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Juvenile: Connections Already Looking Forward to 2015 Derby

Although the field for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile was just drawn hours ago, connections told USA Today they are already looking forward not just to the Breeders’ Cup and year-end championships, but to the 2015 Kentucky Derby. “I always say, the … Continue reading

Conversations With Champions To Host D. Wayne Lukas

The thrills, challenges and future of horse racing will be among the topics discussed Nov. 18 during a University of Louisville Conversations With Champions event with thoroughbred trainer D. Wayne Lukas. Horses trained by Lukas have won the Kentucky Derby … Continue reading

Bramlage: We’ll Have to Give Up Lasix on Race Day

The list of Honor Guests of the Thoroughbred Club of America reads like a Who’s Who of the Thoroughbred racing and breeding world dating back to its first Testimonial Dinner in 1932 when Col. E.R. Bradley was recognized for his … Continue reading

Will Take Charge to Skip Woodward, Headed to Gold Cup

Willis Horton’s champion Will Take Charge, who was second, beaten just a nose in last year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic as Santa Anita, is bypassing the Woodward and will await Belmont’s September 27 “Win and You’re In” Jockey Club Gold Cup … Continue reading

Lukas, Jerkens, Durkin Accept Red Jackets at Saratoga

Hall of Fame trainers H. Allen Jerkens and D. Wayne Lukas, along with legendary track announcer Tom Durkin, were honored Friday in the second annual “Red Jacket” ceremony in the winners’ circle at Saratoga Race Course to unveil individual bronze … Continue reading

Durkin, Lukas, and Jerkens to Be Honored at Saratoga

The New York Racing Association will continue a new tradition at Saratoga on Friday when it honors Tom Durkin, Allen Jerkens, and D. Wayne Lukas in the second annual Red Jacket Ceremony. Each man will be presented with a red … Continue reading

Lukas: Will Take Charge to Wait for Jockey Club Gold Cup

Will Take Charge will sit out next weekend’s G1 Woodward Stakes and will instead point to the G1 Jockey Club Gold Cup Sept. 27. Trainer D. Wayne Lukas told the Daily Racing Form that he’s backed off the colt’s training … Continue reading

Power Clash Set for Whitney; Palace Malice Draws Post Five

From the beginning, the talent of Palace Malice looked unmistakable to trainer Todd Pletcher. Only the Dogwood Stable colt’s development and maturation took time. As a 3-year-old, Palace Malice ran exclusively with the very best, and when he was good … Continue reading

Sanford Exacta Could Meet Again in Hopeful

Big Trouble and Mr. Z, the top two finishers in Saturday’s Grade 3 Sanford Stakes, could meet again in the Grade 1, $350,000 Hopeful Stakes on September 1, closing day of the Saratoga meet. “I’ve got to be considering the … Continue reading

Will Take Charge ‘Ready’ for Whitney; Wicked Strong Jim Dandy-Bound

Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas said Will Take Charge, the 2013 Champion 3-year-old, is on course to run August 2 in the historic Grade 1, $1.5 million Whitney for 3-year-olds and up going 1 1/8 miles. Coming off … Continue reading