Kentucky Jockey Club

Re-Routed Shotski Delivers For O’Dwyer In Remsen

Originally scheduled to ship from trainer Jeremiah O’Dwyer’s Midatlantic base to Churchill Downs last weekend for the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes, Shotski was scratched due to the soggy weather forecast. The 2-year-old son of Blame proved O’Dwyer’s decision a great one when he won this Saturday’s G3 Remsen at odds of 8-1. Ridden by jockey […]

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Asmussen, Santana Double Up As Silver Prospector Prevails In Kentucky Jockey Club

Winning their second graded stakes race on the card this Saturday at Churchill Downs, trainer Steve Asmussen and jockey Ricardo Santana, Jr. teamed up with 7-1 shot Silver Prospector to capture the Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes. The 2-year-old son of Declaration of War, owned by Ed and Susie Orr, found clear running in […]

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Weekend Lineup: Graded Action Picks Up At Churchill, Del Mar

After a few weeks of light graded stakes action in the aftermath of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, things are busy once more across the nation. The Grade 1 Clark Stakes – the highlight of the Churchill Downs Fall Meet – has again assembled a competitive field while juveniles are in the spotlight beneath the Twin […]

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Churchill, Fair Grounds Team To Offer ‘Fleur De Lis Pick 4’ On November 30

For the second consecutive year, Churchill Downs Racetrack and Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will team to offer horseplayers a cross-track Pick 4 on Saturday, Nov. 30. Billed as the “Fleur de Lis Pick 4,” bettors will be required to pick the winners of four races late Saturday afternoon: two races at Fair Grounds […]

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‘Battle Tested’ Tiz The Law Fires Bullet Toward Kentucky Jockey Club

Sakatoga Stable will be back in the limelight at Churchill Downs for the first time since Funny Cide’s 2003 Kentucky Derby (Grade I) victory. The partnership’s promising 2-year-old colt Tiz the Law finalized his preparation toward next Saturday’s $300,000 Kentucky Jockey Club (GII) with a bullet five-furlong move in :59.60 Saturday morning over Belmont Park’s […]

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Experienced Oxley Colt Likely A ‘Force’ In Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes

John Oxley’s regally-bred $500,000 Breeders Futurity (Grade I) third-place finisher Enforceable will rely on his previous two-turn experience in next Saturday’s $300,000 Kentucky Jockey Club (GI) for 2-year-olds at Churchill Downs. “I think his experience going a route of ground will help him for the (1 1/16-mile) race,” trainer Mark Casse’s assistant David Carroll said. “He’s a […]

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‘Lucky So Far,’ Tagg Says Tiz The Law On Target For Kentucky Jockey Club

Sixteen years after the gutsy New York-bred gelding Funny Cide’s memorable victories in the 2003 Kentucky Derby and Preakness, trainer Barclay Tagg and Sackatoga Stables were back in the spotlight when Tiz the Law glided home under a hand ride to win the Grade 1 Champagne on Oct. 5 at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. By WinStar […]

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Math Wizard ‘Moving Forward,’ Headed To Breeders’ Cup Classic

Math Wizard, who pulled off a 31-1 upset victory in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G1) at Parx in his most recent start, breezed three furlongs in 35.80 seconds Sunday morning at Gulfstream Park in preparation for a scheduled start in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at Santa Anita Nov. 2. “It went […]

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Risen Star: Plus Que Parfait Has ‘Run Some Solid Races,’ But Needs Better Racing Luck

Things didn’t go the way trainer Brendan Walsh hoped that they would when Plus Que Parfait raced in the Grade III Lecomte Stakes last out. However, like any good horseman following a series of unfortunate events, he is putting it behind him and hopes that the son of Point of Entry will see a more […]

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‘Big, Powerful’ Signalman Breezes Toward Fountain Of Youth At Gulfstream

Signalman, one of the most accomplished 2-year-olds of 2018, breezed a half-mile in company in :46.63 in preparation for a scheduled start in the $400,000 Xpressbet.com Fountain of Youth (G2) March 2 at Gulfstream Park. ”He looked good. It was his first work here,” said trainer Kenny McPeek, who noted that the 3-year-old son of […]

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