Racing ‘Round the World

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Welcome to Racing ‘Round The World!

The place for all your international racing needs. Enjoy great stakes racing from the UK, Australia, Japan, USA and more.

Discover information, insights, tips and enjoy a weekly betting show hosted by Jason Portuondo and Chad Rozema on how to bet foreign tracks.

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Jason and Chad Bet Battle in Racing Round The World by Woodbine Racetrack

Each Episode Jason and Chad put their money where their mouths are placing their own $25 bets.

Check out how much they’ve earned each week in the leaderboard below.


Jason Chad

Track Info



Weeks Race Details
I Gulfstream Park | Race 2 | Jan 23
II Meadowlands
| Race #10
| Jan 29
III Northfield Park | Race 13 | Feb 6
IV Fair Grounds | Race 10 | Feb13
V Woodbine Mohawk Park | Race 10 | Feb20
VI Turfway Park |
Race 5 | Feb26
VII Woodbine Mohawk Park | Race 3 |
March 6
VIII Acqueduct | Damon Runyon Race |
March 13
IX Woodbine Mohawk Park | Family Day Series Final
X Turfway Park |
Bouronette Oaks | March 27
Bet Payout
$25 Win on
$2 Trifecta on 6/5, 7, 8, 10/5, 7, 8, 10 | $1 Trifecta on 6/5/9 $0
$2 Trifecta: 3, 8/3, 8/4, 5, 6, 7, 9 | $5 Win on #3 $0
$10 EX Box: 1/4 | $5 Win #1 $0
$1 Tri 6/2/1,4,5,7,10 |
$20 Win #6
$10 Win #1 | $5 Ex 1 / 5, 6, 8 $0
$20 Win #2
$1 EX 2/1, 3,
4, 6, 9
$10 win #5
$5 Ex Box 2/5
$1 Ex 5/1,2,3,7,9
$10 Win #3 | $5 Ex Box 3/10 | $1 Ex 3/1,4,5,6,10 $0
$1 EX 4/3, 6, 7, 8, 10
$1 Ex 3,6,7, 8, 10/4
$10 win #4 | $5 Win #6
Bet Payout
$12 Exacta on 10/4
and 7
$1 Exacta on 7/5, 6, 8, 9, and 10
$5 Across the board #7
$5 Exacta Box – 5 and 8 | $5 Across the Board #5 $90
$25 Exacta: 4/2 $0
$1 Tri 2,6/2,6/1,4,5,7,9,10 | $10 Win #2 | $3 Ex 2/6 $0
$1 Tri 1/12/All | $1 Tri 1/All/12 | $5 Win # 12 $0
$1 Tri 6/2/ALL | $1 Tri 6/ALL/2 | $5 EX 6/2 | $6 Win #6 $0
$5 WPS #1
$1 ex 1/2,3,5,6,9
$1 Ex 2,3,5,6,9/1
$10 Win – Place #7 | $1 Ex 7/1,2,3,8,10 $0
$20 Win #3
$5 Ex 3/7


Jason Portuondo, a handicapping expert at Woodbine Racetrack

Jason is a commentator with Woodbine Entertainment who loves racing and covers both breeds. When it comes to handicapping, Jason is not concerned with wins and losses, it’s all about the R.O.I; he is usually seen as going against the grain. Jason doesn’t take his job as work, he takes it more like the perfect Exacta combining two of his passions…horses and broadcasting.

Chad Rozema, a handicapping expert at Woodbine Standardbred Racetrack

Chad is a racing analyst and journal author, who has worked as an on-air commentator for both standardbred and thoroughbred broadcasts for the Woodbine Entertainment Group. He began his career as a commentator with HPItv in 2007.


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King Abdulaziz Racecourse
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

King Abdulaziz Racetrack, located in Riyadh Saudi Arabia, is home to the world’s richest race, the $20 Million Saudi Cup.

Oaklawn Park
Hot Springs, Arkansas

Oaklawn Park, a one-mile thoroughbred track located in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

King Abdulaziz Racetrack, located in Riyadh Saudi Arabia, is home to the world’s richest race, the $20 Million Saudi Cup. This year, the Saudi Cup will be run on February 20th and features a day of world-class racing with over $30 Million in purses.

Graded races included on the $30.5 Million Dollar Saudi Cup card are: The Red Sea Turf Handicap ($2.5m), Riyadh Dirt Sprint ($1.5m), Neom Turf Cup ($1m), 1351 Turf Sprint ($1m), Obaiya Arabian Classic ($2m) and the Saudi Derby ($1.5m)

Oaklawn Park is a one-mile thoroughbred track located in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Oaklawn Park’s racing season is typically held from January to April. As Arkansas’ premier horse racing track, Oaklawn Park is host to the state’s biggest horse racing event, the Arkansas Derby.

Aside from the Arkansas Derby, other major stakes held at Oaklawn Park are the G.II Rebel Stakes, G.II Oaklawn Handicap and the GR. I Apple Blossom Handicap.

Surface Information:

Oaklawn Park has a 1-mile (1609 meter) dirt track

Wagering Information:

Oaklawn Park has a 21% takeout on the Pick 3 wager. Select the winners of 3 consecutive races and you could win big!

Sha Tin Racecourse
Hong Kong

Sha Tin Racecourse opened in 1978 and is located in Sha Tin within Hong Kong’s New Territories.

Tokyo Racecourse
Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan

Japanese Racing features an Early & Late Pick 5, with a low 15% takeout.

Sha Tin Racecourse opened in 1978 and is located in Sha Tin within Hong Kong’s New Territories. The track is home to several highly rated Group 1 races, including: Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup, Queen Elizabeth II Cup and the BMW Hong Kong Derby

Surface Information:

Sha Tin Turf Track: 1,900 meters Circumference

 Sha Tin Dirt Track: 1,560 meters Circumference

Wagering Information:

Hong Kong racing features the popular Double Trio and Triple Trio wagers. To play the Double Trio, select the top 3 finishers in the two nominated races, while the Triple Trio is the same but covers three races. Hong Kong racing features large field sizes, giving players many betting opportunities!

Tokyo Racecourse located in Fuchu city, was built in 1933, and is home to some of Japan’s most prestigious races. Tokyo Racecourse offers large field sizes (12+ starters per race), and low takeout rates for North American horseplayers.

The 2021 season begins with the GR.I February Stakes on February 20th and features several Breeders’ Cup Win & You’re In Races, including the Yasuda Kinen (GR.I) and the Victoria Mile (GR.I)

Surface Information:

Tokyo Racecourse Turf Track: 2,083 meters Circumference

Tokyo Racecourse Dirt Track: 1,899 meters Circumference

Wagering Information:

Japanese Racing features an Early & Late Pick 5, with a low 15% takeout. Minimum wager is just 20¢ !