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Welcome to Tacos and Trifectas! Each week, America’s Best Racing’s Southern California correspondent Jose Contreras - @LosPonies to those who follow him on Twitter - will provide a taco review along with a selection that he will key in trifecta bets in hopes of winning some cash to buy more tacos! Contreras will map out a trifecta betting strategy for how to key his main pick and keep track of his return on investment (ROI), which was positive in 2017.

Stop back each week if you love tacos and want a trifecta play!

Tickets are now on sale for the fifth annual America's Best Racing Pre-Preakness Party, to be held Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at the Mt. Washington Tavern in Baltimore. The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA), a nonprofit that accredits, inspects, and awards grants to organizations that retrain and rehome retired racehorses, will once again be the beneficiary of all tickets sold and a silent auction at the event. Sagamore Racing, owned by Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, is sponsoring the festivities.

If you’re planning a trip to New Orleans for this year’s Louisiana Derby at the Fair Grounds, you’re going to want to have a plan in place. After all, the Crescent City is famous for its fun, and you shouldn't miss a minute while you’re in town. Get your bags packed, and then check out these ten things you’ll want to know before you go.

Fans packed the racetrack in Hot Springs, Ark. on Saturday for a St. Patrick's Day card headlined by $900,000, Grade 2 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park, which serves as the final local steppingstone to the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby on April 14.

If you’re planning a trip to Hot Springs, Ark., this weekend for the Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park, we have 10 things you need to know before you go! From the history of the race to fun events around town, here’s what will help you make your Rebel weekend unforgettable. 

1. It has a history of greatness.

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