July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Ruler On Ice relishes the slop and posts a shocking win in the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes.
Over a sloppy Belmont track, 24-1 Ruler On Ice shocked the crowd of 55,779, when he took the Grade 1 $1,000,000 Belmont Stakes. This was the first Belmont Stakes appearance for the connections of Ruler On Ice which include owners George and Lori Hall, trainer Kelly Breen, and jockey Jose Valdivia,...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
The Belmont stakes, which runs tomorrow in Elmont, New York, completes this year's Triple Crown series of racing and includes Derby winner, Animal Kingdom, and Preakness winner, Shackleford.
In the 143rd running of the Grade 1 $1,000,000 Belmont Stakes Animal Kingdom, the Graham Motion trained Kentucky Derby winner, will again face Shackleford, trainer Dale Romans' Preakness Stakes winner. Although Animal Kingdom has been installed as the morning line favorite at 2-1 and...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Derby 137 Profile: Nehro
Bay (brown) coltSire:  MineshaftDam: The Administrator  (by Afleet)Trainer: Steve AsmussenOwner:  Zayat Stables (Ahmed Zayat)Jockey:  Corey NakataniColor of Silks:  Teal with yellow dots, yellow sleeves with teal dotsGraded Earnings: $400,000Lifetime Stats:  5 starts:...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
The Factor was not a factor for Archarcharch (or six other horses) in Saturday's Arkansas Derby.
The Factor was not a factor for Archarcharch (or six others) in the Grade 1 $1,000,000 Arkansas Derby. Louisville-based jockey Jon Kenton Court, riding for his father-in-law William "Jinks" Fires, guided longshot Archarcharch to a narrow win over the late-running Nehro. The heavy favorite, The...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Will we see another new Kentucky Derby hopeful enter the top twenty graded stakes earners by snagging the $1,000,000 Arkansas Derby purse or will The Factor add to his bankroll?
The Factor is the 7-5 morning line favorite going into the Grade 1 $1,000,000 Arkansas Derby. Earlier this week, The Factor was instilled as the current Kentucky Derby favorite after the previously undefeated Uncle Mo finished third in the Wood Memorial. We'll see after Saturday if the...