Australian-Based James McDonald Wins Longines World’s Best Jockey Competition – Horse Racing News

by Press Release|11.30.2022|4:36pm James McDonald proved unstoppable during the 2022 Longines World’s Best Jockey competition. He led the standings for most of the year, ultimately claiming the title with nine qualifying wins on five different horses. The New Zealand-born jockey is the second Australian-based rider to win the Longines World’sContinue Reading

DraftKings to Add Horse Race Betting Through Deal With Churchill Downs Inc.

Churchill Downs Inc. has reached an agreement that will bring pari-mutuel wagering on its horse racing content to a second major online/mobile sports betting platform. On Nov. 29, Churchill Downs Inc. and DraftKings announced a multi-year agreement that will see CDI’s advance-deposit-wagering subsidiary, TwinSpires, provide advance-deposit-wagering technology to DraftKings. Tuesday’sContinue Reading

Is Thoroughbred Stride Length A Hereditary Trait? – Horse Racing News

by Paulick Report Staff|11.28.2022|5:54pm An Australian study confirmed that a Thoroughbred’s stride length, and in turn their preferred distance and running style, can be a hereditary trait, the New Zealand publication HorseTalk reports. The team of researchers based in England, France, and Belgium, examined 421 Australian Thoroughbreds over the courseContinue Reading