Wicked Strong Can’t Hold On For Travers Stakes Win

Posted on: Aug 24, 2014

Wicked Strong gave a valiant effort in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga on Sunday afternoon but came up short as stablemate V.E. Day closed strong for the victory. Both horses are trained by Jimmy Jerkens and both have looked very good since the end of....

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California Chrome to Run in Pennsylvania Derby

Posted on: Aug 21, 2014

There’s not a more famous race horse in the country right now than Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome. He’s currently training for a return to racing competition and on Thursday trainer Art Sherman announced his next race: the $1 mil....

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State of California Honors Kentucky Derby Winner California Chrome

Posted on: Aug 19, 2014

California Chrome may not have won the Triple Crown but he did something that few horses have done becoming the third California bred winner of the Kentucky Derby. Earlier this week, he was formally honored by the State of California for his accompli....

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Churchill Downs Track Announcer Larry Collmus Headed For New York

Posted on: Aug 13, 2014

First year Churchill Downs track announcer Larry Collmus will step down at the end of the fall meet at the Kentucky race track to accept the job as lead announcer for the New York Racing Association (NYRA). The NYRA job is considered to be the best i....

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Kentucky Derby Runner Up Commanding Curve Trains for Travers Stakes

Posted on: Aug 10, 2014

Kentucky Derby runner up Commanding Curve–who has had a very erratic three year old campaign otherwise–has started to train for the August 23 Travers Stakes at Saratoga. The Dallas Stewart trained colt turned in his best performance of th....

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Kentucky Derby Veteran Wicked Strong Prepares for Travers

Posted on: Aug 09, 2014

Wicked Strong entered the 2014 Kentucky Derby with an impressive win in the Wood Memorial and a compelling backstory. His name is an homage to his Boston roots but he didn’t exactly do the city proud in either of Triple Crown appearances. Wicke....

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Palace Malice Still Pointing To Woodward Despite Poor Whitney Showing

Posted on: Aug 04, 2014

Palace Malice rebounded from a poor 12th place showing in the 2013 Kentucky Derby to look very impressive in winning the Belmont Stakes. He has gone on to become among the best older horses in the sport as a four year old and is considered one of the....

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Kentucky Derby Entrant Dance With Fate Euthanized

Posted on: Jul 31, 2014

Some sad news today as 2014 Kentucky Derby entrant Dance With Fate was euthanized due to injuries sustained in an incident on July 24. The horse bolted while on the track at Del Mar and crashed hard into a fence.....

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Super Saver’s Son Impressive In Debut

Posted on: Jul 28, 2014

It’s almost impossible to get a handle on which horses will be Kentucky Derby contenders next year based on their two year old campaign. The road to the Derby is long and difficult and there have been plenty of two year olds that impressed to b....

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