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YESTERDAY February 12, 2016
Illman: How I'd play Gulfstream for Saturday, Feb. 13
Bernier: How I'd play Santa Anita for Saturday, Feb. 13
The mutuel field was the early favorite in the opening hours of betting into Pool 2 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager, which opened Friday at noon Eastern for a three-day run.
Dwight Pruett has owned horses for just three years but already has landed what most in the industry are chasing – a 3-year-old on the road to the Kentucky Derby.
Services for Shawn Thomas, the 48-year-old son of trainer Gary Thomas, are scheduled for Wednesday at the chapel on the backstretch of Oaklawn. The memorial will begin at noon Central.
Graded stakes winners Airoforce and Mo Tom head a field of 13 3-year-olds entered Friday for the $400,000, Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes on Feb. 20 at Fair Grounds.
Garnet Barnsdale's analysis of the Monday 2/15 card at Woodbine Harness.
Brewster Smith's analysis of the Monday 2/15 card at Yonkers Raceway.
The Barretts sales calendar will again feature an August selected yearling sale at Del Mar and a Fall yearling sale in October.
Ralph Theroux Jr., who has worked in racing since 1961, will retire following the conclusion of Monday's Aqueduct card. Theroux, 69, started as a hotwalker and groom for Hall of Fame trainer Allen Jerkens in 1961 and worked in the industry as a ...