• Quiet Business (16-1) powers home to win the Bewitch at Keeneland.Posted 2 hours ago
  • Celtic Chaos (7-1) gets up on the wire to win the Affirmed Success.Posted 2 hours ago
  • Girvin, the Kentucky Derby points leader, has a quarter crack, via Byron King.Posted 1 day ago
  • Party Boat (7-2) takes the Memories of Silver on the Aqueduct turf.Posted 5 days ago
  • Dolphus (6-5), Rachel Alexandra's half-brother, wins AQU allowance; Shagaf lastPosted 5 days ago
  • Multiplier (4-1) kicks it in late to get past Hedge Fund in the Illinois Derby.Posted 5 days ago
  • Collected (3-5) rolls home much the best in the Californian.Posted 5 days ago
  • Imperative (5-1) surges past Matt King Coal for his second win in the Charles Town Classic.Posted 6 days ago
  • Itsinthepost (5-2) proves best in Keeneland's Elkhorn.Posted 6 days ago
  • Inordinate (5-2) surges to victory in the San Juan Capistrano.Posted 6 days ago
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If I can see Songbird, Stellar Wind and Unique Bella race at some point later this year I will be a happy man. Stellar Wind looked great in her last race and I have been very impressed with Unique Bella prior to the injury. Songbird...who knows?
Sorry to hear he's out, but "Girvin" would have only finished in the ballpark range of 8th to 15th in the Kentucky Derby. The Louisiana Derby form is normally very weak, and rarely a horse that wins that race makes any sort of impact in the Kentucky Derby. In recent years, the only horses who did well were "Gun Runner" and "Revolutionary" who both finished 3rd.
Just 8 more days before he unleashes a run for roses....to remember. He will get in, and will be storming at the end. Easy call.
Any word on Thunder Snow Racing in the Derby or in The 2000 guineas?
I realize all horse racing fans have a favorite or two and like to debate who is the best all-time. I love watching people debate this as much as the next person. I was wondering if anyone else thinks ranking Alysheba in the #234 position is ridiculous. He clearly was not a top 10 or 20 horse (all-time), but all the way to #234 seems like a slap in the face to a horse who won 2/3 of the triple crown in 1987 and had an even better year as a four-year-old. Is this just a popularity contest or are people on here serious? My favorite is Alysheba, but I don't claim he was the best. I can be honest and say Secretariat, Man O War, Bid, Citation, Native Dancer, Kelso, etc. were all better, but I don't understand how someone can claim Effinex is better than Alysheba, Gallant Fox, Omaha, and Easy Goer. It makes no sense to me. I love horse racing and have for quite some time. People need to be honest with themselves and do a little research before voting. I don't think this is too much to ask. Is anyone else feeling the same way?
Boy his dame side is nothing but sprinter's hope he proves me wrong.
You heard it here first...Battle of Midway will be in the trifecta with odds over 20-1.
  • Chicken Dinner via Disqus · Chicken Dinner P.O. Box 12345 Houston, TX You can send your money there, I'll take all your action :) · 3 days ago
  • Deano · Not if they're going to change his tactics as they just stated. Just let him go and he could set a medium pace and stick around for the exotics. The three price horses for me are: Battle of Midway, Hence, and Thunder Snow. Everyone is stabbing in this Derby. · 2 hours ago
Is in foal with a Frankel colt!
To those that are willing to over ride common sense and logic, and give Espi the Eclipse Award for top Jockey. Then you should also be leading the Parade, to elect Bob Baffert as the Eclipse Award Trainer. As impressive it is for a horse to win the Triple Crown. The Trainers achievement,far exceeds that of the Jockey.
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  • Ross via Disqus · Trainer work totally makes more wonders to the horse. · 475 days ago
  • Paula Haasl via Disqus · I AGREE! Bob Baffert should be the Eclipse Award Trainer! BOB BAFFERT IS THE BEST TRAINER IN THE WEST! THE BEST TRAINER IN THE U.S. & THE BEST IN THE WORLD!!! BAFFERT'S THE GREATEST!!! Baffert sure can pick the horses that WIN! WIN! WIN! · 4 hours ago
Victor Espinosa is my favorite jockey! He rides his heart out. I always get a ride for my money! GO! VICTOR! GO!!!
Might have taken the edge off today. Looks good. Really good. 59.60 1/35 https://youtu.be/VRX3vhcIk6k
Songbird worked 4f, April 28th, in 48.40 (h) finishing 4/22.
Finest City worked 4f, April 28th, in 48.20 (h) finishing 2/22.
Ring Weekend worked 5f, April 28th, in 1:02.00 (b) finishing 3/4.
Now that Girvin is apparently out of the Derby, who gets in? And who will get in if Pletcher withdraws Battalion Runner and Malagacy?
Tapwrit worked 5f, April 28th, in 1:00.20 (b) finishing 3/35.
Streamline worked 5f, April 28th, in 1:01.20 (b) finishing 13/35.
Practical Joke worked 5f, April 28th, in 1:01.60 (b) finishing 19/35.
Patch worked 5f, April 28th, in 1:00.20 (b) finishing 3/35.
Paid Up Subscriber worked 5f, April 28th, in 1:00.00 (b) finishing 2/35.
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