March 1, 2012 - 11:30am
Monkees’ star Davy Jones once rode a horse at Louisville’s Churchill Downs.
Monkee’s star Davy Jones, the ‘60s heartthrob and lead singer of The Monkees, died on Wednesday, February 29 at a ranch near his Indiantown, Florida home. He was 66. It was reported by various online outlets that he felt ill while visiting his horses at the ranch and was having trouble...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Daddy Nose Best wins the $200,000 Grade 3 El Camino Real Derby.
Daddy Nose Best, under the guidance of jockey Julien Leparoux, won Saturday’s Grade 3 $200,000 El Camino Real Derby at Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley, California. In a driving stretch duel, the son of Scat Daddy held on to win by a nose over Graham Motion and Team Valor’s Lucky Chappy....
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
The Derby Trail makes a stop in Berkeley, California for the Grade III El Camino Real Derby.
A field of 10 is set to compete in Saturday’s $200,000 Grade III El Camino Real Derby at Golden Gate Fields racetrack in Berkeley, California. The race will cover 1 1/8 mile over the Tapeta surface and is the eighth on a nine-race card.
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
The first of three Kentucky Derby future wagering pools opens Friday at Churchill Downs.
Churchill Downs will offer its first of three Kentucky Derby future wagering pools this weekend. Pool 1 will be open from February 10 through February 12. Pool 2 will be open from March 2 through March 4 and the final pool, Pool 3, will run from March 30 through April 1. Only one pool will be...
February 7, 2012 - 12:36pm
Todd Pletcher
With the Kentucky Derby just 88 days away, trainer Todd Pletcher is thinking Run for the Roses with a multitude of talented young stars.
Every week, they come to Gulfstream Park with high expectations, low odds and exemplary pedigrees.They are the Todd Pletcher three-year-olds, and this season, they’ve rarely disappointed. It’s early February, but the nation’s leading trainer in earnings appears to be the front-...