Lady and The Track | October 30, 2020

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Breeders’ Cup Challenge 2020 “Win & You’re In” Races

September 25, 2020 |

    Breeders’ Cup Challenge 2020 “Win and You’re In” Races By LATT Staff The 2020 Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” series, despite some cancellations and delays due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will end up featuring 81 races from racetracks around the world, the connections of each runner in each division hoping for […]

Kentucky Derby 146 is Here! Finally!

September 4, 2020 |

    Sackatoga Stable’s Tiz The Law Favored In Fan-Free Classic After Four-Month Delay By Margaret Ransom Sackatoga Stable’s Tiz the Law was installed as the 3-5 morning line favorite in a field of 18, which has now been cut down to 16 thanks to the late scratches of King Guillermo and Finnick he Fierce, entered for Saturday’s […]

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 […]

Tiz The Law Tiz The One To Beat In Travers

August 6, 2020 |

  New York Bred Colt Is Even-Money Favorite By Margaret Ransom Sackatoga Stable’s Tiz the Law, currently the overwhelming favorite for the Kentucky Derby (GI) in a month, will square off against seven others in this year’s 151st running of the $1 million Runhappy Travers Stakes (GI) on Saturday at Saratoga. The Barclay Tagg-trained son […]

Champion Maximum Security Finally Returns in Delayed San Diego

July 23, 2020 |

  Champion Meets Five In California Debut By Margaret Ransom It looks like Gary and Mary West’s Maximum Security finally will make his long-anticipated return to racing in Saturday’s $150,000 San Diego Handicap (GIII) at Del Mar, a week later than anticipated after the race was delayed due to 15 jockeys in the San Diego […]

Filly Stands Out In Delayed Blue Grass Stakes

July 10, 2020 |

  Thirteen Will Run In Search Of Derby Points By Margaret Ransom A field of 13 was entered for Saturday’s $600,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (GII) at Keeneland, the signature event at the Lexington, Kentucky, oval every spring and though slightly delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic remains a significant stop on the Road to […]

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 […]

Belmont 2020 Still a Classic Despite the Different Look

June 19, 2020 |

      Ten To Contest The First Leg Of The Triple Crown By Margaret Ransom Saturday marks the 152nd running of the $1 million Belmont Stakes (GI) at Belmont Park, which thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic and the suspension of all three Triple Crown races, will for the first time serve as first leg […]

Authentic Favored Against Six In Santa Anita Derby

June 5, 2020 |

    San Felipe Winner Returns In Rematch By Margaret Ransom Better late than never. Saturday’s $400,000 Santa Anita Derby (GI) is certainly a classic example of the old cliché, but even though the race was delayed two months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it drew a strong and talented field of seven talented sophomores […]

Split Arkansas Derby Highlights Saturday At Oaklawn Park

April 30, 2020 |

      Arkansas’ Signature Event Makes Impressive Substitute For Rescheduled Kentucky Original By Kaeli Bartholomew Sporting events all over the world have been postponed or canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but thankfully the horse racing show will go on this weekend at Oaklawn Park. Since the Kentucky Derby will longer be held on […]