1. Jockey Club Tour on Fox Hits Jersey Shore for United Nations

    The Jockey Club Tour on Fox shifts to the Jersey Shore on Sunday afternoon as a field of 10 will line up in the Grade 1, $500,000 United Nations at Monmouth Park...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 8 days ago 565 reads 0 comments

  2. Belmont Oaks: Euros Invade for Breeders' Cup Challenge Race

    It may be the Fourth of July holiday weekend, but on Saturday the invasion is coming, as four overseas invaders will converge on Belmont Park, hoping to take home the lion’s share of a $1 million purse in the Grade 1 Belmont Oaks Invitational...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 9 days ago 1,947 reads 0 comments

  3. Breeders' Cup Challenge: Game on Dude Seeks Third Gold Cup Win

    Game On Dude will look to stamp his ticket to the Grade 1, $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic when the gelding faces six foes in the Grade 1, $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita on Saturday ...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 16 days ago 432 reads 0 comments

  4. What's Next for California Chrome After 2014 Triple Crown Miss?

    On Saturday, California Chrome became the 13th horse to have a Triple Crown bid derailed in the Belmont Stakes since Affirmed last accomplished the feat in 1978...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 13,794 reads 20 comments

  5. Steve Coburn's Post-Belmont Rant Stumbles onto What's Wrong with Triple Crown

    The drought lives on, as California Chrome came up short in his bid to win the Triple Crown on Saturday in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 128,645 reads 343 comments

  6. Belmont Stakes Early Betting: California Chrome Getting Hammered

    It is only a small fraction of the millions that will be wagered on the $1.5 Belmont Stakes, but California Chrome is getting the majority of the early betting dollars, bet down to 1-2 odds in his bid to win the Triple Crown...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 1,187 reads 0 comments

  7. Belmont Stakes Predictions 2014: Last-Minute Picks and Analysis

    The Belmont Stakes is here, and all eyes are on California Chrome as he attempts to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978 and just the 12th in history...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 52,061 reads 9 comments

  8. Reality Television Star Calls Belmont Stakes: It's a Photo!

    Peter Rotondo Sr., co-star of Esquire Network’s reality television show Horseplayers , may spend way too much time at the racetrack, but if he ever gets tired of sending his ...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 699 reads 0 comments

  9. Belmont Day Features Two Breeders' Cup Challenge Races

    Sure, all eyes will be squarely on California Chrome on Saturday as the colt bids to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 712 reads 0 comments

  10. Belmont 2014 Odds: 10 Betting Tips from Handicapping Expert

    There is nothing more exciting in sports than a horse heading to the Belmont Stakes seeking to win the elusive Triple Crown. We have been here before, a dozen times since Affirmed won the last Triple Crown in 1978...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 9,930 reads 2 comments

  11. Triple Crown 2014: Odds for California Chrome to Make History

    California Chrome goes into Saturday’s $1.5 million Belmont Stakes looking to join an elite group of 11 Triple Crown winners, and his betting odds are looking solid that the colt is about to make history...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 34,858 reads 7 comments

  12. Belmont 2014: One Reason Each Contender Could Win in New York

    Before we hand California Chrome the Triple Crown, it might be a good idea to glimpse at the rest of the field and look for at least one reason each contender can pull off the upset in New York on Saturday...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 11,261 reads 2 comments

  13. How California Chrome, Victor Espinoza Are a Belmont Win from 2014 Triple Crown

    California Chrome has outrun his pedigree and a combined 27 foes in his victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, putting the strapping colt on the cusp of becoming the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 5,539 reads 0 comments

  14. 2014 Preakness: How the 2nd Jewel of Triple Crown Will Be Run

    Horseplayers seem to know how the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes will end, with California Chrome coming out as the winner and heading to Belmont Park for a shot at becoming the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 364 reads 0 comments

  15. Preakness 2014: Three Ways California Chrome Can Lose

    California Chrome is the prohibitive favorite for the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes and likely will be the shortest-priced favorite in the second jewel of the Triple Crown since Big Brown in 2008, who won at odds of 1-5...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 571 reads 2 comments

  16. Preakness Odds 2014: Last-Minute Updates and Picks

    The excitement is building, as the second jewel of the Triple Crown is just hours away. Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome is rightfully getting most of the attention and will be loaded in the Pimlico starting gate as the heavy favorite for the $1..

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 34,933 reads 1 comments

  17. 2014 Preakness Horses: Ranking Every Contender at Pimlico

    A field of 10 top three-year-olds will line up Saturday in Baltimore, Maryland, for the Grade 1, $1.5 million Preakness Stakes, and just one has a shot at Triple Crown glory...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 9,862 reads 2 comments

  18. Preakness Betting Favorite California Chrome Has Throat Blister

    California Chrome—hoping to keep his Triple Crown hopes alive with a win in Saturday’s Grade 1 $1...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 712 reads 1 comments

  19. Preakness 2014 Post Positions: Odds and Outlook for Every Horse

    Kentucky Derby (Grade 1) winner California Chrome will break from post No. 3 when he takes on nine rivals in Saturday’s $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (Grade 1) at Pimlico in Baltimore...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 30,507 reads 2 comments

  20. Jockey Club Tour on Fox Features Man O' War from Belmont Park

    We are a week removed from the Run for the Roses and it is another week until the Preakness Stakes, but there is still plenty of outstanding stakes action coming up this weekend including the $400,000 Man o’ War (G1) at Belmont Park...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 2 months ago 465 reads 0 comments

  21. California Chrome Has Look of an All-Time Great After 2014 Kentucky Derby Win

    When the field of 19 headed for home in the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby (G1) there seemed little doubt that betting favorite California Chrome was going to hit the wire first, ...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 2 months ago 16,911 reads 26 comments

  22. Kentucky Derby Odds: Wicked Strong, Danza Closest in Betting to Chalk

    California Chrome is getting all the ink this week and a lion’s share of the early money wagered on the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby, but who is next in line in the betting? ...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 2 months ago 8,491 reads 0 comments

  23. Kentucky Derby Early Betting: California Chrome Getting Wagering Action

    Taking a look at on-track advance wagering on Friday at Churchill Downs, as expected California Chrome is the early betting favorite for the 140 th running of the Kentucky Derby at odds of 3-1...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 2 months ago 2,427 reads 0 comments

  24. Kentucky Derby Odds 2014: Last-Minute Updates and Picks

    With over 120,000 fans and horseplayers converging under the historic Twin Spires at Churchill Downs and millions more tuning in to NBC, many with a few wagers at stake, all eyes will ...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 2 months ago 50,203 reads 1 comments

  25. Kentucky Derby 2014 Odds: 10 Betting Tips from Handicapping Expert

    The Kentucky Derby is the most popular horse race of the year, but it is also one of the toughest nuts to crack...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 2 months ago 40,044 reads 1 comments