• Inheritance, a $1.9 million 2yo in training purchase, broke her maiden by 13 today at Belmont.Posted 25 minutes ago
  • Golden Horn wins the Arc ... Treve runs well, but settles for fourth.Posted 6 hours ago
  • Wild Dude earns a Breeders' Cup berth with a Santa Anita Sprint win.Posted 19 hours ago
  • Grand Arch just holds off a flying The Pizza Man to win the Shadwell Turf Mile.Posted 22 hours ago
  • He repeats -- It's all Tonalist in a sloppy Jockey Club Gold Cup.Posted 23 hours ago
  • Brody's Cause flies home to win the Grade 1 Breeders' Futurity.Posted 23 hours ago
  • Tepin runs away and hides in the Grade 1 First Lady -- BC Mile next.Posted 23 hours ago
  • Greenpointcrusader (6-1) wins the Champagne going away.Posted 1 day ago
  • Fioretti with Sophie Doyle aboard upset Keeneland's TCA at 17-1.Posted 1 day ago
  • Nickname splashes home an impressive winner of the Frizette.Posted 1 day ago

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Can Beholder join Zenyatta in becoming just the second female winner of the Breeders' Cup Classic?Read More
Hot damn that was beautiful to watch.
I'm starting to really like this colt. Despite the problems at the start, he managed to come back to make the win look easy! He accelerated nicely. He is bred for two turns and looks like a promising 2016 Derby contender. We'll see how he does in the BC Juvenile!
Read something interesting that makes me like him even more. The colt got real sick after the hopeful. Keith said he never got to drill him like usually He sai his works are evidence that he wasn't 100 percent. So he was happy with the second. Article in HRN
After seeing Brody's Cause closing the Futurity and the way Keen Ice closing the Travers, maybe Dale Romans had found the magic button with his closers. Expect Keen Ice to be in top form heading into the BCC.
How many sons does he have at stud? I can only list 4. POTN, Bodemiester, and Sky Kingdom and Empire Way
One day removed from multiple graded stakes winner Honor Code's third-place finish in Saturday's Grade 2, $400,000 Kelso, Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey reported the colt returned from the race in good order and that he had no regrets opting for the one-mile race instead of the 1 ¼-mile Grade 1...Read More
  • Elhubbo · Being "set up for Kentucky" and set up for the Classic don't really mean the same thing, do they? Kinda makes you wanna go Sam Kinison(Back to School) on him. · 50 minutes ago
Damn, Inheritance wins her maiden by 15 lengths, this filly cost $1.9 million at the OBS March sale and I believe was the highest priced sold in it's history. She looked like every penny. This one has a nice future.
Despite the sloppy conditions, Tonalist had no problem dispatching of five rivals to win his second straight Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park.Read More
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  • Sullivan · Wicked Strong was impressive, I know the blinkers have been changed a good bit, but either the mud moved him up or he worked on the front end. · 18 hours ago
  • Blueyedhusky via Disqus · Man, for a second it seemed Wicked Strong had it. I was sure he was sitting on a good one, but Tonalist was too good today. I think Wicked Strong will do well in the BCC. · 14 hours ago
Has been retired following her 4th place finish in the Arc today. Wishing her well in her new career.
Before talking about new stars like Songbird and Rachel’s Valentina, Scott Shapiro takes a look back at two of the performances he remembers the most from the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies.Read More
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  • Mike in SB · There has been a lot of good Juvenile Filly races, my personal favorite was Julie Krone winning on Halfbridled, but Beholder looks like the best winner so far. This year could be special with a daughter of Rachel Alexandra and Songbird among others. This years Breeders Cup is going to be loaded with great races. · 1 day ago
  • Mike in SB · Thanks anyway but I just got an e-mail saying I won 2,000,000 dollars in a lottery in Nigeria! So I don't need a job, no more working for the Man! Funny thing is I don't remember buying a lottery ticket from Nigeria, but I am a lucky guy. · 1 hour ago
Bolo, the turf stakes winner who was third in the Santa Anita Derby earlier this year, has been turned out for 60 days and will miss an expected start in Sunday’s $150,000 La Jolla Handicap at Del Mar. Carla Gaines tells DRF's Steve Andersen that Bolo isn't working to her expectations and 21 to give him a rest. Gaines says she hopes to have him back for a fall campaign. Article on DRF
  • Erin Casseday via Disqus · Is there any news as to if he has returned to training yet? · 1 hour ago
This makes my heart weep.. Not a lot of AP Indy's sons left. This one was def. promising.
Very sad to report that Tacticus has appeared to suffer a fatal breakdown in a workout this morning at Keeneland, no word what the injury was, but the injury proved fatal. According to DRF
Saturday's 8th race (5:10pm ET) from Keeneland is the Grade 1 Breeders' Futurity for 2-year-olds traveling a mile and a sixteenth on the main track.#5 Brody's Cause (6-1) took action and never lifted a hoof in his turf debut at Ellis Park. He moved to Churchill dirt second time out and made a stron...Read More
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  • biggar · Jarrod, Very nice capping here. You have been hitting em pretty good lately · 20 hours ago ·
  • mdracing69 · Thanks, biggar and Josh. I thought Brody's Cause might be a decent one. I included him on my first HRN Derby 2016 contenders list earlier this week. · 3 hours ago ·
In an interview with TVG, Old Friends announces that they have acquired 1997 Belmont Stakes winner Touch Gold and 1996 Breeders Cup Classic winner Alphabet Soup from Adena Springs. They will both be retired from breeding duties and will live at Old Friends in the near future.
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Privman (DRF) reports this A.M. that American Pharoah will not ship to Kentucky, but will remain at SA to train for the BCC. More detail in DRF's pay-to-read article.
Songbird is by far the most talented of all the current 2 year olds ---Male and Female!
Greenpointcrusader became the latest graded stakes winner in his illustrious family with a sparking victory in the Champagne Stakes.Read More
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  • Andy Scoggin via Disqus · He made up a lot of ground after breaking really flat-footed. · 19 hours ago
  • papine01 . via Disqus · Even though Sail Ahoy lost( to a better horse at this stage),he wasn't calling it quits. Another 8th and he finishes 2nd.He should improve even more after this and I hope Shug continues to give him a shot and not pack it in till next year. The Remsen looks ripe for him to win going 9 panels.Plus,the colts look very weak this year. His breeding is to die for. And yes, he's by Bernardini. · 16 hours ago

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Who is the horse to beat in the 2015 Breeders' Cup Classic?

  • Effinex
  • Smooth Roller
  • Gleneagles
  • Other
  • American Pharoah
  • Frosted
  • Liam's Map
  • Keen Ice
  • Beholder
  • Tonalist
  • Honor Code

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Kee 10/4/2015 R9 - Got Lucky can make the grade in G1 Spinster

Sunday's 9th race (5:45pm ET) from Keeneland is the Grade 1 Spinster for fillies and mares traveling a mile and an eighth on the main track.#4 Got Lucky (7-2) was not in the same league as Untapable last season but what a difference a year makes...

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