Meredith Tracy’s husand, Russell Tracy, died more than a year ago on his first day working for a new company when he fell 22 feet into a manhole that was not properly safeguarded. His employer was fined $82,000 in penalties for unsafe practices, but the company has denied her workers’ compensation claim, leaving her with no compensation since the death. Rachel Aston Las Vegas Review-Journal @rookie__rae
The Distaff — 1 1/8 mile for fillies and mares 3 years and older — is the 12th race on the 2018 Breeder’s Cup, the seventh race on Saturday’s Breeder’s Cup card. Abel Tasman, Blue Prize and Wow Cat get the experts’ attention in this race.
Race 11 on the 2018 Breeder’s Cup program — the sixth Breeder’s Cup race running on Saturday — is the mile, and it might be a tough one to pick. But European horses will have the advantage.
Carlo and Brenda Occhipinti lost their son, Carlo Jr., or “Junior,” to the flu last year.
European horses are likely to dominate the ninth race on the Breeder’s Cup program, and the fourth on Saturday’s card. But the handicappers are looking at some American horses to include include in their bets without ignoring, “Euros win turf races.”
Roy H, trained by Peter Miller, looks to dominate the six furlongs in race 10 on the Breeder’s Cup program, and the fifth Saturday race on the Breeder’s Cup card.
Breaking down the Turf Sprint at the 2018 Breeder’s Cup with handicappers Vic Stauffer, Patrick McQuiggan and Review-Journal horse racing columnist Mike Brunker. The sprint is the seventh on the Breeder’s Cup two-day program, and the second Breeder’s Cup race on Saturday’s card.
Handicappers Vic Stauffer and Patrick McQuiggan have completely different takes on the fifth race on Saturday’s card at Churchill Downs.
Handicappers Vic Stauffer, Patrick McQuiggan and Review-Journal horse racing columnist Mike Brunker agree on Marley’s Freedom in Race 6 on the program of the 2018 Breeder’s Cup. It’s the first race on Saturday’s card for the Breeder’s Cup.
PBR Rodeo riders prepare for the big show. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)