Debra A. Roma
Enticed and jockey Junior Alvarado win the Grade 3 Gotham Stakes on Saturday.
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November 22, 2017
Trainer Dale Romans has won the Grade 1 Breeders' Futurity at Keeneland four times, but has never won the Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes at his home track, Churchill Downs.
November 20, 2017
While Corey Lanerie appears well on his way to his 15th riding title from the last 17 Churchill meets, the race for top trainer is much closer as the meet enters its final five-day stretch Wednesday.
Diversify looks like the lone speed in a field of nine entered in the Grade 1, $500,000 Clark, which will be run Friday for the 143rd time. With Irad Ortiz Jr. in from New York to ride, Diversify will break from the outside post in the 1 1/8-mile race.
November 17, 2017
Divisidero, the millionaire turf specialist owned by the Gunpowder Farms of Tom Keithley, has been turned out for an unspecified period but will rejoin trainer Buff Bradley's stable at Fair Grounds over the winter to prepare for a 2018 campaign as a ...
Diversify and Hoppertunity have been confirmed as starters for the Clark Handicap, giving the Grade 1 race an East vs. West component to mix in with a solid cast of locals.
November 15, 2017
Dona Bruja will be favored as the starting 122-pound highweight Saturday in the Cardinal Handicap, but trainer Ignacio Correas said she will run only if the rainy forecast does not overly affect the Churchill turf course.
He's still a maiden, but that wouldn't preclude Givemeaminit from being one of the favorites for the Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes, one of six graded stakes that help close the 21-day Churchill fall meet next week.
Hall of Fame trainer Jack Van Berg recently underwent surgery for cancer of his inner jaw but continues to train a stable that will move to Oaklawn Park in Arkansas shortly after the Churchill Downs fall meet ends Nov. 26.
November 13, 2017
Forever Unbridled, whose victory in the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Distaff at Del Mar surely clinched a divisional Eclipse Award, returned to training Saturday at Churchill.
Horseplayers who saw Auntie's the One win a $65,000 maiden-special race last month at Keeneland may be surprised to see the 3-year-old entered for the same condition Wednesday at Churchill Downs.