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My Boy Jack finishes fast under Kent Desormeaux to win the Grade 3 Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn on Monday.
Trainer Keith Desormeaux sent My Boy Jack to Oaklawn for the Grade 3, $500,000 Southwest Stakes in part to get a line on how the horse, a stakes winner on turf, might handle dirt. He got an emphatic answer when My Boy Jack roared to 4 ½-length win over ...Full Story >>
February 12, 2018
Seven Trumpets will be making his two-turn debut Monday in the Grade 3, $500,000 Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn. Trainer Dale Romans said he Monday he also was considering sending Promises Fulfilled
Sporting Chance, last year's Grade 1 Hopeful winner at Saratoga, put in a sharp final work at Oaklawn Park on Monday for his 3-year-old debut. He is being pointed for the Grade 3, $500,000 Southwest on Feb. 19.
With a handful of hopefuls for the 2018 Kentucky Derby, trainer Dale Romans is doing his level best to cut through all the clutter and various options and make it back home to Louisville with one shot or more at the roses.
The versatile Flameaway - adept on turf, dirt, and synthetic - moved back to the main track and won for the third time on dirt, though this was his first main-track win over a fast track.
February 11, 2018
The mutuel field closed as a clear-cut favorite over the nearly inseparable duo of Good Magic and Bolt d’Oro after three days of betting into Pool 2 of the 2018 Kentucky Derby Future Wager. The pool opened Friday at noon Eastern and ran through 6 p.m. ...
Flameaway and Catholic Boy, the top two finishers Saturday in the Grade 3 Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs, both emerged in good order as their connections started looking farther down the trail to the 144th Kentucky Derby.
February 10, 2018
The mutuel field, the 24th or “all others” option, is the 2-1 favorite after the first of three days of wagering into Pool 2 of the 2018 Kentucky Derby Future Wager.
February 08, 2018
Trainer Jonathan Thomas has worked diligently and purposefully for most of his 37 years to get to where he'll be Saturday when he sends out Catholic Boy in the Sam F. Davis: on the road to the Kentucky Derby.
February 05, 2018
Less than 24 hours after finishing second and third, respectively, with Free Drop Billy and Tiz Mischief in the Grade 2 Holy Bull, trainer Dale Romans may have found himself another Kentucky Derby candidate.
Untamed Domain could make his dirt debut in the March 10 Tampa Bay Derby as he attempts to enter the Kentucky Derby picture following a decent third-place finish as the 6-5 favorite Saturday in the Dania Beach Stakes on the Gulfstream turf.