November 5, 2012 - 9:15am
Shanghai Bobby and He's Had Enough
Shanghai Bobby gives connections high hopes for Kentucky Derby 139.
Before a crowd of 55,123 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Cal., favored Shanghai Bobby fought off a game He’s Had Enough to win the $2,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) for Louisville’s Jack Wolf, Ed Glasscock and their Starlight Racing Partnership. Wolf and his filly Ashado gave...
November 2, 2012 - 10:30am
The marquee Kentucky Derby prep race for two-year-olds is the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile which will run Saturday at Santa Anita Park.
Last year fans saw the pale grey Hansen become the early Kentucky Derby favorite when he won the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) on a fast track at Churchill Downs in early November. In the 2010 edition of the race, it was Uncle Mo who would hold that title until an illness forced the colt to be...
October 18, 2012 - 9:46am
The son of Malibu Moon, named for Louisville guard Russ Smith, begins his racing career at Santa Anita
The much-anticipated debut of University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino’s horse Russdiculous – named for charismatic Cardinal junior guard Russ Smith – is set for Saturday’s third race at Santa Anita Park, scheduled for 5:02 p.m. ET.Russdiculous, a Kentucky-...
October 8, 2012 - 12:59pm
Seeking: paid extras for '50 to 1,' the story of 2009 Derby winner Mine That Bir
Ongoing now: your chance to be paid to be in the movies!
Back in August, we learned that the story of 2009 Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird is being produced into a feature film called Wild Ride. First things first: the title has been changed to 50 to 1. Secondly: there is currently an open casting call for paid extras. Yes: paid.Shooting with extras...
October 6, 2012 - 6:23pm
Joha earns 10 points toward a slot in the Kentucky Derby with a win in the Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity.
Joha, trained by Mike Maker, won Saturday’s Grade 1 Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington. The win earns the son of Johar a berth in the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile which will be held November 3 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Cal. Also, as one of the...