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Three Rules Heads Saturday's Florida Stakes Program
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Nine stakes on tap at Tampa and Gulfstream . . .
Florida 2-Year-Olds Prominent on Caribbean Card
Friday, December 08, 2017
14 entered in six $75,000 stakes . . .
Frosh Sire Races Come Down to the Wire
Friday, December 01, 2017
Poseidon's Warrior and Soldat have 11 winners each . . .
Major Changes Abound at Florida's Racinos
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Pompano loses top spot to Flagler . . .
Tampa Opens, the Times Hadn't Heard Of It
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Opening-day handle surpasses $3.1 million . . .
Blockbuster Winter Season Expected for Gulfstream, Tampa
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Tampa opens Saturday, Gulfstream Dec. 2 . . .
Gaffalione, Zayas, Kantharos Spice Millions Preview Card
Monday, November 13, 2017
Breeders' Cup Favorites Were Battered at Del Mar
Monday, November 06, 2017
Like I said the other day, betting on favorites in the 13 Breeders' Cup races Friday...
Bettors' Heaven Returns at Del Mar
Friday, November 03, 2017
Breeders' Cup offers great wagering opportunities . . .
It's Not Fake News - Ocala Stud Remains No. 1
Friday, October 27, 2017
Ads to the contrary are absurd . . .
Wild in Red a Heartbreaker?
Friday, October 20, 2017
Sharp debut for filly, but she's gone . . .
Pegasus World Cup Welcome Start to New Year
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Purse raised to $16 million for PWC II . . .
Firenze Fire Wins Gr. I Champagne & $300,000 at Belmont Park
Sunday, October 08, 2017
Poseidon's Warrior colt headed for BC Juvenile? . . .
Four Alive in Florida Frosh Title Run
Friday, September 29, 2017
Treasure Beach, Soldat lead with 7 winners . . .
Live Foal Report Is Not Encouraging
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Foal count down after 90 percent returns . . .
PR Groups Need to Invest in a Dictionary
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
They're thrilled and excited, etc . . .
Gulfstream Back on Track for Weekend
Thursday, September 14, 2017
25 races and four stakes on tap . . .
Kentucky Downs Excursion Pays Off for Gaffalione
Thursday, September 07, 2017
Tyler wins two stakes on rich program . . .
Gulfstream Closes for Live Racing
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Simulcasting and casino open through Friday evening . . .
Brad Free a Refreshing Addition to TVG
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
DRF stalwart knows how to handicap . . .
Florida Track Bosses Can Breed 'Em, Too
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Stronach, Thayer, Brunetti win on weekend . . .
Arrogate's Legacy Coming Under Scrutiny
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Next race can bail him out . . . or not
Poker Room Receipts Belie Forecasts
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Dog tracks lead the way in Florida . . .
Where Have All the Scholars Gone?
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Add Traipse in Utopia to the list . . .
Four Brethren Runners in Stakes Action Saturday
Friday, August 04, 2017
Pleasant Acres stallion in the spotlight . . .
Racinos Show Slight Increase, But Five Are Slipping
Monday, July 31, 2017
Only three are up from previous year . . .
We Just Want the Facts, Ma'am
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Unsubstantiated name-calling serves no purpose . . .
Are European Horsemen Smarter Than Everybody Else?
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Euros seem to be much better behaved . . .
Analytics Don't Tell the Whole Story
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
What is profit lines' win percentage? . . .
Pleasant Acres Stallions on a Roll
Friday, July 07, 2017
Treasure Beach leads with three winners . . .
Little Guys Make the Game Go
Friday, June 30, 2017
Alcanudance, Pink Mama are crowd favorites . . .
Entering in Short Fields Can Be Rewarding
Monday, June 26, 2017
Rain and scratches change the playing field . . .
Florida Casinos Headed for Record Year
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Overall play should reach $8.5 billion . . .
With Poppy's Salsa, the Tote Board Told the Story
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Dead-Heats with Live Oak colt . . .
Florida Could Use a Belmont Stakes Winner (Snicker)
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Tapwrit would be a major boon to Ocala . . .
Remembering . . .
Tuesday, June 06, 2017
How did at all come down to this? . . .
Gaffalione Has Become King of Gulfstream
Friday, June 02, 2017
Leads fellow riders by a mile . . .
Two Frosh Sires Have a Winner, Several On the Verge
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Gulfstream's Rainbow carryover passes $500,000 . . .
Is Win Approval Racing's No. 1 Broodmare?
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Produced 4 millionaires for Live Oak . . .
Martin Would have Had the Preakness as a 5-Horse Race
Thursday, May 18, 2017
But 10 will line up at Pimlico . . .
This Son of First Dude Was No Runt
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Pays $210 in his Gulfstream debut . . .
Currency Swap Takes Early Florida Frosh Lead
Monday, May 15, 2017
R Paper Chaser is first frosh winner of 2017 . . .
Derby Numbers Soar to New Heights
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Always Dreaming outdoes American Pharoah, Nyquist . . .
Wide Open Derby Has Delicious Wagering Possibilities
Saturday, May 06, 2017
Classic Empire, Irish War Cry 7-1 in early wagering . . .
It Doesn't Take a Monster Ticket to reach the Rainbow
Monday, May 01, 2017
New Yorker hits for 40 cents . . .
Short Fields Getting Shorter; Santa Anita Cancels Program
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Great Race Place feeling the pinch . . .
Munoz, Brei Pick Up Early 2-Year-Old Cash
Friday, April 21, 2017
They win the first two events at Gulfstream for juveniles . . .
Florida Two-Year-Olds in Action at Gulfstream and Aqueduct
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Frosh Sires Brethren and Soldat get first runners . . .
Corfu Gets First Florida 2-Year-Old Runner of 2017
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Finishes fifth at Keeneland
Explanation of Legislative Issues a Little Murky
Saturday, April 08, 2017
House and Senate expected to confer . . .
Record Florida Derby Weekend at Gulfstream
Monday, April 03, 2017
Word from Gulfstream Park is that there were a great many disgruntled people cashing...
French Quarter Gets Biggest Test in Sir Shackleton
Friday, March 31, 2017
Gulfstream Rainbow headed for $2 million . . .
Gulfstream Pick 6 Is Skyrocketing
Monday, March 27, 2017
Gaffalione gets 500th winner . . .
Add This One to the List of 'Bad Beats'
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Million-dollar payoff misses by a head bob . . .
Bridlewood Owner On the Kentucky Derby Trail
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Tapwrit Impressive in Tampa Bay Derby . . .
Bullseye Lives Up to Bachman-Turner Overdrive 1974 Lyrics
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Nine-Year wins in debut at Turf Paradise . . .
Racinos Starting to Slip in South Florida
Monday, March 06, 2017
Hurricane Matthew didn't help . . .
Friends From Jim Beam Were Gulfstream's Jackpot Winners
Monday, February 27, 2017
Winning ticket cost just $194.40 . . .
Who Hit the Jackpot? Calabrese, the Ramseys?
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Pool goes for more than $324,000 . . .
Strange Wagering as Flash Jak Records Seventh Victory
Monday, February 20, 2017
She goes over $100,000 . . .
Aha: Nassau OTB Machines Are at the Big A
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Genting managing 460 machines . . .
McCraken Stamps Ticket to Louisville With TBD Track Record
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Lowers Destin's mark . . .
New York Casino Structure Becomes a Puzzle
Thursday, February 09, 2017
No answers yet on addition of Nassau OTB . . .
Florida's Frosh Sire List Best in Years
Sunday, February 05, 2017
13 stallions, three with more than 100 mares bred . . .
Two Champs Spice Blockbuster Gulfstream Card
Friday, February 03, 2017
Classic Empire, Three Rules Make 3yo debuts . . .
The Rail - A Wonderful Place to Leave From
Sunday, January 29, 2017
Arrogate is the king of racing . . .
OBS Championships Feature Eight Races of the Pari-Mutuel Variety
Monday, January 23, 2017
Seven quarter horses races, four for thoroughbreds . . .
Ocala Stud Riding High as 2017 Unfolds
Thursday, January 19, 2017
The Big Beast has first foal . . .
Breeders' Cup Ban for Ellis Quite Perplexing
Thursday, January 12, 2017
(Sorry for the delay since the last column - had a little bout with pneumonia to...
Gulfstream Leads the Way Into the New Year
Monday, January 02, 2017
Closes out 2016 with handle of more than $11 million . . .
To Play the Game Today, Horsemen Must Be Masochists
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Breeders' Cup Sprint runner-up gets a hose job . . .
ADWs Causing Great Concern in California
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Tracks and ADW operators at odds . . .
Claiming Crown a Resounding Success for Gulfstream
Friday, December 09, 2016
Handle surpasses $11 million . . .
Pari-Mutuel Handle Continues On a Straight Line
Monday, December 05, 2016
2016 will go over $11 billion again . . .
Tampa Bay Times Still Ignoring Racing
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Not one word about Tampa's opening Saturday . . .
Gulfstream Park, Tampa Bay Downs Geared Up for Openings
Monday, November 21, 2016
$12 million Pegasus Cup to be run on Jan. 28 . . .
Mr. Jordan Does Kantharos Proud
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
The 4-year-old gelding breaks track record . . .
Favorite Players Had Rough BC Weekend
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Only one favorite won in 13 races . . .
Florida Connections Sparse on Racing's Biggest Weekend
Thursday, November 03, 2016
But success is quite possible . . .
Biondetti and Overdriven: Frosh Battle Is On
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Both have six winners with 61 days left . . .
Breeders' Cup Classic Sports Classic Field
Friday, October 28, 2016
Combined earnings of nearly $50 million . . .
Florida, New York Slots Appear to Have Peaked
Friday, October 21, 2016
Both coming off record years . . .
TVG Ads Enough To Drive Us Batty
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Web.com spot a blatant lie . . .
Strange Things Happening at Santa Anita
Monday, October 10, 2016
Field Commission gelding surprises at 5/2 . . .
Pilcher Riding The Waves With His Dream Horse
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Three Rules headed for Breeders' Cup
Saturday's Programs - Once In a Lifetime?
Thursday, September 29, 2016
The stars come out to play . . .
Even Exchange Wagering Couldn't Save Monmouth Park
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Handle down by more than 26% . . .
Shortage of Horses is Critical, Along With Handle Figures
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Monday and Tuesday numbers are embarrassing . . .
Kantharos Goes the Way of Many Successful Florida Stallions
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Great loss to Florida breeding program . . .
Stewards Got It Wrong In Gulfstream DQ
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Everybody is affected by decision . . .
Quick Fix for Breeders Awards Problem in Pennsylvania
Monday, August 29, 2016
Fire the Racing Commission, I say . . .
Give Me Liberty or Give Me No. 1!
Monday, August 22, 2016
The rail gets unnecessarily poor treatment . . .
Millionaire Za Approval Retires to Live Oak
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Joins half-brother Revved Up at the farm . . .
What's Going On at Finger Lakes?
Friday, August 12, 2016
Where is the $10 million for purses?
Three Rules Wins Dr. Fager, Rules Florida's Juvenile Colts
Sunday, August 07, 2016
Gone Astray has huge day at Gulfstream . . .
South Florida Racinos Celebrate Another Record Year
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Total play exceeds $8 billion . . .
'No Rider' Has Some Pretty Good Stats
Friday, July 29, 2016
HANA stat sheet has questions . . .
First week Spa Figures Are Out of Sight
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Handle surpasses $84 million . . . .
Overdriven Mystery Solved, and He Now Has 2 Winners
Friday, July 22, 2016
First winner was in Dominican Republic . . .
First Dude Headed for Extraordinary Season
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Double Diamong stallion is on fire . . .
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