Lady and The Track | April 8, 2020

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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 […]

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 […]

Road To The 2020 Kentucky Derby/Kentucky Oaks Races

March 2, 2020 |

  Kentucky Derby 2020 Prep Races & Results: The 146th running of the $3 million  Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (GI) will be run Saturday, September 5, 2020, and again this year the field of 20 who will line up and race the 1 1/4 miles at Churchill Downs will be decided by a […]

Road To The Derby Points Leaders 2020

March 2, 2020 |

  Following is a list of the current points leaders for the 2019-20 Road to the Kentucky Derby, which will be held this year on September 5, 2020. European and Japan Road to the Derby guarantees a single spot each in the Kentucky Derby starting gate for the leading point earner in each division. Click on […]

Risen Star Split, Draws Talented Fields For Both Divisions

February 13, 2020 |

  Well-Bred Tapit Colt Is Early Favorite In First Division By Margaret Ransom Last month’s Lecomte Stakes (GIII) winner Enforceable and Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (GI) runner-up Anneau d’Or the two divisions of Saturday’s Risen Star (GII), presented by Lamarque Ford-Lincoln at Fair Grounds. Both divisions drew nearly full and talented fields of sophomores whose connections […]

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

A Bob Baffert Kentucky Derby Trifecta? It Could Happen

May 3, 2019 |

  Trainer Bob Baffert Discusses His Three Kentucky Derby Runners, Says Another Should be Favored By Augusta Hosmer It’s a dream and an enormous accomplishment for someone to bring a single horse to the Kentucky Derby (GI) once, but leave it Hall of Famer and to two-time Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert to bring three […]

“A Tough Pill to Swallow”

May 2, 2019 |

  After Scratch Of Omaha Beach, Trainer Mandella And Owner Rick Porter Put Horse’s Welfare First; Baffert, Other Trainers React By Augusta Hosmer “I think I might be allergic to the Derby,” Omaha Beach’s trainer, Richard Mandella, said at Churchill Downs Thursday morning. Racing fans are still reeling at the announcement on Wednesday afternoon that […]

*UPDATE (5/3) – 145th Kentucky Derby Silks Colors and Patterns (2019) – FINAL (Including Late Scratch Of Haikal)

April 30, 2019 |

  What The Jockeys Aboard This Year’s Kentucky Derby Runners Will Be Wearing By Margaret Ransom **UPDATED TO REFLECT THE SCRATCH OF EARLY FAVORITE OMAHA BEACH AND LONGSHOT HAIKAL** 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 […]

145th Kentucky Oaks Silks Colors And Patterns – FINAL

April 29, 2019 |

  Full Field Set For Oaks 145, Worth $1.25 million By Margaret Ransom Following are the silks for the owners of the contenders for the 14 fillies who will race in the May 3 Kentucky Oaks (GI) at Churchill Downs, in post position order, with connections, riders and morning line odds. Multiple grade 1 winner […]