February 22, 2013 - 9:45am
The Road to the Kentucky Derby includes two talent-packed stakes races—the Fountain of Youth and the Risen Star.
Things are starting to heat up as the Kentucky Derby draws nearer. Yes, the Kentucky Derby is still two months away, but for many of the contenders it's only one or two more starts away. The Road to the Kentucky Derby points system kicks into phase two, the first leg of the Kentucky Derby...
February 22, 2013 - 9:45am
The Road to the Kentucky Derby includes two talent-packed stakes races—the Fountain of Youth and the Risen Star.
Things are starting to heat up as the Kentucky Derby draws nearer. Yes, the Kentucky Derby is still two months away, but for many of the contenders it's only one or two more starts away. The Road to the Kentucky Derby points system kicks into phase two, the first leg of the Kentucky Derby...
January 28, 2013 - 9:45am
It wasn’t Shanghai Bobby’s lucky day, but Itsmyluckyday’s day in Holy Bull win.
It was trainer Eddie Plesa’s lucky day when Itsmyluckyday took down Two-Year-Old Eclipse Champion Shanghai Bobby in the $400,000 Grade 3 Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Fla. Itsmyluckyday earned 10 points for the victory and is now on the board in Churchill Downs’ new...
January 25, 2013 - 9:45am
Rick Pitino
Gorgui, named for Louisville center Gorgui Dieng, faces eight rivals in his first race
One of a trio of University of Louisville coach Rick Pitino-owned horses named for his players is set to debut Sunday at Gulfstream Park.Gorgui, named for University of Louisville center Gorgui Dieng, is entered in the seventh race, a seven-furlong test on dirt with nine participants. The...
January 25, 2013 - 9:30am
Shanghai Bobby, who was recently awarded an Eclipse Award for champion top two-year-old will make his sophomore debut in Saturday’s Holy Bull.
The Road to the Kentucky Derby is well underway and makes a stop Saturday at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Fla. for the 26th running of the Grade 3 Holy Bull Stakes. The race is one of 19 Kentucky Derby “prep” races under Churchill Downs’ new 36-race points system that will...