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YESTERDAY May 03, 2016
There was lots to look at and lots to look for during Tuesday’s Kentucky Derby/Kentucky Oaks training session, which featured the first local gallop from the undefeated Nyquist and first real local work by the Japanese invader Lani.
Dennis Albaugh, whose family owns Brody’s Cause, has announced the winner’s share will be donated to the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Foundation if the colt prevails Saturday in the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.
Led by elite older females Curalina and Sheer Drama, 51 horses were entered in five supporting stakes on Friday’s Kentucky Oaks undercard at Churchill Downs.
The inaugural $150,000 Mack Lobell Elitlopp Playoff (a Grand Circuit event) will be the featured first race on a special Meadowlands Mother’s Day matinee card beginning at 12:40 p.m. on Sunday, May 8. Nine of the continent's finest trotters with ...
The New York Racing Association is once again considering the installation of a synthetic surface for its Aqueduct racetrack in Queens, an official of the association told the New York Racing Franchise Oversight Board at a meeting on Tuesday.
Triple Crown winner American Pharoah has been immortalized yet again. A portrait of himself and Bob Baffert, commissioned by the Hall of Fame trainer and his wife, Jill, was recently unveiled in a private ceremony.
Rachel’s Valentina has been pegged a lukewarm 7-2 favorite in an oversubscribed field of 3-year-old fillies in the 142nd running of the Grade 1, $1 million Kentucky Oaks, to be run Friday at Churchill Downs as the 11th of 13 races.
Although there are a vast number of considerations in handicapping the Kentucky Derby, one key element is determining which horses are the fastest. So let’s take a look at the probable Derby competitors by their Beyer Speed Figures, and the figure ...
Lucy Gay Bassett, wife of former Keeneland President Ted Bassett, died on May 1 at her home on Lanark Farm in Woodford County, Ky. She was 87.
While the equine herpesvirus quarantine at Parx Racing is ongoing, there has not been a confirmed case of the disease at the Bensalem, Pa., track since April 25.