Photo of jockey Roman Chapa, already facing allegations of using a buzzer in 2015, seen winning the Pan Zareta Stakes in 2014
The Friday Show: Shocking Results, Weighing History?

Jockey Roman Chapa is already facing a lengthy suspension at least, plus felony charges for alleged use of an electrical device in a race in Texas, but in this edition of The Friday Show, we ask how far could this possibly go? A new photo of Chapa has surfaced that may shed light on further […]

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McCraken worked at Palm Meadows on Mar. 11
‘Filled Out, Stronger’ McCraken Works Five Furlongs At Keeneland Monday

Whitham Thoroughbreds’ undefeated graded stakes winner McCraken, who arrived at Keeneland on Thursday to begin preparations for the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G2) on April 8, worked five furlongs in one minute flat Monday with jockey Brian Hernandez Jr. aboard. The time was the fastest of seven works at the distance. Keeneland clockers caught […]

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Sharp Azteca training in Dubai
Sharp Azteca ‘Has A Lot In The Tank’ In Front Of Godolphin Mile

Sharp Azteca, the Grade 2 Gulfstream Park Handicap winner in his most recent outing, worked an easy 800m (about 4 furlongs) under exercise rider Anthony Cruz on Monday morning in Dubai. Trainer Jorge Navarro was pleased with the move, even if he couldn’t say for certain what the time was. “I got him in 55 […]

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Mind Your Biscuits on the track in Dubai
Summers ‘Very Confident’ In Mind Your Biscuits Ahead Of Dubai Golden Shaheen

Mind Your Biscuits was noticeably calm and collected on Monday morning in Dubai, leaving the World Cup quarantine barn at approximately 4:40 a.m. and proceeding to the Meydan dirt course with trainer Chad Summers. The chestnut Grade 1-winning son of Posse galloped 2400m (about 1 1/2 miles) and schooled in the paddock, with Summers manning […]

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Arrogate galloping in Dubai
Dubai World Cup: Arrogate Sharpens Up, Baffert Counts On Him ‘To Get It Done’

Powered down the Meydan stretch before dawn in what trainer Bob Baffert said was an approximate 800m (four furlong) breeze, Arrogate was going at an easy clip under exercise rider Dana Barnes before exiting the track in big, springing strides and with his ears pricked. Baffert said he did not have a stopwatch on the […]

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Laurel Park officials are eager to show off the track's new renovations
Breeders’ Cup In Maryland? ‘If Enthusiasm Is Currency, We’d Be Here Tomorrow’

The Maryland Jockey Club hosted officials from the Breeders’ Cup Saturday at Laurel Park, showcasing the latest facility improvements and delivering a larger-than-expected turnout in its first ever “Fantasy Ownership” Day. The Stronach Group, MJC’s parent company, is hopeful to secure the Breeders’ Cup series of championship races at Laurel Park sometime in the near […]

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Gunnevera wins the Fountain of Youth
‘Very Happy’ Gunnevera Records Easy Five-Furlong Breeze Toward Florida Derby

Peacock Racing’s Gunnevera was sent to the track at Gulfstream Park West Saturday morning for an easy five-furlong workout in preparation for the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) April 1 at Gulfstream Park. The Antonio Sano-trained multiple graded-stakes-winning 3-year-old breezed the five furlongs in 1:04.60. “I’m very happy. The horse is 100 percent,” Sano […]

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Hugh Bowman celebrates aboard Winx after her 2nd consecutive Cox Plate victory in 2016.
Simply The Best: Winx Roars Home In Sixteenth Consecutive Victory

Australia’s wonder mare was at it again on Saturday, extending her winning streak to sixteen straight races. Winx, the daughter of Street Cry, didn’t just cross the wire first in the Group 1 China Horse Club George Ryder Stakes on Golden Slipper day at Rosehill Gardens – she absolutely annihilated the field, galloping across the […]

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El Areeb breezes at Laurel on Feb. 26
Lynch Believes El Areeb Will ‘Come Forward’ For Probable Wood Memorial Start

Though a final decision has yet to be made, M M G Stables’ multiple Grade 3 winner El Areeb is likely to take his next steps along the Triple Crown trail in the $750,000 Wood Memorial (G2) April 8 at Aqueduct Racetrack. Laurel Park-based trainer Cal Lynch said the Wood and the $1 million Blue […]

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Jon and Joel TCI
TCI: Rebel Breakdown, Who’s Breaking Into The Top 10?

In this week’s edition of TCI, Jon Siegel and Joel Cunningham discuss Tapwrit’s breakthrough win in the Tampa Bay Derby and Mastery’s unfortunate injury, which they believe could have a wide-ranging impact on this year’s Kentucky Derby picture. They also preview Saturday’s lucrative Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn, featuring TCI Top 10’s #1 – American Anthem. Can anyone […]

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