On Feb. 28, 2014, breeders Pam and Jim Robinson sprung into action to save the life of Unbridled Rage when the 19-year-old broodmare began to hemorrhage while delivering a healthy, leggy colt.
Monthly Archives: March 2017
Best friend to testify against Tipton at July lottery rigging trial
It took Texas businessman Robert Rhodes more than a year to turn against his “good old boy” best friend after he realized that Eddie Tipton would not do a deal and tell prosecutors about how he had created an elaborate system to rig lotteries in five states.Insider Buzz, Legal, Iowa, Scandal, Technology, Law Enforcement, Computerized Drawings, Fraud, Crime, Multi-State Game
Matt Savage’s Social Experiment Tournament Outlaws Player’s Accessories
Matt Savage is one of the most respected and well-known poker tournament directors, but his latest creation has some questioning his sanity as he has proposed a tournament where sunglasses, […]
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Pletcher Ships Lightly Raced Duo for Louisiana Derby
Trainer Todd Pletcher has proven three times in the past decade that he can ship in and win the $1,000,000 TwinSpires.com Louisiana Derby (G2) and this year he brings an intriguing duo of lightly raced, recent graduates for powerful owners.
Delta Prince to Try Stakes Company in Appleton
Delta Prince will be tested for class against Our Way and All Included in a grassy mile in the Appleton Stakes at Gulfstream Park, trying to follow in the footsteps of his half sister Royal Delta.
Kendrick Carmouche Finds Success in Empire State
In just two short years in New York, 33-year-old Kendrick Carmouche has emerged as one of NYRA’s most consistent and well-rounded riders.
Isabelle Aims for Graded Win in Top Flight Invitational
William Schettine’s Isabelle showed she could handle stakes competition with two wins in her last three starts. She now will see if that success translates to a higher level, when she faces a field of five others in the Top Flight Invitational (G3).
PokerStars Announces 2017 SCOOP Schedule, Expected to Be Biggest Online Poker Series in History
PokerStars has announced the schedule for its annual Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP). The popular online poker series will begin April 30 and run until May 23, lasting longer […]
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Tapwrit Tunes Up for Blue Grass Stakes
The high energy level Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby (G2) winner Tapwrit has flaunted in recent weeks was on display March 31, when he tuned up for the April 8 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G2) with a half-mile move at Palm Beach Downs.
Bobby's Kitten to Shuttle to Australia
The 2014 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1T) winner Bobby’s Kitten will shuttle to Twin Hills Stud in New South Wales from Kirsten Rausing’s Lanwades Stud in Newmarket, England, it was announced March 31.
Iliad Records Final Santa Anita Derby Workout
In an instant following the San Felipe Stakes (G2), Iliad went from a fringe Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) contender in the shadow of Mastery to the likely favorite in the April 8 Santa Anita Derby (G1).
Litfin: Handicapping South's Big Oaks and Derby Preps
The Southern routes to Louisville come to a climax April Fools’ Day, when Gulfstream Park and Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots each highlight their final stakes-studded April 1 programs with preps to Kentucky Oaks (G1) and Kentucky Derby.
Williams named Fasig-Tipton Australasian Representative
Australian bloodstock agent Andrew Williams has been named Fasig-Tipton’s representative in Australia and New Zealand, beginning immediately.
Blue Grass Again Features Enhanced Security Measures
Keeneland will continue its enhanced security measures for horses entered in the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G2).
Big John B Seeks Tokyo City Cup Repeat
With a relatively short turf prep race under his belt, Michael House’s Big John B will attempt to repeat his 2016 victory in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (G3) April 2 at Santa Anita Park.
Another A. P. Indy Line?
A.P. Indy has a son out there whose own sons have yet to show their potential—and each of the most promising ones has his first foals about to race.
Two Breeders' Cup Challenge Races at Royal Randwick
Two automatic entries in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships will be on the line April 1 at Royal Randwick in Sydney through the Breeders’ Cup Challenge series.
Federal Bills Aim to Increase Industry Participation
U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, a Kentucky Republican and chairman of the Congressional Horse Caucus, introduced three bills March 30 that would make simple tax code reforms designed to encourage greater investment and participation in the horse industry.
Gus Hansen to Compete in Celebrity Cash Kings Cash Game
Gus Hansen is about to get back into the spotlight. The Great Dane will compete in the Celebrity Cash Kings cash game at King’s Casino in the Czech Republic on […]
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Olorda Brings Back Class to Orchid Stakes
Multiple graded stakes winner Olorda will look to call upon her back class against a compact field of four rivals in the $200,000 Orchid Stakes (G3T) at Gulfstream Park April 1.