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Juveniles Top Churchill’s Breeders’ Cup Worktab Friday

October 30, 2020 |

Dale Romans, Brad Cox Trainees Top Churchill Works By LATT Staff/Churchill Downs Press Release Trainer Dale Romans sent out his stakes-winning duo Girl Daddy and Sittin On Go for Friday morning works at Churchill Downs in preparation for next Friday’s Breeders’ Cup “Future Stars Friday” program at Keeneland. Girl Daddy, who is set for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1), logged […]

146th Kentucky Oaks Silks Colors And Patterns (2020) – FINAL

August 26, 2020 |

    NINE SET FOR FOR OAKS 146, WORTH $1.25 MILLION By Margaret Ransom Following are the silks for the owners of the contenders for this year’s Kentucky Oaks (G1), in post position order and with morning line odds. Each is listed with with links to their individual Equibase profiles. The 1 1/8-mile event will […]

A Special Rescue Story That Defines ‘Meant To Be’

August 12, 2020 |

    California Woman Couldn’t Save Her Favorite Warrior, Instead Saves His Dam By Margaret Ransom Proceed Bee Jane Bush Castruccio spent the better part of the last five years looking for one horse, and despite still holding out all hope that he will be located, she probably knows deep down that finding him would […]

McKinzie Set To Make History In Already Historical Met Mile

July 3, 2020 |

      Baffert Runner Seeks Rare Grade 1 Win in fourth consecutive year By Margaret Ransom There’s an old saying in racing about horses known as milers eventually becoming top stallions. It’s hard to attribute the sentiment to anyone in particular, but theories seem to bounce from John Nerud to John Gaines and even […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Like Father, Like Sons: Arrogate’s First Foals Arrive

May 11, 2019 |

  Checking In On The Champion Now In His Second Year At Stud By Mary Perdue It’s was a beautiful sunny day on April 29, with a gentle Kentucky breeze as Arrogate stood in front of the Juddmonte Farms breeding shed in Lexington. At the same time last year, he was near the end of […]