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Hansen breezes for Blue Grass Stakes

Hansen, the champion 2-year-old colt of 2011, breezed five furlongs in 1:00 at Churchill Downs’ Trackside Training Center on April 7. Trained by Mike Maker for owners Dr. Kendall Hansen and Skychai Racing, the son of Tapit recorded fractional times of :11 4/5, :23 3/5, :48 1/5, and galloped out six furlongs in 1:13 4/5. […]

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Potential Blue Grass starters put in final works

Four horses considered as probable starters for the 88th running of the $750,000 Toyota  Blue Grass (G1) to be run April 14 are scheduled to work Saturday morning at Keeneland. Donegal Racing’s Dullahan, winner of last fall’s Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity (G1), is scheduled to come east from his base at Churchill Downs to work over […]

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LANE’S END brings you THE WEEKENDER PEDIGREE: ICE BOX

By Frank Mitchell Since his dramatic run from far back in the 10-furlong Kentucky Derby to grab second behind classic winner Super Saver, the Pulpit colt Ice Box has been considered a super play for the 12-furlong Belmont Stakes. That daring manner of charging home from far back had helped the colt claim […]

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KEENELAND: LEXINGTON’S FORT KNOX

By Ray Paulick In his wildest dreams, Hal Price Headley could not have imagined what eventually would develop from the 145-acre plot of land and training center on Versailles Road outside of Lexington, Ky., that he was asking his fellow horsemen and Blue Grass residents to buy from John Oliver Keene in 1935. His proposal […]

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