The Breeders’ Cup Championships at Keeneland are November 4th and 5th. Which means horses from around the world will start shipping into Lexington within the next couple of weeks There will be some big frequent flyers at Keeneland for BC weekend. BIG as in over seven feet tall and weigh around 1000 pounds. But the vast size of the horses does not keep them from … Continue reading Air Horse One
The Breeders’ Cup has announced its Post Times and the broadcast coverage schedule for the 39th Breeders’ Cup World Championships on November 4th and 5th at Keeneland Race Course. The two-day championship event will be shown live across NBC, Peacock, USA Network, and FanDuel TV. The 39th Breeders’ Cup kicks-off on Friday, November 4th with Future Stars Friday, featuring all five Breeders’ Cup World Championships races for 2-year-olds. There will … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup TV Schedule
We previously wrote here about being introduced to the wonderful world of horse racing via Uncle Louie. And while Uncle Louie may not have been a blood relation, he was somehow integrated as a part of the family. It was the type of situation where you didn’t ask HOW he was your Uncle until later in life, and by then it didn’t matter. What did, and still does … Continue reading Experience The Track
The Daily Racing Blog believes that regardless of your level of expertise, it’s always good to review the rudimentary elements of the challenging, sometimes exasperating, bit of mental stimulus known as handicapping. Everyone handicaps differently but some basic elements should always be addressed before making an educated wager. Here are six handicapping components in order of their relevance when searching for a Winner. Our featured image today … Continue reading Handicapping Fundamentals
Keeneland Race Course celebrated its 86th anniversary of racing on Friday as the 2022 Fall Meet kicked off at 1:00. The 17-day meet which runs through October 30th 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 Keeneland Fall Meet
The Triple Crown and the Breeders’ Cup, for the past 71 years, have been proving grounds for a long list of Thoroughbred racing’s greatest Champions. Some horses, though, transcend the sport’s most famous stages. One such Horse was KELSO. KELSO never ran in a Triple Crown race and his legendary career ended some 18 years before the Breeders’ Cup even began. Yet in eight years of racing, the gallant and durable gelding accomplished more than … Continue reading The Amazing KELSO
If you follow the Daily Racing Blog, you are likely already a racing fan, or are fast becoming one, and are quickly on your way to loving the sport. While there are thousands of different reasons why people love the actual sport of horse racing, there are a million reasons they love the equine athletes that make it all possible. Why do we love the equine? … Continue reading Why We Love Horse Racing
RICH STRIKE is back at Churchill Downs, where he etched his way into history earlier this year on the first Saturday in May. Saturday he will run in the $500,000 dollar Lukas Classic Stakes. The 1 1/8 miles race is named in honor of Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas. RICH STRIKE who has not hit the board in his two starts since the Run … Continue reading Can Rich Strike Again ?
There are many types of wagers on the betting menu these days, and the one bet that should never be overlooked is perhaps the oldest. While the payoff on a Win bet might be dwarfed by a Trifecta or Superfecta, its simplicity and effectiveness can help ensure turning a profit on your wagers. Of course, putting it into play is not as easy as it … Continue reading The WIN Bet
It was a long, long time ago, but I remember it like it was (almost) yesterday. I was 15-16 and I was at the Saratoga Race Course with my Uncle Louie. And while I had been to this fabled course as a wee lad on a few occasions, I had never been given a race program. My Uncle Louie felt it was time to ramp up my … Continue reading Remember Your First Time ?