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  • Far From Over is injured and off the Kentucky Derby trail, according to owner, James Covello.Posted 54 minutes ago
  • Materiality turns away the challenge of Upstart to win the Florida Derby.Posted 2 days ago
  • International Star reels in Stanford late to win the Louisiana Derby.Posted 2 days ago
  • I'm A Chatterbox sweeps the 3yo filly stakes at Fair Grounds with today's win in the Oaks.Posted 2 days ago
  • I'm A Chatterbox sweeps the 3yo filly stakes at Fair Grounds with today's win in the Oaks.Posted 2 days ago
  • Pants On Fire guts out a win in the Sir Shackleton.Posted 2 days ago
  • War Correspondent rolls late to win the Appleton.Posted 2 days ago
  • Prince Bishop wins the world's richest race; California Chrome 2nd.Posted 2 days ago
  • Dolniya dominates the boys in the Dubai Sheema ClassicPosted 3 days ago
  • Solow defeats The Grey Gatsby in the $6,000,000 Dubai TurfPosted 3 days ago
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American Pharoah, the cleanup hitter in Bob Baffert’s Murderers’ Row lineup of Triple Crown contenders, worked five furlongs Sunday morning in 58.60 f...

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What is Mike saying to Coz...maybe, "I know your mom so you better be good!" :-)
I think probably why they are passing there is to make sure frosted gets his points for the derby
  • Northport · Stonestreet is passing on the Wood so that a Godolphin horse can make it to the Derby? · 1 hour ago
  • Jay Harrison via Disqus · Kiaran said the breeze was only so-so, so that is the reason why they're not running Ocean Knight. · 22 minutes ago
Carpe Diem strictly one to beat but taking a long look at Tiz Shea D
  • jinlie01 · if Tiz Shea D's connections choose Wood Memorial then I'd take a shot with Ocho Ocho Ocho · 26 minutes ago
like Far From Over if he makes it to post time for this one
  • jinlie01 · tough break for Far From Over and his connections. Wishing him a full recovery. With that being said, if Tiz Shea D runs here..I will take him in lieu of FFO. My pick in Blue Grass if he runs in that race instead. · 28 minutes ago
So sad. Hope he makes a full recovery.
Equibase Company announced today that, effective immediately, it will include in its data feeds, result charts and Equibase past performance products information on claims that were subsequently voided. The voided claim information is also being made available to tracks for inclusion in race programs nationwide.
BREAKING NEWS: Far From Over, the Withers Stakes winner, has been diagnosed with a hairline fracture of his left hind leg and will not only miss Saturday's Grade 1 Wood Memorial, but is off the Derby trail, according to Nick Sallusto, the racing manager for Steven Marshall's Black Rock Stable as well as co-owners Jim Cavello and Sol Kumin. Article on DRF to be posted later today.
  • https://www.facebook.com/fiddl · Son of a... · 1 hour ago
  • tmallios via Disqus · Tough news for the owners . Just hope that the knuckleheads do not come out in full force and blame Todd. This horse only ran twice,how will they spin it that he broke him down. But the bottom line is that something did not make sense, when he passed on The Gotham Stakes. These are fagile animals . · 56 minutes ago
Watch out for Street Strategy. Won 2 allowances after long layoff and has not been set down yet. Works very fast for a Randy Morse horse. Field doesn't look real strong.
ANy word on OK, If he is healthy as they say why would they skip all the last 100 point preps? Arkansas derby is only one left and I don't see that happening, tough field
Only 6 horses entered for the Wood, that is sad. Most of them closers as well. This is Frosted's best chance to sneak into The Derby with some easy points if he ends up being the lone speed at Aqueduct... The only bright side to this is that if El Kabeir doesn't get exposed here as a middle distance horse and Frosted finds a backdoor into this field, that's 2 horses I get to toss for my exotics are Derby Day. That's a precious commodity in a 20 horse field.
Mike Smith takes a seat on Cozmic One. Finally!
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  • Maya Joffe via Disqus · Finally Mike Smith gets to exercise Coz! · 21 hours ago
  • SeattleStrike12 via Disqus · YES!!!!! The right rider is on the colt · 1 hour ago
UAE invaders haven't panned out stateside historically. Though I will admit his he may be the best foreign invader in the field & his past 3 races (especially the last one) visually look like impressive finishes. The fact of the matter is the small UAE fields, along with the splits and overall times are not impressive for those distances; 1M, first quarter in 25secs final time in 1:37.7? 1 3/16M first quarter in 26secs final times in 1:58 or 1:59? That's MSW times there, the Derby first quarter will be ~24 secs and the final time for 1 1/4 will be ~2:02 so is he going to miraculously be getting through a boatload of traffic and getting that last 1/16 in 4 seconds flat??? Ummm, NO! My money will be elsewhere...
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  • slewcrew7778 · The upvote is in behalf of the many who will be pleased to hear that your money will be elsewhere!... · 2 hours ago
  • Fiddler's Green Standardbred via Disqus · If you're looking for actual evidence that the track is slower... look no further than the fact that Meydan uses gate timing instead of a run-up. · 2 hours ago
Kentucky Derby fans saw much to like during the three days of betting in the fourth and final pool of Churchill Downs Racetrack’s 2015 Kentucky Derby Future Wager but they were most attracted to Bob Baffert’s “dynamic duo” of American Pharoah (#1) and Dortmund (#7), who were the pool’s 1-2 betting c...Read More
  • jmom54 · I wonder why they stopped the mutual fields. I loved them. they need to bring them back with, say, the 6 longest shots. Canonero II comes to mind. · 3 hours ago
Materiality remained undefeated with a convincing victory in the Grade 1 Besilu Stables Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park.Read More
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  • AndyScoggin · A 110 BSF for Materiality in the FL Derby! · 2 days ago
  • jmom54 · I remember seeing his entry in the sales catalog. I was very impressed with the breeding. I don't remember if he had his name yet. This article reminded me of that. His performance this past Saturday put him near, not on, the top of my Derby list. We still have a few more, very telling, preps yet. · 3 hours ago
Does International Star have the bloodlines to continue his winning streak in the Kentucky Derby?Read More
  • veyedoublenwhy · Horse just has the will to win races. Without a doubt going to be on my Derby ticket, unless he draws the 1 post. · 4 hours ago
  • jmom54 · He might hit the board at the lower end, sy, 4th. Unless, he gets real lucky. As we all know, luck plays a big part in those huge Derby fields. Look at Mine That Bird for instance. · 3 hours ago
FAR FROM OVER IS DEF HIGH ON MY DERBY LIST
Lost just a bit in all the weekend’s hoopla of the Dubai World Cup, and Kentucky Derby preps in Florida and Louisiana, was the performance of Secret Circle. Read More
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  • JohnByrd · Nice story, Brian...Love it! Been following him since he was a baby. Loved his daddy Eddington. · 11 hours ago
  • veyedoublenwhy · Secret Circle was going to be my Derby horse that year until Bode' left him and the rest of the Arkansas field on the back stretch, Glad to see that he has become a champion. Always have been a fan of him. · 4 hours ago
Bolo easy-to-use here,outstanding pedigree. Will be flying at the end !!! :-) :-) :-) :-
This horse is still in development. His maturity and size has been holding him back. He is a huge horse. 17 hands. I find it fascinating that Jose Ortiz chose him for the Wood. Weaver has been very patient with this one. Saturday could be his arrival. I've been intrigued by the horse since his win in January. i think he just needs to mature into his impressive frame. Each race he gets faster, a good sign for a growing colt. I think he's going to be 25 to 1 and a super value wager.

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