July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Only 12 days to the Kentucky Derby. Count down the days to the big day with us and learn a new fact about the Kentucky Derby each day.
If you’ve ever been to the Kentucky Derby or the Kentucky Oaks, you know that it draws a good crowd. Tickets are in high demand and demand an even higher price. Fans pack the grandstand, clubhouse, infield, paddock, and the many additional seating (and standing) options Churchill Downs...
August 29, 2011 - 8:35am
Stay Thirsty takes the 1 1/4 mile Travers Stakes at Saratoga.
The Grade 1 $1,000,000 Travers Stakes, the highlight of the Saratoga meet and a race that may determine the year's three-year-old champion, went to Mike Repole's Stay Thirsty. Sent off as the slight favorite in the field of ten, the Todd Pletcher trained runner vied for the lead briefly...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
The Travers Stakes pits the Preakness and Belmont winners against Travers favorite, Stay Thirsty, who finished 12th in the Kentucky Derby.
The leading three-year-olds will fight it out in the Grade 1 $1,000,000 Travers Stakes to be run Saturday at Saratoga Race Course in New York. The ten-horse field includes the winners of the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes, Belmont, Haskell Invitational and the Grade 2 Jim Dandy Stakes. The race is...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Ruler On Ice relishes the slop and posts a shocking win in the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes.
Over a sloppy Belmont track, 24-1 Ruler On Ice shocked the crowd of 55,779, when he took the Grade 1 $1,000,000 Belmont Stakes. This was the first Belmont Stakes appearance for the connections of Ruler On Ice which include owners George and Lori Hall, trainer Kelly Breen, and jockey Jose Valdivia,...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Real Quiet died yesterday after an accident in the paddock of Pennsylvania's Penn Ridge Farm.
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Real Quiet died yesterday after an accident in the paddock of Pennsylvania's Penn Ridge Farm. The 15-year-old trained by Bob Baffert and owned by Mike Pegram was a nose away from the Triple Crown when he was bested by a driving Victory Gallop in the Belmont...