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We love horses here at America’s Best Racing, and we know that you do, too! That’s why we’re sharing some of our favorite posts showing off the bond between human and horse to celebrate National I Love Horses Day.

Del Mar welcomes fans back for opening day of its 2021 summer season on Friday, July 16, and whether you’re going to be at the track or following along from home, we have 10 things you need to know before the big event.

1. If you don’t have a ticket, plan on watching online or on TV.

This Fourth of July, many of us will go about our traditions of spending time with family, barbecuing, watching fireworks, and celebrating America. Over the years, many horse owners have paid tribute to the U.S. and Independence Day through the names of their racehorses. We decided to put together a list of some of the most patriotic horse names in American racing.

Thank you to everyone who sent in some of their favorite patriotic horse names via Twitter.

Equine Productions have released a trailer previewing the film The Fall, which will be shown on television later this year.

The powerful short film focuses on the mental health of jockeys and aims to raise awareness of mental illness within the sport of horseracing. The 22 minute film centers on a jockey having to deal with the suffocating aftermath of a high-profile fall at the final fence in an important prep race for the Cheltenham Festival.

John Perrotta is an accomplished author/writer and a lifelong horseman with experience in nearly every aspect of Thoroughbred racing. Perrotta’s new book “At the End of the Bar and Other Stories” came out in May and now is available for purchase.

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