Everything you need to know to prepare for Houston Marathon Week

Everything you need to know to prepare for Houston Marathon Week

*EDITOR’S NOTE: The above video is from last year’s Chevron Houston Marathon.* This weekend is Houston Marathon Week which includes the annual Chevron Houston Marathon, Aramco Houston Half Marathon and We Are Houston 5K.   With that being said, be prepared for A LOT of street closures in and around central Houston — starting as […]

Tips and race-by-race preview for Taree on Monday

Racing returns to Taree on Monday with a seven-race card.Credit:Fairfax Media Race 2 MAIDEN HCP (1000m) Very keen on consistent 3YO Muswellbrook filly 7. Sophie’s Lass who can break through third-up. Wasn’t far off the smart Geotime last start here in a race with more depth, and draws even better with gun rider getting back […]

The Lowdown: Huntingdon call for 11am inspection | Horse Racing News

The Lowdown: Huntingdon call for 11am inspection | Horse Racing News

Huntingdon: showcase a meeting on Friday Edward Whitaker Today’s news DEFINITE ABSENTEE: Nicky Henderson has admitted he may have run Altior in Saturday’s Unibet Silviniaco Conti Chase but is now devising a new route to the Queen Mother Champion Chase for the ten-year-old. ORIGINAL RESULT STANDS: Dan and Harry Skelton have been successful in their appeal against […]

Skeltons successful in appeal against controversial Protektorat demotion | Horse Racing News

Skeltons successful in appeal against controversial Protektorat demotion | Horse Racing News

Imperial Alcazar (near): was awarded the victory by the stewards on New Year’s Day after finishing a head behind Protektorat (far) Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos) Dan and Harry Skelton have been successful in their appeal against the demotion of first-past-the-post Protektorat at Cheltenham on New Year’s Day after arguing that Imperial Alcazar did not lose momentum when […]

Alabama Senate race: Intriguing theater or snoozer sequel?

Alabama Senate race: Intriguing theater or snoozer sequel?

As a pure political spectacle, Alabama’s 2020 U.S. Senate election seems hopelessly outmatched by its predecessor in 2017. Drama, sexual accusations and celebrities dominated the stage in 2017 when Roy Moore routed his Republican rivals, then tangled with Democrat Doug Jones. The contest captivated cable news networks, won international attention and perhaps mystified the president, […]

Popular racing analysts to host Eclipse Awards at Gulfstream Park

Popular racing analysts to host Eclipse Awards at Gulfstream Park

Photo: Eclipse Sportswire The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Tuesday that acclaimed broadcasters Acacia Courtney, Britney Eurton and Gabby Gaudet will jointly host the 49th Eclipse Awards on Thursday, Jan. 23.The Eclipse Awards, which honors the 2019 champions of Thoroughbred racing, will be held for the eighth time at Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino in […]