After the Racetrack: Mr. Meso
After the Racetrack: Mr. Meso

2022-12-04T15:56:03.400ZJennifer Kelly

Meet Mr. Meso, an essential member of the Clarke family and an OTTB who thrives in his roles as celebrity, companion, and four-legged assistant.
Jason Beem's Thursday Column for Dec. 1, 2022
Jason Beem's Thursday Column for Dec. 1, 2022

2022-12-01T14:32:36.327ZJason Beem

Jason writes about the concepts of bankroll and risk tolerance in horse betting.
Contenders to fill Flightline's void in older horse division
Contenders to fill Flightline's void in older horse division

2022-11-30T16:13:51.643ZJames Scully

With Flightline headed to stud, the older horse dirt division lacks a standout entering 2023. Let's examine six contenders.
Catching My Eye: Maidens at the Fair Grounds, Nov. 24-27
Catching My Eye: Maidens at the Fair Grounds, Nov. 24-27

2022-11-30T15:45:15.313ZKevin Kilroy

Racing analyst Kevin Kilroy examines the maidens that impressed him at Fair Grounds during Thanksgiving weekend.
Fair Grounds meet horseplayer preview: Louisiana circuit insights 
Fair Grounds meet horseplayer preview: Louisiana circuit insights 

2022-11-29T19:46:34.746ZKevin Kilroy

Here are some things to know about Fair Grounds and the Louisiana circuit to help sharpen your edge.
Racing Roundtable: Stars of Tomorrow II
Racing Roundtable: Stars of Tomorrow II

2022-11-29T19:06:29.674ZTwinSpires Staff

With the 2022 Churchill Downs fall meet in the books, James Scully, Kellie Reilly, and Vance Hanson look back on the final Saturday's juvenile action in this week's Racing Roundtable.
Monday Morning Message with Jason Beem Nov. 28, 2022
Monday Morning Message with Jason Beem Nov. 28, 2022

2022-11-28T14:43:38.989ZJason Beem

Jason looks back at the weekend and discusses the response to Rich Strike's Clark Stakes effort.
First-crop sires: Good Magic's Breeders' Cup Juvenile duo in KDFW Pool 2
First-crop sires: Good Magic's Breeders' Cup Juvenile duo in KDFW Pool 2

2022-11-21T23:58:14.831ZKellie Reilly

Although his three Breeders’ Cup runners didn’t crack the trifecta on Future Stars Friday, Good Magic’s terrific start to his stallion career has warranted a stud fee hike.
Monday Morning Message with Jason Beem Nov. 21, 2022
Monday Morning Message with Jason Beem Nov. 21, 2022

2022-11-21T14:26:05.334ZJason Beem

Jason looks to the week ahead as well as discusses the passing of longtime handicapper Dave Litfin and the changing guard of public handicapping.
The Science of Horse Racing: Why Do Jockeys Ride Like That?
The Science of Horse Racing: Why Do Jockeys Ride Like That?

2022-11-18T19:14:56.443ZJennifer Kelly

The race rider’s stance has gone from straight in the saddle to a balanced squat over the withers, a change that started with one legendary jockey and was soon adopted worldwide. This month’s Science of Horse Racing examines both how this change came about and why this demanding position works for both horse and rider.
True Crime in Horse Racing: Small Sponges, Big Problems
True Crime in Horse Racing: Small Sponges, Big Problems

2022-11-18T00:02:54.365ZJennifer Kelly

As racetracks wrestled with questions about security and access, everyone from fans to owners grappled with the idea that someone was hurting horses on purpose. Who was harming horses and why?
Fair Grounds racing trends
Fair Grounds racing trends

2022-11-17T20:44:38.604ZAshley Anderson

To get you prepared for the 2022-23 meet in Louisiana, we explore some of the top racing trends at Fair Grounds.
First-Crop Sires 2022: Promising Start for Mendelssohn
First-Crop Sires 2022: Promising Start for Mendelssohn

2022-11-17T15:16:19.056ZAlastair Bull

The first-season sire that readers voted for us to follow hasn’t let anyone down, producing a nice crop of horses that promise much for the future.