October 2, 2012 - 2:28pm
Churchill Downs wants to add September racing dates in addition to its traditional spring and fall race meets.
For Louisville horse racing fans, the long summer months that separate the end of the Churchill Downs’ Spring Meet and the beginning of the Keeneland Fall Meet often mean a trip to the outer edges of the Commonwealth for live racing within the state—west to Ellis Park in Henderson, KY,...
October 2, 2012 - 12:11pm
Graham Motion
Connections say the 2011 Kentucky Derby winner has been training well for his comeback bid
Team Valor and trainer Graham Motion announced Tuesday that Animal Kingdom is slated to make his long-awaited return to the races in the Breeders’ Cup Mile on turf at Santa Anita Park on November 3.Animal Kingdom, the 2011 Kentucky Derby winner and Preakness runner-up, has been working his...
October 2, 2012 - 11:20pm
For two Saturdays in October, Woodford Reserve is the place to start your trip to Keeneland.
The Keeneland Fall Meet gets underway Friday, Oct. 5, but now is the time to reserve your spot for a day of bourbon and horses. For three Saturdays in October, Woodford Reserve is the place to start your day of Keeneland racing. Woodford Reserve, 7855 McCracken Pike, is hosting brunch on Oct. 6, 13...
September 27, 2012 - 8:56am
Bob Baffert
Stars from the barns of Bill Mott and Bob Baffert headline races on both coasts
Will it be a tale of two top trainers on a weekend with Breeders’ Cup buzz from coast to coast?Key “Win and You’re In” races at Belmont and Santa Anita will help define the lineup for this year’s World Championships. Winners of the graded stakes punch their ticket to...
September 20, 2012 - 10:00am
National Turf Writers and Broadcasters has announced their annual award recipients.
The National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB) has announced the 2012 award recipients who will be honored at the annual NTWAB awards dinner to be held Oct. 31 in Pasadena, Cal. The awards honor individuals who have made a difference in the sport of horse racing.This year’s honorees...