Lady and The Track | July 18, 2019

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2019 Del Mar Summer Season Set To Get Underway Wednesday

July 16, 2019 |

Southern California Track Celebrating 80th Season By Margaret Ransom The 80th season of summer racing at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, California, gets underway on Wednesday with an opening day card made up of 10 races, including the featured $100,000 Runhappy Oceanside Stakes. The 36-day Del Mar summer meeting runs through Labor […]

Saratoga Set For 156th Season With Thursday Opening

July 10, 2019 |

Longer Seven-Week Season, Five Days A Week For 2019 Season By Margaret Ransom The New York Racing Association (NYRA) and thoroughbred racing in New York moves upstate 190 miles to Saratoga Springs for the 2019 summer season at Saratoga Race Course, which gets underway on Thursday. Post time for the first race for the 156th […]

Put The Horse First: An Opinion From A Dedicated Fan

June 25, 2019 |

  My Perspective: Hollendorfer Ouster A Tough But Necessary Decision By Mary Perdue Barely 48 hours ago, while filling my gas tank on the way home from volunteering at a therapeutic riding facility, I checked my email to find a News Alert from Thoroughbred Daily News, and shortly afterward, the Paulick Report, announcing The Stronach […]

Ten Set To Close Out Triple Crown 2019 In Belmont Stakes

June 7, 2019 |

  Tacitus Favored In Final Jewel By Margaret Ransom Juddmonte Farms’ Tacitus has been labeled the 9-5 favorite for Saturday’s 151st Belmont Stakes (GI) in what will be the colt’s first start since a fourth-place finish (third after the DQ) in the Kentucky Derby (GI) five weeks ago. Should the handsome gray son of Tapit […]

Nine Probable For Belmont Stakes

May 29, 2019 |

  Four Derby Runners Remain For Last Jewel Of The Triple Crown By Margaret Ransom With the two winners of the Kentucky Derby – the disqualified Maximum Security and elevated Country House – sidelined and waiting for the big summer races for sophomores, a wide open field of eight – possibly nine — is expected […]

War Of Will Brushes Off Derby Kerfuffle, Picks Up Preakness Win

May 18, 2019 |

  Gary Barber’s Son of War Chant Captures Middle Jewel Of Triple Crown Photos by Jordan Thomson CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE

Four From Derby, Nine Classic Rookies Set For Preakness 144

May 17, 2019 |

  Baffert Seeks Record Eighth Win With Favored Improbable By Margaret Ransom WinStar Farm LLC, China Horse Club International and Starlight Racing’s Improbable, who crossed the finish line in fifth but was elevated to fourth after the disqualification of the winner in the Kentucky Derby (GI) at Churchill Downs two weeks ago, was installed the […]

Like Father, Like Sons: Arrogate’s First Foals Arrive

May 11, 2019 |

  Checking In On The Champion Now In His Second Year At Stud By Mary Perdue It’s was a beautiful sunny day on April 29, with a gentle Kentucky breeze as Arrogate stood in front of the Juddmonte Farms breeding shed in Lexington. At the same time last year, he was near the end of […]

What to Wear to Preakness

May 8, 2019 |

After the elaborate hat show at the Kentucky Derby, many of us wonder what the heck to wear to the Preakness. Even though the second leg of the Triple Crown is widely know as having a bigger party atmosphere than the Kentucky Derby, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dress the part. Fashionistas agree that dressing for […]

Country House Elevated To Winner Of Kentucky Derby 145

May 5, 2019 |

  Following Disqualification of Maximum Security, Bill Mott Trainee Earns Victory Photos by Jordan Thomson