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  • Conquest Farenheit (7-5) rolls down the hill to score in the Baffle Stakes.Posted 2 days ago
  • One Liner (3-1) powers home a strong winner in the Southwest Stakes.Posted 2 days ago
  • Gun Runner (1-5) dismantles his competition in the $500,000 Razorback Handicap.Posted 2 days ago
  • Caledonian pulls the upset in the Jimmy Winkfield at odds of 10-1.Posted 2 days ago
  • The longest shot Zakaroff (45-1) rallies to upset the El Camino Real Derby (G3) at Golden Gate Fields.Posted 4 days ago
  • Stonestreet's Terra Promessa (1-2) blitzes the field in the Bayakoa (G3) at Oaklawn Park.Posted 4 days ago
  • Imperial Hint (5-2) takes the General George (G3) at Laurel. Posted 4 days ago
  • High Ridge Road (3-1) runs them down to take the Barbara Fritchie (G2) at Laurel.Posted 4 days ago
  • Curlin's Approval (4-5) dominates in the Royal Delta.Posted 4 days ago
  • Multiple graded stakes winner, Alsvid, has been retired from racing.Posted 7 days ago
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Ghostzapper has two chances to add a Kentucky Derby winner to his resume in 2017.

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 8La Cressonnière
Le Havre
Jean-Claude Rouget
Prix de la Nonette
 4McCraken
Ghostzapper
Ian Wilkes
Sam F. Davis Stakes
 4Clipthecouponannie
Uncle Mo
Todd Pletcher
Gulfstream Allowance
 3IrishWar Cry
Curlin
Graham Motion
Holy Bull Stakes
 3Mastery
Candy Ride
Bob Baffert
Los Al CashCall Futurity
 3One Liner
Into Mischief
Todd Pletcher
Southwest Stakes

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I think Takeoff will make a move forward off the Lecomte. Don't think he cared for the off-track, will be very good value with Mo Town expected to be bet heavily. Looking at him to upset the favorites here.
Multiple Grade 1 winner Practical Joke, unraced since finishing third in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) Nov. 5, and multiple stakes winners Irish War Cry, Gunnevera and Three Rules are among 40 nominees to the $400,000 Fountain of Youth (G2) to be run Saturday, March 4 at Gulfstream Park. Read More
  • elhubbo · 30% of horses nominated are Pletchers? Who in their right mind would give his barn a Derby hopeful? What a joke operation, training horses isn't a volume business. This clown has to ask his assistant if the horse that just won was one of his. Does anyone even know how many he trains right now? 200? 400? 1000? I guarantee Todd couldn't even ball park it. · 17 minutes ago
Untrapped and Guest Suite over Local Hero, Shareholder Value, and Sorry Eric So, 2-6 / 2-6 / 3-5-11 / 3-5-11 / 3-5-11
This race looks on track to have a bad field. I'm honestly concerned about this race getting demoted to G2 because it's clear the committee doesn't give a damm about tradition, the creation of the Pegasus and the purse cut really is not a good combo.
  • ruffianlover · I agree that I am worried about it being demoted too and love This race due to its history, but it looks like times are a changing. And the Pegasus isn't to blame for its lack of quality field in recent years- it's the Dubai World Cup. Horses have to choose to run in this race or Dubai and with the purse drop, you can see the influence it's had as most of the quality older horses have committed to Dubai. Last greatest field this race had was in 2014 when game on dude smoked the 1,2 breeders cup finishers. · 6 days ago
  • Iwasatthe78Belmont · Even $2 million purse will pale in relation to the DWC. The best way to keep this a Grade 1 is to move it to May. And NYRA has seen a number of famous races with great histories downgraded - Wood Memorial, Brooklyn, Suburban come to mind. Although the Whitney has upgraded. · 1 hour ago
Officially entered in the Rachel Alexandra, let's go!
  • Mark Kennedy via Disqus · Ready formy girl to make a statement that she's a Ky Oaks contender · 6 days ago
  • SSilence86 via Disqus · I cannot go this year. Something severe came up, forcing our plans to drastically change. I was looking forward to going too. · 1 hour ago
Airoforce worked 5f, February 19th, in 1:02.10 (b) finishing 6/6.
  • GPCMISSESTURULLURE · Finally some news on my favorite gray beauty!!!! any news on when and where he will start this year-I hope his 4 year old season will provide him chances to make a comeback that confirms all the promise he showed as a 2 year old......... · 1 hour ago
He was my all-time favorite athlete, and I include humans when I say that. The last great true handicap horse. By the time you got to John Henry, it was mostly weight-for-age already. But his performance in 1974, when he was Sprint champion and won the 2-mile Gold Cup showed that he was probably the most versatile dirt horse of all time.
  • Ferrisjso26 · To be fair post TC trail most horses don't have a chance to prove themselves at the shorter distances ever again. Just because they don't go to the shorter distances doesn't mean they aren't versatile just that they're elite classic horses and there's no need to run that distance. Most of the horses that "aren't versatile" haven't actually proven they aren't versatile, they just don't have the chance to prove it. · 4 hours ago
Besides the 6 millions green reason to start Arrogate in the Dubai World Cup. I think the race itself will make it easy for his connections to map out the rest of his 2017 campaign. After the DWC, Arrogate can have a nice long freshening getting ready for repeating the BCC win. Also it will cement his legacy even if he wins nothing else after the DWC (particularly achieving the NA top earning record and breaking the track records for 3 consecutive races).
REACH THE WORLD and the CURSE OF APOLLO. Will this be the year the curse is put to rest since that rainy Derby day in 1882 ?
Many of the world's best horses call America home right now.Read More
Mo Town / Guest Suite / Untrapped / Local Hero
Guest Suite is the one to beat in the $400,000 Risen Star (G2), which drew a full field of fourteen.Read More
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  • RealDynastyPicks · Not big on Guest Suite here. The LeComte on paper was not a great race and was very slow. Guest Suite will need to show a big improvement to win here in my opinion. For my money I will toss him here. · 2 days ago
  • Ricky via Disqus · I will wait to see odds for a win wager. Think mo town will be 3rd betting choice in the end and untapped could be a 14-1 value play WPS. · 8 hours ago
This crop is so good, that I truly believe that their will not be a Triple Crown winner this year. The field is too good. Atleast at this point in the season.
The Tattooed Tracksider reveals her top 10 Kentucky Derby contendersRead More
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  • RealDynastyPicks · My current top 5 is McCraken, Irish War Cry, Mo Town, Mastery, American Anthem with El Areeb and Gromley as honorable mentions. · 1 day ago
  • gelded1 · Guest Suite, McCraken, Irish WarCry. · 15 hours ago
He's ready for the FOY, he's training great, or so I hear. My top pick for the 2017 KD is getting stronger day by day! Go "Irish War Cry" Go. Woo Hoo!!!! :-)
  • Mark Kennedy via Disqus · we will allow on the Bandwagon but if u even guarantee a win you will be booted · 9 hours ago
One Liner is the first 3YO to hit triple digit BSF in 2017!!! Who was the first 3YO to hit triple digit BSF in 2016? and how did that horse do in the 2016 Kentucky Derby?
WOW, I've just seen a video of his win in the 1976 Marlboro, incredible win too, he was a MASSIVE horse, really impressive beast. The horses who raced against him must have been scared of him surely!!! lol
  • sczen50 · All except Sec... But of course.. lol · 128 days ago
  • larry outlaw via Disqus · When he beat Honest Pleasure in the Woodward,that was awesome. · 9 hours ago
Gun Runner becomes the prohibitive East Coast favorite with Hoppertunity opting for Dubai. Gun Runner will likely run in the Oaklawn Handicap and the Stephen Foster before the Whitney and possibly the Woodward. I see little chance he enters the Santa Anita Handicap. He will stay on the East Coast. Hopp's first race back is the Stephen Foster at the earliest and more likely the Whitney if Baffert is to salvage any of his East Coast plan for him.
Race Clue #1 - A small but select field of six lined up for this historic Grade 1 affair. Race Clue #2 - The clear favorite was the defending Horse of the Year, while the third and fourth choices were both classic winnersRead More
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  • Cris McHenka via Disqus · The Pimlico Special. Skip Away? · 11 hours ago
  • Cris McHenka via Disqus · oops!!! I recalled the race in my mind but forgot where, senior moment. · 11 hours ago
Wednesday's 4th race (7:22pm ET) from Penn National is a $29,500 entry level Allowance event for 4-year-olds and up traveling a mile and seventy yards on the main track. #6 Quality Interest (3-1) exits an above par romp at Laurel and trainer Nations is 3-for-9 here. His winning rider Carrasco (...Read More
  • Mary Y. via Disqus · Not playing, but White Thoroughbred alert, 4, Painted Patchen. GL · 12 hours ago

Poll of the Day

Who will win the Risen Star Stakes?

  • Local Hero
  • Girvin
  • Shareholder Value
  • Sorry Erik
  • It's Your Nickel
  • Arklow
  • Guest Suite
  • Untrapped
  • U S Officer
  • Cool Arrow
  • Mo Town
  • So Conflated
  • Horse Fly
  • Takeoff

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TP 2/23/2017 R9 - Irish Ninja might be the one to catch in last at TP

Thursday's 9th race (10:07pm ET) from Turfway Park is a $5,000 claiming heat for 4-year-olds and up dashing six and one-half furlongs on the all-weather surface. #6 Irish Ninja (7-2) makes his first start in 4+ months for +ROI 90+ day layoff tra...

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