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Hall of Fame jockey Manny Ycaza dies at 80

Manny Ycaza, a Hall of Fame jockey who won the 1964 Belmont Stakes and paved the way for generations of Latin Americans to ride in North America, has died. He was 80.Ycaza died Monday of pneumonia and sepsis at...

TAB Betting Blog, Island Missile takes aim at Warwick Farm

WEDNESDAY'S BESTWarwick Farm Race 4 No.1 Island Missile (Blake Shinn) - $2.60Island Missile has always been a good style of galloper, who's been within a nose of being a stakes winner already. He appears ready to get back into...

TAB Betting Blog, Change of jockey to benefit Mount Kilcoy at Caulfield

SATURDAY'S BESTCaulfield Race 6 No. 3 Mount Kilcoy (Ben Allen) (a) - $2.70You could easily could make the argument that this very talented son of High Chaparral should be unbeaten after four starts. Alas, he's only won the one...

TAB Betting Blog, Morton’s Fork may serve up the surprise of the weekend

SATURDAY'S BESTFlemington Race 1 No.4 Mintha (Craig Williams) - $2.40This really does appear to be Mintha's race to lose and although she's been a beaten favourite at her past two starts in town, I think punters can give her...

Gronkowski owners acquire new horse, name it LeBron J after Lakers star

Move over, Gronkowski. There's a new horse in town, and he's a king.Phoenix Thoroughbreds, an England-based horse company, in May acquired the 2-year-old son of Medaglia d'Oro, and received permission to name the colt LeBron J, just like the...

TAB Betting Blog, Takes more Denmagic to win on Sunshine Coast

SATURDAY'S BESTSunshine Coast Race 7 No. 3 Seaway (Glen Colless) - $2.60He's been pretty stiff not have won his last two starts, but I'm extremely confident Chris Waller's improving three-year-old colt Seaway will make amends for that and win...

TAB Betting Blog, Prompt Response to last up second

SATURDAY'S BESTDoomben Race 8 No.4 Prompt Response (Blake Shinn) - $6.50After running in all the good fillies and mares races throughout the Autumn, winning the Emancipation in the process, Prompt Response returned to Brisbane for the second-straight year for...

Fans cheer Triple Crown winner Justify during victory parade lap

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Triple Crown winner Justify was calm while posing for thousands of fans who cheered and took pictures of horse racing's newest superstar in 90-degree heat at Churchill Downs.A week after becoming the second Triple Crown champion...

TAB Betting Blog, Pedicel the one to beat at Rosehill

SATURDAY'S BESTRosehill Race 1 No.4 Pedicel (Kerrin McEvoy) - $4.40After looking the part at the trials, I was super keen on Pedicel at her debut and she did a wonderful job when saluting at Canterbury, where not everything went...

Bob Baffert horse Restoring Hope accused of blocking for Justify

Long shot Restoring Hope's run in Saturday's Belmont Stakes is being questioned by some competitors, who suggest the horse might have been used to block other horses from catching stablemate Justify on his way to the Triple Crown.Bob Baffert...

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