Lady and The Track | January 23, 2020

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Mucho Gusto Ready For Big Performance In Pegasus World Cup

January 22, 2020 |

  Late Addition May Prove A Formidable Foe By Kaeli Bartholomew Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert was so confident with how Mucho Gusto was training that he decided he Mucho Macho Man colt would be a fierce contender in Saturday’s Pegasus World Cup (G1) at Gulfstream Park. He should know, he trained the race’s […]

Omaha Beach Set To Close Out Career In Pegasus World Cup

January 21, 2020 |

War Front Colt Closes Curtain On A Career Filled With  “What Ifs” By Kaeli Bartholomew It has been more than eight months since the announcement that Omaha Beach was being scratched from the Kentucky Derby sent a wave of shock through the horse racing community. Many believed that he would be the one to wear […]

2019 Eclipse Awards Finalists Announced

January 4, 2020 |

  Turf Star, Sprinter and Sophomore Are Horse of the Year Contenders By LATT Staff The finalists for the 2019 Eclipse Awards – 12 equine and five human divisions – were announced on Saturday and highlighted by Horse of the Year finalists Bricks and Mortar, Mitole and Maximum Security. Each of the Horse of the […]

Remembering Rise Jim

December 29, 2019 |

    A New Beginning Brings Memories Of An Old Friend By Cathy Riccio Happiest Racing Memories Before I started my career in the Thoroughbred industry, I was a fan. I knew nothing about horses, with the exception of what we learn from the publications. I would read entries and handicapping magazines. I didn’t know […]

What’s In A Name: Christmas/Hanukkah Edition

December 22, 2019 |

  By Margaret Ransom The Christmas/Hanukkah holidays have produced some fun and festive Thoroughbred names registered with The Jockey Club since the organization started maintaining official registrations in 1894 and maintaining records through the American Stud Book in 1896. There have been 17 horses named Christmas registered in several countries throughout the years, the most […]

Road To The 2020 Kentucky Derby/Kentucky Oaks Leaderboard

December 10, 2019 |

  Kentucky Derby 2020 Prep Races & Results: The 146th running of the $3 million  Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (GI) will be run Saturday, May 2, 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 […]

Los Al’s Starlet, Futurity Provide Last Hurrah For Southern California Juveniles

December 6, 2019 |

  Baffert Seeks To Extend Domination In Both Races By Margaret Ransom With Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (GI) and likely champion British Idiom tucked away for the rest of 2019, a handful of races remain to be claimed in the division, including Saturday’s $300,000 Starlet Stakes (GI) at Los Alamitos. Both Donna Veloce and Bast, […]

Maximum Security, Spun To Run Lead Cigar Mile

December 5, 2019 |

Eleven Will Line Up For Aqueduct Saturday Feature By Margaret Ransom Multiple grade 1 winner and disqualified Kentucky Derby (GI) hero Maximum Security will face off against a talented field of ten others, including Breeders’ Cup Mile (GI) hero Spun to Run, in Saturday’s $750,000 Cigar Mile Handicap on Saturday at Aqueduct. The Jason Servis-trained […]

Demoiselle, Remsen Stakes Mark Last Juvenile Showcase Of 2019 in New York

December 5, 2019 |

  Road to The Kentucky Derby/Oaks Points Up For Grab By Margaret Ransom Twelve juvenile fillies are set to race nine furlongs in Saturday’s $250,000 Demoiselle Stakes (GII) at Aqueduct including two stakes winners – Maedean and Critical Value – and several others who will face winners for the first time. The Demoiselle was first […]

What’s In A Name: Thanksgiving Edition

November 27, 2019 |

Thanksgiving Traditions Memorialized In The Jockey Club’s Archives By Margaret Ransom Since The Jockey Club started registering Thoroughbreds in 1894 and maintaining records through the American Stud Book two years later, fifteen horses have been registered with the name Thanksgiving, several of which were bred in foreign countries like Australia, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand and […]