Category Archives: Latest News

Bayern Looks To Make History In 2014 Kentucky Derby

Posted on: Apr 10, 2014

With the long history of the Kentucky Derby–the race dates back to 1874–there’s been all kinds of strange occurrences. Typically when someone suggests that a horse can ‘make history’ in the Kentucky Derby it evidences an....

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Albano To Skip Kentucky Derby

Posted on: Apr 09, 2014

Another three year old has been removed from consideration for the Kentucky Derby today as the connections of Albano indicated that they’ll bypass the iconic race for better opportunities down the road. Albano has had a decent–though not ....

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California Chrome Almost Certain Kentucky Derby Favorite

Posted on: Apr 08, 2014

It’s been quite a journey for California Chrome, most recently the winner of the Santa Anita Derby. And it’s not going to end any time soon. California Chrome has gone from a horse that didn’t win in his first allowance race to the ....

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Keeneland To Replace Polytrack Surface With Dirt

Posted on: Apr 07, 2014

Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky has announced that they will replace their synthetic polytrack surface with dirt. They’ve raced on polytrack since 2006 and were at one point one of the most strident supporters of synthetic racing s....

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California Chrome Dominant In Santa Anita Derby Win

Posted on: Apr 06, 2014

The Kentucky Derby won’t take place until the first Saturday in May but we may already have a favorite in ‘The Run for the Roses’. California Chrome entered this weekend full of Derby prep races as the presumptive favorite for the K....

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Enigmatic Social Inclusion Set For Wood Memorial

Posted on: Apr 05, 2014

Most Kentucky Derby prospects follow a fairly well defined career path. Admittedly that has changed somewhat in recent years with some trainers choosing to run their horses very little as a two year old but that notwithstanding, the basics are still ....

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Candy Boy Needs A Strong Performance In Santa Anita Derby

Posted on: Apr 04, 2014

Last weekend Cairo Prince failed to produce in his big Derby prep race, finishing out of the money in the Florida Derby. Now he’ll be life and death to even qualify for the Kentucky Derby. Based on how Candy Boy performs in Saturday’s San....

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What’s Next For Cairo Prince?

Posted on: Apr 03, 2014

Heading into last weekend’s Kentucky Derby prep races Cairo Prince was one of the ‘horses to beat’ despite a light racing schedule and setbacks in training. Cairo Prince was the favorite for last Saturday’s Florida Derby and f....

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California Chrome Could Be Post Time Derby Favorite

Posted on: Apr 02, 2014

Much remains unknown about the field for the 2014 Kentucky Derby–at this point it’s unclear which horses will even be running in the race, let alone which ones will be the favorite. But there is definitely growing support for California C....

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Some ‘Mustangs’ Aren’t Welcome At Churchill Downs

Posted on: Apr 01, 2014

Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky is the venerable site of the Kentucky Derby–easily the most historically significant horse race in the United States. On the first Saturday in May an assortment of the best three year old race horses, joc....

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