HORSE RACING RUMORS & GOSSIP

Horse Racing: Preview of the 2014 Illinois Derby; Zenyatta’s Sister Returns

In this weekend’s Horse Racing Race of the Week, we will be taking a closer look at the 2014 Illinois Derby for three year olds going nine furlongs for $500,000. The Bob Baffert trained Midnight Hawk has been installed as the heavy 4-5 morning line favorite. Several other major races to keep an eye on this weekend include the $1,500,000 Charles Town Classic at Charles Town Races...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Horse Racing: Florida Derby Winner Constitution Injured; Off Triple Crown Trail

Constitution, who demonstrated extraordinary talent by winning the 2014 Florida Derby in just his third career start, will miss the Triple Crown series due to a hairline fracture in his right front cannon bone that was discovered yesterday (Tuesday). The colt by super-sire Tapit worked a half mile in :50.3 at Palm Meadows in Florida the day before (Monday) but appeared “a little...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Horse Racing: Closer Looks at the 2014 Bluegrass Stakes; 2014 Arkansas Derby

Yet another huge weekend in the sport of Horse Racing this weekend highlighted by our features races the 2014 Bluegrass Stakes at Keeneland Racetrack in Kentucky, which will feature Bobby’s Kitten, and the Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas which will feature Tapiture and west coast juggernaut Bayern. Like last weekend both of these races will be run at nine...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

138th Preakness Stakes predictions and preview

The first jewel of thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown, the Kentucky Derby, is in the books. Here we are, my horse racing lovers and dear readers, two weeks later, and we are at "Old Hilltop," also known as Pimlico Race Course for the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes.
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May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

139th Kentucky Derby results: The good, the bad, and the ugly

The 139th Kentucky Oaks and the Kentucky Derby are in the books. I hope that my readers who love racing enjoyed their days at the races, either at the track or on TV. I also hope that those who bet made lots of money.
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss
MUDDY MESS

Orb wins Kentucky Derby

The 139th running of the Kentucky Derby was won by Orb, the favorite entering the race. Watch the video to see how it went.

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May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

139th Kentucky Derby predictions and preview

The Kentucky Derby has been run since 1875 at Churchill Downs, in Louisville Kentucky. Since Aristides, the first horse to win it, many greats, such as Swaps (1955), Seattle Slew (1977), and Secretariat (1973) have won it.
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May 03, 2013  |  Discuss
DOWN TO THE WIRE

Union Rags wins Belmont Stakes in great finish

Union Rags won the Belmont Stakes in a great photo finish. The race may have lacked a Triple Crown bid, but it included suspense.

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June 09, 2012  |  Discuss

I'll Have Another moves into secured barn at Belmont

Triple Crown hopeful I'll Have Another was made the 4-5 favorite as he drew post position 11 for the 1.5 mile Belmont Stakes race.  He was the last of 12 horses to move into the secured barn called before Saturday's 144th running of the Grade 1, $1 million. Upon arrival to the secured barn each horse will be required to have a blood test that will be sent to the state...
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June 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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