Lady and The Track | February 18, 2019

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Kentucky Derby Road: Shippers Tackle Tough Locals In El Camino Real Derby

February 15, 2019 |

BAFFERT’S KINGLY & LOCAL ANOTHERTWISTAFATE HEAD FIELD OF 13 SOPHOMORES IN SATURDAY’S 38TH RUNNING OF THE $100,000 EL CAMINO REAL DERBY AT 1 1/8 MILES By LATT Staff (edited press release) A deep and competitive field of 13 sophomores has signed on to compete in the 38th running of the $100,000 El Camino Real Derby, to be […]

Kentucky Derby Trail Leads To Risen Star Stakes At Fair Grounds

February 15, 2019 |

  War of Will Back As Favorite After Impressive LeComte Win By LATT Staff (edited press release, by Ryan Martin) A competitive and wide open field of 14 sophomores will chase their Kentucky Derby aspirations in Saturday’s the Grade II $400,000 Risen Star Stakes Presented by Lamarque Ford – the second Road To The Kentucky […]

Ten Set For Sam Davis At Tampa

February 8, 2019 |

  Knicks Go Leads Field Looking For Valuable Derby Points By LATT Staff (edited press release) Grade I winner Knicks Go heads a field of 10 3-year-olds entered in Saturday’s 39th edition of the Grade III, $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes, the centerpiece of Festival Preview Day 39 Presented by Lambholm South at Tampa Bay Downs. […]

Oaklawn Park Set For 2019 Racing Season

January 24, 2019 |

  Rich Overnight And Stakes Purses Lure Top Horses, Trainers, Jockeys To Arkansas By Margaret Ransom Oaklawn Park near Hot Springs, Arkansas, kicks off its 115th live racing season on Friday with a nine-race card and a post time of 12:30 p.m. CT. This year the meet will be contested over 57 days and offers […]

American Oaks Features Top Fillies in Final 2018 Grade 1

December 29, 2018 |

  Field Draws Runners From All Over The Country By Margaret Ransom In late 2001, the now defunct Hollywood Park presented a unique race to attract international horses and worldwide attention on a competitive level with some of the biggest races around the world, targeting a division that doesn’t exactly get a ton of love […]

Santa Anita Celebrates 82nd Season

December 25, 2018 |

  Legendary Track Nestled Beneath San Gabriel Mountains Offers Great Racing Start To Finish by Margaret Ransom Santa Anita Park kicks off its annual winter/spring season on a Wednesday this year, and while the actual date for opening day of the highly anticipated season remains the same, a lot has changed at the Great Race […]

Eleven Set For Mr. Prospector At Gulfstream Park

December 21, 2018 |

Sprinters Set To Dash Seven Furlongs In Pre-Christmas Feature By Margaret Ransom Saturday’s $100,000 Mr. Prospector Stakes (GII) at Gulfstream Park drew a field of 11 sprinters whose connections are looking to get a last graded stakes victory of 2018 under their belts. The race is named for the great sire Mr. Prospector, who never […]

Flower Bowl Offers Turf Distaffers One Last Chance For Breeders’ Cup Glory

October 7, 2018 |

Best Of The East’s Ladies Turf Division Set To Race 1 1/4 Miles at Belmont By Margaret Ransom Seven fillies and mares, whose connections hope make the gate for the Nov. 3 Maker’s Mark Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (GIT) at Churchill Downs, are set to race 1 ¼ miles in Belmont Park’s $500,000 […]

Breeders’ Futurity Lures Full Field Searching For Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Slot

October 6, 2018 |

Hopeful Winner Is Early Favorite By Margaret Ransom Red Oak Stable and Madaket Stables’ Hopeful Stakes (GI) winner Mind Control is the early 7-2 favorite for Saturday’s $500,000 Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity (GI) at Keeneland. Overall, the names of 14 juveniles were dropped into the entry box, all with connections who hope a victory in the 1 1/16-mile race will […]

Alcibiades Field Overflowing With Talent

October 5, 2018 |

Race Draws Talented Fillies From Both Coasts By Margaret Ransom Three Chimneys Farm and Fern Circle Stables’ Restless Rider is the early 3-1 favorite for Friday’s 67th running of the $400,000 Darley Alcibiades Stakes at Keeneland. The Spinaway Stakes (GI) runner-up will face a full field in her attempt to secure her first graded stakes score, having previously captured […]