July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
There’s a lot of Derby prep races going on this weekend, but we’re focusing on Sunday’s Grade 3 Palm Beach Stakes.
The Derby Trail heats up with four graded stakes this weekend—Tampa Bay Derby (G2), San Felipe (G2), Swale (G3), and Palm Beach (G3). All but one of these will run on Saturday and all but one is getting much of the racing industry’s press. The Grade 3 $150,000 Palm Beach Stakes will run...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Hansen
Who is more likely to wear the roses on May 5?
Their memorable stretch run in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Churchill Downs designated winner Hansen and runner-up Union Rags as instant equine rivals.
March 5, 2012 - 10:45am
Hansen returns to form with an easy victory in the Grade 3 $400,000 Gotham Stakes.
Mike Maker’s Hansen returned to the champion form he exhibited in last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile when he romped home to victory in Saturday’s Grade 3 $400,000 Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack in Jamaica, New York. Covering the 1 1/16 mile dirt course in 1:43.84,...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Hansen takes on a field of 13 in Saturday’s Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack.
A field of 13 will contest the Grade 3 $400,000 Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack in Jamaica, New York. The 1 1/16 mile race is the 10th on Saturday’s 11-race card.Returning for his second start since winning the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile in November is Mike Maker’s Hansen. Making...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Churchill Downs offers the second of three Derby future wager pools and the only Oaks future wager pool beginning at noon Friday.
Churchill Downs will offer its second of three Kentucky Derby future wagering pools this weekend. Pool 2 will open at noon on Friday, March 2 and will close at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 4. Only one pool will be offered for the Kentucky Oaks. It runs concurrently with Kentucky Derby...