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Debra A. Roma
Enticed and jockey Junior Alvarado win the Grade 3 Gotham Stakes on Saturday.
There are four newcomers, plus a new favorite, in this week's Derby Watch top 20.Full Story >>
March 13, 2018
Gov. Matt Bevin of Kentucky has signed a bill that grants Breeders’ Cup Ltd. a tax exemption on its handle any time the two-day event is held at a Kentucky track.
March 06, 2018
Nine new names are in the lineup for Pool 3 of the 2018 Kentucky Derby Future Wager, which opens Friday at noon Eastern for the customary three-day run. Pool 3 runs concurrent to the lone annual Kentucky Oaks Future Wager.
February 28, 2018
There were no Kentucky Derby prep races last week, and fortunately, no one had a hiccup that forced him to the sidelines, so there are no changes to the Derby Watch top 20 this week in terms of the lineup and the future line of Daily Racing Form ...
February 25, 2018
For people who grew up in Boston and are of a certain age, the 2018 Kentucky Derby will mark the 50th anniversary of a Derby that will always be steeped in controversy.
February 21, 2018
There are four newcomers to this week's Derby Watch top 20, plus a new favorite on the future line set by Mike Watchmaker, Daily Racing Form's national handicapper. Bravazo and Snapper Sinclair, the one-two finishers in the Risen Star, are new to the ...
February 19, 2018
Leader board for qualifying points to the 2018 Kentucky Derby, which will be run at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., on Saturday, May 5, 2018.
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 ...
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.
November 29, 2017
Total handle for the 21-day Churchill Downs fall meet that concluded on Sunday was down 1 percent compared with handle during the 21-day meet last year, according to amended figures released on Wednesday by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.
November 27, 2017
One of the biggest Beyer Speed Figures during the final week at Churchill was earned by Singing Bullet when his 3 1/4-length victory in a one-mile allowance Sunday translated to a 95.