Cairo Prince Out of Kentucky Derby With Ankle Injury

Posted on: Apr 20, 2014

Cairo Prince is the latest horse to withdraw from the Kentucky Derby due to injury. The specifics of the injury aren’t known at this time but according to trainer Kiaran McLaughlin he first became aware of an issue with Cairo Prince’s lef....

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Blue Grass Stakes Winner Dance With Fate Will Race In Kentucky Derby

Posted on: Apr 19, 2014

Immediately after his impressive win in the Blue Grass Stakes, the connections of Dance With Fate indicated that they were leaning against racing him in the Kentucky Derby. Trainer Peter Eurton immediately after the race was very unenthusiastic about....

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California Chrome’s Owner ‘Guarantees’ Kentucky Derby Victory

Posted on: Apr 18, 2014

In the sports world, it takes a special amount of confidence bordering on hubris to ‘guarantee’ victory. According to legend, Babe Ruth ‘called his shot’ during the 1932 World Series by pointing to the center field wall and th....

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Florida Derby Winner Constitution Sidelined With Shin Injury

Posted on: Apr 17, 2014

Florida Derby winner Constitution will miss the Kentucky Derby–and at least the first half of his three year old campaign–with a small fracture of his front right shin. The announcement was made on Wednesday following an veterinary examin....

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Wildcat Red Set For Kentucky Derby

Posted on: Apr 16, 2014

Florida Derby runner up Wildcat Red is targeting the Kentucky Derby as he continues to train at Florida’s Gulfstream Park. Wildcat Red set the pace in the Florida Derby but was unable to hold off eventual winner Constitution at the wire. Report....

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Ride On Curlin To Have Calvin Borel On Board For Kentucky Derby

Posted on: Apr 15, 2014

Veteran jockey Calvin Borel has a reputation of being the best rider in the business when it comes to navigating the dirt track at Churchill Downs. Borel has won the Kentucky Derby three times most notably aboard Super Saver in 2010 when he gave the ....

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Danza Set For Kentucky Derby After Upset Win

Posted on: Apr 14, 2014

What a difference a race makes. On Saturday, 41-1 longshot Danza that shocked the horse racing world and pulled off an unlikely victory in the Arkansas Derby. Less than 24 hours later he’s confirmed to be shipping to Churchill Downs for the Ken....

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Dance With Fate Wins Blue Grass Stakes

Posted on: Apr 13, 2014

The Blue Grass Stakes has long been considered one of the top Kentucky Derby prep races–at least until the past few years. The move to a synthetic racing surface has caused it to lose some of is importance and the connections of many top three ....

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Longshot Danza Wins Arkansas Derby

Posted on: Apr 12, 2014

In a race with several big name three year olds that needed a strong performance to gain a Kentucky Derby berth it was 41-1 longshot Danza that shocked the field and pulled off the improbable victory. Danza earned 100 points with the victory in one o....

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