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Video of top Kentucky Derby contender Dortmund working 5 furlongs in :58.4 at Santa Anita on April 18. He's scheduled to ship to Churchill Downs on April 26. 5127 Thanks! An error occurred! [...]
Sat, Apr 18, 2015 10:51 AM, Read at the source >
Video: Blue Grass Stakes winner Carpe Diem worked four furlongs in :48 flat Saturday at Keeneland. 5124 5/5 ( 100% )based on 1 rating Thanks! An error occurred! [...]
Sat, Apr 18, 2015 10:38 AM, Read at the source >
Bad Bows and Good Bows
Via Owning Racehorses
BOWED TENDON AND BOW OUTWe had it all planned out: Ellie would head south and not miss any training this spring; she had grown up and, more importantly, she seemed to have matured between her 3 and 4 year old years; we now knew she would be a router [...]
Fri, Apr 17, 2015 2:00 PM, Read at the source >
I stumbled upon this headline recently. "LPGA Head Michael Whan Gets a New Six Year Deal"Under Whan's leadership, the LPGA has grown dramatically. In addition to increasing the number of playing opportunities from 23 in 2010 to 33 in 2015, Whan has been instrumental in boosting purses from some [...]
Fri, Apr 17, 2015 9:23 AM, Read at the source >
Via Thoroughblog
CONQUEST STABLES has a great following of its horses on social media and it is partly due to the fun photos and images they come up for its horses. TODAY – DECEPTIVE VISION dares dirt at Keeneland Sam-Son Farm's Deceptive Vision [...]
Fri, Apr 17, 2015 6:05 AM, Read at the source >
WHIMSICAL winner of the 1906 PREAKNESS STAKES – only 5 fillies have won the 2nd jewel of the American Triple Crown WHIMSICAL STAKES – Grade 3 – first graded stakes of the Woodbine meeting The second filly to ever win the PREAKNESS STAKES, [...]
Fri, Apr 17, 2015 5:45 AM, Read at the source >
Mr. Prospector continues to rule US classics
Via Thoroughbred Racing Commentary
When Thunder Gulch won the 1995 Kentucky Derby at 24-1, he generated the biggest Derby win payout in 28 years. Needless to say, the grandson of Mr. Tweet [...]
Fri, Apr 17, 2015 1:00 AM, Read at the source >
With the Kentucky Derby just two short weeks away and the field almost set, it's time to think about how to dissect what appears to be one of the stronger fields in recent memory. Speaking of memory, the Derby is one of those life events that can leave an impression never [...]
Thu, Apr 16, 2015 7:34 PM, Read at the source >
In 140 runnings of the Kentucky Derby, there have been many entries scratched for various reasons, usually injury. The most significant ones involved colts that were betting favorites before being withdrawn. The view here is that the three best horses ever scratched from the Kentucky Derby were General [...]
Thu, Apr 16, 2015 4:55 AM, Read at the source >
Last Friday night was the 3rd Annual Remember Me Rescue Celebrity Fundraiser and Gala at Lone Star Park. I am generally not a "gala" type individual as it requires certain expectations, such as actually attending. However, because I have the uppermost respect and admiration for Donna and Dallas [...]
Wed, Apr 15, 2015 4:21 PM, Read at the source >
Sarah Crouse might not call herself a handicapper, but a prize pot of more than $10,000, won earlier this month at a contest at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York says otherwise, and says it loud and clear. The 25-year-old Crouse took home first prize in the New York Racing Association's live-money [...]
Wed, Apr 15, 2015 4:01 PM, Read at the source >
For more than a decade, racing in New South Wales has been fighting an inflated rate of wagering tax compared to the rest of Australia's racing jurisdictions. Tweet [...]
Wed, Apr 15, 2015 4:00 PM, Read at the source >
A U.S. District Court judge handed down a decision last week in a case brought by Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott against government officials related to an employee's visa denial. Judge Reggie Walton rejected Mott's preliminary injunction requesting a stay of assistant trainer Rodolphe Brisset's visa denial while Mott [...]
Wed, Apr 15, 2015 12:38 PM, Read at the source >
A LITTLE LOOK AT WORKOUT TIMES IN THE SPRING You can still use workout times as a guide even if you don't see the workout yourself MICHAEL BURNS PHOTO/WOODBINE ENTERTAINMENT Have you been following along with the worktabs each day at [...]
Wed, Apr 15, 2015 9:46 AM, Read at the source >
Mubtaahij Leaves For America
Via Blood-Horse: Haskin
Mubtaahij, runaway winner of the UAE Derby, was scheduled to fly to the United States tonight, April 15 (early Thursday morning Dubai time), with a stopover in Amsterdam, and will spend two days in quarantine at Arlington Park before heading to Kentucky, where he will take up residence at Skylight Training Center in Goshen, [...]
Wed, Apr 15, 2015 7:55 AM, Read at the source >