February 22, 2013 - 11:00am
Bob Baffert scored big stakes victories last weekend; will Saturday's spotlight shine on Pletcher?
Over the three-day weekend, trainer Bob Baffert secured the spotlight when his Kentucky Derby prospects Shakin It Up and Super Ninety Nine won key stakes races.Will this weekend be Todd Pletcher’s time to shine?Pletcher sends out undefeated Violence as the favorite in Saturday’s Grade 2...
February 20, 2013 - 4:47pm
Rachel Alexandra continues to recover from abdominal surgery.
Rachel Alexandra remains in serious, but stable condition at Rood & Riddle Equine Clinic in Lexington, Ky. following abdominal surgery last week. The 2009 Kentucky Oaks winner was taken from her home at Stonestreet Farm to Rood & Riddle last Wednesday, a day after giving birth to a 140...
February 13, 2013 - 1:12pm
Rachel Alexandra has given birth to her second foal, a filly by Bernardini.
Stonestreet Farm in Lexington, Ky. has already welcomed in several foals this year, but none quite like the one born at the farm Tuesday. Rachel Alexandra, the seven-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro by Lotta Kim, gave birth to her second foal, a filly by Bernardini. The filly was born at 2...
December 14, 2012 - 2:23pm
Kentucky Oaks, Kentucky Derby, and Clark Handicap among moments of the year that have left an impact on race fans.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) has opened voting in the 14th Annual NTRA Moment of the Year. The award, chosen by fans, recognizes the moment in this year of racing that was most memorable or impressionable among the voting fans.Among previous year winners are Birdstone’s...
November 2, 2012 - 9:34am
This weekend get a glimpse of some of the fillies you might see next year in the Kentucky Oaks.
Although the Breeders’ Cup World Championships will not be run at Churchill Downs this year as they have been the last two years, Churchill Downs may be in the future for some of the two-year-old fillies that will race in the Championships Friday at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. A...