California Horse Racing Board Approves Restrictive Whip RuleJockeys competing in California won’t be allowed to strike a horse more than six times during a race, and then only in an underhanded position, according to a new rule approved by the California Horse Racing Board.
California Becoming Most Restrictive State For Riding Crops“Beating horses to make them run faster should never be allowed, under any circumstances," PETA Senior Vice President Kathy Guillermo said in a statement.
New California Law Aimed At Reducing Horse Racing DeathsThe agency overseeing horse racing in California can now immediately suspend licenses to protect the health and safety of horses and riders, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday in response to 30 horse deaths this year at famed Santa Anita Park.
California Board Votes To Limit Whips In Horse Racing StatewideThe California Horse Racing Board voted Thursday to severely limit the use of whips on horses in racing statewide.
Breeders' Cup Classic: How To Bet $100With Justify out of the field, Accelerate, West Coast and McKinzie are among the Breeders' Cup Classic favorites. What are the best bets?
Breeders' Cup Classic: No Justify, But Bob Baffert Returns With Talented DuoThe Triple Crown winner won't participate in this year's Breeders' Cup, but his trainer still has a pair of horses in the field.
Belmont Stakes: How To Bet $100Justify is going for the Triple Crown, but another horse may be the best bet if you're looking to bring home the money.
Preakness Preview: Can Anyone Beat Justify?Bob Baffert's hoping Justify can bring him his 7th Preakness victory, but trainer Chad Brown and Good Magic could provide a challenge.
How I'd Bet $100 On The Breeders' Cup ClassicArrogate and Gun Runner are the favorites in this year's Breeders’ Cup Classic at Del Mar. But what are the best bets to make on the race?
Breeders' Cup Classic: Can Arrogate Repeat?Defending champion Arrogate is among the favorites in Saturday's Breeders' Cup Classic, as trainer Bob Baffert goes for four in a row.
How I'd Bet $100 On The Belmont StakesClassic Empire's defection has left the field with a lack of star power as the Kentucky Derby and Preakness' winners won’t be running in the Belmont either.
Belmont Stakes: Irish War Cry And Epicharis HeadlineWith Classic Empire's exit of this Saturday's Belmont Stakes, Irish War Cry and Epicharis look to lead the charge in the final leg of the Triple Crown.
How I'd Bet $100 On The Preakness StakesAlways Dreaming could be a star in the making and he’ll be the heavy favorite Saturday in the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore.
Preakness Stakes: Always Dreaming And Classic Empire Battle In BaltimoreAlways Dreaming and his trainer Todd Pletcher proved their skeptics wrong with a resounding win in the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby.
Kentucky Derby: How I'd Bet $100Irish War Cry is my pick to win the 2017 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs this Saturday. He is the sole entry with two superior performances on his record this year.