February 10, 2012 - 12:30pm
Moving on down the road to the Kentucky Derby, six horses will vie for graded stakes earnings in Saturday’s Hutcheson Stakes.
Ever So Lucky, second in the Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Club last fall at Churchill Downs, headlines a short field in Saturday’s Grade 2 $150,000 Hutcheson Stakes at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Florida.Ever So Lucky, who is making his three-year-old debut, will break from post 4 with jockey...
February 7, 2012 - 12:36pm
With the Kentucky Derby just 88 days away, trainer Todd Pletcher is thinking Run for the Roses with a multitude of talented young stars.
Every week, they come to Gulfstream Park with high expectations, low odds and exemplary pedigrees.They are the Todd Pletcher three-year-olds, and this season, they’ve rarely disappointed. It’s early February, but the nation’s leading trainer in earnings appears to be the front-...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
397 horses are now eligible to compete in the Triple Crown series through early nomination process.
397 horses are now eligible for the Triple Crown series through the early nomination process. Only horses made eligible to the Triple Crown can compete in the Kentucky Derby (May 5th), Preakness Stakes (May 19th), or Belmont Stakes (June 11th). The Kentucky Derby field is limited to 20 and will...
November 1, 2011 - 9:15am
Uncle Mo returns to Churchill Downs to attempt the Breeders' Cup Classic this Saturday.
Last year at this time, Uncle Mo was the buzz horse around Churchill Downs, and the morning line favorite, leading into the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, a race he won by more than four lengths. Once again, Uncle Mo is the topic of much talk around Churchill Downs, and the morning line favorite,...
October 24, 2011 - 1:36pm
Several of trainer Todd Pletcher's Breeders' Cup hopefuls have arrived from New York.
Members of trainer Todd Pletcher’s Breeders’ Cup contingent arrived at Churchill Downs Monday morning.