Category Archives: Latest News

American Pharoah’s Jockey Heads Hall of Fame Class

Posted on: Mar 09, 2016

American Pharoah earned racing immortality last year by winning the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes to earn the Triple Crown. Now the jockey that piloted him to victory–Victor Espinoza–is among ten nominees for the 201....

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Sunland Park Could Be Given All Clear This Week

Posted on: Mar 08, 2016

Yesterday, Sunland Park announced the cancellation of their two major Kentucky Derby and Oaks qualification races, the Sunland Park Derby and Sunland Park Oaks. The track said that they wanted to preserve the integrity of the qualification process fo....

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Major Kentucky Derby Prep Race Cancelled

Posted on: Mar 07, 2016

A major race on the Kentucky Derby prep trail has been cancelled, at least for this year. Sunland Park has announced they have cancelled the Grade 3, $800,000 Sunland Park Derby and the $200,000 Sunland Park Oaks originally scheduled for March 20. Su....

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Awesome Gent A Surprise Three Year Old Sprint Prodigy

Posted on: Mar 06, 2016

Last year Awesome Gent was known for little more than being the stable mate of Todd Pletcher’s dominant two year old sprinter Sudden Surprise. This year the roles could be reversed and Sudden Surprise could play second fiddle to Awesome Gent. A....

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Kentucky Derby Veteran Keen Ice Upset In Dubai

Posted on: Mar 05, 2016

It’s not certain that race horses ‘feel pressure’ in the same way that humans do but if so the poster child might be Keen Ice. He’s by all accounts a very good horse. He’s got a spectacular lineage–he was sired by ....

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