The Punt Acca: Liam Headd's three horse racing tips for Ascot and Haydock on ITV


The consistent Ashtown Lad has handled most things thrown his way throughout his career and he has another opportunity to add more big-race success to his record. The nine-year-old spent the majority of last season over fences but has demonstrated versatility with striking performances over hurdles. He travelled well before a mistake proved costly at Warwick last month, but he has finished inside the top three in five of his nine starts over hurdles.

Cortina wins 17th Italian title


"Everyone in the highlands and the whole of Veneto are celebrating the hockey championship won by Sportivi Ghiaccio Cortina," Veneto regional president Luca Zaia said in an official statement. "This is a true triumph that brings the national title back to the ‘Queen of the Dolomites’ after 16 years. I express my congratulations to the whole team and join in the joy of the many fans."

The "Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West," is back!


The "Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West," is back! The 2022 Reno Rodeo will be held on Wednesday, June 15 – Saturday, June 25 in Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center, Reno, Nevada. The annual event features a variety of animals, all judges and weighed.

DRF's Horse Racing Playbook for Friday, February 17, 2023


Daily Racing Form has served as the most trusted source of news and information about the sport since 1894, and moving forward we have decided to provide a free daily playbook – something that both hardcore horseplayers and casual observers can reference to get informed of each day’s action.

2014 Travers Post Positions and Odds


Nice Race shaping up, will they let Bayern loose on the lead?

Man Behind the Million |


Great article from Clare Novak. A beautiful long form piece profiling the one, and only, Mr. Duchossois.

FiveThirtyEight: Triple Crown slump is even slumpier than you think


With a historical success rate of 33 percent, the current 12-race slump is unlikely: The odds of it happening by chance are about 1 in 130 – nearly the same as the 2011 Atlanta Braves failing to make Major League Baseball’s playoffs with 18 games remaining and an 8.5-game lead for the wild card.

The Triple Crown Slump Is Even Slumpier Than You Think | FiveThirtyEight