Controversy Plagues Lukas Classic

Lukas Classic

It was a helluva race. It’s the kind of race that brings the fans to their feet. HRC is a real fighter. He broke well from the gate and led the field for most of the race. Rich Strike rallied with a late move, showing the type of speed that won him the Derby. He […]

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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 Statista, 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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Rich Strike Prepares for the Belmont

Rich Strike prepares for the Belmont Stakes

Rich Strike is looking relaxed and full of energy as he prepares for the Belmont Stakes on June 11th. The colt did his final breeze at Churchill Downs on May 30th covering five-furlongs in 0:59. With his regular exercise rider, Gabriel Lagunes, in the irons, the colt showed some sass with some bucking at the […]

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80-1 Long Shot Rich Strike Stuns with Derby Win

Rich Strike wins Kentucky Derby

Unbelievable. While Epicenter and Zandon battled for the lead down the home stretch, Rich Strike snuck past them on the inside with an amazing burst of speed and surprised the heck out of everyone, passing Epicenter and winning by 1 3/4 lengths. For those who had faith in the chestnut, a bet paid off big […]

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