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The Belmont Stakes is Rich in Racing History

May 17, 2021 |

The Belmont Stakes is Rich in Racing History: Two thirds of the Triple Crown is over, and the longest – and likely toughest – race any of these three-year-olds will ever run is upon them. The Belmont Stakes is called “The Test of the Champion,” one of the truest statements in horse racing. Only certain […]

Derby Winner Medina Spirit Favored For Preakness Stakes 146

May 15, 2021 |

  Despite Medication Controversy, All Systems Go For Rags-To-Riches Colt By Margaret Ransom Ten runners were entered for the 146th running of The Preakness Stakes (GI) at Pimlico in Baltimore, Maryland, including controversial Kentucky Derby (GI) winner Medina Spirit and his stablemate Concert Tour, both for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert. The pair underwent […]

Black-Eyed Susan Recipe: Official Drink of The Preakness

May 14, 2021 |

After drinking a few Mint Juleps at the Kentucky Derby and frolicking in the moonlight, I’m sure most of us feel relieved there is an alternate beverage to enjoy at The Preakness. Try a Black-Eyed Susan, the official drink of The 2012 Preakness. Black-Eyed Susan Recipe ¾ ounce Vodka 1 ¼ ounce Whiskey 3 ounce […]

Top Ten Preakness Party Preparations

May 11, 2021 |

The 138th running of The Preakness Stakes is set to take place on May 18, 2013 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. The Preakness Stakes is the elusive second jewel of the US Triple Crown and is known at the “people’s party.” Are you ready? Below we put together a top ten list to […]

Field Set For 147th Kentucky Derby, Essential Quality Favored

April 30, 2021 |

  2021 Kentucky Derby Marks Return to May, Some Spectators Back For Live Race By Margaret Ransom Champion Essential Quality will break from position 14 for Saturday’s 147th edition of the Kentucky Derby (GI) and the undefeated son of Tapit was labeled the early 2-1 morning line favorite in the full field of 20 set […]

A Fun, Festive & Tasty Kentucky Derby Party Is In Your Future

April 27, 2021 |

  Having a Fun and Festive Derby Party is Easy By LATT Staff One of the most unique things about the Kentucky Derby, aside from the thrill of the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports, is the beautiful display of colors going on under the Twin Spires. In addition to the dashing duds donned by the […]

147th Kentucky Derby Silks Colors & Patterns (2021) – FINAL

April 21, 2021 |

  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 silks […]

147th Kentucky Oaks Silks Colors & Patterns (2021) – FINAL!!

April 21, 2021 |

    FINAL Silks and Color Patterns for the Field for the 2021 Kentucky Oaks By LATT Staff Following are the silks for the owners of the field for this year’s Kentucky Oaks (G1) in post position order, with connections and morning line odds. Click on each image to go to their individual Equibase profiles. […]

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 […]