Frankel Gets First British Classic Winner With Anapurna In Investec Oaks

Frankie Dettori added a fifth Group One Investec Oaks win to his Classic collection when taking the 2019 race aboard the John Gosden-trained Anapurna. He has now won 18 British Classics. Dettori previously scored in 1994 on Balanchine, 1995 on Moonshell, 2002 on Kazzia and in 2017 on Enable. He is the most successful jockey […]

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Lucky 13: Serengeti Empress Rebounds For Frontrunning Kentucky Oaks Score

Hung out wide in post 13 and relatively dismissed at odds of 13-1, Joel Politi’s Serengeti Empress rebounded from an episode of exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage she suffered in the Fair Grounds Oaks to capture Friday’s crown jewel for sophomore fillies in North America, the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks. Sired by Alternation, the Tom Amoss trainee […]

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Weekend Lineup: Coming Up Roses

This week is all about the 145th edition of the $3 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve and its sister race, the $1,250,000 Longines Kentucky Oaks. Both signature tests headline a loaded slate of stakes action on each day featuring such standouts as Newspaperofrecord (IRE) and Bricks and Mortar – the current leader on […]

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Oaks-Bound Commercial Bus Involved In Death Of Pedestrian On Friday

A Miller Transportation commercial bus, carrying passengers headed to the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs, was involved in an accident inside the 2700 block of Arcade Avenue near 7th Street at 10:19 a.m. on Friday, according to wave3.com. Lieutenant Colonel Josh Myers, of the Shively Police Department, reported that a blue car was apparently traveling northbound […]

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Dual Oaks Winner Enable Could Be Favored Over Older Male Rivals In Saturday’s King George

Enable looks set to go off as favourite in the Group 1 King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot this Saturday after John Gosden made positive noises about the dual Oaks winner lining up. With the ground currently described as soft at Ascot and the forecast unsettled for the week ahead, last year’s […]

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Derby Week 50/50 Raffle Will Support Thoroughbred Aftercare, CDI Charities

Churchill Downs Incorporated Foundation today announced the opening of three separate 50/50 Charitable Raffle drawings that will be held during Kentucky Derby week, one drawing on each Thurby, Oaks and Derby days. For each raffle, participants will have the chance to win half of that day’s raffle sales, with the other half of the day’s […]

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