February 7, 2013 - 12:19pm
Lay your money down now on your pick to win this year’s Kentucky Derby.
The Kentucky Derby is just under 90 days away, but it’s not too early to pick your horse and make a wager on the May 4th race. The first pool in the Kentucky Derby Future Wager opens Friday, Feb. 8, at noon EST and closes Sunday, Feb. 10, at 6 p.m. EST. Two additional Kentucky Derby Future...
February 4, 2013 - 1:23pm
Weekend stakes action puts three more hopefuls on the path to the Kentucky Derby.
Within an hour Saturday, three more Kentucky Derby hopefuls were on the Kentucky Derby points board and well on their way to the Churchill Downs starting gate on the first Saturday in May. The new points system replaces the graded earnings system and determines which horses get into the Kentucky...
February 4, 2013 - 9:15am
369 horses were nominated to compete in the Triple Crown series of races through the early nomination process.
Although down slightly from last year’s 398 early nominees, 369 three-year-olds took advantage of the early nomination process for this year’s Triple Crown. Only horses made eligible to the Triple Crown can compete in the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs May 4, the Preakness Stakes at...
February 1, 2013 - 10:00am
The Road to the Derby makes stops in three locales this Saturday with the Grade II Robert B. Lewis Stakes at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Cal., the Grade III Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs in Tampa, Fla., and the Grade III Withers Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack in Jamaica, NY.
The Road to the Derby makes stops in three locales this Saturday with the Grade II Robert B. Lewis Stakes at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Cal., the Grade III Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs in Tampa, Fla., and the Grade III Withers Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack in Jamaica, NY. Each of these...
January 28, 2013 - 9:45am
It wasn’t Shanghai Bobby’s lucky day, but Itsmyluckyday’s day in Holy Bull win.
It was trainer Eddie Plesa’s lucky day when Itsmyluckyday took down Two-Year-Old Eclipse Champion Shanghai Bobby in the $400,000 Grade 3 Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Fla. Itsmyluckyday earned 10 points for the victory and is now on the board in Churchill Downs’ new...