It's the first of several "semifinal" weekends on the Kentucky Derby trail with the Louisiana Derby and …
The Florida Derby isn’t the only major Kentucky Derby prep race this weekend: on Saturday, a field of …
Louisiana Derby
Laurel-based El Areeb is off the Kentucky Derby trail after he came up with a right knee injury during …
Kentucky D…
The Road to the Kentucky Derby has now stretched from Florida to halfway around the world. Fourteen 3-year-old colts and two South American bred 4-year-olds went postward in the Dubai …
Kentucky Derby
Sam Houston Race Park opens its quarter season Friday night with most owners and trainers focused on the main event. That's the April 29 Sam Houston Futurity, typically the state's …
Sam Houston
Multiple graded stakes winner Olorda will look to call upon her back class against a compact field of four rivals in the $200,000 Orchid Stakes (G3T) at Gulfstream Park April 1. The Chad Brown …
Orchid Stakes
With 400 meters to go in the $10 million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1), owner Ron Winchell saw his horse on the lead, striding out as powerfully as he ever has. What …
Gun Runner
With superstar starter Mastery sidelined, Bob Baffert will go to his bench in quest of victory in the $1 million, Grade I Santa Anita Derby a week from Saturday, April 8. The Hall of Fame trainer, …
Bob Baffert
To be run for the 61st time on Sunday, the Tokyo City Cup, originally known as the San Bernardino Handicap from 1957 through 2004, will be the centerpiece of Japan Family Day at Santa Anita. …
Tokyo City
Two schools of thought emerged following Arrogate’s spectacular victory in last weekend’s $10 million Dubai World Cup at Meydan Racecourse. Depending on your point of view, Arrogate is …
Dorothy Matz homebred Tequilita (Union Rags) won her last three starts in a row and looks to extend that streak to four Saturday in the GII Gulfstream Park Oaks. Off the board in her Laurel …
Hot Streak
4 - Hott Streak ran second in last start on this tack and likes this distance. 1 - Jess Sisters ran third in last start. Gets the solid Mauro Salcedo aboard. 5 - Easily Ratified comes from the very …
Race
I do a lot of handicapping seminars in Las Vegas race books and once in a while out of town. Back in 2009 I was doing a Kentucky Derby seminar at Sunset Station and I said this about Mine …
Derby
NEW ORLEANS -- The forecast all week suggested that my first day at Fair Grounds would be a little wet. What I experienced Thursday morning was a virtual baptism. Intermittent showers …
Fair Grounds