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TCI: Gearing Up For A Big Weekend

The Derby preps are in full force this weekend, and we breakdown the first wave of key 85-point races coast to coast. Several top colts are in action from the TCI Top 10, including the highly-anticipated seasonal debut from our … Continue reading

Souper Colossal Spikes Temp, Out Of Tampa Bay Derby

Stakes winner Souper Colossal, who was scheduled to run in Saturday’s Tampa Bay Derby, will be forced to miss the race after spiking a temperature Thursday morning. Trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. told the Daily Racing Form, “It doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

Honor Code, Wicked Strong Return In Gulfstream Park Handicap

Multiple Grade 1 stakes winner Private Zone tops a six-horse field entered Wednesday in Saturday’s $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap. Owned by Good Friends Stable, LLC, Private Zone dazzled his rivals with a front-running five-length victory in the Cigar Mile (G1) … Continue reading

Dortmund’s Unbeaten Streak On Line In San Felipe

Undefeated Dortmund, fresh off an improbable triumph in his most recent start, heads a field of 10 Derby hopefuls in Saturday’s Grade II, 1 1/16 miles San Felipe Stakes, an important steppingstone to the Grade I, $1 million Santa Anita … Continue reading

Carpe Diem Returns, Faces Ocean Knight In Tampa Bay Derby

Eoin Harty and Arnaud Delacour were clocking workouts from a Grandstand box at Tampa Bay Downs on Wednesday morning when the subject turned to the Grade II, $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby. “I think we’re in deep water Saturday,” said Harty, … Continue reading

El Kabeir, Classy Class Hook Up Again in Big A’s Gotham

Led by Zayat Stables’ El Kabeir, winner of the Grade 3 Jerome and runner-up in the Grade 3 Withers at Aqueduct Racetrack, the 62nd running of the Grade 3, $400,000 Gotham drew a field of ten emerging 3-year-olds at the Big … Continue reading

Filly Travels From Azerbaijan To Compete In Maryland

At first glance, Jeyran looks like any other Thoroughbred in trainer Donald Barr’s barn of predominantly younger horses. Though winless in her first three career starts, it is on paper where the 3-year-old filly truly stands out. Claimed by Barr … Continue reading

Shared Belief Headlines Field Of 13 For Santa Anita Handicap

America’s top rated older horse, once-beaten Shared Belief, towers over a field of 13 older horses set to compete in the 78th running of the Grade I, $1 million Santa Anita Handicap presented by San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino … Continue reading

Sagamore Racing, Bloom Racing Stable Enter Partnership On San Felipe Starter, The Gomper

Sagamore Racing today announced a partnership with California-based Bloom Racing Stable for partial ownership of three-year-old colt, The Gomper, whose next scheduled outing will take place on Saturday, March 7 in the Grade 2 San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita … Continue reading

Off-The-Turf Herecomesthebride Stakes Downgraded

The American Graded Stakes Committee (AGSC) has decided not to reinstate the Grade 3 status of the $150,000 Herecomesthebride Stakes contested Feb. 28 at Gulfstream Park, the Blood-Horse reports. The race, which was originally scheduled to be contested at 1 … Continue reading