(Worldwide Gamble) - Now that the Triple Crown will not be won for the 35th
consecutive year, attention can focus solely on the pending field for the 145th
Belmont Stakes on June 8.
Early word has Kentucky Derby winner Orb and Preakness champ Oxbow both
getting a start in the 1 1/2-mile Test ...
Philadelphia, PA (Worldwide Gamble) - In a time when horses are babied, racing
once a month, D. Wayne Lukas does it his way.
The legendary trainer won his sixth Preakness with Oxbow, a horse that has
raced four times in the last nine weeks.
Still, it was not the most impressive Preakn...
Baltimore, MD (Worldwide Gamble) - Oxbow took the lead out of the gate and went
on to win Saturday's $1 million Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course,
spoiling any chance of Kentucky Derby winner Orb becoming the first Triple
Crown champion in 35 years.
Trained by D. Wayne Luk...
Baltimore, MD (Worldwide Gamble) - Odds-on favorite Last Gunfighter notched his
sixth straight win by claiming Friday's $300,000 Pimlico Special at Pimlico
Race Course. The 1 3/16-mile race was conducted at the same distance as
Saturday's Preakness Stakes.
Trained by Chad Brown, L...
Lexington, KY (Worldwide Gamble) - Forget about having race-offs anymore to
determine the winner of the third leg of trotting's Triple Crown. The Kentucky
Futurity will begin using elimination races and a final,
Held at The Red Mile, the Futurity will have elimination races on the sam...
Toronto, ON (Worldwide Gamble) - An application for 183 standardbred race days
in 2013 will be made by the Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG). The
application will for 99 days at Woodbine and 84 at Mohawk.
"I am delighted that at long last, we have been able to provide our fa...
Harrisburg, PA (Worldwide Gamble) - Hall of Fame driver John Campbell has once
again been recognized for contributions to harness racing. The sport's
all-time leading money earner has received the Stan Bergstein-Proximity Award.
Campbell is being recognized with the Stan Bergstein-...
Harrisburg, PA (Worldwide Gamble) - Tim Tetrick, the earnings leader in North
America, has been recognized by the U.S. Harness Writers Association (USHWA)
as Driver of the Year. He becomes the first person to receive the honor three
Tetrick is the driver for Horse of the Year...
Harrisburg, PA (Worldwide Gamble) - Linda Toscano has been voted 2012 champion
trainer by the U.S. Harness Writers Association (USHWA). Toscano is the
trainer of Horse of the Year Chapter Seven.
The 57-year-old Toscano received 122 of 130 votes from USHWA members. She
Freehold, NJ (Worldwide Gamble) - Trotter of the Year Chapter Seven has been
voted harness racing's 2012 Horse of the Year by the U.S. Harness Writers
Association. The announcement was made on Thursday.
Chapter Seven finished the year as the top-ranked horse in the Hambletonian