August 13, 2014 - 12:15pm
Larry Collmus, who recently replaced Mark Johnson as track announcer at Churchill Downs is leaving the Derby City to pick up the reins from Tom Durkin as track announcer for the New York Racing Association.
It was just six months ago that Churchill Downs announced that veteran race caller Larry Collmus would replace Mark Johnson as the track announcer for Churchill Downs. The news brought excite
August 26, 2013 - 9:04am
Will Take Charge upsets Kentucky Derby and Belmont winners in Travers Stakes.
Will Take Charge, at odds of 9-1, charged to victory to win the Grade 1 $1,000,000 Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, NY by a nose over front-runner Moreno.
August 23, 2013 - 9:38am
The country's best three-year-olds have survived the Triple Crown series and matured as race horses, but who will prevail in Saratoga's Mid-Summer Derby—the Travers Stakes?
For 150 years Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, NY has been the pinnacle of summer racing and, for most of those years, the Travers Stakes, or the Mid-Summer Derby as it's com
July 29, 2013 - 8:30am
Palace Malice takes Jim Dandy on Saturday, Verrazano takes Haskell on Sunday. Todd Pletcher takes both.
Todd Pletcher was the big winner in the weekend’s top stakes races for three-year-olds.
July 26, 2013 - 9:30am
A bevy of Kentucky Derby runners, including Oxbow and Palace Malice, who went on to win the Preakness and Belmont, respectively, return in weekend stakes action on the east coast.
Horse racing's summer season is underway with three-year-old stakes action in Saratoga Springs, New York and Oceanport, New Jersey. That's a far cry from Louisville, Kentucky, but man