• Favorite Tale is long gone in the Smile Sprint.Posted 2 hours ago
  • Big Blue Kitten powers home for his 2nd win in the United Nations.Posted 2 hours ago
  • Shaman Ghost flies home to win the Queen's Plate.Posted 2 hours ago
  • Bradester a strong winner of the Salvator Mile.Posted 2 hours ago
  • Aldous Snow just holds off Dynamic Sky in the Singspiel.Posted 3 hours ago
  • Dogwood Trail cannot be caught in the Grade 3 Azalea.Posted 3 hours ago
  • Gimme Da Lute just holds off Prospect Park in the Los Alamitos Derby.Posted 23 hours ago
  • Private Zone dominates the Belmont Sprint from start to finish.Posted 1 day ago
  • Lady Eli magnificent in Belmont Oaks victory.Posted 1 day ago
  • Force The Pass wins the $1.25 Belmont Derby in a laugher.Posted 1 day ago

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Shaman Ghost thrilled the fans with a strong rally that carried him to his fourth straight victory, and more importantly a popular win in the Queen’s Plate.Read More
  • Linda Daly via Disqus · If Boogaloo ever gets some racing luck, watch out....But impressive is Shaman Ghost! · 7 minutes ago
Post Time 8:43 PM EDT: The Sunday feature race brings us a pretty wide open affair with 9 fillies and mares of the Optional Claiming sort lining up to engage in battle for 6 furlongs.  #7 Winning Vision is the likely pace leader and as many as six others will be within two lengths of that lead...Read More
Big Blue Kitten won the United Nations (G1) for the second time by upsetting Champion Main Sequence.Read More
  • Bill B. via Disqus · Very, very disappointing race. Main Sequence come on the scene last year and was unexpectedly brilliant all year. Based on his last two races, it seems to be ending as abruptly as it began. I don't know where to look for an answer other than the Dubai trip. Funny thing about last year's HOY finalists. For various reasons, they have collectively won a grand total of three races thus far this year. That is not what I was expecting at all and assuredly not what I was hoping for. Hallelujah for American Pharoah, though Lady Eli is becoming mighty exciting as well. · 24 minutes ago
many of the horses untappable is facing have gotten better so now the track handicaapper have to weigh them accordingly. evening of the weights will put untappable back on top.
Speaking from his shedrow Sunday morning, trainer Christophe Clement commented on the results of his Stars & Stripes Day contingent led by Tonalist's loss by a head in the Grade 2 Suburban and possible plans moving forward.Read More
  • Bill B. via Disqus · With Shared Belief out for the year and Chrome doing something somewhere, the older dirt male Eclipse is wide open and Tonalist is a prime candidate. While consistent, he is not doing himself any favors losing opportunities on the track he most excels. · 53 minutes ago
Aldous Snow might be ready to defend last year's win. Third start off layoff and 5-1 ml odds. My pick.
untappable and tonalist are fine. when they face those same horse at even weight well see if they are not the same horses. i suspect the results will be different and the will be regarded with high esteem again.
Sunday's 11th race (5:38pm ET) from Woodbine is the $1,000,000 Queen's Plate for 3-year-olds (foaled in Canada) traveling a mile and a quarter on Polytrack. #1 Shaman Ghost (7-2) is fresh and brings a 3-race win streak to the table. The improving son of Ghostzapper overcame trouble to...Read More
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  • Mary Z. · Yeah, Shaman Ghost! I like to be right, and nice cha-ching for you, Jarrod. That longshot Breaking Lucky ran well for fifth. · 1 hour ago
  • Mary Z. · 1 Shaman Ghost, 7 Danish Dynaformer 8 Conquest Boogaloo, 5 Billy's Star o.o.f. · 1 hour ago
Have her connections discussed any plans to try her on dirt?
  • jockey2be. · I don't think so.And personally,I don't see why they would.She loves the turf.I would rather see her face boys on turf then girls on dirt.JMHO · 1 hour ago
After scratches I like Bradester / Race Day / Valid / Coup de Grace
Lady Eli confirmed her superstar status when she crushed a field of 14 in the Belmont Oaks Invitational.Read More
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  • Andy Scoggin via Disqus · 98 BSF for Lady Eli in the Belmont Oaks · 22 hours ago
  • zatt · ZATT's Star of the Week, is ... Lady Eli! · 1 hour ago
Owner Anthony Oppenheimer told AtTheRaces.com yesterday after Golden Horn's won the Coral-Eclipse: "If everything's good with him we'll go to Ascot for the G1 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes next." "If he should miss the King George for any reason then he would go to York for the G1 Juddmonte International Stakes, but he won't do both races as that would be gilding the lily." Oppenheimer also said the chances of Golden Horn taking in one of the major international G1 races at the end of the year is unlikely. "He's not entered in the Arc, and if it looked like being soft or heavy ground at Longchamp we wouldn't supplement him either," A trip to the states for the Breeders Cup Turf looks even more unlikely with the owner adding, "John Gosden is not enthusiastic about the Breeders Cup and I agree with him. It's not on the menu at the moment." Oppenheimer ended the interview by suggesting it's very likely that Golden Horn will be retired at the end of this season, so if he holds true to all he was quoted as saying in this interview, it appears we're only gonna get to see this talented colt just 1 or 2 more times before he's whisked off to the breeding shed and a new career at stud.
  • jonquil · I saw that and wasn't too pleased. I'd love for them to go for the Arc or even the Breeder's Cup with him, but I think the Arc conditions probably won't suit and they don't seem to be keen on the BC. Sadly, this is the sort of thing we should be used to by now when a breeder is the owner. The big money is in the breeding side of the business, not the racing side unfortunately. · 1 hour ago
What happened? Didn't fire at all.
So proud of him!!!That was a very good comeback,i think he will be even sharper next time!!Go RED!!!
YES!!! Way to go BBK. Shining Copper held on way longer than I thought he could, and what happened to Main Sequence?
Havana, the 2013 Champagne winner, is entered in second-level allowance Thursday at Belmont. Has not run since 11th in 2014 Woody Stephens. According to DRF
Competitive Edge worked 4f, July 4th, in 48:04 (b) finishing 1/60.
Beholder worked 5f, July 5th, in 1:00:00 (h) finishing 9/64.
Talco worked 4f, July 5th, in 53:00 (h) finishing 72/72.
Sahara Sky worked 4f, July 5th, in 50:40 (b) finishing 64/72.

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