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West Believes Tapes Tell a Different Tale About DQ

Wed, 2019-05-08 00:58
The more tape that Gary West watches, the more and more convinced he becomes that there was no reason to strip a victory from his homebred Maximum Security in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1).

Marrillia, Therrien Named to Keeneland Executive Team

Wed, 2019-05-08 00:58
Keeneland officials have announced two additions to the executive leadership team: Christa Marrillia is vice president and chief marketing officer and Marc Therrien is managing director of Keeneland hospitality.  

Blue Star Racing to Stand Breaking Lucky

Wed, 2019-05-08 00:58
The stallion by Lookin At Lucky is a half brother to the dam of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Country House.

Andreas Jacobs on Perils Facing South African Industry

Wed, 2019-05-08 00:58
Jacobs family among leading owner-breeders in Europe

Godolphin Set for Classic Fight

Wed, 2019-05-08 00:58
Trainer Charlie Appleby vows to disrupt Coolmore classic domination

Japan to Start Classic Campaign at Leopardstown

Wed, 2019-05-08 00:58
It has been 17 years since a winner of Leopardstown's Derrinstown Derby Trial (G3) followed up in the Investec Derby (G1) at Epsom.

Country House Out of Preakness

Wed, 2019-05-08 00:58
Trainer Bill Mott said May 7 the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) winner has developed a cough and seems to be harboring a virus. The son of Lookin At Lucky is on antibiotics.

Maximum Security Arrives at Monmouth Park

Tue, 2019-05-07 12:52
Maximum Security, who finished first in last Saturday's Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) but was disqualified, has arrived at trainer Jason Servis' barn at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J.

Indiana Horse Racing Commission Director To Retire

Tue, 2019-05-07 12:52
Indiana Horse Racing Commission executive director announces retirement.

KHRC Denies Appeal Request on Derby Disqualification

Tue, 2019-05-07 00:48
A request May 6 to appeal the stewards' decision disqualifying Maximum Security from victory in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) May 4 at Churchill Downs has been denied by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.

Mott 'Leaning Toward' Preakness Bid for Country House

Tue, 2019-05-07 00:48
The morning after the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1), Bill Mott noted the high expectations to run the winner back in the Preakness Stakes (G1).

Trainers Eligible for $150,000 Bonus Preakness Weekend

Tue, 2019-05-07 00:48
For the third straight year, the Maryland Jockey Club is offering a total of $150,000 in bonus money to trainers that accumulate the most points during stakes and non-stakes races over Preakness weekend at legendary Pimlico Race Course.

Maximum Security Takes Over NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

Tue, 2019-05-07 00:48
Maximum Security led every step of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) May 4 but was placed 17th by the stewards due to interference. Despite the disqualification, the performance placed him atop the NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll.

Close Relative of Country House to be Offered at Arqana

Tue, 2019-05-07 00:48
There could hardly have been a higher-profile overnight page update than the one received by Lot 9 in the upcoming May 10-11 Arqana Deauville Breeze-Up Sale.

Advertise to Have Rapid Reappearance in French Guineas

Tue, 2019-05-07 00:48
After failing to fire in the QIPCO Two Thousand Guineas (G1) at Newmarket, Advertise is being readied for a quick reappearance in the Emirates Poule d'Essai des Poulains (G1) at ParisLongchamp May 12, trainer Martyn Meade has revealed.

Owner West Says No Preakness for Maximum Security

Mon, 2019-05-06 12:48
Maximum Security, disqualified from his first-place finish in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1), will not run in the May 18 Preakness Stakes (G1), according to Gary West, who bred and owns the colt with his wife, Mary.

Gary West Questions Transparency of Kentucky Stewards

Mon, 2019-05-06 00:41
One day after seeing his Maximum Security become the first horse disqualified from victory in the Kentucky Derby (G1) because of interference, owner Gary West expressed frustration that he has not been able to meet with the stewards.

Come Dancing Romps In Belmont's Ruffian Stakes

Mon, 2019-05-06 00:41
Come Dancing certainly looked the part of a superb distaff miler as she pulled away with gusto in the stretch and posted a 6 3/4-length victory in the $250,000 Ruffian Stakes (G2) for fillies and mares over a soaked, sloppy racetrack.

Horseman Philip Teinowitz Dies At 92

Mon, 2019-05-06 00:41
Thoroughbred breeder/owner and Chicago developer Philip Teinowitz died May 5 at 92. He raced and stood Cryptoclearance.

McCarthy, Trombetta Top Standings at Laurel Spring Meet

Mon, 2019-05-06 00:41
Jockey Trevor McCarthy claimed his third consecutive meet title and trainer Mike Trombetta earned his first since 2015 as Laurel Park closed its 19-day spring stand May 5.