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TODAY April 01, 2015
It is final auditions for the Kentucky Oaks for the 11 fillies that were entered Wednesday in the Grade 3, $400,000 Fantasy Stakes. The 1 1/16-mile race that runs Saturday opens Oaklawn Park’s annual Racing Festival of the South, for which at least one ...
Todd Pletcher may have lost one top contender for Saturday’s Grade 1 Wood Memorial at Aqueduct when Far From Over got hurt, but he still has another big chance to win the $1 million race with Daredevil.
Absolutely nothing could put a damper on this weekend in Lexington. Yes, it’s supposed to rain, but with Keeneland opening its 15-day spring meet Friday afternoon and the Kentucky Wildcats poised to make basketball history the following night, this ...
Trainer Linda Rice could have chosen a $70,000 New York-bred allowance race here on Thursday in which to bring back her multiple-Grade 1-winning sprinter Palace. Instead, she chose Saturday’s Grade 1, $400,000 Carter Handicap.
Trainer Cliff Sise stands a very good chance of winning the Santa Anita Derby, and having a prominent starter in the Kentucky Derby. His hopes ride on Prospect Park, who finished second to the unbeaten Dortmund in last month’s San Felipe Stakes and is ...
C J’s Awesome could set himself up for a start in next month’s Alysheba Stakes at Churchill Downs if he fires a strong race Friday in the featured eighth at Oaklawn Park. He will vie for favoritism in the optional $40,000 claiming route that carries ...
Of all the people who knew, revered, and loved the late Allen Jerkens, nobody spent more time with the Chief on a daily basis over the past 18 1/2 years than longtime assistant Fernando Abreu.
Horse racing does not need new fans as much as it needs to take perfect care of the fans it has, which means horse racing must stop trying to be hip, or liked, or trending, and spend more time and resources on getting the little things right.
Bayern, unraced since winning the Breeders’ Cup Classic here in November, worked a sharp six furlongs in 1:12 under jockey Martin Garcia on Wednesday.
Jockey Tiago Pereira was hospitalized briefly on Sunday after being involved in a spill earlier that day.