Slade Callaghan ‘Really Humbled’ To Receive 2022 Avelino Gomez Memorial Award – Horse Racing News

Slade Callaghan, who has recorded nearly 850 career wins, including 31 stakes, has been named the 2022 recipient of the Avelino Gomez Memorial Award. The coveted Gomez Award is given to the person, Canadian-born, Canadian-raised or regular rider in the country for more than five years, who has made significantContinue Reading

Piassek’s Plays: Memorial Day Moneymakers at Lone Star

In his regular gambling blog, John Piassek presents his top picks for the upcoming weekend in horse racing, offering betting options at different budget levels. Piassek’s Plays is brought to you by Horseplayers.com, the official online qualifying site of the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) and National Horseplayers Championship (NHC). Horseplayers.com offers low-costContinue Reading

Piassek’s Plays: Wood Memorial Stakes Day Selections

In his regular gambling blog, John Piassek presents his top picks for the upcoming weekend in horse racing, offering betting options at different budget levels. Piassek’s Plays is brought to you by Horseplayers.com, the official online qualifying site of the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) and National Horseplayers Championship (NHC). Horseplayers.com offers low-costContinue Reading

2022 Wood Memorial Stakes at a Glance

The significance of the Wood Memorial Stakes goes far and above the $750,000 purse. For all but one of the eight starters, how they fare in Saturday’s Grade 2 race at Aqueduct will determine whether they will run next month in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve. With 170Continue Reading