July 6, 2020

Five points to ponder: Belmont Stakes

June 19, 2020 0

It feels like an alternate universe to say that the Triple Crown starts with the 1 1/8-mile Belmont S. (G1) on Saturday, instead of its concluding the series as a 1 1/2-mile “Test of the […]

Get to know the 2020 Belmont Stakes contenders

June 8, 2020 0

***UPDATED after the draw with post positions, jockeys, and morning-line odds. With the Triple Crown schedule scrambled by the COVID-19 pandemic, the June 20 Belmont S. (G1) is now the first jewel. The change in […]

Five points to ponder: Santa Anita Derby

June 5, 2020 0

Saturday’s $400,000 Santa Anita Derby (G1) is a pivotal race for two prominent Kentucky Derby (G1) hopefuls. If not completely determinative of their chances at Churchill Downs, the 1 1/8-mile test nonetheless promises to be […]

Keeneland granted five racing days in July

May 27, 2020 0

Keeneland has received approval from the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to conduct a spectator-free, five-day meet from July 8-12. An arrangement was worked out between Keeneland and Ellis Park, which previously held possession of live […]

Five points to ponder: Matt Winn

May 22, 2020 0

Add yet another item to the list of things that the COVID-19 pandemic has turned upside down: instead of its usual role as a post-Triple Crown event, Saturday’s repositioned and reimagined Matt Winn (G3) is […]

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