Lady and The Track | October 18, 2017

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Will Keen Ice Add His Name To List Of Legends In JCGC?

October 7, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom The prominence and reputation of the Jockey Club Gold Cup (GI), set to be contested at Belmont Park Saturday, almost goes without saying. Any racing fan, from the newbie to the professional, knows what winning the Jockey Club Gold Cup means to the career of a handicap star, as well as his […]

Breeders’ Futurity Draws Nearly Full Field

October 7, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom In a month from now, a full field of juveniles will race in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (GI) at Del Mar in what will likely be the contest that decides who the division’s Eclipse Award winner will be. The reality, though, is that the race starts the incubation period for full-on Kentucky […]

Alcibiades Lures Ten Searching For Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Berth

October 5, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom This year marks the 66th running of the Alcibiades Stakes (GI), the signature fall destination race for 2-year-old fillies at Keeneland. Always a major prep for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (GI), it now serves as the second-to-last Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” event for the juvenile fillies division and runners hoping to guarantee a spot […]

Keeneland Handicapping Primer: Fall Stars Weekend And Beyond

October 4, 2017 |

By Noel Michaels Keeneland Racecourse is ready to open for its three-week, 17-race day, boutique meet that runs from Friday, Oct. 6, to Saturday, Oct. 28. And since Keeneland’s fall meet is front-loaded with stakes, now is the time for handicappers to start brushing up on some of the things they need to know to make […]