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Baffert, Mandella Trade Jabs at Trainers' Dinner

Wed, 2019-05-01 00:12
Hall of Fame trainers Bob Baffert and Richard Mandella mixed it up April 30 at the Kentucky Derby Trainers' Dinner in downtown Louisville. The annual event is hosted by the KTA/KTOB.

Bricks and Mortar Could Build on 2019 in Turf Classic

Wed, 2019-05-01 00:12
With Churchill Downs doubling the purse of the Turf Classic this season to $1 million, Bricks and Mortar will have an opportunity to add to a most impressive, and lucrative, 2019 start. 

Best of Times for Newspaperofrecord Breeder Belshaw

Wed, 2019-05-01 00:12
Allan Belshaw knows a little about longevity in industry. Times Of Wigan, the precision engineering firm he built up himself, celebrated its 50th anniversary last year and his involvement in racing began less than a decade later.

Sonneteer Goes the Distance in Champions Day Marathon

Wed, 2019-05-01 00:12
Two years after running in the Kentucky Derby as a maiden, Calumet Farm's Sonneteer returned the same week April 30 to run away with the $115,000 Champions Day Marathon Overnight Stakes Presented by Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.

Oaks/Derby Notes: All Kentucky Derby Horses Arrive

Wed, 2019-05-01 00:12
Arriving at 9:30 a.m. April 30 at Churchill Downs following an early morning flight from Florida were the final Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) contenders.

Master Fencer a Dream Come True for Owner Yoshizawa

Wed, 2019-05-01 00:12
When Master Fencer enters the starting gate in the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1), the colt will become the first Japanese-bred horse to start in the historic Run for the Roses.

Calyx to Return in Commonwealth Cup Trial at Ascot

Wed, 2019-05-01 00:12
Flat and jumps fans are well catered for May 1 with Royal Ascot trials followed by grade 1 action at Punchestown—both featuring a whole host of star names.

KY Oaks Favorite Bellafina Takes to Track

Wed, 2019-05-01 00:12
Kaleem Shah's Bellafina arrived at Churchill Downs April 29 and was sent out for a gallop under the Twin Spires April 30. Assistant Carlos Santamaria watched for trainer Simon Callaghan.

Derby Morning-Line Favorite Omaha Beach Lands Post 12

Wed, 2019-05-01 00:12
Fox Hill Farms' Omaha Beach drew a favorable spot for the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) at Churchill Downs.

Gary and Mary West Hope to Change Derby Fortunes

Wed, 2019-05-01 00:12
Gary and Mary West have been successful in all aspects of the Thoroughbred game but are hoping that Game Winner or Maximum Security can bring them a first Kentucky Derby victory.

Spendthrift Acquires Omaha Beach Breeding Rights

Wed, 2019-05-01 00:12
The son of War Front is the likely favorite for the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1). The colt will continued be raced by Fox Hill Farms until his retirement.

Morning-Line Derby Favorite Omaha Beach Lands Post 12

Tue, 2019-04-30 12:08
Son of War Front well-drawn for Kentucky Derby 145.

McKinzie Looks to Resume Winning Ways in Alysheba

Tue, 2019-04-30 12:08
While Bob Baffert definitely wants no part of the rail for any of his three Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) starters at the April 30 post draw, landing the rail was not a bad spot for McKinzie in the 1 1/16-mile Alysheba (G2) May 3.

Tweenhills, Qatar Racing Mourn Loss of Just The Judge

Tue, 2019-04-30 12:08
The daughter of Lawman was Sheikh Fahad's first classic winner. Just The Judge was euthanized April 30 following complications from colic surgery.

Gary and Mary West Hoping to Change Derby Fortunes

Tue, 2019-04-30 12:08
Gary and Mary West have been successful in all aspects of the Thoroughbred game but are hoping that Game Winner or Maximum Security can bring them a first Kentucky Derby victory

Spendthrift to Acquire Omaha Beach Breeding Rights

Tue, 2019-04-30 12:08
The son of War Front is the likely favorite for the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserves (G1). The colt will continued be raced by Fox Hill Farms until his retirement.

BC Distaff Berth Awaits Gran Premio Criadores Winner

Tue, 2019-04-30 00:04
The formidable duo of Stud Firmamento's Bamb Harlan and Halo Holiday, both 4-year-old daughters of Harlan's Holiday, headline a field of 15 fillies and mares entered for Wednesday's (May 1) 1 1/4-mile Gran Premio Criadores (G1).

New York Regulator Considers Lasix Ban or Restrictions

Tue, 2019-04-30 00:04
Members of the New York State Gaming Commission April 29 asked agency staff to survey industry stakeholders on the looming issuance of regulations restricting the use of furosemide, known popularly as Lasix, at New York racetracks.

Skitter Scatter Ready for One Thousand Guineas

Tue, 2019-04-30 00:04
John Oxx reports QIPCO One Thousand Guineas (G1) second choice Skitter Scatter is in excellent form as she bids to give her trainer a first classic success for 10 years at Newmarket.

Mother Mother Back at Site of Success in Eight Belles

Tue, 2019-04-30 00:04
Nine 3-year-old fillies are entered in the $250,000 Eight Belles Stakes presented by Derby City Gaming (G2), with Bob Baffert-trained Mother Mother searching for her first victory since last visiting Louisville, Ky., in the fall.

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