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David Hicks, a former trainer turned steward, died Monday at Kindred Hospital in Hollywood, Fla., following a long illness. He was 88.Full Story >>
YESTERDAY April 27, 2017
All eyes Thursday were focused on Florida Derby winner Always Dreaming following a quite unsettled first appearance here Wednesday morning. And while Always Dreaming was a little less rambunctious on his second day in Louisville, he still proved a ...
Louisiana Derby winner Girvin is recovering from a quarter crack in his right front hoof and swam and was treated in a hyperbaric chamber at Kesmarc Rehabilitation facility in Lexington, Ky., on Thursday, rather than train at Keeneland, trainer Joe ...
April 26, 2017
Kentucky Derby: Who's hot, who's not for April 26
So just what is up with Girvin? Video of the horse taken earlier this week at Keeneland clearly shows Girvin with Z-bar shoes on both front hooves. Z-bar shoes are used on horses for any number of hoof issues, ranging from a problem with the sole, the ...
April 25, 2017
Kentucky Oaks-bound Lockdown was the lone Kentucky Oaks or Kentucky Derby worker at Churchill Downs on Tuesday, going five furlongs in 59.59.
April 24, 2017
A group of five Quarter Horse owners and breeders from Texas and California have signed a letter of intent to purchase Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico from longtime owner R.D. Hubbard, according to a statement released Monday.
Veteran jockey Robby Albarado underwent surgery Monday morning at University of Kentucky Hospital for a compound lower-leg fracture he suffered when thrown from his mount several strides out of the starting gate during the eighth race Sunday at Keeneland.
After McCraken suffered his first defeat when he finished third as the 8-5 favorite in the Blue Grass earlier this month, trainer Ian Wilkes was looking for a sign here Monday that McCraken was indeed moving in the right direction leading up to the ...
Hence, winner of the Sunland Derby in his last start, will be ridden by Florent Geroux in the Kentucky Derby on May 6 at Churchill Downs, trainer Steve Asmussen said Monday.
There will be a celebration of two riding careers still gloriously active, mixed with the sad reminder of a great who recently died, at this year's Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.