February 11, 2011 - 11:09am
I've got Derby fever! Derby prep races introduce fans to the Kentucky Derby contenders long before Churchill's Spring Meet opens.
One of three Derby prep races scheduled for Saturday is Santa Anita’s $250,000, Grade 2, Robert B. Lewis Stakes with the most notable entries being Comma to the Top, who’s won his last five races; Steve Asmussen-trained Tapizar, already the winner of one Derby prep; and trainer Doug O’Neill’s...
January 17, 2011 - 11:48am
Local news for Jan. 17, 2011
"Earlier this month, just as the Kentucky Senate moved to crack down on illegal immigration, Thoroughbred trainers were reminded just how dependent their sport is on foreign labor. A federal immigration agent came to the Fair Grounds in New Orleans on Jan. 3 to chat with horse trainers, many of...
November 7, 2011 - 3:45pm
Edging out undefeated Zenyatta, Blame with Garrett Gomez aboard won the $ million Grade I Breeders' Cup Classic today at historic Churchill Downs race track in Louisville, Kentucky.
Edging out the formerly undefeated Zenyatta, Blame with Garrett Gomez aboard won the $5 million Grade I Breeders' Cup Classic today at historic Churchill Downs race track in Louisville, Kentucky.Zenyatta dropped back to her normal spot at the back of the pack. She fired nearing the far turn,...
November 6, 2010 - 11:36am
As we look to the Breeders' Cup Classic and Zenyatta's race for perfection, we take a look back at her racing career.
On July 5, 2008, Zenyatta improved on her 5-0 record by winning the 1 1/8 mile Vanity Handicap (GI) at Hollywood Park with Mike Smith aboard.  
November 6, 2010 - 2:08pm
Dubai Majesty with Jamie Theriot aboard won the $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint yesterday at historic Churchill Downs over the John Sadler-trained Switch and jockey Joel Rosario.
Dubai Majesty with Jamie Theriot aboard won the $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint yesterday at historic Churchill Downs over the John Sadler-trained Switch and jockey Joel Rosario. Theriot was elated with the victory. After only three prior starts, he earned his first Breeders' Cup...