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From older horses in the Grade 1 February Stakes to 3-year-olds in the Hyacinth Stakes, Sunday’s program at Tokyo Racecourse in Japan could have ramifications for the biggest races in the United States this year.Full Story >>
February 15, 2018
Gold Town remained unbeaten on dirt and undefeated in Dubai with an easy win in Thursday’s Group 3 United Arab Emirates 2000 Guineas at Meydan Racecourse.
How far they'll travel along the Triple Crown trail is open to question, but several of the 3-year-olds in Saturday's $100,000 El Camino Real Derby at Golden Gate Fields look like serious candidates for this spring's Kentucky Derby preps.
February 14, 2018
He has two entered in the Risen Star Stakes this Saturday at Fair Grounds and likely will have three in the Southwest Stakes on Monday at Oaklawn Park. And there are several more who could make late impacts on the Kentucky Derby trail. These are heady ...
Derby Watch member Principe Guilherme's pedigree balances both sides of the coin. Principe Guilherme, who wound up back in the hands of his breeder after running through the auction ring, is by a prominent stallion who has been represented by three ...
Kanthaka, who won the San Vicente Stakes, and Flameaway, the winner of the Sam F. Davis Stakes, are the two newcomers to this week's Derby Watch top 20.
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. ...