Which Horses to Watch for the Breeders’ Cup

Breeders' Cup contenders

Like much of the world, horse racing in the US suffered from the Covid-19 pandemic. According to┬áStatista, the racing industry was worth $5.25 billion in 2018, but the latest estimates suggest the market size in 2022 at $3.68 billion, all be it up slightly on last year. With a field of very talented horses running […]

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Epicenter lays down a decisive victory in the Travers

Epicenter wins Travers Stakes by 5 1/4 Lengths

Epicenter, who finished second in the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, won the $1.25 million Travers Stake by 5 1/2 lengths today. Cyberknife finished second, Zandon claimed third, and Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike finished fourth. Despite being a favorite coming into his three-year old season, the Travers was the first Grade 1 win […]

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Epicenter Wins the Louisiana Derby

Epicenter wins the Louisiana Derby

Epicenter, trained by Steve Asmussen and ridden by Joel Rosario, blasted down the home stretch to set a track record in the 109th Louisiana Derby, finishing 2 1/2 lengths ahead to win in 1:54.38 for the 1 3/16 race. This is an important prep race for the Kentucky Derby and cemented the colt as a […]

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