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Lexie Lou Heads List of Autumn Miss Probables

A winner versus males of Canada’s prestigious $1 million Queen’s Plate Stakes July 6, trainer Mark Casse’s Lexie Lou looms large in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Autumn Miss Stakes at Santa Anita. In what shapes up as one of the … Continue reading

Into the Light: Lucrative Charles Town Classic May Have Earlier Post in 2015

The 2015 edition of the Grade 2, Charles Town Classic could have a slightly different look. According to the Blood-Horse, officials at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races are considering moving the lucrative contest for older horses to an earlier … Continue reading

Frank Brothers To Be Inducted Into Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

LSU’s all-time leading rusher, three-time Super Bowl champion Kevin Faulk, joins UL-Lafayette great and Super Bowl quarterback Jake Delhomme, former NBA champion point guard and Coach of the Year Avery Johnson, along with coaching legends Pat Collins, Yvette Girouard and … Continue reading

Campbell ’80 Percent Sure’ Palace Malice Resumes Racing Career

Classic winner Palace Malice continues to recuperate in Kentucky as a decision nears on whether the talented colt will continue to race or be retired to stud. Cot Campbell, president of Dogwood Stable, told the Aiken Standard that the 4-year-old … Continue reading

2015 Kentucky Dates Settled With a Dash of Drama

The schedule for Kentucky’s 2015 racing schedule was approved at a Kentucky Horse Racing Commission meeting on Tuesday, but not everyone was happy with the outcome, according to Matt Hegarty of the Daily Racing Form. The dispute between Churchill Downs and … Continue reading

Former Equine Actor to Make Racing Debut at Remington

Selected during casting as one of the many young horses to play a role in the 2011 movie War Horse, 3-year-old Hollywood Extra will make his career racing debut on Thursday night at Remington Park. Owned and bred in Oklahoma … Continue reading

Google Maps Offers ‘Virtual Tour’ of Churchill Downs

For those who’ve always wanted a chance to explore historic Churchill Downs, but have never had the chance to…well, you know have the opportunity to do so. Google Maps recently added Churchill Downs, and fans can take a ‘virtual tour’ … Continue reading

Helman Saddles First Career Winner at Gulfstream West

Trainer Tara Helman saddled the first winner of her career Monday when her 5-year-old homebred mare Bellatara won the second race by a half length under jockey Juan Leyva. Helman, who bred the graded-stakes winner and champion Florida-bred female sprinter … Continue reading

Montano Named Jockeys Guild Jockey of the Week

Jose Montano won a pair of stakes at Charles Town on Saturday to be named the Jockeys Guild Jockey of the Week. The title goes to the week’s outstanding jockey in the opinion of a panel of industry experts. They … Continue reading

Nominations to $1 Million Delta Downs Jackpot Close Oct. 25

Nominations to this year’s $1,000,000 Delta Downs Jackpot close on Saturday, October 25. The race offers a $600,000 first place prize as well as qualifying points in the ‘Road to the Kentucky Derby’ series. Last year, a record number of … Continue reading