2019 kentucky derby

All’s Well With Super Steed After G3 Southwest Upset

Super Steed emerged in good order from his upset victory in the $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) Monday at Oaklawn and will return to the track in the new few days, depending on weather, to begin preparations for the $1 million Rebel Stakes (G2) March 16, trainer Larry Jones said Wednesday morning. “Right now, everything is […]

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Harvey Wallbanger Moves Into Tenth On NTRA Poll, Otherwise Leaders Unchanged

The addition of Fasig-Tipton Holy Bull Stakes winner Harvey Wallbanger into the tenth position was the only change in this week’s National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll. Champion Game Winner (28 first-place votes, 296 points) and stablemate Improbable (1 first-place vote, 235 points) remain in the 1-2 spots, respectively, with War of Will (209) third in advance of his expected run in […]

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Gunmetal Gray Takes On Baffert-Trained Mucho Gusto In Robert B. Lewis

In a key prep to the $1 million Santa Anita Derby April 7, Jerry Hollendorfer’s Gunmetal Gray and Bob Baffert’s Mucho Gusto head a field of six sophomores in Saturday’s Grade III, $150,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes at 1 1/16 miles. In his best performance to date, Gunmetal Gray rallied from off the pace to […]

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Our Braintrust Hopes To Outsmart Rivals In Grade 3 Withers, Collect Derby Points

After being purchased privately earlier this month, Our Braintrust will make his first start for new owner Gary Barber and trainer Mark Casse while also attempting to earn more Kentucky Derby qualifying points Saturday in the Grade 3, $250,000 Withers at Aqueduct Racetrack. Offering 10-4-2-1 qualifying points for the “Run for the Roses” on May […]

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Battle Of The Grays As Coliseum And Gunmetal Gray Take Aim At G3 Sham

Bob Baffert’s Coliseum and Jerry Hollendorfer’s Gunmetal Gray head a field of seven sophomores going a flat mile in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Sham Stakes at Santa Anita.  The Sham, named for the winner of the 1973 Santa Anita Derby who was subsequently second to the immortal Secretariat in both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness […]

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Wide Open Field Of Seven To Fight For Kentucky Derby Points In Saturday’s Remsen

A wide-open field of seven juveniles will look to earn their first respective graded stakes win when they compete in the Grade 2 Remsen Stakes as part of a stacked Cigar Mile Day Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack. One of four graded stakes on a 10-race card, the 105th running of the Remsen will air as […]

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Knicks Go, Signalman Back At Churchill For Rematch After Finishing Together In Breeders’ Cup Juvenile

The Breeders’ Cup Juvenile runner-up and third-place finishers Knicks Go and Signalman are among a promising and ultra-competitive cast of 14 2-year-olds that were entered for Saturday’s 92nd running of the $200,000 Kentucky Jockey Club (G2) at Churchill Downs. The 1 1/16-mile race is the co-headliner on the penultimate day of the 21-date Fall Meet. Billed as “Stars of Tomorrow II,” […]

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