July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
A nice field of thirteen will compete in Keeneland’s Kentucky Derby prep, the Grade 1 $750,000 Toyota Bluegrass Stakes.
Dr. Kendall Hansen and Sky Chai Racing have the 6-5 morning-line favorite for Keeneland’s $750,000 Toyota Bluegrass Stakes (Grade1) with their Tapit colt, Hansen. Hansen comes into the race off a three length win in the Grade 3 Gotham Stakes in which he earned a Brisnet speed figure of 105....
February 15, 2012 - 3:08pm
Graham Motion
Graham Motion's colt set to make 4-year-old debut in allowance race on turf
Animal Kingdom, 2011 Kentucky Derby winner, is set to make his 4-year-old debut Saturday in an allowance race on turf at Gulfstream Park.The colt hasn’t raced since a sixth place finish in the Belmont Stakes in June. He was diagnosed with a fracture in his right hind leg following that...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Trainer Graham Motion says the colt, who underwent surgery in June, is progressing toward his return.
It’s a long road back, but 2011 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom is making great strides in his bid to return to the track.
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
The Belmont stakes, which runs tomorrow in Elmont, New York, completes this year's Triple Crown series of racing and includes Derby winner, Animal Kingdom, and Preakness winner, Shackleford.
In the 143rd running of the Grade 1 $1,000,000 Belmont Stakes Animal Kingdom, the Graham Motion trained Kentucky Derby winner, will again face Shackleford, trainer Dale Romans' Preakness Stakes winner. Although Animal Kingdom has been installed as the morning line favorite at 2-1 and...