Lady and The Track | September 28, 2020

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Kentucky Derby 146 is Here! Finally!

September 4, 2020 |

    Sackatoga Stable’s Tiz The Law Favored In Fan-Free Classic After Four-Month Delay By Margaret Ransom Sackatoga Stable’s Tiz the Law was installed as the 3-5 morning line favorite in a field of 18, which has now been cut down to 16 thanks to the late scratches of King Guillermo and Finnick he Fierce, entered for Saturday’s […]

Gamine, Swiss Skydiver Face Off Against Seven Others in Kentucky Oaks 146

September 3, 2020 |

  Four-Month Delay in Fillies Classic Doesn’t Keep Race From Drawing Top Runners By Margaret Ransom Robert Lund Petersen’s brilliant two-time grade I winner Gamine and Peter Callahan’s Swiss Skydiver, winner of the Alabama Stakes (GI) in her most recent start, headline a field of nine 3-year-old fillies who will race Friday’s 146th running of […]

146th Kentucky Derby Silks Colors and Patterns (2020) – FINAL 9/1

August 26, 2020 |

    WHAT THE JOCKEYS ABOARD THIS YEAR’S KENTUCKY DERBY RUNNERS WILL BE WEARING By LATT Staff The Kentucky Derby is nothing if not colorful. From the fashion to the saddle towels and even the red roses draped over the winner of the most prestigious event in horse racing, nothing is more colorful than the […]

146th Kentucky Oaks Silks Colors And Patterns (2020) – FINAL

August 26, 2020 |

    NINE SET FOR FOR OAKS 146, WORTH $1.25 MILLION By Margaret Ransom Following are the silks for the owners of the contenders for this year’s Kentucky Oaks (G1), in post position order and with morning line odds. Each is listed with with links to their individual Equibase profiles. The 1 1/8-mile event will […]

A Special Rescue Story That Defines ‘Meant To Be’

August 12, 2020 |

    California Woman Couldn’t Save Her Favorite Warrior, Instead Saves His Dam By Margaret Ransom Proceed Bee Jane Bush Castruccio spent the better part of the last five years looking for one horse, and despite still holding out all hope that he will be located, she probably knows deep down that finding him would […]

Tiz The Law Tiz The One To Beat In Travers

August 6, 2020 |

  New York Bred Colt Is Even-Money Favorite By Margaret Ransom Sackatoga Stable’s Tiz the Law, currently the overwhelming favorite for the Kentucky Derby (GI) in a month, will square off against seven others in this year’s 151st running of the $1 million Runhappy Travers Stakes (GI) on Saturday at Saratoga. The Barclay Tagg-trained son […]

Champion Maximum Security Finally Returns in Delayed San Diego

July 23, 2020 |

  Champion Meets Five In California Debut By Margaret Ransom It looks like Gary and Mary West’s Maximum Security finally will make his long-anticipated return to racing in Saturday’s $150,000 San Diego Handicap (GIII) at Del Mar, a week later than anticipated after the race was delayed due to 15 jockeys in the San Diego […]

Filly Stands Out In Delayed Blue Grass Stakes

July 10, 2020 |

  Thirteen Will Run In Search Of Derby Points By Margaret Ransom A field of 13 was entered for Saturday’s $600,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (GII) at Keeneland, the signature event at the Lexington, Kentucky, oval every spring and though slightly delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic remains a significant stop on the Road to […]

Del Mar Summer Meet May Look Different, But Racing Quality Stays Exceptional

July 9, 2020 |

    More Weeks, Fewer Days Takes Nothing From Quality Racing By Margaret Ransom The 81st season of summer racing at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, California, gets underway on Friday with an opening day card made up of 10 races, including the featured $100,000 Runhappy Oceanside Stakes, the traditional first race […]

Five-Day Keeneland Summer Meet Set to Open Wednesday

July 7, 2020 |

    Full cards, full fields likely; Owners to have limited access By Margaret Ransom Keeneland will open its gates for racing in 2020 finally on Wednesday with an abbreviated five-day meet acting as a shorter substitute for the usual fireworks-filled three-week Spring season, which was cancelled earlier this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. […]