Milestone For Gaffalione

Jockey Tyler Gaffalione rode his 2,000th Winner Friday at Gulfstream Park, where his riding career began back in 2014. The 28-year-old Florida native had closed to within one Victory of 2000 Wins in Friday’s third Race aboard TEMERITY ($8) before reaching the milestone aboard MEGACITY ($10) in Race 6. “I feel so blessed. I just want to thank the people who have gotten me to … Continue reading Milestone For Gaffalione

Racing Superstitions

Horseplayers are a superstitious lot. The Daily Racing Blog is no exception, despite knowing that the worries are unfounded and whatever happens can be explained. So what better day to take a look at some silly superstitions than Friday the 13th. Here are just a few of the superstitions that we horseplayers have either seen or been guilty of over the years. 1. Don’t Break … Continue reading Racing Superstitions

Fun & Profit With Superfectas

The Superfecta might look like an imposing wager.  Especially if you struggle to hit an Exacta – where you need to predict just the first two finishers – it’s understandable to think that picking the first four finishers in order as an impossible dream. The feared Superfecta can actually have a strategic role in your wagering, largely because of its minimal cost.  With a 10-cent minimum wager … Continue reading Fun & Profit With Superfectas

2022 Racing In Review

The 2022 horse racing season is coming to a close. There is certainly much to look back on, but for the sake of brevity and attention span, we’ll limit our trip down memory lane to a four race sprint. THE KENTUCKY DERBY: A horse acquired for a claiming tag is not supposed to go on to Win the Kentucky Derby. In fact, no one had done … Continue reading 2022 Racing In Review

West Coast Racing

The holiday season annually brings west coast racing fans a gift they might actually want – albeit a day late, so let’s call it horse racing’s version of Boxing Day in southern California. On December 26th Santa Anita Park begins its winter racing season. The track celebrates its traditional post-Christmas opening day, which marks the start of a new season of racing at the Arcadia … Continue reading West Coast Racing

Dirty Money

For all of the sun and fun rolled into summertime racing, the fall/winter racing season in the northeast occasionally brings inclement weather. Unlike baseball, Horse Racing usually goes on before, during, and after a rain/snow storm and there are some general handicapping concepts that you should keep on hand for… a rainy day. First off, keep in mind that racetracks can be like apples and … Continue reading Dirty Money

They’re Racing At Oaklawn

The 2022-23 racing season opened today Oaklawn Park. The first organized horse racing at Oaklawn began on February 24, 1905. The Midwest track features some of the country’s top winter dirt racing. The 68-day racing season extends until Kentucky Derby day- May 6th. Racing at Oaklawn boasts big fields, good betting races for handicappers, an excellent stakes program, and very strong purses fueled by gaming … Continue reading They’re Racing At Oaklawn

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