June 18, 2011 - 7:36pm
Pool Play closed sharply to edge out Mission Impazible in the Grade 1 $500,000 Stephen Foster Stakes.
Pool Play closed sharply to edge out Mission Impazible in the Grade 1 $500,000 Stephen Foster Stakes. In a day in which the Churchill Downs track was slowly upgraded from sloppy to good to fast, a 36-1 Mark Casse runner shocked the crowd when he crossed the finish line first in the field of 11...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
It might be a mother of a Derby weather-wise, so why not go with a mudder? Here's a look a some of the best mudders in the field.
By Josh Cook In one memorable 'Seinfeld' episode Kramer overhears two men on the subway talking about a horse race later that day.  "This horse loves the slop, it's in his bloodlines. His father was a mudder. His mother was a mudder," one man says to the other. "His mother...
July 29, 2012 - 7:49pm
Todd Pletcher's Mission Impazible needs to build on his Louisiana Derby rally-to-win performance.
Even with the defections of Eskendereya and Rule, trainer Todd Pletcher is pinning his Derby Dreams on no less than four horses. With 1990 Derby winner as a grandsire, Mission Impazible has the pedigree to win on Saturday. Bred by Summer Wind Farm and owned by Twin Creeks Racing Stables, Mission...