We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…
The key to a financially successful day will be hitting one of the multi-horse wagers: the exacta, trifecta, and superfecta. Even if the favorite California Chrome wins, a few longshots filling in the second through fourth positions could make the return on investment significant.
By: Kevin Martin It has been a few years since the Kentucky Derby had a consensus favorite. Big Brown was the last back in 2008 when he won the Derby at odds of 2 to […]
After many months of analysis, it’s time for everyone to make their picks for the Kentucky Derby. I have been high on both Goldencents and Revolutionary for a few weeks and find no reason to jump ship now.
By Kevin Martin This year is the first time that colts making the field in the Kentucky Derby qualified under a new points system. In years past, colts qualified based on graded stakes earnings. A total […]
This morning, Doug O’Neill, thoroughbred horse trainer to this year’s Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner, I’ll Have Another, cashed in his winning ticket bet on his own horse for the 2012 Kentucky Derby at Primm Valley Resort & Casino.
LAS VEGAS (CBS Las Vegas) – If you had the chance at becoming a legend or guaranteed riches, which would you choose? The owner of I’ll Have Another appears to have opted for the money. […]
BALTIMORE (AP)—Soaked with sweat, Shackleford bucked and kicked until crewmen finally shoved him into the No. 5 gate at the Preakness. One ton of horseflesh all but screamed, “Get me out of here.” Less than […]
Tomorrow is the annual Kentucky Derby, but many would-be bettors are staying away from the race and sports books.