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May 02, 2015
A M Milky Way won a prolonged stretch battle with even-money favorite Recount to prevail by a neck in Friday night's $75,000 Golden Circle Stakes.
Texas Air did his home state proud Friday night at Lone Star Park, where he closed with a rush to capture the Grade 3, $200,000 Texas Mile at 24-1. He won by three-quarters of a length over Hip Four Sixtynine, while it was another neck back to Rise Up ...
May 01, 2015
Buoyed by ideal weather and a full field in a competitive Kentucky Oaks, attendance and wagering were both records for the Friday Oaks card at Churchill Downs in Louisville, according to figures released by the track.
Hard to resist any sequence landing on the Kentucky Derby, isn’t it? And at a 50-cent base bet, the pick five encompassing races 7 to 11 and landing on the Derby seems – before it unfolds, at least – fairly manageable for a player on a budget. Let’s ...
When a stallion prospect retires to the breeding shed, he goes in with the hope that his first foals are capable of winning major races in the spring four years later. Lovely Maria did just that for her sire Majesticperfection, winning the Kentucky ...
Brereton C. Jones ruled the state of Kentucky as governor during a four-year term from 1991-95, but he has ruled the Kentucky Oaks in more recent times. Jones got his third Oaks winner Friday – all since 2008 – when Lovely Maria, ridden by 56-year-old ...
Pace made the race in Friday’s $100,000 License Fee Stakes at Belmont Park, as Zindaya grabbed the lead from the inside post and led her seven rivals in a merry chase – including her uncoupled stablemate Annecdote, who could only manage fourth as the ...
Promise Me Silver entered Friday’s Kentucky Oaks Day card as an unbeaten stakes winner but one untested in top-class company. She left it, “Eight for eight and the Eight Belles” winner, said her trainer, Bret Calhoun, just after the running of the ...
The concept of “value” in gambling resides very much in the eye of the beholder: One person’s overlay is another’s underlay. It all depends on one’s handicapping.
Citing a lack of entries, Turf Paradise canceled its live Monday card, the penultimate program of the meet.