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Should I Buy A Yearling or a 2-Year-Old With A Thoroughbred Partnership?

By Jeff Lifson The Keeneland September yearling is upon us (check out the catalog) and it’s a good time to answer the age-old question, should I buy a yearling or […]

Monday, July 25, 2022

Our Horse Didn’t Break Well — Just Give Him More Gate Schooling!

Originally published January 2017 Well, sort of.  A horse breaking a step slow isn’t always a bad thing. I’ll explain… Earlier this week at Palm Beach Downs, I had a […]

Things to Do In Del Mar During Racing Season

Family Friendly  Try Flower Child across from Milton’s. You never know who might run into there. Head to Milton’s Deli for breakfast or an early lunch. This is a favorite […]

Things to Do in Saratoga This Summer

Get up early. We mean really early. Head to the backside to watch morning training and then watch some works from the frontside after the break. Make sure you grab […]

Monday, May 9, 2022

What Happens When Your Horse’s Race Doesn’t Fill?

Your horse has a race date but then, nothing happens. No entry notification, and then word comes that the race has been pushed back, that it “didn’t go.” What’s going […]

Should I Buy A Yearling or a 2 Year Old With A Thoroughbred Partnership?

By Jeff Lifson Let’s start with the simple truth here, before this headline raises your blood pressure to the point of “Call the ambulance and bring my bathrobe and slippers […]

How Long Is a Racehorse’s Comeback Trail?

By Jeff Lowe Tom Petty was right, the waiting is the hardest part. When a racehorse owner has a horse who needs a break from training, anticipation builds, and an […]

The Condition Book: How It Works and Types of Races for Thoroughbred Racehorses

When are we running? That’s probably the most popular question any Thoroughbred racing manager or trainer is asked. While the question is rather simple, the answer is not always as […]

The many ways to watch a race online

By Jeff Lowe Okay, so your horse is entered, now where to go online to watch the race? The good news is that watching a horse from somewhere other than […]

Ins and Outs of Optional Claiming Races

We wanted to cover a type of race that by its nature can be a bit of confusing. When you throw in the possibility of someone claiming your horse in […]