Wednesday, April 17 2013
Kentucky Derby Update
FRAC DADDY ARRIVES, BROWN MAKES TRAINING PLANS FOR NORMANDY INVASION
AND SEANEEN GIRL WORKS TOWARD KENTUCKY OAKS
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Wednesday, April 17, 2013) – Arkansas Derby (Grade I) runner-up Frac Daddy, ranked No. 15 on the “Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by TwinSpires.com,” arrived at Churchill Downs on Wednesday morning at 4 a.m. (all times Eastern) and will be prepped for Kentucky Derby 139 beneath the Twin Spires.
Monday, April 15 2013
VERRAZANO GALLOPS ON FIRST MORNING BENEATH THE TWIN SPIRES
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Monday, April 15, 2013) – Wood Memorial (Grade I) winner Verrazano, the individual favorite in all three pools of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager, arrived at Churchill Downs on Monday evening and galloped beneath the Twin Spires on Tuesday on his first morning in Louisville.
Kentucky Derby Update
*MYLUTE TUNES UP FOR DERBY WITH SIX-FURLONG WORK
*ARKANSAS DERBY WINNER OVERANALYZE ARRIVES AT CHURCHILL DOWNS
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sunday, April 14, 2013) - Mylute, runner-up to Revolutionary in the $1 million Louisiana Derby (Grade II), continued his preparations for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (GI) with a six-furlong breeze in 1:12.20 on Sunday morning at Churchill Downs.
Saturday, April 13 2013
SPIRAL WINNER BLACK ONYX BACK TO WORK
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Saturday, April 13, 2013) - Black Onyx, 1 ½-length winner of the Spiral (GIII), breezed five furlongs in 1:00.60 on the fast main track at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning in his first major training move since his victory at Turfway Park on March 23.
Friday, April 12 2013
LOUISIANA DERBY WINNER REVOLUTIONARY ARRIVES AT CHURCHILL DOWNS
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Friday, April 12, 2013) - After a brief freshening at WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky., Louisiana Derby (Grade II) winner Revolutionary arrived at Churchill Downs shortly after 11 a.m. EDT on Friday to be prepped for the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (GI).
Saturday, March 23 2013
FIRST LEG OF CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Thursday, March 21, 2013) – The First Leg of the Championship Series on the “Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by TwinSpires.com” wraps up this weekend with the $550,000 Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Racing Spiral (Grade III) on Saturday and the $800,000 Sunland Derby (GIII) on Sunday.
Friday, March 15 2013
‘ROAD TO KENTUCKY DERBY’ CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Thursday, March 14, 2013) – The First Leg of the Championship Series on the “Road to the Kentucky Derby” continues Saturday at Oaklawn Park with the $600,000 Rebel (Grade II), which features four horses ranked in the Top 21 in the Point Standings.
Sunday, January 27 2013
Updated Road to the Kentucky Derby & Oaks Point Standings
Despite running second in the Holy Bull, champion 2-year-old Shanghai Bobby regained the lead atop the Road to the Kentucky Derby Point Standings. He earned four points to bring his total to 24 and gets the top honor because of his $1,731,000 in non-restricted stakes earnings. Goldencents, who also has 24 points, is second with $740,000 in non-restricted stakes money.
Thursday, January 24 2013
EARLY NOMINATIONS TO 2013 TRIPLE CROWN SERIES DUE SATURDAY, JAN. 26
LOUISVILLE, KY. (Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013) – Owners and trainers of 3-year-old Thoroughbreds who dream that their young horses will participate in the 2013 Triple Crown races have only a few days remaining to make their horses eligible during its early nomination period to compete in the coveted series of American classics that includes the $2 million-guaranteed Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I), the $1 million Preakness (GI) and the $1 million Belmont Stakes (GI).
Tuesday, January 22 2013
Updated Road to the Kentucky Derby & Kentucky Oaks Point Standings
Fresh off an 11 ½-length Lecomte win with Oxbow, Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, a four-time Kentucky Derby winner, struck again with Will Take Charge. The 3-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song collected 10 points for the win and debuted at No. 9 on the Kentucky Derby Point Standings. A reminder: earnings in non-restricted stakes races serve as a tie-breaker
Tuesday, May 08 2012
Kentucky Derby Winner I’ll Have Another Arrives At Pimlico Race Course
BALTIMORE, 05-07-12--- Kentucky Derby (G1) winner I’ll Have Another completed his journey to the Preakness Stakes at 5:07 p.m. Monday afternoon, 12 days before he will compete in the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown at historic Pimlico Race Course. The 137th running of the Preakness® Stakes (G1) is Saturday, May 19.
Led by groom Benjamin Perez, the Reddam Racing LLC colt stepped off the horse van that carried him 19 miles from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to Pimlico. The Derby winner left Louisville on a Tex Sutton charter three hours earlier and got a police escort to the track from the Baltimore City Police Department.
Kentucky Derby 138 Barn Notes (Monday,May 7, 2012)
I’LL HAVE ANOTHER – Reddam Racing LLC’s I’ll Have Another, winner of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I), departed Churchill Downs Monday afternoon on a journey to Baltimore’s Pimlico Course for the May 19 Preakness Stakes (GI), the second jewel of racing’s Triple Crown.
The 3-year-old son of Flower Alley was led from his stall by groom Benjamin Perez and stepped onto the van at 1:19 p.m. (EDT) for the brief trip to Louisville International Airport, where he caught his flight to Baltimore.