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Top Ten Belmont Stakes Upsets of Past 40 Years

June 3, 2021 |

Top Ten Belmont Stakes Upsets of Past 40 Years by Reinier Macatangay: Given the 12-furlong distance of the Belmont Stakes (GI), the third leg of the Triple Crown series, it is understandable why strange outcomes and heartbreaking upsets occur in this race. Without any prior starts longer than 10 furlongs, the 3-year-old horses head into […]

Monomoy Girl, Swiss Skydiver Rivalry Likely A Distaff “One & Done”

November 6, 2020 |

  November 6, 2020 Distaff Takes Spotlight On Breeders’ Cup Saturday Card By Margaret Ransom Everyone loves a good rivalry in horse racing. War Admiral vs. Seabiscut. Gallorette vs. Stymie. Affirmed vs. Alydar. Easy Goer vs. Sunday Silence. Beholder vs. Songbird. Zenyatta vs. Rachel Alexandra or Zenyatta vs., well, just about everyone else and Rachel […]

2020 Breeders’ Cup Horses – Gallery (11/4/20)

November 4, 2020 |

  Here are some pics of just a handful Breeders’ Cup contenders out for their morning exercise at Keeneland on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. All pics by Jordan Thomson.

Classic Contender Improbable Leads Sunday Breeders’ Cup Works

November 1, 2020 |

    By LATT Staff/Press Release Breeders’ Cup Classic hopeful Improbable, riding a three-race win streak heading into next Saturday’s $6 million main event at Keeneland, bullet worked six furlongs in 1:11.40 at Saturday morning at Santa Anita and will ship to Kentucky on Tuesday. The Bob Baffert trainee is riding a three-race win streak […]

Busy Morning For Breeders’ Cup Workers

October 31, 2020 |

    By LATT Staff/Press Releases It was a busy morning in Kentucky as a number of Breeders’ Cup contenders worked at both Churchill Downs in Louisville and at Keeneland in Lexington. Monomoy Girl, the winner of the 2018 Distaff, led the way under regular rider Florent Geroux and posted a five-furlong move in 1:01 […]

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 […]