#US RACING: Kentucky Derby betting – US$233 million

Wagering from all-sources on the Kentucky Derby program totaled US$233 million, up 85% compared to the 2020 Kentucky Derby programme that was pushed back to September because of COVID-19. All-sources wagering on the Kentucky Derby race was US$155.4 million, up 96% from last year’s Derby race. TwinSpires, the official wagering partner of the Kentucky Derby, recorded preliminary […]


THE HORSES The main interest surrounded the three-year-old fillies participating in the inaugural staging of the 7 ½ furlongs Portmore Stakes. She’s A Wonder (Reyan Lewis) was the overwhelming favourite and she duly delivered for her connections-headed by trainer Ian Parsard. She’s A Wonder (Bern Identity – Jamaican Dream) led without a challenger nearby by […]

#UK RACING: Poetic Flare wins 2000 Guineas on the line

Poetic Flare edged out Master Of The Seas in a pulsating QIPCO 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on Saturday. A frenetic renewal, run at a fast pace on quick ground, built to a fabulous finish nip-and-tuck finish with 16-1 chance Poetic Flare, trained by Jim Bolger and ridden by Kevin Manning, having his head down just […]

FIRST RACE Winner Laws of the Code JOCKEY Jordan Barrett TRAINER Joseph Durrant DISTANCE Five and a half furlongs SPLITS 24.1 49.2 FINAL TIME 1:12.1 SECOND RACE Winner Deep Blue Sea JOCKEY Jordan Barrett TRAINER Johnny Wilmot DISTANCE Five furlongs round SPLITS 23.3 46.2 FINAL TIME 59.3 THIRD RACE Winner Jamal James JOCKEY Anthony Thomas […]

Acero at 2-5 in Caymanas Saturday eight – double for Dane Nelson, Anthony Nunes

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Acero starting out at odds of 2-5 was just able to hold off the late surge of stable companion Magical Mood (91-) to land victory in the Caymanas Saturday eighth. This event was for three-year-old non-winners of two travelling down the five-straight course. Acero trained by Anthony Nunes with Dane Nelson holding […]