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Pinch Hit and jockey Jon Court win the Dogwood Stakes.
Pinch Hit notched the first stakes victory of her career Saturday night when holding off Champagne Problems in the final yards of the 42nd running of the $100,000 Dogwood Stakes, the highlight of the final Downs After Dark card of the year at Churchill ...Full Story >>
September 22, 2017
Gun Runner will have regular rider Florent Geroux aboard early Sunday when putting in his final breeze prior to leaving for Southern California the following morning.
A trio of stakes next Saturday is shaping up as a fitting end to an eventful September meet at Churchill Downs, with Honorable Duty returning as the horse to beat in the richest race, the Grade 3, $200,000 Lukas Classic.
September 21, 2017
The angle of playing lone-speed horses is not new, though some of the tools for isolating these types might be. With pace figures now readily available for horseplayers, as well as a visual early forecast found with TimeformUS's Pace Projector, no ...
Thousands of fans will be here Saturday just to party. Thousands more will be here for the same reason they always are – to cash tickets and hopefully make some money. Trainer Wayne Catalano will be looking to get his stable star Farrell back to her ...
September 20, 2017
After watching Trappezoid overcome a few spots of traffic to win a $30,000 maiden-claimer in his career debut last month, trainer Bret Calhoun became emboldened to give the gelding a try in allowances.
Rivers Run Deep would fit well in the Oct. 7 Woodford at Keeneland, but trainer Chris Hartman said the horse will instead defend his Best of Ohio Sprint title at Belterra Park.
Romantic Vision, Blue Prize, and Tiger Moth – the respective 1-2-3 finishers in the Grade 3 Locust Grove last weekend at Churchill – could reconvene in the Oct. 8 Spinster Stakes at Keeneland.
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas said he is thinking about whether to run his latest Hopeful winner, Sporting Chance, in the Oct. 7 Breeders' Futurity at Keeneland or just go straight into the Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup Juvenile.
Limousine Liberal has been training right along at Keeneland and is on target for a return in the Grade 2 Phoenix Stakes, in which he was beaten in a tight photo last year.
Chris Davis is hoping to get the first stakes win of his nascent training career when he sends out Student Body as a top contender Saturday night in the $100,000 Dogwood Stakes at Churchill Downs