Races from Gulfstream Park – Saturday, May 16, 2020

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Gulfstream Park in Florida is one of the few race tracks across the world still staging races during the coronavirus pandemic. Watch Saturday (May 16) races from Gulfstream Park Simply press the link below.

US RACING: Monomoy Girl returns in style at Churchill Downs

In the starting gates for the first time since 2018 and running over the same course where she authored her two biggest triumphs, Monomoy Girl returned in style Saturday (May 16) at Churchill Downs. The 5-year-old Tapizar mare coasted to a 2 3/4-length victory in an allowance optional claiming event on Churchill’s opening day card. […]

US RACING: Racing returns to New York on June 1

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday during his daily coronavirus briefing that horse racing can resume there on June 1. As part of the state's phased reopening, the New York Racing Association’s Belmont Park and Saratoga were both listed among racetracks that can run sans spectators, similar to other circuits around the country. “There’ll […]

US RACING: Churchill Downs triples handle without spectators

Kevin Flanery, president of Churchill Downs Racetrack, said Saturday that races without spectators under the Twin Spires are “something we’ll be talking about for generations.” While the few people necessary to have on site are hearing horses and hoofbeats — and just about only that — handle numbers evidenced a sizable audience taking in the […]

UK RACING: Racing loses that sinking feeling with resumption on June 1

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) - Horse racing's planned resumption on June 1 in England is a godsend for the 'Sport of Kings' as it is "only so long you can tread water before you sink", Qatar Racing's manager David Redvers told AFP. Newcastle will host the first meeting behind closed doors since racing was suspended […]

US RACING: Preakness rescheduled for October 3, one month after Derby

The 145th Preakness Stakes has been rescheduled for October 3, an announcement delivered Saturday less than hour before the original post time for the Triple Crown race. Traditionally held at Pimlico Race Course on the third Saturday in May, the Preakness was postponed to October 3 because of the coronavirus pandemic. The weather Saturday turned […]