NEWS AND ARTICLES
Each day we scour the web looking for the latest in horse racing news to share with our reader base. In addition to news, we also feature in-house articles written by our team of horseplayers which may consist of BIAS reports, handicapping tips and much more for most North American thoroughbred and quarterhorse tracks. Check in each day at Horse Racing Radar and you’ll always be in the know of what’s happening in the horse racing industry.
News and Articles

AUGUST 2021 ARCHIVES

Here are listings of archived news posts, articles, and handicapping tips for the timeframe selected.
Aug 14, 2021
PODCAST: Bye Bye Arlington Park
It's the last weekend of big races at Arlington Park and we make the most of it.
Aug 28, 2021
PODCAST: This Week The Crew Analyze The Travers
Picks are provided for the Personal Ensign, Sword Dancer and Travers Stakes.
Aug 04, 2021
International Racing Radar Episode 2
Off to New Zealand to talk with radio host Teina Walters.
Aug 06, 2021
International Racing Radar Episode 3
Off to New Zealand to talk with Champion Jockey Mickaelle Michel
Aug 13, 2021
International Racing Radar Episode 4
Laura King, Chantelle Buckley, and Jack Gilligan joins us.
Aug 06, 2021
International Horse Racing Picks for August 7-8th
Picks & analysis for Sat & Sun's Group Races at Cork, Curragh, and New Market.
Aug 26, 2021
Horse Racing Today – Thursday, August 26, 2021
Horse Racing News, Opinions and Picks
Aug 13, 2021
International Horse Racing Picks for August 14th
Analysis and Picks for Australian and English Group Races
Aug 20, 2021
International Horse Racing Tips for Saturday, Augu
Picks and Analysis for the Ebro festival at York and Royal Randwick
Aug 27, 2021
International Horse Racing Tips for Saturday, Augu
Picks and Analysis Caulfield, Beverly and Goodwood Racecourses
Aug 02, 2021
Horse Racing Today - Mon. August 2nd
Horse Racing News, Opinions and Picks
Aug 04, 2021
Horse Racing Today - Wed. August 4 2021
Horse Racing News, Opinions and Picks.
Aug 01, 2021
Top Quality
A wide trip throughout could not stop Essential Quality in Jim Dandy victory.
Aug 01, 2021
Dr Schivel Bests Bing Crosby Field
The Mark Glatt trainee earned his second G1 victory and secured BC Sprint Spot.
Aug 01, 2021
Purse Boost for 2021 Pacific Classic
“We are thrilled to restore our signature race back to its $1 million level..."
Aug 01, 2021
BC Challenge Series: The Clement L Hirsch Stakes
The profile of a winner, pace and pick to win
Aug 02, 2021
Two To Look Out For
Watch our Radar Horses at Delaware Park and Finger Lakes (9-5 and 3-1)
Aug 03, 2021
Fasig-Tipton Partners with Crypto
Cryptocurrency will be accepted as payment at next week’s Saratoga Sale.
Aug 03, 2021
Horse Racing Today - Tues. August 3rd 2021
Horse Racing News, Opinions and Picks
Aug 05, 2021
Horse Racing Today Thursday August 5 2021
Horse Racing News, Opinion and Picks
Aug 09, 2021
Horse Racing Today – Monday, August 9, 2021
Horse Racing New, Opinion and Picks
Aug 17, 2021
Horse Racing Today – Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Horse Racing News, Opinions and Picks
Aug 23, 2021
Horse Racing Today - Monday, August 23, 2021
Horse Racing News, Opinions and Picks
Aug 25, 2021
Horse Racing Today - Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Horse Racing News, Opinions and Picks
Aug 04, 2021
NFL Chicago Bears Target Arlington Park?
Bears bid for 326-acre property as Churchill Downs miss Friday application deadline.
Aug 05, 2021
Art Collector Debuts For Mott In Alydar
Pegged 3-1odds against seven others on Friday’s $120K event at Saratoga.
Aug 05, 2021
Pin Oak Stud to Disperse Remaining Herd
Historical farm to sell remaining breeding stock in Fasig-Tipton auction.
Aug 06, 2021
Top Turf Sprinters Clash In Troy
Twelve will dash 5.5 furlongs on Friday’s G3 $200K event at Saratoga.
Aug 06, 2021
Fixed Odds Horse Betting Has Arrived
The New Jersey Governor signed the bill into law Thursday, August 5th.
Aug 06, 2021
At The Spa Accelerates to CTBA Score
The stakes win was trainer Jorge Periban's first one ever at Del Mar.
Aug 08, 2021
Foody Talk with Jockey Kyle Frey
Get to know what Kyle Frey likes on his plate! The man knows his food.
Aug 06, 2021
PODCAST: Special Guest Acacia Courtney Joins Us
NYRA Analyst Acacia Courtney shares her insight into Saturday's big races at Saratoga.
Aug 07, 2021
Fastest of Them All
Fast Boat and Tyler Gaffalione speed home to win Friday’s G3 Troy.
Aug 06, 2021
West Virginia Derby Preview with Mark Patterson
Shawn Drupp and Mark Patterson go horse by horse to find a winner.
Aug 07, 2021
Talented Fillies Gather For G1 Test Stakes
Search Results is the 5-2 favorite for Saturday’s $500K event at Saratoga.
Aug 07, 2021
Trainer Steve Asmussen Ties All-Time Win Record
Asmussen teams celebrate around the country as trainer ties win record of 9,445.
Aug 07, 2021
Whitney Stakes Preview, Pace and Pick
A classic Tortoise versus the Hare Matchup
Aug 07, 2021
Knicks Go Dominates G1 Whitney
Earns new career-best speed figure and secures BC Classic spot.
Aug 08, 2021
Bella Sofia Aces Longines Test
The Rudy Rodriguez trainee earns her first graded stakes victory.
Aug 08, 2021
Trainer Chad Brown Sends Two to Saratoga Oaks
Higher Truth and Rocky Sky tackle six others on Sunday’s $700K G3 event.
Aug 08, 2021
2021 Saratoga Oaks Invitational Stakes Preview
Investigating the international options
Aug 09, 2021
Two To Look Out For
Watch our Radar Horses at Delaware Park and Finger Lakes (2-1 and 3-1)
Aug 10, 2021
Horse Racing Today – Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Horse Racing News, Opinions and Picks
Aug 11, 2021
Horse Racing Today – Wednesday - August 11 - 2021
Horse Racing News, Opinions and Picks
Aug 19, 2021
Horse Racing Today – Thursday, August 19, 2021
Horse Racing News, Opinions and Picks
Aug 10, 2021
Steve Asmussen Continues to Add Wins to Record
HOF trainer continues to break records.
Aug 11, 2021
Trainer Nunn Continues to Overcome Setbacks
In what may turn out to be the best year of his career.
Aug 11, 2021
Kentucky Downs Increases Purses
Non-stakes purses increase by 8%.
Aug 12, 2021
Navarro Pleads Guilty
Faces five years in prison; will pay nearly $26 million in restitution.
Aug 13, 2021
Ramsey Counters Trainer Wesley Ward in Lawsuit
Doesn’t believe there’s sufficient information and facts in the case.
Aug 12, 2021
Way Too Hot
Delaware Park cancels Wednesday and Thursday’s racing due to excessive heat.
Aug 12, 2021
Owendale Lost to Colic
Trainer Brad Cox confirms Aug. 11th.
Aug 12, 2021
Horse Racing Today – Thursday – August 12 – 2021
Horse Racing News, Opinions and Picks
Aug 16, 2021
Horse Racing Today - Monday, August 16, 2021
Horse Racing News, Opinions and Picks
Aug 18, 2021
Horse Racing Today – Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Horse Racing News, Opinions and Picks
Aug 24, 2021
Horse Racing Today – Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Horse Racing News, Opinions and Picks
Aug 30, 2021
Horse Racing Today - Monday, August 30, 2021
Horse Racing News, Opinions and Picks
Aug 12, 2021
Trainer Duarte Introducing a Calmer INTRODUCED
In Saturday's Revenge Stakes at Monmouth
Aug 13, 2021
Laurel Park Completes Renovation
Positive comments from horsemen abound over newly cushioned surface.
Aug 13, 2021
Mean Mary aims for first G1 in Beverly D
Faces six in Saturday’s $400K event at Arlington Park. Post Time 1:25 PM CT.
Aug 14, 2021
New Bids To Save Arlington Park
“I knew there were two groups that were interested…” Mayor Thomas Hayes said.
Aug 15, 2021
Emerald Downs Action
Sunday's 85th Longacres Mile Hcp attracts eleven. Post Time 5:51 PM PT.
Aug 14, 2021
Back Home at Woodbine for Greenwood
Gretzky The Great returns to familiar track, surface, distance & rider. Will he thrive?
Aug 14, 2021
BC Challenge Series The Fourstardave Preview
Profile of a winner, pace and pick
Aug 21, 2021
Breeders' Cup - Pacific Classic and Del Mar Handi
Profile of a winner, pace, analysis and picks
Aug 28, 2021
Breeders' Cup Challenge Races for August 28 2021
Profile of a winner for Ballerina Handicap, Personal Ensign, Sword Dance and Pat O'Brien Stakes
Aug 14, 2021
Two Emmys lulls rivals in Mister D upset win
Soft early fractions made the Hugh Robertson-trainee uncatchable at the end.
Aug 15, 2021
Made His Point
Promising colt ‘Point Me By’ captures Arlington Park’s G1 Bruce D. decisively.
Aug 15, 2021
Woodbine hires new Racing Director
Tim Lawson has been named Woodbine’s Director of Thoroughbred Racing.
Aug 22, 2021
The 2021 Queen's Plate Stakes Preview
Pace, Analysis and Picks for the Oldest Race in N. America
Aug 16, 2021
Two To Watch Out For
Watch our Radar Horses at Delaware Park and Finger Lakes (2-1 and 9-5)
Aug 17, 2021
Flying Start for Santa Anita
Opening Weekend Oct. 1-3 will dive right into BC-qualifying races.
Aug 21, 2021
Key points of CHRB August meeting
The CHRB discussed plans for LA County Fair, TVG’s wagering amendments, and more.
Aug 27, 2021
Santa Anita Autumn Meet Update
“Walk Up” Admissions are back, plus a new inclusive pricing structure.
Aug 18, 2021
Oceans Map Victorious in Cape Henlopen
Change of strategy got him to the winner circle at Delaware Park.
Aug 17, 2021
A New Betting Strategy To Try
Joey Parlay's way to make money betting.
Aug 18, 2021
Spendthrift Farm Owner B. Wayne Hughes Passes
Spendthrift Farm announces the passing of their visionary owner.
Aug 19, 2021
Ice Hockey Rink at Arlington?
Ideas abound for the future of Arlington Park.
Aug 19, 2021
Travers Field Takes Shape
A look at the probables for next Saturday's $1.25 M Travers at Saratoga.
Aug 29, 2021
MEDINA SPIRIT returns in the Shared Belief Stakes
Why it’s the wrong race for the embattled Kentucky Derby winner
Aug 19, 2021
Monomoy Girl Back to Galloping
The champion mare is on the road to recovery.
Aug 20, 2021
Awesome Debate splashes home in Union Avenue win
The gray filly relished the wet going in Thursday's feature at Saratoga.
Aug 20, 2021
Maryland Strong Day at Pimlico
Saturday will feature stakes races, special food & drinks, and free Preakness gifts.
Aug 20, 2021
Malathaat Seeks Redemption in G1 Alabama
Faces six rivals on Saturday’s $600K event. Post Time is 3:13 PM PT.
Aug 20, 2021
International HRR Episode 5: August 5th, 2021
Joined by Jack Gilligan, Charene Woo, and Sara from the Triple Clowns.
Aug 26, 2021
International Racing Radar Episode 6
NZ Presenter Emily Bosson, Announcer Alistair Cohen, Jockey Jack Gilligan and Avi Lal join us.
Aug 21, 2021
Trainer Noda Appeals Questionable $5K Fine in NY
Orlando Noda is unclear as to what prompted the fine by the NY Gaming Commission.
Aug 21, 2021
Edgeway is Back
Captures Rancho Bernardo in style; plus details on Del Mar $1.87M P6 carryover into Saturday.
Aug 21, 2021
PODCAST: Special Guest Jockey Trevor McCarthy
Winning jockey Trevor McCarthy shares his picks for Saturday's Del Mar card.
Aug 21, 2021
Remington and Lone Star Park President to Retire
Scott Wells retires from position at the end of the Remington meet December 17th.
Aug 22, 2021
Pacific Classic Champ
Tripoli continues to thrive on dirt; rolls home a Pacific Classic winner.
Aug 22, 2021
Mo Forza repeats in Del Mar Mile thriller
Ten month layoff? No problem for the star miler in defending his title.
Aug 22, 2021
Malathaat powers home in Alabama victory
The Todd Pletcher trainee avenged her previous, lone defeat.
Aug 23, 2021
One To Look Out For
Watch this week’s Radar Horse run at Delaware Park - today!
Aug 24, 2021
A Visit to the Irish National Stud
A look at the stud's stallions and more.
Aug 25, 2021
Spendthrift Announces Adds Known Agenda
The son of Curlin will stand for introductory fee of $10,000.
Aug 26, 2021
Upcoming: Labor Day weekend BBQ at Monmouth Park
It’s the annual BBQ & Craft Beer Festival from Sept. 4-6. Tickets are available.
Aug 26, 2021
Tremendous 162nd Queen’s Plate Day for Woodbine
Generates the second highest handle in event history.
Aug 27, 2021
Oaklawn encourages Covid Vaccinations
Offers financial incentives to current and future employees, beginning on Oct. 10th.
Aug 27, 2021
Charles Town Oaks and Classic Preview
A lot of big names are in town.
Aug 27, 2021
Age is Only a Number for Whitmore
The Champion Sprinter is entered in the $600K Forego (G1) this weekend.
Aug 27, 2021
Top older sprinters clash in G1 Forego
It’s a Win and You’re In deal for the Breeder’s Cup Sprint. Post Time is 3:37 PM ET.
Aug 28, 2021
Jockey Jose Valdivia Jr plans to appeal suspension
Valdivia is one of two jockeys suspended over Sunday’s spill at Del Mar.
Aug 28, 2021
Rivalry Renewed in G2 Pat O’Brien
It’s a Win and You’re in Sprint qualifier. Last year’s 1-2 finishers square off again.
Aug 28, 2021
Warrior Indeed
Jackie’s Warrior outduels Life Is Good in remarkable G1 H. Allen Jerkens Stakes.
Aug 29, 2021
Whitmore Retires After Injury in Forego
The champion sprinter will visit Rood and Riddle for diagnosis.
Aug 29, 2021
Savagery in the Forego
Firenze Fire gets physical with Yaupon in the Forego Stakes.
Aug 31, 2021
Kendrick Carmouche Returns
Jockey returns at Parx post injury.