Lady and The Track | February 28, 2020

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Road To The 2020 Kentucky Derby/Kentucky Oaks Races

February 17, 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, 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 […]

Road To The Derby Points Leaders 2020

February 17, 2020 |

  Following is a list of the current points leaders for the 2019-20 Road to the Kentucky Derby. European and Japan Road to the Derby guarantees a spot in the Kentucky Derby starting gate for the leading point earner in each division. Click on each name for more details on connections and race record from Equibase.com. […]

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 […]

Rachel Alexandra Stakes, Worth 50 Kentucky Oaks Points, Attracts Seven

February 13, 2020 |

  Louisiana-Based Fillies Take Next Step Toward Kentucky Oaks By Margaret Ransom Seven talented fillies whose connections are no doubt eyeing the May 1 Kentucky Oaks (G1) will race 1 1/16 miles in the $300,000 Rachel Alexandra Stakes (GII) at Fair Grounds on Saturday. Champion and Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (GI) fillies heroine British Idiom will […]

Bricks And Mortar Is 2019’s Horse Of The Year

January 24, 2020 |

  Now Retired Star Also Picks Up Champion Turf Male Award, Connections Win Big By LATT Staff Klaravich Stables’ Breeders’ Cup Turf (GIT) hero Bricks and Mortar took home the Horse of the Year Trophy at the 49th annual Eclipse Awards ceremony held January 23rd at Gulfstream Park. The 6-year-old son of Giant’s Causeway was […]

Pegasus World Cup Down To Ten As Omaha Beach, Spun To Run Will Scratch

January 22, 2020 |

  **UPDATED 10/23/20 Formidable Foes Take Aim At Retiring Favorite By Kaeli Bartholomew The Pegasus World Cup (G1) has been an exciting addition to the sport of horse racing since its inaugural running in 2017 as the race has attracted the best horses in the world with its large purse and prestigious reputation. The Gulfstream […]

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 […]

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 […]