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Kentucky Oaks Notes: Wednesday, April 23

Churchill Downs released the following update Wednesday on the contenders for the 2014 Kentucky Oaks UNTAPABLE (No. 1) – Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Untapable visited the starting gate and then galloped Wednesday morning under Angel Garcia at Churchill Downs in preparation for … Continue reading

Suffolk Downs Set for Live Racing Starting May 3

The 2014 live racing season at Suffolk Downs will begin on Saturday, May 3, the same day as the 140th Kentucky Derby, the track announced today. In addition to live racing, the track will host its fifth annual “Boston’s Biggest … Continue reading

Treve Headlines Exciting List of International Entries for Royal Ascot

Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) heroine Treve tops a top quality contingent of international entries for this year’s Royal Ascot race meet. Altogether, 11 countries are represented. In addition to Treve, who is expect to contest the Prince of … Continue reading

Jones Released From the Hospital Following Serious Fall

Trainer Larry Jones has been released from the hospital and is resting comfortably at his home in Delaware, according to Facebook posts from Rick Porter’s Fox Hill Farm on Tuesday. Jones had suffered two broken ribs, a bruised lung, and … Continue reading

Kentucky Oaks Notes: Tuesday, April 22

Churchill Downs released the following update Tuesday on the contenders for the 2014 Kentucky Oaks UNTAPABLE (No. 1)/EUPHROSYNE – Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Untapable, winner of the Fair Grounds Oaks (GII) and Silverbulletday (GIII) at Fair Grounds, returned to the track on … Continue reading

Workouts & Clockers the Latest Night School Topic

Night School, the racing industry’s national online fan education program, takes on the very timely topic of “Workouts/Clockers” in this Tuesday’s lesson plan. With final Kentucky Derby 140 workouts upon us, it’s a subject at the fore of horseplayers’ discussions.  … Continue reading

Atlantic City Turf Meet Begins Thursday

The local horsemen here at Parx Racing begin their annual meeting at Atlantic City Racecourse this Thursday with the first of six late afternoon programs. In what has become a springtime tradition over the last decade, the great old facility … Continue reading

Group 1 Winner Romantica Headlines Keeneland’s Bewitch

Juddmonte Farms’ Romantica tops a quality field of 12 fillies and mares for the G3 Bewitch Stakes at Keeneland. Romantica, a 5-year-old daughter of Galileo, is out of champion Banks Hill, winner of the 2001 G1 Breeders’ Cup Filly & … Continue reading

DeRosa: Why Diss ‘Dan’?

After Wise Dan’s victorious 2014 debut in the Maker’s 46 Mile, Twinspires.com blogger Ed DeRosa noted a fair amount of pushback from critics at the reigning Horse of the Year’s performance. Several pundits questioned the quality of the horse’s start … Continue reading

Little Mike to Take On Wise Dan in Woodford Reserve

The Daily Racing Form reports that multiple Grade 1 winner Little Mike may make his 2014 debut in the G1 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic at Churchill Downs May 3. The 7-year-old gelding captured the 2012 edition of the Woodford Reserve. … Continue reading

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