Arlington Park’s International Festival of Racing, highlighted by the Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” Arlington Million and Beverly D. Stakes, is the track’s year-in, year-out signature event, and the staff at the suburban Chicago venue pull out all of the stops to welcome out-of-town visitors.
One of the most enjoyable experiences for any racehorse owner is the process of naming their future runner. Coming up with a horse’s name is a creative process, and the name that sticks to a horse is usually one that has some connection to the name of the horse’s father (sire), mother (dam) or both. But there are no hard-and-fast rules.
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).
Stop back each week if you love tacos and want a trifecta play!
The Road to the Breeders’ Cup continues this Saturday, Aug. 5, with the Grade 1, $1.2 million Whitney Stakes at Saratoga Race Course. The 1 1/8-mile test is a Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series “Win and You’re In” qualifying race for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Nov.