID-19. The … Continue reading The Breeders Cup Experience

Betting The Breeders’ Cup

The Daily Racing Blog has been known to occasionally Wager on Horse Racing. And aside from a long weekend at Saratoga, the next best betting bonanza for us is the Friday and Saturday action of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. This years BC takes place on November 6th and 7th at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky. The Breeders’ Cup is essentially the NCAA Tournament … Continue reading Betting The Breeders’ Cup