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Welcome to ABR’s Pigskins and Ponies column, where winners play!

Horse racing is my means to an end, and I love the sport like no other, but I admit it, like most of you on a Sunday afternoon in the fall, it’s hard to pull me away from my couch ... and NFL RedZone.

I have a wanted sign in Vegas and am feared by fantasy football mavens nationwide, but when it comes to the college game, I choose to punt.

That’s where Bob Nastanovich comes in. He craves action and loves a good underdog as well as a cheap claiming horse with a big heart.

UFC champion and "13th jockey" Conor McGregor and actor, comedian and "trainer" Jon Lovitz are back with the release of the second episode of the Pegasus World Cup Invitational’s "13th Jockey" series of short comedic films. Episode 2, titled “Training Day,” features McGregor being pushed by Lovitz to adopt a new and unusual training regimen as he prepares to become a jockey.

Buffalo Trace Distillery, which has garnered more than 500 awards for its wide range of premium bourbons and whiskeys, including nine different distillery titles since 2000, and America’s Best Racing today announced a sponsorship naming Buffalo Trace the 2017 official bourbon of ABR.

It’s National Bobblehead Day, so we asked our Twitter followers to show us some of their favorite racetrack examples.

From Canada to California and beyond, these are some of the excellent bobbleheads and bobblehorses that fans have collected over the years!

@ABRLive This is my only one! But pretty awesome :) pic.twitter.com/nVpCXl1ry0

Welcome to ABR’s Pigskins and Ponies column, where winners play!

Horse racing is my means to an end, and I love the sport like no other, but I admit it, like most of you on a Sunday afternoon in the fall, it’s hard to pull me away from my couch ... and NFL RedZone.

I have a wanted sign in Vegas and am feared by fantasy football mavens nationwide, but when it comes to the college game, I choose to punt.

That’s where Bob Nastanovich comes in. He craves action and loves a good underdog as well as a cheap claiming horse with a big heart.

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