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April 30, 2017
McCraken, one of the favorites for the Kentucky Derby next Saturday, and Fast and Accurate, one of the longer shots in the field, both completed their serious training for the Derby with five-furlong workouts Sunday morning at Churchill Downs.
April 29, 2017
Gormley, the winner of the Santa Anita Derby on April 8, worked seven furlongs in 1:26.20 at Santa Anita on Saturday in his final major preparation for the Kentucky Derby next weekend.
Some major rainstorms passed through the area early Saturday morning and continued intermittently during training hours, but nothing could deter J Boys Echo from getting in his final Kentucky Derby work over a racetrack upgraded from muddy to “good” ...
Thunder Snow is officially in, Battalion Runner and Malagacy are officially out, Lookin At Lee and Sonneteer are now in the field, Girvin took a big step toward making the race, J Boys Echo worked at Churchill Downs, and both Gormley and Royal Mo ...
Louisiana Derby winner Girvin, who missed a work last weekend while recovering from a quarter crack in his right front hoof, breezed five furlongs in company in 59.60 seconds Saturday at Keeneland in his final work before the Kentucky Derby.
April 28, 2017
In May of 1983, the flashy chestnut Fighting Fit gave Jerry Moss his first big hit in the racing business, winning the Mervyn LeRoy Handicap at Hollywood Park. Two months later, “Every Breath You Take” by The Police reached No. 1 on the pop music Top ...
April 19, 2017
Next Monday, trainer Mark Casse will find out if he has been elected to the Racing Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, but he is forgiven if he has other things on his mind. With the victory last Saturday of Eclipse champ Classic Empire in the Arkansas ...
April 15, 2017
In a Kentucky Derby prep-race season that has taken some weird and uninspiring turns even by Kentucky Derby prep-season standards – which says a lot – Saturday’s Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn was an entirely fitting coda.
February 26, 2017
More than his trip and the final time, you have to question the field Girvin defeated in Saturday's Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds.
February 23, 2017
Trainer Neil Howard takes a wait-and-see approach to considering the Kentucky Derby for his talented 3-year-olds, which this year include Lecomte winner Guest Suite. “You have to be careful not to go down a road you shouldn't go down.”