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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...

Breeders Cup: The Longest Yards

By Mike Farrell The Breeders Cup came up about 200 yards short of perfection. On a glorious sun-splashed day in Southern California, divisional championships were won and lost over the course of Br...