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 22, 2017
Owner Roddy Valente plans on running his homebred Stretch's Stone in the Wood Memorial, which serves as New York's last stepping-stone toward the May 6 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.
Long before trainer Bob Baffert was inducted into the Hall of Fame, saddled a Triple Crown winner in American Pharoah, and won the world's richest Thoroughbred race with Pegasus hero Arrogate, he spent the occasional weekend at Sunland Park in New Mexico.
Notorious bad boy Classic Empire, who on Sunday refused to work at Palm Meadows in south Florida for the second time in less than a month, on Wednesday worked five furlongs in 1:01.80 at Winding Oaks Farm in Ocala, Fla., where he had been sent on Sunday.
March 21, 2017
Road to the Derby: Rebel Stakes analysis
March 19, 2017
Trainer Todd Pletcher could be going for a stakes triple for 3-year-olds next month at Oaklawn Park. He said Sunday that Malagacy is a candidate for the track’s Arkansas Derby after winning the Rebel here Saturday.
March 18, 2017
Malagacy burst onto the Kentucky Derby trail Saturday at Oaklawn, where he remained undefeated while mastering two turns in the Grade 2, $900,000 Rebel Stakes. He won by two lengths over 112-1 maiden Sonneteer.
A handful of potential Florida Derby starters were in action at four different venues in south Florida on Saturday, including Gunnevera, Practical Joke, and Three Rules, the first three finishers two weeks ago in the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth at ...
March 17, 2017
El Areeb returned to the work tab in Maryland on Friday, and it looks like he'll be returning to New York in three weeks for the Grade 2, $750,000 Wood Memorial on April 8 at Aqueduct.
March 16, 2017
Mo Town came down the turnpike from Payson Park to breeze here on Thursday morning in preparation for a possible start here April 1 in the Grade 1, $1 million Florida Derby.
March 15, 2017
Sunland Park officials anticipate drawing 3-year-olds from California, Florida and the Midwest for the New Mexico track's richest Thoroughbred offerings, the Grade 3, $800,000 Sunland Derby and $200,000 Sunland Park Oaks. The races will anchor a card ...