Road to the Roses

Be here as the greatest thoroughbreds in the world battle for their spots in one of North America’s most prestigious racing events—The Kentucky Derby! See live simulcasts of every race leading up to the big day and check here for valuable insights by our own Matt Jukich, as well as a list of all the upcoming races.

Matt’s Blog — Weekend Preview July 7 & 8

Big weekend ahead with some fabulous weather on the horizon! Park After Dark on Friday night features 8 races, with the first coming at 6:30pm. Joining us on the Patio is Mike Chalut from Kiss 91.7fm with their group of radio winners. On Saturday, we have a pair of...

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Matt’s Blog — Weekend Preview June 17

Stakes are back! Another big weekend ahead of us here with stakes going a mile for the first time in 2017. We also have the first two year old race of the season, where the field looks like it may have a few stars in it.

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Matt’s Blog — Weekend Preview June 10

Belmont Stakes and ShowVivor ShowVivor kicks off on June 9th. Make sure you are registered an hour before the first race so that you are in! ShowVivor is easy. All you have to do is pick a horse from any live Northlands race that day – if the horse hits the board you...

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Matt’s Blog — Weekend Preview June 3

The first Wednesday of 2017 was one for the record books as HEMLOCK CHANNEL set a track record for 6 ½ furlongs, lowering the mark set in 1999 by Timely Ruckus to 1:15 1/5th. There are 8 races both Friday night and Saturday afternoon, with full fields all over....

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Matt’s Blog — Weekend Preview May 13

Second Week of Live Racing. The second week of the thoroughbred season is here – and much improved from the first one! We have 8 races on both Friday night (6:30pm) and Saturday afternoon (1:00pm).

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Matt’s Blog — Weekend Preview May 6

Its back! The 2017 thoroughbred season is finally upon us. It was a tough spring, and horrible April, but the weather has turned around and the excitement is building as we now get rolling. We were unable to go with two days for opening weekend, but we do have a solid...

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Matt’s Blog — Weekend Preview April 22

With the Road to the Roses now wrapped up – here is what we know for the expected contenders on the First Saturday in May: Rank Horse Rank Horse 1.  Girvin – Mike Smith  11.  State of Honor – Lezcano 2.  Classic Empire – Leparoux  12....

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Matt’s Blog — Weekend Preview April 8

Race 10 – Grade 2 $750k Wood The final stop in New York happens as Aqueduct has shifted to the main track for the remainder of the meet. The Wood goes as Race 10 on a 12 race card that also features the Grade 1 Carter and Grade 2 Gazelle. A pair of horses need to...

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Matt’s Blog — Weekend Preview April 1

Grade 1 $1 million Florida Derby Marathon card at Gulfstream Park on Saturday with 14 races scheduled, and the 14th of them is the Grade 1 $1 million Florida Derby. GUNNEVERA was the powerful winner of the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth, getting a great setup with brisk...

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