Maker’s Mark Mile

Miss Temple City To Take On The Boys In Maker’s 46 Mile

Terry Hamilton’s Heart to Heart, winner of three consecutive races and four of his past five, tops a field of nine entered Tuesday for Friday’s 28th running of the $300,000 Maker’s 46 Mile (G1) for 4-year-olds and up. Run on the turf, the Maker’s 46 Mile will go as the ninth race on Friday’s 10-race […]

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Absorbine Presents Photos Of The Week: Spring Fling

With spring in full bloom it was yet another big weekend of racing, as both Keeneland and Oaklawn Park hosted major races in several divisions. Oaklawn Park wrapped up another successful racing season with its annual Racing Festival of the South, which saw the return of two Eclipse champions. Untapable rebounded from an earlier loss […]

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Wise Dan Remains on Target for Keeneland Debut

Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan continued working toward his seasonal debut by breezing six furlongs in 1:13.20 over the Polytrack at Keeneland the morning of March 25. The Daily Racing Form reports that trainer Charles LoPresti is “keeping his fingers crossed” that all continues to go well with the 7-year-old gelding. The trainer […]

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Data Link Retired, to Stand at Claiborne Farm in 2014

Stuart S. Janney III’s homebred DATA LINK, a multiple graded stakes winner by top Claiborne stallion War Front, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Claiborne Farm in 2014, according to farm representative Bernie Sams. During his highly-successful 2012 campaign, DATA LINK ran down the competition to win the  Grade 1 Maker’s […]

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Lezcano to Sub for Velazquez Aboard Wise Dan

Trainer Charlie LoPresti said Monday morning that Jose Lezcano probably would have the mount Friday on 2012 Horse of the Year Wise Dan when he makes his seasonal debut in the Maker’s 46 Mile (G1). “I know Mr. (Morton) Fink wants Lezcano to ride him,” LoPresti said of the gelding’s owner and breeder. “If something […]

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UK Great Dan Issel to be Honored with Commemorative Maker’s Mark Bottle

Keeneland and Maker’s Mark have announced that the 17th edition of its signature charitable bottle series will honor UK basketball great and James Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Dan Issel. Proceeds from the bottle sales will benefit the Gill Heart Institute at UK HealthCare. “I am extremely honored to be chosen by Maker’s Mark […]

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Get Stormy wires Makers Mark Mile

Get Stormy found the soft going and the soft fractions to his liking Friday, as he went gate to wire in the Grade 1, $300,000 Makers Mark Mile at Keeneland Race Course. Under Javier Castellano, Get Stormy led the field through splits of 24.61 and 49.31 on a yielding turf course and drew off in […]

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Dutrow ruling may keep Court Vision out of Maker’s Mark Mile

Having already drawn post 1 and installed as the 8-5 favorite, Court Vision may be forced to sit out the Grade I Maker’s Mark Mile because of yesterday’s ruling that trainer Rick Dutrow’s license be revoked in Kentucky.

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Court Vision heads Maker’s Mark Mile

A multiple Grade I winner with earnings north of $2.6 million, Court Vision will begin his six-year-old season as the top dog in Friday’s Grade I Maker’s Mark Mile. He will face off against eight rivals including Society’s Chairman, Get Stormy and Workin for Hops.

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