Emily Shields
Bird Song, winner of the Grade 2 Alysheba Stakes in 2017, has been retired.
Bird Song, a two-time graded winner has been retired after exiting the Sept. 23 Kelso at Belmont Park, with a minor injury.Full Story >>
September 20, 2017
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
September 18, 2017
A vivid illustration of racing's highs and lows was seen Saturday at Churchill Downs when jockey Brian Hernandez Jr. and trainer Bret Calhoun teamed to upset the Grade 2 Pocahontas Stakes with Patrona Margarita.
September 17, 2017
There is simply no justification for not showing a video replay illustrating as clearly as possible why a horse was disqualified, On Saturday, in the Open Mind, Churchill Downs never bothered to show the all-critical head-on shot of the stretch run.
September 16, 2017
Brian Hernandez Jr. piloted his fourth winner of the day in Saturday's Grade 2 Pocahontas Stakes at Churchill Downs, circling the field aboard 23-1 longshot Patrona Margarita.
The Tabulator stayed unbeaten in three starts while also earning an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup and eligibility points to 2018 Kentucky Derby with a dominating victory Saturday in the 36th running of the Grade 3, $150,000 Iroquois Stakes at ...
Romantic Vision benefitted from a savvy ground-saving ride from Brian Hernandez Jr. when rebounding from two subpar efforts in pulling a 10-1 upset in the Grade 3, $100,000 Locust Grove.