Horse Racing


  • Betting big on horses  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 12:46 PM ET

    Yearlings are one-year-old horses bred from champions but not yet trained, and they are sold at Fasig-Tipton's Saratoga Sale. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports owners say the key to investing in thoroughbreds is scale.

  • Finding the next Triple Crown contender  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 6:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on the big business of thoroughbred breeding from the Saratoga horse auction in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

  • Horses statistically not a good investment: Pro  Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    With only one in five horse going on to win races, horses are a risky investment, said James Ramsden, co-founder of Chelsea Thoroughbreds.

  • How a drug cartel hid millions behind a horse farm Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 2:26 PM ET
    Starting gate at the All-American Futurity 2010, where Jose Trevino Morales' horse, Mr. Piloto, won.

    Three brothers used an Oklahoma horse farm as a front for their notorious Los Zetas drug cartel. Here's how investigators unraveled the years-long crime.

  • Mexico's most feared drug cartel  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 1:32 PM ET

    CNBC's Andrea Day looks into the FBI's investigation of the Los Zetas drug cartel, which used horse racing to launder money.

  • Rick Horrow's Belmont tip  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 4:53 PM ET

    Rick Horrow, Horrow Sports Ventures, provides insight to how much money will be bet at the Triple Crown race Saturday, and California Chrome's worth.

  • Multi-million-dollar mansion ... for horses  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 4:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank provides a preview of the season premiere episode of "Secret Lives of the Super Rich," which features a $25 million mansion in Florida just for horses.

  • California Chrome's worth less than you think  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 4:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank says horse California Chrome was bred for $10,000, but what matters more for the value of horses is its blood line, and his isn't great.

  • Triple Crown stock bets  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 2:56 PM ET

    What stocks investors should bet on ahead of this weekend's Triple Crown horse race, with Ted Parrish, Henssler Finance, and Sandy Villere, Villere & Co.

  • Belmont boss says racing needs millennials  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 2:54 PM ET

    More than 100,000 visitors are expected at this weekend's Triple Crown horse race. CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at this weekend's race, as well as the state of the racing industry.

  • Betting on Chrome  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 1:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the odds are overwhelmingly in California Chrome's favor at this year's Triple Crown.

  • Galloping with California Chrome  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn, discusses Chrome¿s road to the Triple Crown. Coburn also explains how nasal strips benefit the horse post-race.

  • Belmont ups the stakes  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 8:56 AM ET

    Christopher Kay, NYRA president & CEO, discusses the business of horse racing, as California Chrome looks to end a 36-year drought of Triple Crown winners.

  • Stunning stud fees for Triple Crown winner  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 7:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank takes a look at how much thoroughbred California Chrome is really worth if he becomes a Triple Crown winner.

  • California Chrome's race for the history book  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 6:54 AM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan checks out the value of a Triple Crown horse ahead of Saturday's Belmont Stakes.

  • California Chrome could break betting records Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 11:29 AM ET
    The betting window at Belmont Park.

    Past Triple Crown bids have boosted wagering on Belmont Stakes racing, and California Chrome's popularity could drive new records.

  • Where have the horses gone? Blame the economy Friday, 30 May 2014 | 1:04 PM ET
    California Chrome with jockey Victor Espinoza wins the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, MD.

    The equine industry itself is riding through a rough patch and trying to figure out why populations are declining.

  • California Chrome fans can breathe easy Monday, 19 May 2014 | 11:01 AM ET
    California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, races with the field during the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore.

    NY racing stewards were told to discontinue their ban of the breathing aid, clearing the way for Chrome to race with it in the Belmont Stakes—NYT.

  • Colt's Triple Crown quest stymied by a nose  Monday, 19 May 2014 | 6:54 AM ET

    Carolyn Manno, NBC's "Sports Dash" host, discusses the controversy over California Chrome wearing nasal strips for the third leg of the Triple Crown.

  • Preakness: Victory for California Chrome  Monday, 19 May 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    Carolyn Manno, NBC's "Sports Dash" host, explains how Saturday's Preakness win changes the landscape for the Belmont Stakes and the big business of horse racing.