Coming Soon to a Headline Near You

In May, Mike Pence will become the first sitting President to attend the Kentucky Derby since Richard Nixon.

Canterbury Park will NOT offer an across-the-board takeout reduction at their upcoming thoroughbred meet after last year’s noble experiment.

Changes in policy and increased INS raids this summer will reach backstretches across the country, throwing horse racing into complete chaos.

The opening on the Supreme Court will be filled before the opening on the California Horse Racing Board.

McCraken will give owner Whitham Thoroughbreds LLC, trainer Ian Wilkes and jockey Brian Hernandez their first Kentucky Derby wins.

Trainer Todd Pletcher will finish second, fourth, eighth and 17th with his four starters in the Run for the Roses.

Iliad will win the Preakness and the Belmont will be won by a 45-1 shot who will never win another race.

Trevor Denman will retire after the Breeder’s Cup at Del Mar and Frank Mirahmadi will be announced as his replacement.

A 2-year-old named “Fake News” will show up in a race somewhere before the end of the year.

Cameron Diaz’s face, the Trump Travel Ban and the conditions of the 2018 Pegasus World Cup will all see significant tweaks in the near future.

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