by RON FLATTER Imagine for a moment that the Kentucky Derby was not on a Saturday afternoon in the spring. Instead, it was run in the autumn on a Sunday morning, right before a big day of pro football. Never in a million years, right? Actually, that is exactly how America’s biggest race is...|
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Doug Salvatore is back with part 2 of his Kentucky Derby profiles looking at each perspective starter along with their recent form through the eyes of Brisnet.com and other performance figures. CLICK HERE to read Part 1, which featured the winners of the 180-point races. Mor Spirit BRIS (94,...|
LOS ALAMITOS NOTEBOOK There was no graded racing at Los Alamitos last week. Track Stats From a total of 34 races held over the Southern California racetrack during the past week, favorites won at a 44 percent clip and the top two betting choices combined for 70 percent of the wins. From 34 frays...|
First came the cameras then came the commotion. I snapped my neck back to the left with my usual self-important who dares interrupt my work scowl. There were enough photographers moonwalking into Heine Bros. coffee in Downtown Louisville that I knew someone important was about to walk into the...|
Edited Press Release With trainer Mikio Matsunaga looking on, Lani worked five furlongs in 1:01 over a fast track after the renovation break Tuesday morning at Churchill Downs. The move was the third fastest of 18 at the distance. Lani's work was the only one of the morning among Kentucky...|
Horses continued Kentucky Derby preparations Tuesday morning, with most either jogging or galloping at Churchill Downs, but Japanese shipper Lani did record a five-furlong workout in 1:01. And it was interesting to see the gray Tapit colt a receive couple taps of the whip to keep him focused....|
Fresh off defeating two Breeders' Cup winners in last month's Madison (G1), Sheer Drama now looks to halt a two-race losing skid at Churchill Downs when she heads a field of seven in Friday's La Troienne (G1), a 1 1/16-mile test for fillies and mares that tops five stakes on the Kentucky Oaks...|
PP HORSE JOCKEY ODDS 1 Terra Promessa Ricardo Santana Jr. 10-1...|