R2K Cap Horse Wins El Camino Real

Those players that assumed Golden Gate Field’s nine-race El Camino Real card, the featured track in the weekly Road to Kentucky Contest last Saturday, was going to be a predictable chalk-fest were mistaken. Four of the races produced scores of more than 475 points including the feature race which was won by Zakaroff at 48 … [Read More...]

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Spring Tune-Up Super Satellites Begin Thursday

The Horse Player World Series Super Satellites concluded Saturday. Winners of those events qualified for the final this Saturday, Feb. 25, the Horse Player World Series Satellite.  Players can buy into this event for $100 and compete for a trip to Las Vegas at the end of March to play in the … [Read More...]

McCraken Wins Sam F. Davis but R2K Points Were Found Elsewhere

McCraken remained undefeated by winning Saturday’s Sam F. Davis at Tampa Bay Downs. The favorite’s impressive run from off the pace to win going away at 3 to 2 odds attracted betting in the Wynn Las Vegas Kentucky Derby futures where the son of Ghostzapper is now the 6 to 1 favorite. The … [Read More...]

Tahitian Queen wins for Canterbury Racing Club in 2009

Canterbury Racing Club 2017 accepting new members now

Introducing potential racehorse owners to the sport and simply allowing fans to experience the excitement of horse ownership had long been a challenge.  The Canterbury Racing Club began in 2009 with the intention of overcoming those obstacles in a manner that would allow people to learn about … [Read More...]

NTRA Urges Industry, Horseplayers To Contact Treasury at Mid-Point of Comment Period on Newly Proposed Pari-Mutuel Regulations

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) is asking for help from horseplayers, racing fans and the greater Thoroughbred industry to make a final, coordinated push in the effort to enact new regulations on pari-mutuel winnings and withholdings. An appeal penned by NTRA President & … [Read More...]

Big Week in Road to Kentucky

Many points were available in week 3 of the Road to Kentucky Handicapping Contest as the featured track, Gulfstream Park, had a 12-race card and there were two additional double-point Derby prep bonus races.  The unattainable perfect score was 3,811 so the expected winning score was in the … [Read More...]

Laughs & Love at Canterbury Park

Laughs & Love on St. Valentine’s Day at Canterbury Park

Sterling Entertainment Group and Canterbury Park present Laughs & Love on Valentine’s Day. This live comedy show, with two performances Tuesday, Feb. 14, is headlined by Minneapolis comic Gabe Noah and also features Las Vegas comedian Trever Malagon, and Twin Citians Colleen Justice and Joe … [Read More...]

Week 3 of R2K Features Three Derby Preps

Last Saturday Tampa Bay Downs’ 10-race card was used for the $25,000 Road to Kentucky Contest as there were no Kentucky Derby prep races. The situation changes this Saturday as three preps will be run: Holy Bull at Gulfstream, Withers at Aqueduct, and Robert B. Lewis at Santa Anita. … [Read More...]

Ray Arsenault 2017 Champion at 2017 National Handicapping Championship, Treasure Island Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV 1.27.2017


Horseplayer of the Year Receives $800,000, Eclipse Award LAS VEGAS (NTRA press release) – Ray Arsenault of Thornhill, Ontario, Canada, near Toronto, entered the Final Table as the leader and widened his advantage throughout the afternoon to win the $800,000 first-place prize and an Eclipse … [Read More...]

Arrigoni Analysis for Pegasus World Cup Day

from Canterbury racing analyst Brian Arrigoni: The day we have all been waiting for is finally here.  The world will be tuned into Hallandale Beach, Florida for a race fit for only the best, the Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park.  A record $12 million purse featuring two of the two best … [Read More...]

R2K Week 1 in the Books, Detour to Tampa for Week 2

The annual Road to Kentucky Handicapping Tournament began with a bang when Apache Fog, at 59-1, ran second in the opening race at Fair Grounds, yielding 536 points to those entrants looking for a price. That however turned out to be the high-water mark as far as single race points go, as the … [Read More...]

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