Racing At Fairgrounds

The Fair Grounds Race Course is one of the oldest operating racetracks in America. It is located in historic Mid-City on Gentilly Blvd. in New Orleans, Louisiana, and has a long, complicated history that has seen it rise from the ashes of war, development, flood and fire. The grounds upon which Fair Grounds currently sits has been the site of horse racing since before the … Continue reading Racing At Fairgrounds

BC Classic- Smooth Flight

The 2022 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Keeneland is one of the most eagerly anticipated races in the 39-year history of the BC World Championships.  The excitement is due to the presence of FLIGHTLINE, who brings a perfect 5-for-5 record and some of the fastest speed figures in history to the $6 million dollar, Grade 1 Classic. FLIGHTLINE has taken the racing world by storm since … Continue reading BC Classic- Smooth Flight

Breeders’ Cup Value

There is no sporting event that offers the kind of wagering opportunities and Value that you can find at the Breeders’ Cup — dare we say, not even the Super Bowl. It’s common for a mere $2 wager in the Breeders’ Cup to turn into a payout in the tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of dollars. What kind of wild prop-filled parlay … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup Value

Fun Breeders’ Cup Facts

The 39th annual Breeders’ Cup World Championships begin next Friday at Keeneland Race Course. So to keep your interest peaked, here are 7 interesting facts about the Breeders’ Cup, which originated way back in the early 1980s. 1. John Gaines is considered the father of the Breeders’ Cup. Gaines (1928-2005), who owned Gainesway Farm in Lexington, is credited with developing the idea of a World Championship Series for Thoroughbreds. … Continue reading Fun Breeders’ Cup Facts

Breeders’ Cup Bet Menu

Two All-Turf, multi-race bets have been added to the traditional wagering menu for the 39th Breeders’ Cup which will run November 4th, and 5th, at Keeneland. The 2022 wagering menu will include a Breeders’ Cup All-Turf $3 Pick 3 on Friday. The three races, in order are; the Juvenile Turf Sprint in the sixth, the Juvenile Fillies Turf in the eighth and the Juvenile Turf in the … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup Bet Menu

Experience The Track

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

Handicapping Fundamentals

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

Can Rich Strike Again ?

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 ?