NEWS AND ARTICLES
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News and Articles

APRIL 2021 ARCHIVES

Here are listings of archived news posts, articles, and handicapping tips for the timeframe selected.
Apr 07, 2021
Greatest Honour Off the Derby Trail Due to Ankle
Florida Derby winner to take a 60 day break.
Apr 08, 2021
Oaklawn Stakes Preview
Four graded stakes races worth over $2.1 million purse money, first Post Time is 12:02 PM CT.
Apr 10, 2021
AR Derby and Lexington Stakes - Who's In and Out
The road to the 2021 Kentucky Derby ends in Arkansas.
Apr 17, 2021
Concert Tour Out of the Derby
Bob Baffert has confirmed that Concert Tour will not run in Derby.
Apr 01, 2021
QandA with TVG's Rich Perloff
The TVG host stops by HRR to answer some of our questions ahead of weekly podcast.
Apr 01, 2021
Blue Grass Stakes Card Preview
Five graded stakes races, including our Champion 2 year old’s final prep race for the KY Derby
Apr 01, 2021
Oaks Profile of Travel Column
The sassy little gray filly is shaking things up on the Oaks leaderboard.
Apr 01, 2021
Capo Kane Retired Due to Injury
Owners look to sell colt as stallion prospect.
Apr 02, 2021
Derby Profile of Keepmeinmind
The Robert Diodoro trainee ranks 20th in the Kentucky Derby Leaderboard with 18 points.
Apr 02, 2021
PODCAST: The Time Has Come For Showdown with TVG
Rich Bieglmeier takes on TVG's Rich Perloff in the bout of a lifetime with picks sprinkled in.
Apr 03, 2021
Rich's Aqueduct Handicapping Contest Picks
Player's Edge host takes aim in his head to head with TVG's Rich Perloff.
Apr 03, 2021
Dead Heat in Race 4 at Keeneland
A rare dead heat in both first and fifth places at Keeneland today.
Apr 08, 2021
Keeneland Stakes Preview
Six stakes races including the Grade 1 Maker's Mile and Grade 1 Jenny Wiley.
Apr 04, 2021
Essential Quality Edges Highly Motivated for Blue
Thrilling stretch drive between the two rivals.
Apr 03, 2021
Saturday's Handicapping Contests Results
3 contests. 3 winners. $300 out the door. But you can't put a price on how much fun we had!
Apr 04, 2021
GAMINE Returns for the Las Flores Stakes
She wins, the question is by how much?
Apr 05, 2021
Santa Anita Stakes Recap
The rundown of Saturday and Sunday's stakes races at Santa Anita Park
Apr 22, 2021
Latest Updates On the Upcoming Kentucky Derby 2021
A look at who's in and who's out as we head towards Derby Day.
Apr 05, 2021
Aqueduct Stakes Recap
A recap of Saturday’s five graded stakes races
Apr 05, 2021
HRR vs. TVG - Game Over!
Ding, ding, ding! Rich B. takes down TVG Rich in last weekends Aqueduct Handicapping Contest.
Apr 06, 2021
Keeneland Stakes Recap
Six graded stakes races worth over $2 million in our Saturday recap
Apr 12, 2021
The 2021 Road to the Kentucky Derby is Over
Two Keys to finding the Derby winner.
Apr 06, 2021
Kentucky Derby Leaderboard Update
After a huge weekend of racing, the KY Derby leaderboard has been shaken up!
Apr 07, 2021
Irad Ortiz Jr Gets 6 Wins On Wood Memorial Card
Continues his spectacular start to 2021, winning at an all time high rate of 28 percent.
Apr 07, 2021
Derby Profile of Like The King
The Wesley Ward trainee ranks third on the Derby Leaderboard with 104 points.
Apr 09, 2021
QandA with Trainer Robertino Diodoro
Robertino shares his experiences in horse racing and hockey fights.
Apr 09, 2021
Stay and Play at Oaklawn
Online reservations for the grandstand and hotel now available!
Apr 09, 2021
Keeneland is Back, Baby Contest Results
Indeed is Keeneland back and in a big way. Players racked up the points today I can tell ya.
Apr 09, 2021
PODCAST: Special Guest Robertino Diodoro
Top 5 winningest trainer for the last half-decade, Robertino Diodoro stops by for a great chat.
Apr 10, 2021
Arkansas Derby or BUST Contest Results
Our own Rich Bieglmeier ties for the win and of course live commentary is a bust again.
Apr 11, 2021
Catastrophic Spill at Mahoning Valley Racetrack
Two Ohio riders hospitalized, one horse euthanized.
Apr 11, 2021
Derby Profile of Known Agenda
The Todd Pletcher trainee ranks 5th on the Leaderboard with 102 points.
Apr 11, 2021
Giddy Gulfstream Sunday Contest Results
Well, I don't know about you, but it made me giddy like a little school girl.
Apr 12, 2021
Keeneland Stakes Recap
Six stakes races in our Keeneland recap, plus a new Triple Crown opponent emerges.
Apr 12, 2021
Aqueduct Stakes Recap
If you missed the solid card at Aqueduct this weekend, here’s the rundown.
Apr 13, 2021
Oaklawn Park Stakes Recap
Four stakes races including the $1 million Arkansas Derby in our recap.
Apr 13, 2021
Derby Profile of Midnight Bourbon
The Steve Asmussen trainee ranks 10th in the Derby Leaderboard with 66 points.
Apr 14, 2021
Barn Fire at Belmont Park
Rescuers save 58 horses but two could not make it.
Apr 14, 2021
Apple Blossom Stakes Preview
Monomoy Girl and Swiss Skydiver face off on Saturday's $1 million G1 event.
Apr 14, 2021
Californian Stakes Preview
Top older horses set to clash in Saturday’s Grade 2 event at Santa Anita.
Apr 14, 2021
QandA with Kerry and Alan Ribble of Ribble Farms
Baseball and Horse Racing are family history for the Ribble's.
Apr 15, 2021
Keeneland Stakes Preview
Two graded stakes races, including the Grade 2 $200K Elkhorn Stakes.
Apr 15, 2021
Remembering American Sailor and Beastie D
The two horses that perished in the Belmont Barn 60 fire.
Apr 16, 2021
Kentucky Derby Hopefuls Arrive at Churchill Downs
A look at the possible line up for Derby Day.
Apr 16, 2021
PODCAST: Special Guests Kerry and Alan Ribble
The duo behind Ribble Farms give us insight on horse ownership and share their Sat. picks.
Apr 16, 2021
Today's Contest is GOLDEN Results
Another close call with the winner coming out on top by just 1 point.
Apr 17, 2021
Evaluating the top Oaklawn Handicap Contenders
Big money races require big money performances.
Apr 17, 2021
Oaklawn Park Apple Blossom Contest Results
It was our first LIVE CONTEST with LIVE COMMENTARY and it finally went off without a hitch.
Apr 18, 2021
Pace Makes the Tokyo City Cup Stakes
TIZAMAGICIAN and ZESTFUL could run one-two from end to end.
Apr 18, 2021
Aqueduct Handicapping Contest Results
A tight race between contest regulars ends up with a win for one of our Player's Edge regulars.
Apr 19, 2021
Oaklawn Park Stakes Recap
Four stakes races worth $2.3 million, including Letruska’s G1 Apple Blossom.
Apr 19, 2021
Keeneland Stakes Recap
The Grade 2 Elkhorn and Grade 3 Doubledogdare Stakes in our recap
Apr 20, 2021
Santa Anita Stakes Recap
Three graded stakes races, plus the return of $3.65 million purchase Cezanne.
Apr 20, 2021
Derby Profile of Dynamic One
The Todd Pletcher trainee ranks 15th on the Derby Leaderboard with 40 points.
Apr 21, 2021
Flashback: The 2001 Kentucky Derby
A wild and memorable ‘Run for the Roses’ by Monarchos and Jorge Chavez.
Apr 21, 2021
Derby Profile of Super Stock
The Steve Asmussen trainee ranks 3rd on the Derby Leaderboard with 109 points.
Apr 22, 2021
Q and A with Hall of Fame Jockey Mike Smith
We cover a lot of ground with the Triple Crown Winner.
Apr 22, 2021
Santa Anita Stakes Preview
Saturday’s $100K Crystal Water and $200K Santa Margarita; first Post Time is 1:00 PM PT
Apr 22, 2021
1994 Kentucky Derby Memories
A personal story of my favorite Kentucky Derby.
Apr 22, 2021
Three-horse Spill at Belmont, No Fatalities
Jockeys Junior Alvarado and Pablo Fragoso hospitalized.
Apr 23, 2021
Churchill Downs Increases Purses by $3.1 Million
Churchiull Downs announces purse increases and decides to not build the hotel.
Apr 23, 2021
PODCAST - Special Guest, HoF Jockey Mike Smith
Mike gives us fantastic insight into the Kentucky Derby and what you should be looking for.
Apr 23, 2021
Belmont Contest Results - Day One
Here are the close contest results for Day One of our Belmont Trifecta.
Apr 24, 2021
Elusive Quality Stakes Preview
Looking at the top contenders to hopefully fatten Kentucky Derby bankrolls.
Apr 24, 2021
Belmont Contest Results - Day Two
It looked like a sure-fire win for one contestant and then Race #9 changed everything.
Apr 24, 2021
Get Her Number Out of Derby, Keepmeinmind In
Get Her Number ruled out of Derby after working Saturday.
Apr 25, 2021
FREE Santa Anita Premium Picks for April 25th
You can now purchase premium tipsheets from Guaranteed Tip Sheet directly on Horse Racing Radar
Apr 25, 2021
Caddo River Out of the Kentucky Derby
Brad Cox confirms the colt will not run in next weekend's Derby.
Apr 25, 2021
Kentucky Oaks and Derby Post Draw Times Announced
Post Position draws to be held Monday and Tuesday of this week.
Apr 25, 2021
My Most Memorable Kentucky Derby
It’s one I’d rather forget, but can’t...
Apr 25, 2021
Belmont Contest Results - Day Three
Well, no one was able to claim the BONUS prizes for the weekend, but still a fun time.
Apr 26, 2021
Pimlico Stakes Recap
Six stakes races worth a total of $650K in our stakes recap.
Apr 26, 2021
Santa Anita Stakes Recap
The Santa Margarita, The Crystal Water, and The Singletary Stakes in our recap
Apr 27, 2021
Derby Profile of Rock Your World
The John Sadler trainee ranks 6th on the Derby Leaderboard with 100 points.
Apr 27, 2021
Golden Gate Stakes Recap
The California Derby and San Francisco Mile in our recap.
Apr 27, 2021
Derby Profile of Bourbonic
The Todd Pletcher Trainee ranks 7th on the Derby Leaderboard with 100 points
Apr 28, 2021
Kentucky Oaks Card Preview
Six graded stakes races worth $3 million on Friday’s KY Oaks card
Apr 28, 2021
Churchill Downs Thursday Stakes Preview
The Unbridled Sidney and The Opening Verse Stakes; first Post Time is 12:45 PM ET.
Apr 28, 2021
Ava's Grace Scratched from Kentucky Oaks
Filly goes to Hagyard for injury.
Apr 28, 2021
Q and A with Emmy-Winning TV Star Carson Kressley
The NYTimes best-selling author and fashion designer talks horses.
Apr 29, 2021
Belmont Stakes Preview
Five stakes races on Friday & Saturday worth a total of $800K
Apr 29, 2021
Kentucky Derby Card Preview
Saturday’s $6.5 million card, headed by the 147th running of the Run for the Roses.
Apr 30, 2021
Rock Your World Breeding Rights Acquired
Spendthrift Farm made the announcement yesterday prior to Derby weekend.
Apr 30, 2021
King Fury Scratched from Kentucky Derby
McPeek's Derby entry King Fury scratched due to fever.
Apr 30, 2021
PODCAST - The Player's Edge with Carson Kressley
TV personality Carson Kressley and the crew make their Kentucky Derby picks and more.
Apr 30, 2021
MALATHAAT Wins the 147th Kentucky Oaks
Pletcher, Nichols and Velazquez react to the win.
Apr 30, 2021
Kentucky Oaks Handicapping Contest Results
It was a ping-pong day of a contest with the leaderboard switching hands after each race.