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Jerome Draws Seven Newly Minted Sophomores

December 31, 2016 |

By Casey Laughter Since the Jerome Stakes (GIII) was moved to January to serve as a Kentucky Derby (GI) prep race, no winner has emerged to even place in the Triple Crown races. This year, however, a field of seven newly minted sophomores will try to turn that luck around win this event before continuing […]

Arrogate Preps for Pegasus World Cup in Sunday’s San Pasqual

December 31, 2016 |

By Jordan Sigmon Fresh off of a win in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (GI), likely 3-year-old champion and Horse of the Year candidate Arrogate will make his 2017 debut on New Year’s Day in the San Pasqual Stakes (GII) at Santa Anita. Winning will be no walk in the park with the presence of Midnight […]

Local Fillies Decked Out, Stays in Vegas Headline American Oaks

December 30, 2016 |

By Jordan Sigmon Previously a summer feature on the Southern California racing circuit, the American Oaks (GIT) moves to the final day of the year for the 2016 running and has drawn a large field of 13 headed by the local fillies Decked Out and Stays in Vegas. Owned by Big Chief Racing LLC, Gene […]

Saints Fan Carving a Louisiana Route to Derby

December 26, 2016 |

By Casey Laughter Earlier this month a promising 2-year-old colt named Saints Fan kept his undefeated record in tact by winning his second start. The colt is both owned and trained by Dallas Stewart, who is notorious for a lot of good things as a conditioner, but longshots finishing in the runner-up slots in Triple […]

Talented Duo of Kentucky Shippers Head La Brea

December 24, 2016 |

By Jordan Sigmon The list of La Brea (GI) winners is as talented as it is long and although this year’s edition has drawn no current stars, it looks like a race that could very well produce one. The field is headlined by Lightstream and Finley’sluckycharm, two impressive fillies shipping in from Kentucky and both […]

Mind Your Biscuits Faces Tough Baffert Trio in Malibu

December 24, 2016 |

By Jordan Sigmon Mind Your Biscuits is the most proven colt entering the historic Malibu Stakes (GI), but winning will be no easy task with eight other horses in the race, including a trio of talented runners from the barn of Bob Baffert. A New York-bred by Posse, Mind Your Biscuits is owned by J […]

Who Are the Top Derby Hopefuls Heading Into 2017?

December 16, 2016 |

By Casey Laughter Over the past few weeks some horses have emerged to look like main contenders for the 2017 Kentucky Derby (GI) in May while others have either dropped off or are on the sidelines due to better looking youngsters emerging late in the year. Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (GI) winner Classic Empire, however, stays […]

East Coast Invaders Headline Matriarch on Del Mar’s Closing Day

December 3, 2016 |

By Jordan Sigmon In 34 runnings of the Matriarch Stakes (GIT) so far, only eight 3-year-old fillies have defeated their elders and this year a mere three have shown up in an attempt to accomplish that task. Among them is one of the two favorites, Time and Motion, who is also one of only two […]

Chad Brown Trio Highlights a Field of Twelve for the Hollywood Derby

December 1, 2016 |

By Jordan Sigmon Over the years the Hollywood Derby (GIT) has played host to many superstars and served as the coming-out party for many others. This year a well-matched field of 12 will line up in the starting gate, with only one previous grade 1 winner set to go in the race. With half of […]

Who Are the Top Early Candidates for Kentucky Derby 143?

November 27, 2016 |

By Casey Laughter The road to the 2017 Kentucky Derby (GI) has already begun, even though the race is not for another 5 1/2 months. However, the top colts are already starting to emerge and give racing fans a taste of what the potential field could look like. Some of these colts do not even […]