Category Archives: Latest News

Racehorse Names, Super Heroes Make For Easy Confusion

Posted on: Apr 13, 2016

One of the most entertaining components of the sport of horse racing are the unique–and occasionally silly or clever–names given to the equine athletes. Some names are picked almost at random, others have a theme like the many Detroit Red....

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Outwork Wins A Muddy And Messy Wood Memorial

Posted on: Apr 10, 2016

Todd Pletcher will be heading to the Kentucky Derby once again this year after his colt Outwork got a head in front of longshot Trojan Nation at the wire to win the Grade 1, $1 Million Wood Memorial. It was Pletcher’s fourth victory in the marq....

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Brody’s Cause Back On The Contender Hit Parade

Posted on: Apr 09, 2016

Horse racing enthusiasts had started to view Brody’s Cause as a ‘one hit wonder’ following a disappointing 7th place finish in last month’s Tampa Bay Derby. He’d entered the year with a great deal of promise after a succ....

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Exaggerator The Best Horse In Rainy Santa Anita Derby

Posted on: Apr 08, 2016

Exaggerator punched his ticket for the Kentucky Derby on Saturday as he ran away from the field in a rainy and sloppy Santa Anita Derby. He becomes only the sixth Santa Anita Derby winner on an ‘off’ track (it was listed as ‘sloppy,....

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Santa Anita Set For A Rainy Derby Day

Posted on: Apr 07, 2016

Southern California is known for it’s beautiful weather. That’s one of the primary reasons that people move there. Not surprisingly, the weather has usually been beautiful for the Santa Anita Derby but the 2016 race might be an exception.....

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Mor Spirit Leads A Very Competitive Santa Anita Derby Field

Posted on: Apr 06, 2016

Three major Kentucky Derby prep races are set for Saturday and none more keenly anticipated than the Grade 1, $1 Million Santa Anita Derby. This was the race that vaulted California Chrome to Kentucky Derby favorite status in 2015. Dortmund won this ....

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