Lady and The Track | August 13, 2020

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Live Racing Finally Returns To The Big Apple Wednesday

June 1, 2020 |

    Beaugay Stakes Featuring Rushing Fall, Got Stormy Is Opening Day Feature By Margaret Ransom Live racing returns to Belmont Park on Wednesday, June 3, after a 2 ½ month break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with a 10-race card featuring the $100,000 Beaugay Stakes (GIIIT), a 1 1/16-mile event set to be contested […]

Maxfield Favored For Long-Awaited Return In Matt Winn at Churchill Downs

May 21, 2020 |

      Eighty Five Points On The Line For Churchill’s First Own 2020 Derby Prep By Margaret Ransom Godolphin’s homebred Maxfield, unraced since winning the Breeders’ Futurity (GI) at Keeneland nearly eight months ago, will face 11 other sophomores in Saturday’s $150,000 Matt Winn Stakes (GIII), presented by Woodford Reserve, on Saturday at Churchill […]

Churchill Downs Set For 2020 Return, 11-Race Card Packed With Talent

May 12, 2020 |

  Fan-Favored Monomoy Girl Makes First Start in 18 Months By Margaret Ransom Champion Monomoy Girl will make her long-awaited return to action as one of the 162 horses expected to run on Saturday’s opening day card for the 2020 Spring Meet at Churchill Downs. Eleven races were drawn, which boasts an average field size […]

Split Arkansas Derby Highlights Saturday At Oaklawn Park

April 30, 2020 |

      Arkansas’ Signature Event Makes Impressive Substitute For Rescheduled Kentucky Original By Kaeli Bartholomew Sporting events all over the world have been postponed or canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but thankfully the horse racing show will go on this weekend at Oaklawn Park. Since the Kentucky Derby will longer be held on […]

Saturday Oaklawn Undercard Provides Strong Arkansas Derby Support

April 30, 2020 |

    Many Top Runners Set For Oaklawn Outings By Kaeli Bartholomew Saturday is going to be a big day at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs. In addition to the two divisions of the Arkansas Derby (GI), this track will host one other graded stakes race and a string of allowance races which have drawn […]

Eight Rings Set For Sophomore Debut In Oaklawn’s Bachelor Stakes

April 24, 2020 |

    Grade 1 Winner May Make Rescheduled Kentucky Derby After All Oaklawn Press Release Grade 1 winner Eight Rings’ second chance to run for the roses begins Saturday at Oaklawn when he makes his 2020 debut in the $100,000 Bachelor Stakes for 3-year-olds at 6 furlongs. Probable post time for the Bachelor, the ninth […]

Baffert Shuffling Plans For Derby Hopefuls Amid Pandemic

April 9, 2020 |

    Oaklawn Park Press Release Thousand Words Set for Saturday’s Oaklawn Stakes Bob Baffert has had to hit the reset button in pursuit of his record-tying sixth Kentucky Derby victory. Fortunately for the Hall of Fame trainer, he still has the same buttons to push. The first comes Saturday afternoon at Oaklawn when he […]

Florida Derby Defies Pandemic, Draws Full Field

March 27, 2020 |

  Three Division Leaders Star In Sunshine State’s Feature Event By Margaret Ransom Sackatoga Stable’s Holy Bull Stakes winner Tiz The Law is the early 6-5 favorite in a full field of 12 for Saturday’s $750,000 Curlin Florida Derby (GI) at Gulfstream Park, the last prep event for the September 5 Kentucky Derby (GI) for […]

Louisiana Derby Draws Full Field To Elevate Derby Fever

March 19, 2020 |

    Fair Grounds Soldiers On Through Global Crisis, Offers Fans Exceptional Card By Margaret Ransom Lecomte Stakes (GIII) winner Enforceable was labeled the early 7-2 morning line favorite for Saturday’s $1 million Twin Spires Louisiana Derby (GII) at Fair Grounds in New Orleans. John Oxley’s well-bred son of leading sire Tapit and the multiple […]

Twelve To Contest Tampa Bay Derby On Saturday

March 6, 2020 |

  Sam F. Davis Winner Sole Volante Is Early Favorite Tampa Bay Downs Press Release A field of 12 3-year-olds headed by Sole Volante will compete for the winner’s share of a $400,000 purse in the 40 th edition of the Grade II Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby on Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs. The […]