Hansen works 5 furlongs at Gulfstream

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Another notable workout on the busy Saturday morning work tab at Gulfstream was turned in by Kendall Hansen and Sky Chai Racing’s undefeated 3-year-old Hansen timed five furlongs in 1:00 2/5 for trainer Mike Maker in his third recorded workout since arriving for the season. A roan/gray colt by Tapit, Hansen […]

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Hansen’s BC victory benefits New Vocations program

Dr. Kendall Hansen will present a check for $12,000 to New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program on Saturday at Turfway Park.  The donation honors the Northern Kentucky physician’s win in the $2 million Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Stakes with the silvery-gray colt he named for himself, Hansen.  The presentation will be made before Turfway’s ninth […]

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Hansen works at Gulfstream, on target for Holy Bull

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner Hansen worked Saturday morning at Gulfstream Park, going a half-mile in :48.60 before galloping out five-eighths in 1:03.60, reports the Daily Racing Form. It was has first serious work since arriving in south Florida. “Last week was just a maintenance move,” said trainer Mike Maker. “This week we let him do […]

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Hansen, Soldat post first winter breezes on Christmas Eve at Gulfstream

Gulfstream Park, Dec. 26 – Christmas Eve morning Saturday was very busy for horsemen and clockers at racetracks and training centers throughout South Florida with most of the tracks closed on Sunday morning, and high-profile names on the work tabs included Hansen, Mucho Macho Man and Presious Passion at Gulfstream Park and Soldat, Awesome Feather, […]

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Churchill Downs: Flat Out, Ruler On Ice among noms for Clark Handicap

Preston Stable’s Flat Out, winner of the Jockey Club Gold Cup (Grade I), George and Lori Hall’s Belmont Stakes (GI) winner Ruler On Ice, the Virginia Tarra Trust’s defending champion Giant Oak and Morton Fink’s Fayette (GII) winner Wise Dan head strong roster of 25 accomplished older horses nominated to run in the $137th running […]

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Wirth: Hansen evokes the art of the Thoroughbred

At her The Saturday Post blog, writer Jennifer Wirth is taken by the beauty of Hansen’s frontrunning masterpiece in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile.  Comparing him to runner Steve Prefontaine, who believed running a race was a work of art, Wirth says Hansen embodies the art of being a Thoroughbred: “The sight of the near-white colt, […]

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Hansen goes wire to wire to win the BC Juvenile

Hansen was game on the front end all the way around the track as he went gate-to-wire and held off the furious charge of heavily favored Union Rags to win the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Churchill Downs Saturday.  Creative Cause finished third, in front of fourth-placed Dullahan. Hansen, a 2-year-old son of Tapit […]

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Tapit juvenile turns heads at Turfway; BC next?

The Blood-Horse profiles Hansen, the two-year-old Tapit colt who won the Bluegrass Cat Kentucky Cup Juvenile Saturday at Turfway Park by 13 1/4 lengths.  In his only other start, Hansen drew off by 12 1/4 lengths for owner Kendall Hansen in his maiden-breaker at Turfway.  If he can qualify without any graded stakes earnings, Hansen […]

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