IndyCar Series Preview, News & Guide 2021

Dixon: IndyCar PreviewScott Dixon claimed the sixth IndyCar Series title of his career in 2020, and there is little reason to think he won’t again be among the primary contenders for what would be a record-equaling seventh championship in the 2021 season.more…

Breeders’ Cup Legend Goldikova Dies: Relive Her Racing Career

GoldikovaAnyone who loves racing has heard of Goldikova even if they were too young to pay attention when she won her third Breeders’ Cup Mile on the turf at Churchill Downs in 2010. Her passing at the age of 16 was announced on January 6 by Pierre-Yves Bureau, racing manager for her ultra-wealthy owners and breeders, the Wertheimer brothers.more…

Domestic Spending Triumphs in Hollywood Derby

Irad Ortiz JrDomestic Spending succeeded in spectacular, stalking style in the $303,000 Hollywood Derby by a head under the super cool Irad Ortiz Jr on November 28 at Del Mar. Run over a mile and a furlong on turf, it was a first Grade 1 score for this son of Kingman owned bymore…

Maxim Rate Magnificent in Goldikova Stakes

Maxim RateMaxim Rate scored in the Grade 2 Goldikova Stakes in emphatic style on Sunday (October 25) at Santa Anita. She started second favorite at 12/5 in this race for fillies and mares run over a mile but won with the ease of an odds-on shot in amore…

Kentucky Oaks beckons for Alabama heroine Swiss Skydiver

Kenny McPeekSwiss Skydiver was the 23/20 (+115) favorite in the 140th Alabama Stakes for fillies and mares at Saratoga on August 15 and triumphed in the style of one starting at a much shorter price. Now she heads firmly for the Kentucky Oaks and a clash with Gamine on September 4 at Churchill Downs.more…

Controversial Maximum Security Debuts For Baffert in San Diego Handicap

Last updated December 22nd, 2020

Bob BaffertMaximum Security will probably be posted as the long odds-on favorite when bookmakers issue betting for the San Diego Handicap at Del Mar on July 25. The $150,000 Grade 11 race has attracted just seven entries but, despite the concession of weight to the field, the other runners may be competing for second place.more…

NBA: Under-Fire Chicago Bulls In Spotlight

Lauri MarkkanenA once-proud Chicago Bulls franchise has, unfortunately, taken a big turn for the worse in the past few years. Following nine straight years without a single losing season, the Bulls have won fewer than 34 percent of their games in each of the last three seasons. The team’s management and coaching staff havemore…