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Bodemeister and Union Rags were major factors on the 2012 Triple Crown trail, and five years later, both are expected to have starters from their first crops in the Kentucky Derby.Full Story >>
March 27, 2017
The starting lineup for Saturday's $1 million Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park was all but finalized last Saturday following a frenetic morning during which all eight potential starters put in their final works at four different venues around the local ...
With McCraken coming off an eight-week layoff as he goes into his final Kentucky Derby prep, trainer Ian Wilkes sent his pupil out for a six-furlong work Monday intended to “put some bottom in him.” McCraken responded by blitzing his workmate through ...
March 26, 2017
Hence put himself in the gate for the Kentucky Derby on Sunday, when he closed from next to last for a 3 3/4-length win over Conquest Mo Money in the Grade 3, $800,000 Sunland Derby.
March 25, 2017
Kendall Hansen couldn’t help himself. The pain-management doctor known in racing circles for his outlandish tendencies got down on his knees to kiss the Turfway Park ground Saturday just minutes after his longshot colt, Fast and Accurate, pulled a ...
In 2014, when Joe Sharp was working as an assistant for trainer Mike Maker, owner Brad Grady gave him the financial backing to go out on his own and begin claiming horses. Next Saturday at Fair Grounds, Sharp and Grady will send out two horses in the ...
Practical Joke moved a step closer toward starting in the $1 million Florida Derby by working five furlongs in 1:00.90 in company with stablemate Shagaf at Palm Meadows on Saturday. Practical Joke was one of more than a half-dozen possible Florida ...
March 24, 2017
State of Honor, arguably flying a bit under the radar on the Kentucky Derby trail despite finishing behind only McCraken and Tapwrit in his last two starts at Tampa Bay Downs, is likely headed back to Gulfstream Park for the $1 million Florida Derby ...
March 23, 2017
Trainer Tony Dutrow confirmed Thursday that Mo Town, winner of the Grade 2 Remsen at Aqueduct last November, will return to the Big A for the Grade 2, $750,000 Wood Memorial on April 8, when he will likely need a top two-three finish to earn enough ...
he two-time stakes winner Ann Arbor Eddie has been sidelined with a splint bone injury.
Trainer Doug O'Neill could have as many as four runners in the Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby on April 8.