Racing News


6 Handicapping Red Flags

By Ray Wallin Have you ever rolled the dice and eaten that yogurt you found in the back of your refrigerator that had a best by date of six weeks ago? It kick started your weight loss goal since you w...

Anthony Stephen: Back in the Saddle Again

By Maryjean Wall Came a day this past autumn when Anthony Stephen unpacked the tack he thought hed put away forever. Sometimes you just have to do things yourself to get the job done, he was thinki...

Caution: Engage Brain Before Opening Mouth

By John Furgele Skimming can be dangerous and its easy to tell when people elect to skim rather than read. On Facebook, Ill post a thought, and will get several reactions. A full-length column g...

8 Traits of Great Horseplayers

By Ray Wallin In the past I have talked about the traits of losing horseplayers, but this time well talk about the traits of great horseplayers. So, whether you are a casual horseplayer or you make...

Tweets of the Week!

Following are the tweets the staff at US Racing think are some of the best Tweets of the Week! Did you make the list?

Rare Occurrence: New Harness Track Opens

By John Furgele There are many doom and gloomers when it comes to harness racing. Many feel that if it wasnt for casino money, most harness tracks would be closed. Guess what? Casino dough and harn...

When Good Horseplayers Go Bad (Part 2)

By Ray Wallin Whether you are a causal horseplayer or you make your living playing the races, it is only natural to root for your horse. When he wins it is OK to celebrate a bit, with moderation of co...