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


Here are listings of archived news posts, articles, and handicapping tips for the timeframe selected.
Dec 18, 2020
PODCAST: Special Guest Jockey Terry TD Houghton
TD throws some serious Mahoning Valley knowledge and inside scoops at us in a must listen.
Dec 15, 2020
Keeneland Sales Goes Digital Today
The online only sale features a group of 70 in a diverse catalog.
Dec 11, 2020
PODCAST: Special Guest Jockey Tyler Conner
Rich and the guys talk Penn National picks with Penn's second leading money winner.
Dec 25, 2020
Most of the Crew Make Their Picks for Santa Anita
While Shawn took the night off, the rest of the crew worked hard to bring you these SA picks.
Dec 04, 2020
PODCAST: Special Guest Gives Inside Scoop
Gulfstream Park Announcer Pete Aiello joins the show to share his insight into the track.
Dec 30, 2020
Tiz The Law Retired
Belmont winner to stand at Ashford Stud.
Dec 22, 2020
Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act Passes
As part of COVID-relief spending bill.
Dec 18, 2020
Could the Sport of Horse Racing be Made Better?
This week Shawn shares his thoughts on how to improve our favorite pastime.
Dec 23, 2020
Shawn Handicaps Our X-Mas Eve Contest Track
Shawn puts his handicapping reputation on the line as he shares Tampa Bay picks for Thursday.
Dec 01, 2020
What's Not to Love About Bodexpress?
The 4 yr old finally gets his stakes win.
Dec 07, 2020
Best Bets from around the Internet
My Take on House Handicappers’ Top Picks
Dec 02, 2020
Keepmeinmind Stuns in Kentucky Jockey Club
The 2-1 favorite finds the wire from last place.
Dec 02, 2020
FREE Tampa Bay Downs Tipsheet
...for Dec 2, 2020 from Guaranteed Tip Sheet.
Dec 02, 2020
Looking to Expand Your Handicapping Angles?
Seasoned handicapper Shawn Drupp covers many popular angles, some that may be new to you.
Dec 03, 2020
Pegasus World Cup Field Starts to Take Shape
Jesus' Team uses the Claiming Crown Jewel as prep race.
Dec 03, 2020
Sam Houston Race Park to Open January 8th
A record number of stall applications received.
Dec 03, 2020
Limited Seating Available at Pegasus World Cup
Gulfstream will open at 20% capacity for fans on race day.
Dec 04, 2020
Tampa Bay Twister Contest Results
Well, we were expecting much more of a storm but it turned out to be more of the same sunshine.
Dec 04, 2020
Remembering the Greats: Cigar
The story of CIGAR and his place in racing history.
Dec 05, 2020
When We Say Cigar Mile, You Say...
Using the word game to handicap today's big race.
Dec 05, 2020
Churchill Downs Announces Ticket Plans for Derby
All-Inclusive ticket packages to be offered for Kentucky Derby and Oaks.
Dec 05, 2020 Adds Collusion Illusion
The popular online horse ownership platform offers a new Grade 1 winner.
Dec 05, 2020
True Timber Wins the Cigar Mile
Mineshaft son completes the mile in 1:36.49.
Dec 05, 2020
Gulfstream Park Claiming Crown Contest Results
What a great contest today! Check out the results...
Dec 05, 2020
Brooklyn Strong Holds Strong in the Remsen
$5000 purchase on the Road to the Kentucky Derby
Dec 06, 2020
Street Lute Wins MD Juvenile Filly Championship
The Street Magician filly wins her second stakes race.
Dec 06, 2020
Jaxon Traveler Holds Strong in the MD Juvenile
The Munnings colt keeps his winning streak alive.
Dec 06, 2020
Garland of Roses Stakes Picks
Speed usually shows the way, will it today?
Dec 06, 2020
MALATHAAT the Best in the Demoiselle
It was a CURLIN trifecta in the $150,000 Demoiselle.
Dec 06, 2020
Aqueduct New York Stallion Contest Results
Another exciting rollercoaster of a contest with a brand new winner!
Dec 06, 2020
Derby Dreaming after the Remsen Stakes
BROOKLYN STRONG splashes into Derby contention.
Dec 07, 2020
Bodexpress and Princess Noor Retired
Two promising horses retired over the weekend due to injury.
Dec 08, 2020
Thoroughbred Aftercare Spotlight Riders Up!
Riders Up! at Lake Fork Stables uses retired racehorses to help underprivileged kids.
Dec 09, 2020
New ARCI Rule for Crop Use
Jockeys must allow three full strides before urging with crop.
Dec 09, 2020
Horse Racing Radar Review to Start December
A fast start to the holiday month.
Dec 09, 2020
Newspaperofrecord Sold and Retired
The turf champion will go to the stallion Galileo next year.
Dec 10, 2020
Justify and Hopportunity Drug Complaints Dismissed
The Santa Anita Stewards dismiss CHRB scopolamine drug test complaints from 2018.
Dec 10, 2020
Jockey Victor Flores Injured at Fair Grounds
Jockey suffered from head trauma in a training accident.
Dec 11, 2020
Remembering the Greats: NASHUA
A look at one of America's Top 10 Sires.
Dec 11, 2020
Tough Day at Turfway Park Contest Results
See who took a tough day and turned it into a payday!
Dec 12, 2020
TAX Returns to the Track in the Harlan’s Holiday
Owner Dean Reeves sees a big 2021 for TAX.
Dec 12, 2020
Looking for Mudders on a Wet Louisiana Day
Off track experience could be the way on Champions Day.
Dec 12, 2020
Louisiana Champions Day Contest Results
A sloppy mess didn't stop our motivated handicappers from competing for the $100 prize.
Dec 13, 2020
It’s the Favorites in the Bay Ridge
The top two look like the best two.
Dec 13, 2020
Largent Pulls Off Upset in the G2 Fort Lauderdale
Pletcher gets the win with his longshot runner.
Dec 13, 2020
Tax is Back with a Graded Stakes Win
Tax returned to win the G3 Harlan’s Holiday Stakes.
Dec 13, 2020
A Slow Aqueduct Sunday Contest Results
Nothing better than kicking back, watching some races and rooting for your picks to come in.
Dec 14, 2020
Free Zia Park Tipsheet for December 14th
Courtesy of Guaranteed Tip Sheet.
Dec 14, 2020
Remington Park Cancels Due to Snow
The track closes for Dec. 14 and 15th.
Dec 18, 2020
A Night at Remington Park Contest Results
A night in the dark (literally) ends in a close race for first place.
Dec 19, 2020
Los Alamitos Futurity Contest Results
In the end it was no contest as our winning handicapper made it look easy.
Dec 20, 2020
A Lazy Gulfstream Sunday Contest Results
It was a close match with the leaders swapping spots often and it came down to a tie.
Dec 16, 2020
Penn National Cancels Race Card Today
Track closes due to snow storm.
Dec 16, 2020
A Field of 10 Probable for Springboard Mile
A look at the entries for Friday's Kentucky Derby prep race.
Dec 16, 2020
Radar Review: A Slow Week in a Slow Week
With fewer tracks running, fewer Radar Horses emerge.
Dec 17, 2020
Two Iconic Stallions Die This Week
Awesome Again and Tapizar pass away.
Dec 17, 2020
Speeding into the Springboard Mile Winners’ Circle
The Springboard Mile Champ has a shot at the 2021 Kentucky Derby.
Dec 17, 2020
A Trio of Grade 1 Winners Head to Gulfstream
Firenze Fire, Mind Control and Diamond Oops target the Mr. Prospector Stakes.
Dec 19, 2020
Bob Baffert Goes for 7 Los Al Futurity Titles
Spielberg is the trainer’s only hope.
Dec 19, 2020
Senor Buscador Wins the Springboard Mile
Ineligible for Road to the Kentucky Derby Points
Dec 19, 2020
Sleepy Eyes Todd the Best in the Mr Prospector
The colt is now a probable for the Pegasus World Cup.
Dec 19, 2020
Always Shopping Tears Up the Turf
Awesome Again filly wins the Via Borghese.
Dec 19, 2020
Baffert Wins 13th Los Alamitos Futurity (G2)
Spielberg crosses the wire in a tight finish.
Dec 20, 2020
It’s a Perfect Forecast for the King Glorious
Here’s to hoping our forecast is as good as the weather.
Dec 24, 2020
Twas the Day at Tampa Bay Contest Results
It was a fun-filled day of racing at Tampa Bay & someone's stocking just got a little heavier.
Dec 21, 2020
Welder Ties the All-Time Win Mark at Remington
Welder has won 15 races at the Oklahoma track.
Dec 23, 2020
NYRA Bans Lasix in Stakes Races Starting Jan. 1st
Horses may not have Lasix within 48 hours of post time for a stakes race.
Dec 26, 2020
A Malibu Stakes Rhyme
Hoping to hit the super on the dime.
Dec 26, 2020
Opening Day at Santa Anita Contest Results
Talk about an unpredictable day at Santa Anita... wow... and we have a 1st time winner.
Dec 26, 2020
Smooth Like Strait Victorious in Mathis Brothers
Storm the Court finishes second in the G2T Mile.
Dec 26, 2020
Charlatan Powers Home in the Malibu
Baffert scores 16th grade 1 win of the year.
Dec 27, 2020
A Great Day at Fair Grounds Contest Results
It definitely turned out to be a great day for someone.
Dec 28, 2020
A Tropical Weekend at Guflstream
The track hosted three stakes races over the weekend.
Dec 29, 2020
Harpers First Ride Takes the Native Dancer
Paynter colt completes winning season at Laurel Park.
Dec 29, 2020
FREE Penn National Tipsheet
Courtesy of Guaranteed Tip Sheet.
Dec 30, 2020
The First of Four Derby Prep Races on New Years
A field of five will compete for Derby points on New Year's Day.
Dec 30, 2020
Radar Review: In a Winning Mood
A strong performance in a quiet week.
Dec 30, 2020
Mr. Money Retired to Journeyman Stud
Multiple graded stakes winner to stand near Ocala, Florida.
Dec 31, 2020
Remembering the Greats: Mr. Prospector
A look at the impact the sire had on the racing industry.
Dec 31, 2020
Fair Grounds Hosts the Louisiana Futurities Today
Two $100,000 stakes races highlight today's card.