Breeders’ Cup: Del Mar Tackles First Breeders’ Cup

Breeders' Cup week is upon us, and the horses are not the only ones preparing for racing's championship event. Del Mar Thoroughbred Club will be hosting the Breeders' Cup for the first time in 2017, an honor that officials at the track have been working to achieve for many years since the event was first … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup: Del Mar Tackles First Breeders’ Cup

Off the cuff with Ron Paolucci, Loooch Racing Stable

This week, 5MTP's @starryday93 interviewed @LooochRacing owner Ron Paolucci. In this interview, Ron discusses the Breeders’ Cup’s recent decision to deny entry of his first time starter, two year old filly Heavenhasmynikki into one of its races, his strategy for running his stable, as well as his thoughts on the recent controversy surrounding trainer Jorge Navarro. … Continue reading Off the cuff with Ron Paolucci, Loooch Racing Stable

Laurel Park: October 21, 2017, Maryland Million Day Analysis & Selections, By Jessica Tugwell

Race 3- Maryland Million Nursery Picks: 2-1 I'm going to end up picking the chalk in the third race. #2 Jamaican Don is 8-5 on the morning line and simply looks to be far superior to any other horse in the main field. He won his debut wire-to-wire by 9 1/4 lengths and was then second … Continue reading Laurel Park: October 21, 2017, Maryland Million Day Analysis & Selections, By Jessica Tugwell

Oklahoma Classics Night: A Celebration of the Oklahoma Breds, By Paul Hundley

On Friday October 20th, Remington Park will present its renewal of Oklahoma Classics Night, which offers over $1 million in purses through 10 different State Bred and Starter Stakes, all for Oklahoma Breds. The first Classics night was presented at Remington in 1993, and this year's edition has several returning champions as well as emerging … Continue reading Oklahoma Classics Night: A Celebration of the Oklahoma Breds, By Paul Hundley

Getting to Know: HANA board member Jerod Dinkin

For those of you who are not familiar with HANA (Horseplayers Association of North America), they are an independent grassroots organization representing you - the betting customer. The 5MTP team recently chatted with board member, Jerod Dinkin on what HANA’s overall mission is, their views on takeout, breakage, Keeneland, as well as the path forward … Continue reading Getting to Know: HANA board member Jerod Dinkin