• Far Right shoots up the rail again to score in the Southwest Stakes. Posted 4 days ago
  • Khozan demolishes a Gulfstream Park allowance field to remain perfect in two starts. Posted 4 days ago
  • No beating North Slope as he returns to dirt a winner in the Evening Attire. Posted 4 days ago
  •  International Star scrapes the paint to win the Risen Star.Posted 5 days ago
  • I'm A Chatterbox speaks loud and clear in the Rachel Alexandra. Posted 5 days ago
  • Itsaknockout wins the Fountain of Youth on the DQ of Upstart. Posted 5 days ago
  •  Chocolate Ride sneaks away in the Fair Grounds Handicap.Posted 5 days ago
  • Long On Value clearly Best in the Canadian Turf. Posted 5 days ago
  •  Street Babe surprise the Mineshaft field at Fair Grounds.Posted 5 days ago
  • Main Sequence storms home late to win the Mac Diarmida! Posted 5 days ago

Kentucky Derby 2015 - American Pharoah Pedigree Profile

Now that American Pharoah is back in action after a hoof injury, let’s take a look at the 2014 Champion Two Year Old Colt’s Kentucky Derby potential.

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 6Promise Me Silver
Silver City
Bret Calhoun
Two Altazano
Big Brown
Bob Baffert
Robert B. Lewis
Quality Road
Todd Pletcher
Lemon Drop Kid
Todd Pletcher
Fountain of Youth
 3Lady Eli
Divine Park
Chad Brown
BC Juvenile Fillies Turf
 3Mr. Jordan
Eddie Plesa, Jr.
Smooth Air Stakes
 3Ocho Ocho Ocho
Street Sense
James Cassidy
Delta Downs Jackpot

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2015 Swale (G2)

Daredevil Opens Sophomore Season in Swale

Sifting through options for his many Triple Crown prospects can be challenging, but trainer Todd Pletcher didn’t over think the process when it came t...

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Friday’s Santa Anita Late Pick 4 Spread Tickets (2-27-15)

Thursday’s Santa Anita Park Recap – February 26 One wire job (6.5f) and five stalking types accounted for the six winners on the fast main track. Both...

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What the Horse Racing Nation is talking about...

im excited
Next stop Florida Derby!
Its official! He wont be running in the derby!
It's been confirmed! First mare has checked in foal to him :)
Thursday's 5th race (3:00pm PT) from Santa Anita Park is a $56k Maiden Special Weight event for fillies and mares dashing six and one-half furlongs on the downhill turf course (rail at 24 feet). #7 Scatfish (6-1) was a non-threatening 6th in a similar hillside affair Jan 29, her first start in more ...Read More
  • travel_vic · contenders : 8 Taylor Lane 2 Kristinite 3 See Through 4 Keezheekoni · 14 hours ago
  • travel_vic · 5 8 3 7 No wonder 8 is still a maiden the way it cannot run a straight line late. · 1 hour ago
Previous runnings of the Kentucky Derby on May 2nd produced some great races and winners. Nick Costa provides the history of that Derby date.Read More
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  • Jay Harrison via Disqus · I think something like 70% of race horses today have Northern Dancer blood running through their veins. · 3 hours ago
  • Sullivan · Between Elwood, Dark Star, Lil E. Tee, and Mine That Bird, history seems to devote May 2 to the longshot. Bellamy Road perhaps? · 3 hours ago
Get geared up ladies and gentlemen! We are only days away!
  • papillon · based on? there are only two long (two turn) MSWs in the current condition book that goes through march 5. one dirt, one turf. both are this sat. the 28th. the only other MSWs in the book are on march 6 & 7, one dirt, one turf, both are short (one turn). Sherriffs has been pretty consistent in saying Cozmic One will start at two turns--which seems wise tbh. based on his works, he doesn't appear to have any early speed, even if it turns out he can close like his dam. also, zenyatta.com hasn't made an announcement--given this is the biggest news for team z since she foaled him, you'd think they'd be eager to share. one last thought--his work on the 19th, was the first after a two week hiatus and he had been working once a week like clock work since early dec. not saying your wrong, but would be nice to know the source. · 2 days ago
  • https://www.facebook.com/headb · I'll believe it when I see him in the starting gate. · 3 hours ago
Nathan, on Sat. at GP in the 7th race.All eyes and most of the win pool will be on Wisecracker. But do not fall asleep on Seeking Alpha.
  • SSilence86 via Disqus · I've had Wisecracker in my v. stable for a long time. I hope he does well :) · 3 hours ago
For my first ever visit to Sam Houston Race Park, I will be treated to three stakes races this Saturday evening. I’m expecting a fun night at the races. Without further ado, let’s jump right into a preview of each...Read More
  • AndyScoggin · The Larry Jones runners have been doing really well this winter at Fair Grounds. Have a great #50, Brian! · 4 hours ago
  • jinlie01 · I'll be going with C J's Awesome · 4 hours ago
It's interesting that Stonestreet will not let either OK or CD run at GP. It's also interesting that it appears they are favoring CD a bit by making OK ship up to the NE.
How fit is this guy, Nathan??? Three MSWs in the book for March 7: 5 1/2 dirt 7 1/2 turf and an outside the box 1 3/16ths turf...
  • tmallios via Disqus · Todd is not going to rush this one at all. Figure him for a 7F next time,or even longer. This is the type that can be slotted into the Peter Pan. Then The Easy Goer on Belmont Day. If he is the nuts as they think,then you get serious with him. Something tells me that he may be Todds Haskell horse. · 6 hours ago
It's probably happened before, but when was the last time Godolphin bought a horse from Coolmore?
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  • Goblin · My first thought was that if Northport doesn't know the answer, probably no one here does; and I could not recall it ever having happened. ;) · 9 hours ago
  • jonquil · Although I don't recall them buying from Coolmore, I do know they bred with Coolmore stallions up until the some time in mid-2000s. But that's not quite the same thing, I expect. · 6 hours ago
"this is the worst 3 y/o crop" is one of the mantras that ROOKIES learn to emote yet NEVER understand it in context: HOW can you tell how a GROWING and MATURING animal is going to do BEFORE THE FACT??
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  • travel_vic · Pedigrees NOW that we know of epigenetics, are even MORE flawed than they were before the idea of environmentally caused gene activation with a controller gene. · 15 days ago
  • MarkKennedy · Vic. I think it's way to early to say this is the worst crop There are still several un defeated horses that haven't got going · 6 hours ago
El Kabeir was beaten by a superior horse. Far From Over cold have continued on another 1/8 or more. His last 1/16th is his Waterloo. He cannot go further than a mile at graded Stakes speed. He also has a lot of mileage on that frame. I believe he needs a breather. On a limb I would predict he will not hit the board in the Gotham.
Beautiful portrait of Shared Belief!... .http://www.drf.com/news/hovdey-shared-belief-shades-black
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  • Mike Relva via Disqus · Yes,great portrait. · 6 hours ago
  • jonquil · Very lovely artwork indeed. :) I really love looking at old portraits of race horses. They're always so interesting! This definitely invokes that same feel. Timeless. · 6 hours ago
There's going to be a bunch of nice horse not get in the derby this yr. could make for an exciting yr of horse racing
Heres the Undefeated list. in no particular order. Mr. Jordan, Khozan, Dortmund, Itsaknockout, Far from Over, Caribbean Cowboy, Mr. L.S Shoe, Gentlemens Agreement, Supermason, Ocean Knight.
  • reversecowboy77 · Also Undefeated, Recount, Blofeld, Competitive Edge, Ocho Ocho Ocho, Barbados. Academy Bay. · 10 hours ago
  • MarkKennedy · There a bunch of undefeated colts this yr. It's about to get exciting. I really think we are going to see some stars really step up. For me. I'm excited about 4. Far from over. Oceans knight. Khozan. And Keen ice. · 6 hours ago
Dortmund, unbeaten in four starts and a major player on the Triple Crown trail, worked seven furlongs on Santa Anita’s main track Thursday morning in 1:25.60 under regular rider Martin Garcia. Dortmund galloped out a mile in 1:38.Read More
Jed Cohen’s Mystery Train is likely to return to Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, according to trainer Darrell Vienna, for the Grade II $400,000 New Orleans Handicap – the centerpiece for the Fair Grounds handicap division. Second last Saturday in the Grade III $125,000 Mineshaft Handicap – the loc...Read More
Curlin’s Fox to scratch from G3 Santa Ysabel on Sat at SA, per trainer C. Gaines. Will nominate to China Doll on turf March 7. According to DRF
  • Goblin · That sounds like a very good idea to me. While she appears to be quite talented, I thought it was a bit ambitious to take her from 6.5f. on the turf (down the hill) to 8.5f. on dirt in only her second start. The 8f. China Doll on turf is a way to gradually increase her distances and allow her to garner more actual racing experience. Many of the fillies in the Santa Ysabel have had numerous previous starts. · 8 hours ago
  • MarkKennedy · Dang but she is better suited to the turf · 7 hours ago

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Friday's 5th race (3:00pm PT) from Santa Anita Park is a $56k Maiden Special Weight event for CA-bred or sired 3-year-olds and up traveling one mile on the turf course (rail at 24 feet). #3 Joshie Hit a Homer (10-1) lands a better post, receives a ri...

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