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Kentucky Derby 2019 Leaderboard (Points & Non-Restricted Earnings, Updated 3/22/19)

March 5, 2019 |

  War Of Will Still In Lead On Eve Of Louisiana Derby Start By Margaret Ransom Following are point totals for runners looking to make the gate for the May 4 Kentucky Derby (GI), with non-restricted stakes earnings. Updated 3/22/19 All runners are Triple Crown nominated unless otherwise noted by an asterisk (*). Horse Trainer […]

Fountain Of Youth Draws 11 Seeking Derby Points

March 1, 2019 |

  Impressive Maiden Winner Hidden Scroll Named Morning Line Favorite By Margaret Ransom Eleven 3-year-olds are expected to head postward in Saturday’s $400,000 Xpressbet.com Fountain of Youth (GII) Stakes, which headlines a 14-race program featuring nine graded stakes at Gulfstream Park. The 1 1/16-mile main track feature offers 50 points to the winner to make […]

Oaklawn Park Set For 2019 Racing Season

January 24, 2019 |

  Rich Overnight And Stakes Purses Lure Top Horses, Trainers, Jockeys To Arkansas By Margaret Ransom Oaklawn Park near Hot Springs, Arkansas, kicks off its 115th live racing season on Friday with a nine-race card and a post time of 12:30 p.m. CT. This year the meet will be contested over 57 days and offers […]

Happy New Year! A Look Back On 2018 In Pictures

December 31, 2018 |

  The Most Exciting Moments In Racing In Picttures For 2018 By LATT Staff The year 2018 was one for the record books from start to finish. We had a Triple Crown winner in Justify who not only went unraced as a 2-year-old, he didn’t make his first start until February, just 2 1/2 months […]

American Oaks Features Top Fillies in Final 2018 Grade 1

December 29, 2018 |

  Field Draws Runners From All Over The Country By Margaret Ransom In late 2001, the now defunct Hollywood Park presented a unique race to attract international horses and worldwide attention on a competitive level with some of the biggest races around the world, targeting a division that doesn’t exactly get a ton of love […]

Santa Anita Opening Day 2018 Numbers And Statistics

December 27, 2018 |

  Track’s 82nd Season Opens With Star Performances And Big Attendance/Handle Figures By Margaret Ransom Santa Anita’s 2018-2019 winter racing season got off to a tremendous start on Wednesday, with increased attendance and handle over a year ago. The 10-race card featured five stakes races, two being grade 1. Attendance: A total of 41,323 racing […]

Santa Anita Celebrates 82nd Season

December 25, 2018 |

  Legendary Track Nestled Beneath San Gabriel Mountains Offers Great Racing Start To Finish by Margaret Ransom Santa Anita Park kicks off its annual winter/spring season on a Wednesday this year, and while the actual date for opening day of the highly anticipated season remains the same, a lot has changed at the Great Race […]

Eleven Set For Mr. Prospector At Gulfstream Park

December 21, 2018 |

Sprinters Set To Dash Seven Furlongs In Pre-Christmas Feature By Margaret Ransom Saturday’s $100,000 Mr. Prospector Stakes (GII) at Gulfstream Park drew a field of 11 sprinters whose connections are looking to get a last graded stakes victory of 2018 under their belts. The race is named for the great sire Mr. Prospector, who never […]

Millionaire Stallwalkin’ Dude Retired, Will Become OTTB Ambassador

December 14, 2018 |

  Multiple Grade 3 Winner Sent To Premier Equine Rehab In California By Margaret Ransom David Jacobsen and Head of Plains Partners LLC’s multiple grade 3-winning millionaire Stallwalkin’ Dude has been retired and has taken up residence at Premier Equine Rehab in Orange, California, where he will be both a trail horse and an OTTB […]