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

FEBRUARY 2021 ARCHIVES

Here are listings of archived news posts, articles, and handicapping tips for the timeframe selected.
Mar 25, 2021
Riding Crop Rule Amendments Postponed
California Racing Officials will not pass harsher penalties as previously planned.
Mar 05, 2021
PODCAST: Triple Clowns Make for Hilarious Episode
Sara joins to discuss dance moves, idiot trainers, Santa Anita Late Pick 4 picks and more.
Mar 12, 2021
Turf Paradise Handicapping Contest Results
The king of the leaderboard sneaks up on everyone and strikes again for win #9.
Mar 06, 2021
Santa Anita LIVE Handicapping Contest Results
Our second LIVE contest drew almost 120 competitors and was the toughest play yet.
Mar 19, 2021
PODCAST: Jockey, Actor, Author Tom Foley Stops By
Tom shares his days as a jockey, his experience as an actor and of course handicapping advice.
Mar 05, 2021
Aqueduct Handicapping Contest Results
Here are the top 15 from today's free $50 CASH handicapping contest.
Mar 28, 2021
The Aqueduct Handicapping Contest Results
What started as a mystery also ended as one as no one successfully guessed the right track.
Mar 07, 2021
Fun and Games at FAIR GROUNDS Contest Results
Not sure when I've seen the top 5 bobble up and down after every race so much in my life.
Mar 17, 2021
The Profile of a Louisiana Derby Champ
What the last 10 tell us about Saturday’s Kentucky Derby qualifier.
Mar 11, 2021
Sam Houston Announces New COVID Policy
Owners will be permitted in the stable area starting March 15th.
Mar 26, 2021
PODCAST: Special Guest Ashley Mailloux
Known as the Fort Erie Tip Sheet Girl, Ashley tells us about her trip around the racing world.
Mar 21, 2021
Golden Gate Handicapping Contest Results
Lady Sharon comes in and shows the big boys how it's done.
Mar 19, 2021
Gulfstream Park Handicapping Contest Results
Today's winner should come as no surprise to anyone as he has stalked the top 15 for ages...
Mar 20, 2021
Fair Grounds LIVE Contest Results
It was a LONG Day at Fair Grounds with 14 races on the card but we made it through.
Mar 01, 2021
Oaklawn Park Weekend Recap
Two days of stakes action, plus our BC Champs strutted their stuff; here’s what happened.
Mar 01, 2021
Gulfstream Park Weekend Recap
Nine stakes races, plus the ‘Greatest’ performance by a 3-yr-old this year?
Mar 25, 2021
Florida Derby Card Preview
Ten stakes races worth over 1.7 million in prize money. Tune in to Gulfstream Park on Saturday.
Mar 02, 2021
Lunar Fox at 144-1 Stuns Australian Guineas Field
Becomes the longest-price winner of an Australian Group-1 since 1986; paid $301 to win.
Mar 02, 2021
Senor Buscador Injured, Off Derby Trail
The discovery was made following his recent workout at Sam Houston
Mar 03, 2021
Candy Man Rocket Set For Tampa Bay Derby
The Candy Ride-colt may face a deep field of eleven in Saturday’s $350K Grade 2 event.
Mar 03, 2021
Maxfield Ships West For Santa Anita Handicap
The Brendan Walsh-trainee makes his first West Coast appearance.
Mar 04, 2021
Santa Anita Biases for Saturday’s Stakes Races
Developing profiles of a winner can help find more winners.
Mar 04, 2021
East Meets West In Gotham Stakes
Baffert and O’Neill ship their colts to New York for the Grade 3 $300K event.
Mar 31, 2021
One Horse Stable Shoots for Wood Memorial Win
MARKET MAVEN looks to give owner Gordon Gregory and trainer Penny Pearce a graded stakes win.
Mar 04, 2021
Protestors Disrupt Racing at Golden Gate
Updated: Races postponed to late in evening after protestors lied on track.
Mar 05, 2021
Derby Profile of #1 Ranked Greatest Honour
The Claude McGaughey III trainee tops the leaderboard with 60 pts.
Mar 05, 2021
Gulfstream Park Plans to Install Tapeta Surface
The Florida track will be able to offer races on three different surfaces.
Mar 06, 2021
4 Reasons Life Is Good Might Not Win San Felipe
...and the 4 horses who could beat the favorite to the Kentucky Derby.
Mar 07, 2021
A One Way Ticket to Churchill
Five Fillies in the battle for 50 points in the Santa Ysabel Stakes.
Mar 10, 2021
Oaklawn Park Rebel Card Preview
Five stakes races, including the $1 million Rebel, plus the return of BC Sprint Champ Whitmore.
Mar 07, 2021
Aqueduct Stakes Recap
In case you missed the action including the 44 to 1 Gotham S. shocker, we’ve got you covered
Mar 31, 2021
Wood Memorial Card Preview
Five graded stakes races of over $1.6 million, first Post Time is 12:50 PM ET.
Mar 07, 2021
Tampa Bay Stakes Recap
Topped by HELIUM’s Tampa Bay Derby score; floats up the KY Derby Leaderboard.
Mar 07, 2021
Doug O’Neill Suspended for Failed Drug Test
The trainer is banned from stables and tracks until March 17th.
Mar 08, 2021
Kentucky Derby Leaderboard
The latest in the Road to the Kentucky Derby!
Mar 08, 2021
Oaks Profile of Will's Secret
A look at how Will's Secret found herself at the top of the Oaks leaderboard.
Mar 09, 2021
Santa Anita Big Cap Recap
A review of the action at Santa Anita from the weekend.
Mar 20, 2021
Life Is Good Off Kentucky Derby Trail
Baffert trainee off the trail due to injury.
Mar 09, 2021
Dubai Dynasty For Godolphin?
Mystic Guide could give Godolphin its third World Cup in a row.
Mar 11, 2021
Swiss Skydiver Returns For The Beholder Mile
The Ken McPeek trainee faces seven others in the $300K Grade 1 event at Santa Anita Park
Mar 09, 2021
Terry from The Player's Edge Featured on TVG
Our own Terry Hay from The Player's Edge submitted his Play of the Day and it ended up on TVG.
Mar 10, 2021
Derby Profile of #3 Ranked Mandaloun
The Brad Cox trainee sits 3rd in the Kentucky Derby Leaderboard with 52 pts.
Mar 11, 2021
Coffee and Turf Paradise are for Closers
Trying to Make Everyone a Turf Paradise Derby Winner
Mar 11, 2021
Derby Profile of #6 Ranked Essential Quality
Our BC Juvenile hero is ranked sixth in the Kentucky Derby Leaderboard with 40 pts.
Mar 12, 2021
Sometimes, Good Things Can Come From Bad
It’s time to bring forth the best for horse racing.
Mar 12, 2021
PODCAST: Jockey David Cabrera Joins the Show
David shares his insights on his Saturday mounts at Oaklawn as the crew share their picks.
Mar 13, 2021
QandA with Gate to Wire Blogger Veronica Gizuk
We learn how this 22 year old broke into the horse racing business at such a young age and more
Mar 13, 2021
The Rebel: Can Bob Baffert Continue his Dominance
CONCERT TOUR will look to add to Baffert’s Rebel Titles
Mar 13, 2021
Oaklawn Park Handicapping Contest Results
Here are our results from the REBEL WITH A CAUSE handicapping contest from Oaklawn.
Mar 14, 2021
Looking for Some Luck in the Irish O'Brien
A look at the possible early race set up.
Mar 14, 2021
Hawthorne LIVE Handicapping Contest Results
It came down to a tiebreaker and the winner finally got his name on the top 10 leaderboard.
Mar 15, 2021
Oaklawn Park Stakes Recap
Five stakes races, plus the $1 million Rebel. Here’s the rundown.
Mar 15, 2021
Santa Anita Stakes Recap
The Beholder Mile, San Simeon, and Irish O’Brien, all in our stakes rundown.
Mar 16, 2021
Laurel Park Stakes Recap
Five stakes races, plus our congrats to jockeys Charlie Marquez and Sheldon Russell.
Mar 16, 2021
Back to Back for Carotari
Wins Gulfstream Park’s Silk’s Run stakes for second year in a row.
Mar 16, 2021
Kentucky Derby Leaderboard Updated!
We've seen some big shifts after last weeks prep races!
Mar 18, 2021
Derby Profile of #16 Ranked Rombauer
The Michael McCarthy trainee has 14 qualifying points for the Kentucky Derby.
Mar 17, 2021
Derby Profile of #1 Ranked Life Is Good
Sits at the top of the leaderboard with Greatest Honour; both have 60 pts.
Mar 17, 2021
2021 Dubai World Cup Possible Fields Released
The probable fields for the Dubai World Cup are set for March 27th.
Mar 19, 2021
Derby Profile of #8 Ranked Medina Spirit
Sits at the #8 spot with 34 pts.
Mar 18, 2021
Louisiana Derby Card Preview
A sneak preview of the $2.8 million card, headed by the $1 million Louisiana Derby.
Mar 19, 2021
A QandA with Tom Foley: Jockey, Author, Actor...
From Ireland at 17 on a Dream.
Mar 20, 2021
More of the Same in the Louisiana Derby
HOT ROD CHARLIE and RUN CLASSIC will try to crash the party.
Mar 20, 2021
That Player's Edge Clashes with The Triple Clowns
TPE host Rich visits The Triple Clowns on their turf for some laughs and a few picks.
Mar 22, 2021
Pacific Gale Wins Hurricane Bertie Stakes
The John Kimmel trainee makes it two graded stakes victories in a row.
Mar 22, 2021
Louisiana Derby Card Recap
Eight stakes races plus KY Derby and Oaks prep race results in our stakes recap.
Mar 22, 2021
Kentucky Derby Leaderboard Update
Some big shifts in the KY Derby leaderboard after this weekend's Louisiana Derby Day!
Mar 22, 2021
Sam Houston Stakes Recap
In case you missed the seven stakes races here is the rundown.
Mar 23, 2021
What's New at Horse Racing Radar
Live Contests, Mystery Contests, Public Profiles and more... come see.
Mar 23, 2021
Derby Profile of Weyburn
The James Jerkens trainee holds the 7th spot on the KY Derby Leaderboard.
Mar 23, 2021
Keeneland Spring Meet Kicks Off April 2nd
15-days of horse racing at Keeneland.
Mar 24, 2021
Derby Profile of Hot Rod Charlie
The Doug O’Neill trainee rises to the top of the Kentucky Derby Leaderboard
Mar 25, 2021
Sadler’s Joy Looking for a Comeback
Kitten's Joy son looking to break a nine race losing streak.
Mar 25, 2021
QandA with Ashley Mailloux
Getting to know the “Fort Erie Tip Sheet Girl”.
Mar 26, 2021
Derby Profile of Concert Tour
The son of Street Sense ranks 5th on the KY Derby Leaderboard with 50 points.
Mar 26, 2021
Tampa Bay Two-Fer Handicapping Contest Results
LOTS of new names on the scoreboard today. Nice to see some fresh new faces.
Mar 27, 2021
Florida Derby Wagering Guide Preview
An in depth look at the SANIBEL ISLAND STAKES running today along with the FL Derby.
Mar 27, 2021
Analyzing Top Contender for the Jeff Ruby Steaks
Synthetic experience could be the key.
Mar 28, 2021
Top 3 Kentucky Derby Contenders 2021
Our Early Trifecta call with an international long shot as a bonus.
Mar 29, 2021
Florida Derby Card Recap
If you missed the ten stakes races from Saturday, here is the rundown.
Mar 29, 2021
Dubai World Cup Recap
A recap of Saturday's stakes action at Meyden Racecourse.
Mar 30, 2021
Turfway Park Stakes Recap
Five stakes races, including the Jeff Ruby Steaks Stakes worth 100 KY Derby qualifying points.
Mar 30, 2021
Kentucky Derby Leaderboard Updates
New faces emerge on the Derby trail after a big weekend of racing around the world.
Mar 30, 2021
Derby Profile of Helium
The Mark Casse trainee ranks 9th on the Kentucky Derby Leaderboard with 50 points.
Mar 31, 2021
Santa Anita Derby Preview
A probable field of ten set to clash for 100 qualifying Kentucky Derby points