Laurel Park has submitted a formal bid to host the Breeders’ Cup in the next few years. Can it succeed? We believe that it can.
The WV Racing Commission rejected the Charles Town stakes schedule, endangering the CT Classic. The Commission should reverse course and save the Classic.
Maryland’s love of Ben’s Cat stems from many factors, not the least of which was his perfect timing — race-wise, and career-wise.
Delaware Park’s 25th annual Owners’ Day was a celebration of racing, sure, but also the industry’s impact on Delaware’s economy.
The Jockeys’ Guild has taken a position not quite for, and not quite against, pending legislation to nationalize racing drug rules in hopes a consensus will form.
The current and next Maryland horsemen’s group (MTHA) boards should take certain steps in the interests of transparency — and democracy.
In the upcoming MTHA board election, candidate Phil Schoenthal says in an open letter, support candidates who can work together for the common good.
The upcoming MTHA board election is a critical moment, board member Larry Johnson writes in an open letter.
The upcoming MTHA board election must put in a board focused on the well-being of Maryland owners and trainers, Jerry Robb writes in an open letter.
For wagering purposes, Miss Inclusive won the 2016 Parx Oaks. For purse money purposes, Eighth Wonder did. And for race records? Both of ’em won.
The uncertainty of Pimlico’s future isn’t helping anyone and needs to be resolved sooner than later.
Midlantic-breds accounted for a sliver of the horses sold at the recent 2-year-old sale; how’d they do, and what’s it mean?
Always Dreaming was 9-2 when he won the Kentucky Derby. What’ll he be in the Preakness? Recent races provide some guidance.
Hit the Kentucky Derby and have bragging rights for a year. Miss it? It can be a long wait till the next one… musings on wagering the Derby.
The Equine Injury Database is a huge step forward for racing. The next would be for more tracks in the database to make their data available to the public.
More than 100 regulators, horsemen, and racetrack operators gathered in Delaware earlier this week. Here’s what we learned…
The decision to make Laurel Park first allowances optional claimers is good news for newly eligible claiming horses – but may post trouble for everyone else.
We dig into Friday’s Maryland Stadium Authority report from phase one of its study into the future of Pimlico as home of the Preakness.
In the final installment of his series, venture capitalist TK Kuegler says that racing must embrace, rather than snicker at, a new approach to the business.
The final installment of our 2016 in review, in which we take a sometimes happy, sometimes sad, and most often bemused look at the year that was in the mid-Atlantic.