Horse Racing

Bolt D’Oro is the early selection by oddsmakers to win the Kentucky Derby at 4/1. (Image: Benoit Photo)

Bolt D’Oro, Good Magic Emerge as Early Kentucky Derby Picks

Three months away from the Kentucky Derby and Bolt D’Oro and Good Magic have emerged as the early picks. Bolt D’Oro is listed as the favorite at 4/1 and Good Magic is next at 6/1, according to Sportsbook.ag. There are six other horses that have favorable odds of 10/1 or […]

With Favorites Missing, Many Choices at Belmont Stakes

Most people bemoan the fact if there is not an overwhelming favorite in a horse race, but smart bettors may find some hidden gems. That certainly appears to be the case for this Saturday’s Belmont Stakes race at Belmont Park, in Elmont, New York. The last of three races in […]

Kurt Busch’s Daytona 500 Victory Win for Sportsbooks

Other than his wife, the only people rooting harder for Kurt Busch to win last weekend’s Daytona 500 were those in charge of Las Vegas Sportsbooks. The Sin City resident was previously winless at the opening race of the NASCAR season and opened as a 20-1 longshot. His numbers went […]

Preakness Stakes Preview: Favorite Nyquist Draws No. 3 Post Position 

The 141st Preakness Stakes breaks the gate on May 21 a little after 6:45 pm local time in Baltimore and two forecasts for the second leg of the Triple Crown are approaching near certainty. First, it’s going to rain, heavily at times, as meteorologists say there’s a 90 percent chance […]

Saturday’s Kentucky Derby Could Set New Horse Racing Records

The 142nd Kentucky Derby posts at 6:34 ET Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, and the first leg of the Triple Crown is ready to perhaps set new records for both viewership and total money wagered. Of the 22 horses scheduled to post in the gate, California owner Paul […]