September 1, 2012 - 8:15am
Shackleford
Mucho Macho Man, Shackleford, Stay Thirsty headline Saturday’s card at Saratoga
Five alumni from the 2011 Kentucky Derby - including Mucho Macho Man and Shackleford - are set to run at various tracks through Monday.Mucho Macho Man, third behind Animal Kingdom and Nehro in the Derby, is 3 of 4 this year and is seeking his first Grade 1 win in the Woodward. The 8-5 favorite is...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Shackleford returns to winning form.
Shackleford, winner of last year's Preakness, returned to winning form in a thrilling stretch duel with Amazombie in the 78th running of the Grade II Churchill Downs on a fast Churchill Downs Main Track. 
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Why we love the Kentucky Derby: Trainer Dale Romans [Horse racing]
Of all the red-letter occasions local trainer Dale Romans considers worth celebrating, none comes close to the thought of winning Derby Day.
This article appears in the April 2012 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, visit loumag.com.The past two years that trainer Dale Romans has started a horse in the Kentucky Derby, he and his family have hosted a small after-party at their home in south Louisville. It’s a relaxed affair...
August 29, 2011 - 8:35am
Stay Thirsty takes the 1 1/4 mile Travers Stakes at Saratoga.
The Grade 1 $1,000,000 Travers Stakes, the highlight of the Saratoga meet and a race that may determine the year's three-year-old champion, went to Mike Repole's Stay Thirsty. Sent off as the slight favorite in the field of ten, the Todd Pletcher trained runner vied for the lead briefly...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
The Travers Stakes pits the Preakness and Belmont winners against Travers favorite, Stay Thirsty, who finished 12th in the Kentucky Derby.
The leading three-year-olds will fight it out in the Grade 1 $1,000,000 Travers Stakes to be run Saturday at Saratoga Race Course in New York. The ten-horse field includes the winners of the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes, Belmont, Haskell Invitational and the Grade 2 Jim Dandy Stakes. The race is...