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Betting tourney has bigger field, pool

The 16th annual Daily Racing Form/National Thoroughbred Racing Association National Handicapping Championship will start today at Treasure Island. With more than 600 entries in play, the three-day tournament will have its largest field ever.

Historic N.J. race track closing

The closing of Atlantic City Racecourse. follows closely on the heels of the closure of Suffolk Downs in East Boston, Mass., and Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif. I can’t see how closing down three racing franchises in about a year could be anything but negative.

Take a friend to the racetrack

When horse racing is presented in a first class manner, it’s the best sport, and gambling game, going. Del Mar is among a select few racetracks that has a strong, positive brand even to those outside of horse racing.

Who will take Horse of the Year?

I am among the 50 voters in the weekly National Thoroughbred Racing Association horse poll. It’s a privilege, for sure. And another chance to be told I know nothing about horse racing, which I would disagree. I know something about horse racing.