First-crop sires: Second stakes winner for Maximus Mischief

Tue Oct 17 2023J. Keeler Johnson will follow prominent first-crop sires whose two-year-olds are hitting the track this season. This installment is the third on 2018 Remsen (G2) winner Maximus Mischief.
Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Maiden Watch: Dornoch impresses

Mon Oct 16 2023J. Keeler Johnson

You never know where a Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) contender might come from. Three weeks out from the Nov. 3 showdown at Santa Anita, possible starters are still emerging.
Breeders’ Cup Roundup: Oct. 16, 2023

Mon Oct 16 2023J. Keeler Johnson

Godolphin homebred Mawj lived up to expectations when returning from a five-month layoff in Saturday’s Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (G1) at Keeneland.
Monday Morning Message with Jason Beem Oct. 16, 2023

Mon Oct 16 2023Jason Beem

Jason looks back at his favorite moments from the weekend, including the retirement of the great Channel Maker.
Tournament Strategy: Contenders List for Saturday at Keeneland

Sat Oct 14 2023Kevin Kilroy

TwinSpires’ has a National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) handicapping tournament this weekend and it covers the entire Keeneland card on Saturday, October 14.
Tall Tales of the Track: Splish, Splash

Fri Oct 13 2023Jennifer Kelly

Over a century earlier, horses splashed through a memorable edition of the Crescent City Derby as an improbable deluge sailed into history as a bigger story than the race itself.
Jason Beem's Thursday Column for Oct. 12, 2023

Thu Oct 12 2023Jason Beem

Jason discusses the horses who have started the most times in 2023 and those who start often versus the ones who don't.
Pedigree profile: Muth

Wed Oct 11 2023J. Keeler Johnson

When the speedy Muth successfully stretched out over 1 1/16 miles to dominate the American Pharoah (G1) at Santa Anita by 3 3/4 lengths, it came as no surprise to pedigree handicappers.
Racing Roundtable: Breeders' Cup analysis of two-year-olds, turf preps, and a stand against

Tue Oct 10 2023TwinSpires Staff

Ashley Anderson and James Scully discuss impressive two-year-old performances and the best Breeders' Cup prep on turf, as well as prep winners the panel will take a stand against. Churchill Downs racing analyst Scott Shapiro joins the weekly Racing Roundtable video series and provides his input above in our on-camera portion.
Kentucky Derby pedigree profile: Locked

Tue Oct 10 2023J. Keeler Johnson

After overcoming a wide trip to win the Breeders’ Futurity (G1), Locked ranks among the early favorites for the 2024 Kentucky Derby (G1).
Kentucky Derby pedigree profile: Timberlake

Tue Oct 10 2023J. Keeler Johnson

Can Timberlake become the third son of Into Mischief to win the Kentucky Derby (G1)? Only time will tell, but the bay colt is trending in the right direction.
Breeders’ Cup Roundup: Oct. 9, 2023

Mon Oct 09 2023J. Keeler Johnson

Opening week at Keeneland featured eight Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series qualifiers across a variety of divisions.
Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Maiden Watch: Drum Roll Please breaks through

Mon Oct 09 2023J. Keeler Johnson

Is Drum Roll Please on his way to the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) and/or Road to the Kentucky Derby? It’s not out of the question after the Brad Cox trainee broke his maiden at Aqueduct last Friday.