Kentucky Oaks Leader Finite Goes For More Points, Sixth Straight Win In Fair Ground Oaks

Heading into her expected start in Saturday’s $400,000 Fair Grounds Oaks (G2), Winchell Thoroughbreds and Thomas Reiman, William Dickson, and Debbie Easter’s Finite will carry with her the weighty expectations that come with being her division’s pro tem leader. It is a reputation she earned when she handily defeated champion British Idiom in the […]

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Road To The Kentucky Oaks: Ninety Fillies Nominated For Ashland Stakes At Keeneland

British Idiom, whose victory in Keeneland’s Darley Alcibiades (G1) in October 2019 propelled her to a win in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) and the Eclipse Award as champion 2-old-filly for her undefeated season, and recent Rachel Alexandra (G2) winner Finite, the leading point earner on the 2020 Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1), headline […]

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British Idiom, Finite, Venetian Harbor Among Leading Early Contenders For 2020 Kentucky Oaks

Champion 2-year-old filly British Idiom, winner of the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (Grade I), tops the roster of 116 early nominations to the $1.25 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (GI), North America’s premier race for 3-year-old fillies that will be staged at Churchill Downs on Friday, May 1. Owned in partnership by Michael Dubb, The Elkstone Group, Madaket Stables and Bethlehem Stables, British Idiom finished second in […]

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Finite Kicks Away From Champion British Idiom In Rachel Alexandra

Ron Winchell, Thomas Reiman, William Dickson and Deborah Easter’s Finite now owns back-to-back victories on the Fair Grounds trail to the Kentucky Oaks, defeating 2019 champion juvenile filly British Idiom (4-5 favorite) by 4 3/4 lengths in Saturday’s Grade 2 Rachel Alexandra Stakes. The 3-year-old Munnings filly (5-2 second choice), ridden by Ricardo Santana, Jr. […]

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Enforceable, Finite To Be Pointed Toward Risen Star, Rachel Alexandra

On Saturday, February 15, Fair Grounds will play host to “Louisiana Derby Preview Day presented by Lamarque Ford-Lincoln”. Highlighted by a pair of key races for the three-year-olds on the Road to the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve and the Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1), the six stakes events will offer combined purses of $1.25 […]

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Determined Finite Gives Asmussen 1,000th Stakes Win In Silverbulletday

Trainer Steve Asmussen celebrated the 1,000th stakes win of his Hall of Fame career on Saturday at the Fair Grounds, sending out Finite to win the $150,000 Silverbulletday by a head. He is only the third trainer in history to reach this milestone; the other two are D. Wayne Lukas and Todd Pletcher. A 3-year-old […]

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Finite Goes After Fourth Straight Victory, Kentucky Oaks Points In Silverbulletday Stakes

Off of three consecutive wins, including a most recent score in the Golden Rod (G2) at Churchill, Winchell Thoroughbreds and Thomas J. Reiman’s Finite has been installed as the 6/5 morning line favorite over seven 3-year-old filly rivals in the $150,000 Silverbulletday. Run over 1 mile and 70 yards, the top four finishers in the Silverbulletday will […]

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Heavily Favored Finite Has To Dig Deep For Golden Rod Victory

Ron Winchell, Thomas Reiman, William Dickson and Deborah Easter’s Finite was sent off as the 4-5 favorite in Saturday’s Grade 2 Golden Rod Stakes, but the 2-year-old filly had to dig deep for a half-length victory over 13-1 Motu. Finite stalked the early pace, went three wide on the turn and battled all the way […]

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Oaks Hopeful Finite Will Attempt Two Turns In G2 Golden Rod

Winchell Thoroughbreds, Thomas Reiman, William Dickson and Deborah Easter’s impressive Rags to Riches winner Finite tops a field of eight 2-year-old fillies that were entered in Saturday’s 76th running of the Grade 2 Golden Rod at Churchill Downs. The 1 1/16-mile race is the co-headliner on the second-to-last of the 26-day Fall Meet. Billed as […]

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