July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Bo-Rail does it again; Trainer Todd Pletcher gets first Derby win!
Calvin Borel aboard Super Saver won the 136th Kentucky Derby, earning an unprecedented third victory in four years and giving conditioner Todd Pletcher his first win in the Run for the Roses after 24 prior attempts. On winning his third Kentucky Derby, Borel said, "It never gets old....
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Michael Talla's Mona de Momma rallies to take the win by three-quarters over Pretty Prolific.
Mona de Momma with Joel Rosario aboard rallied from near the back to capture the Grade I Humana Distaff for fillies and mares. Following instructions from trainer John Sadler "to stay outisde and start picking them off coming to the quarter pole," Rosario took his mount eight wide at...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Julien Leparoux opened the Kentucky Derby Day stakes card with a victory aboard Buckleupbuttercup in the $100,000 Grade III Eight Belles for three-year old fillies on the sloppy main track.
Julien Leparoux opened the Kentucky Derby Day stakes card with a victory aboard Eddie Kenneally-trained Buckleupbuttercup in the $100,000 Eight Belles (GIII) for three-year old fillies on the sloppy main track. Swinging five wide at the top of the stretch, the Avalon Farms filly covered the 7 1/...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Kicking off a potential big weekend for WinStar Farm, Doubles Partner with Garrett Gomez aboard won the $200,550 Grade II American Turf at historic Churchill Downs
Kicking off a potential big weekend for WinStar Farm, Doubles Partner with Garrett Gomez aboard won the $200,550 Grade II American Turf at historic Churchill Downs. "I had a perfect trip," said Gomez, who rides morning line favorite Lookin At Lucky in tomorrow's Kentucky Derby. He...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
In a an exciting duel, Blind Luck overtakes Evening Jewel to win the $500,000 Added Grade I Kentucky Oaks.
In a thrilling photo finish, Blind Luck with Rafael Bejarano aboard captured the lilies by a nose in the $500,000 Added Grade I Kentucky Oaks over James Cassidy's Evening Jewel and Kent Desormeaux. Running six wide nearing the stretch, Blind Luck was forced to close fast to win in the final...