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Inimitable Romanee Charges Late to Win Bewitch

At odds of 14-1, Gallagher’s Stud’s Inimitable Romanee charged down the center of the turf course and caught 20-1 longshot Aigue Marine (GB) to post a head victory in the 53rd running of the $150,000 Bewitch (G3) before 13,847 fans … Continue reading

Indian Charlie Colt Tops Finale of Record OBS Spring Sale

Concluding four days that shattered sale records for gross, average and median, Hip No. 924, son of Indian Charlie consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, went to Ashford Stud for $625,000 to top the fourth and final session of the … Continue reading

Kentucky Oaks Notes: Thursday, April 24

Churchill Downs released the following update Thursday on the contenders for the 2014 Kentucky Oaks UNTAPABLE (No. 1) – Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Untapable galloped before 6:30 over a fast track Thursday morning at Churchill Downs with exercise rider Angel Garcia aboard … Continue reading

Kentucky Derby Notes: Thursday, April 24

Churchill Downs released the following update Thursday on the contenders for the 2014 Kentucky Derby CALIFORNIA CHROME (No. 1) – Steven Coburn and Perry Martin’s California Chrome is scheduled to work Saturday at Los Alamitos. Trained by Art Sherman, California … Continue reading

ABR Notebook: ‘Chrome’ has Trainer Sherman Dreaming of Roses

The latest edition of America’s Best Racing’s Notebook interviews Art Sherman, a longtime horseman and California-based trainer who has the early Kentucky Derby favorite, California Chrome. Art Sherman got started in the racing industry when he moved to Los Angeles … Continue reading

Champion Steeplechaser Flatterer Dies

Four-time Eclipse Award champion Flatterer was euthanized April 24 at owner William Pape’s My Way Farm near Unionville, Pa., due to the infirmities of old age. He was 35. Flatterer was bred in Pennsylvania by Pape and his trainer, Jonathan … Continue reading

‘Famous Forelocks’ Fundraiser: Own a Piece of A.P. Indy

The Exceller Fund is launching its Famous Forelocks fundraiser with the online auction of its first ever Famous Forelocks necklace featuring hair from the Hall of Fame champion stallion A.P. Indy. “Famous Forelocks is a unique way for the ‘famous’ … Continue reading

HRTV’s ‘Pursuit of the Crown’ to Offer On-Site Derby Coverage Beginning April 26

HRTV (R), The Network for Horse Sports, will make its annual excursion to Churchill Downs to provide racing fans with on-site coverage leading into the 140th renewal of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 3, beginning with Opening Day, Saturday, … Continue reading

Social Inclusion Turns in Sharp Work at Gulfstream for Possible Preakness Start

Although a run for Social Inclusion in the Kentucky Derby (G1) on May 3 is still a possibility, the connections of the late-developing colt have decided to focus on the Preakness Stakes, the middle leg of the Triple Crown on … Continue reading

‘Arlington Live’ to Premiere April 26 on ESPN 1000

Arlington International Racecourse takes to the airwaves this season with a weekly Saturday morning radio show called “Arlington Live” which will air on ESPN Chicago (1000 AM). Hosts Arlington’s Howard Sudberry and Alyssa Ali will give insight into the Sport … Continue reading