• Long shot Stormy Lucy (65-1) upsets the Matriarch (G1) at Del Mar in the last stride. Posted 1 day ago
  • Dortmund romps home a winner in the Native Diver.Posted 2 days ago
  • Commissioner much the best in the Hawthorne Gold Cup.Posted 2 days ago
  • Chiropractor edges March for a Hollywood Derby win at 14-1.Posted 2 days ago
  • Airoforce takes to the dirt in a big way, pulling away to win the Kentucky Jockey Club.Posted 2 days ago
  • Carina Mia turns back Stageplay in the Golden Rod.Posted 2 days ago
  • Tonalist with a late rush to just get up in the Cigar Mile!Posted 2 days ago
  • Forever Unbridled outduels Carrumba to the wire in the Comely.Posted 2 days ago
  • Mohaymen an impressive winner of Aqueduct's nine furlong Remsen.Posted 2 days ago
  • Lewis Bay runs to her odds in the Demoiselle.Posted 2 days ago

Mohaymen Captures the Remsen Stakes

After today's impressive win in the Remsen, Mohaymen is a major contender for the 2016 Kentucky Derby.

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I don’t know about you, but for me, this past holiday weekend’s results only further muddied the picture as to who most deserves this year’s Eclipse Award for Older Dirt Male.Read More
With the 2016 Kentucky Derby still 23 weeks away, the pari-mutuel field of “All Other 3-Year-Olds” closed as the odds-on 3-5 favorite in Pool 1 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager (KDFW) and the unbeaten Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (Grade I) winner Nyquist was the 9-1 second choice.Read More
  • Ernest Vincent via Disqus · What ever happened to: Nyquist Top Pick for- First Saturday in May, Derby Roses, to win 2016 Derby in Pool 1 and tail the all others as an after thought? · 17 hours ago
  • Douglas Rutherford via Disqus · In my own opinion , from the 2 yr olds that did not start in the 2015 BCJ I would like to see MOR SPIRIT and GIFT BOX in their next start . GIFT BOX came back in the Remsen off a 7 week gap to run very game I thought . Could be something to pay attention to towards Pool 2 . Just my thought · 50 minutes ago
Well a good friend said I better keep an eye out for this colt He won his first MSW. So keep n eye out for DREFONG
Hoping no Dubai for Dortmund in 2016, more longevity if he stays in the US. The San Pasqual looks like an interesting race, it looks more suited to Dortmund being 8.5F at Santa Anita as opposed to the 7F Malibu. The Malibu probably does more for Dortmund's stud value being a Grade 1, also shows off his versatility. I'm sure Baffert will make the correct choice, Dortmund can win either race.
Damm him and Cocked and Loaded Colonel John's doing pretty well for himself this year.
This weekend flattered American Pharoah as much as it possibly could without him actually racing. Effinex, 4 1/2 lengths behind him in the Breeders Cup Classic, wins the G1 Clark Handicap over a strong field. Tonalist, 12 1/2 lengths behind him in the Breeders Cup Classic, wins the G1 Cigar Mile over a strong field (it became weaker when Private Zone kind of ran his own race and then didn't fire, but still - He beat Mshawish and Red Vine, who are both very good milers) Dortmund, 3 lengths behind him in the Kentucky Derby, dominated the G3 Native Diver field by 4 1/2 lengths in the good time of 1:48.06 while carrying 3 lbs more than he was supposed to. While he didn't beat a high-quality field, he romped home and couldn't have looked better.
Wait, what... Nyquist and Swipe have run 1-2 in four straight races? That could be a nice rivalry in 2016.
Bred to Blame in 2015. Hasn't foaled
It says on Bloodhorse Stallion Register that he entered stud in IL in 2014....
In foal to Medaglia D'oro
Dortmund at 17.3 hh reminds me of Forego, who was the same height. It took Forego to age four before he really came into his own. Forego was adaptable for a big thoroughbred, being the only winner of the JCGC at two miles who was also voted Champion Sprinter the same year. To demonstrate his versatility, he won four of his five starts, with one second, at distances of 1 1/2 miles or longer, and won eight of his 12 starts, with two seconds and two thirds, at seven furlongs. I hope Dortmund shows the same talents in the Malibu and beyond, and wish him and Baffert much success.
This first installment covering New York's contenders for the 2016 Kentucky Derby. Read More
It bothers me that no body seems to know much about this one.
I wonder what Stakes they'll name in his honor. Maybe it'll be a nice one. Heck, Bayern got a Stakes named after him while he was still active!
I think the key for sure with any of the uncle mos is to see if they put run their pedigree of they do. He ( uncle mo) will get a huge sire. Until they do that to hint any of them will be TC winners is a bit to premature. ImO
Most likely, there won't be a Triple Crown winner in 2016. But if there will be one, Nyquist is the one.
Hard Not To Like was purchased for $2.2 million by Dattt Stables. After the purchase, Gary Bush, agent for Dattt Stables, says Hard Not to Like could run in the G1 Matriarch on November 29th at Del Mar and then could be retired to broodmare duties, according to DRF
  • JerseyGirl via Disqus · Since she stumbled so badly at the gate, losing her chances for hitting the board, will she be retired and did she come out of the race ok? HNtL has been such a nice mare, and now with a third owner in so many years, she deserves at least a vaca! · 12 hours ago
Now that I've seen what horse choking looks like with Martin Pedroza and Private Zone, was Victor Espinoza choking American Pharoah a little bit during the middle stretch of the Belmont Stakes (watching the video, it looked as if he was being held a lot tighter than the other horses and his head was arching more than others too during that stretch)?
  • jrem1 · Yes. I went back and watched the video too, and it was a little hard to tell, but his head was going further back during the one half to 3 quarter mile mark or more perhaps. When he was making his last run to the finish line his head movement did seem to level out. I was thinking if VE had let him run a bit on the back half, would he have had a sub 2:26 time or would he have faded while he made his dash for the finish? My conclusion would be he might have finished in 2:25 and change.:) AP colors on, of course. · 17 hours ago
  • By The Numbers · I do remember Espinoza saying that AP was dragging him around, wanting to go faster · 13 hours ago
anyone know why daredevil was not entered in national museum of racing hall of fame? He was working great on turf.
Beholder and Rachel’s Valentina join American Pharoah on the 2015 Vox Populi poll.Read More
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  • Kelso5timeHOTY via Disqus · AP should and will win the award. It would be good to see his pic above instead of the Spinaway winner. Or at least Songbirds ;) · 2 days ago
  • Buckpasser via Disqus · I just can't see anyone else except AP getting this award. I hope he gets the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the year too. · 2 days ago

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Tuesday's 8th race (5:20pm ET) from Hawthorne is a $5,000 claiming event for fillies and mares which have never won two races, They will be traveling a mile and seventy yards on the main track.#11 Julie's Lil Devil (5-1) has run four routes on c...

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