• Girvin, the Kentucky Derby points leader, has a quarter crack, via Byron King.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Party Boat (7-2) takes the Memories of Silver on the Aqueduct turf.Posted 4 days ago
  • Dolphus (6-5), Rachel Alexandra's half-brother, wins AQU allowance; Shagaf lastPosted 4 days ago
  • Multiplier (4-1) kicks it in late to get past Hedge Fund in the Illinois Derby.Posted 4 days ago
  • Collected (3-5) rolls home much the best in the Californian.Posted 4 days ago
  • Imperative (5-1) surges past Matt King Coal for his second win in the Charles Town Classic.Posted 5 days ago
  • Itsinthepost (5-2) proves best in Keeneland's Elkhorn.Posted 5 days ago
  • Inordinate (5-2) surges to victory in the San Juan Capistrano.Posted 5 days ago
  • Twisted Tom (5-1) is a game winner of a sloppy Federico Tesio Stakes.Posted 5 days ago
  • Classic Rock (6-5) rolls in the Roar, the Preakness could be next.Posted 6 days ago
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Anyone have a single clue what has become of the mating between AP and TCL?
Early in April, Jean-Claude Rouget revealed that a neurological strain of HVE-1 (Equine Herpesvirus) had hit one of his stables in Pau that housed Almanzor, Zelzal, and Taareef amongst others. With swift treatment they were able to contain the outbreak to just the one barn and are now coming out of it. The horses in the barn are able to now work on the track, but are still kept apart from other horses as a precaution. All the horses in the stable had already been vaccinated, but unfortunately the vaccine's resistance to the deadly neurological form is not as effective as with other forms of the disease and two of his horses had to sadly be euthanized - a 3yo Zoffany colt named Mille Pieds and 5yo Alcoy, an Aussie Rules half-brother to French Listed winner Bocaiuva. Almanzor and the others are okay and do not seem to have been too badly affected if at all. The fillies' and younger colts and geldings are stabled separately in other barns and so none of those were affected. What this means is that we may not see any of his older, male stable stars until either late next month or perhaps later as they missed some of their training for a good portion of this month.
You can't run him in the derby, you have consider the health and future of the horse. Wait for the Preakness or later in the Summer.
Heres another picture: https://scontent.ftpa1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/18118928_1706781749621833_6248548399182826085_n.jpg?oh=418656797e68a89575d354e7fa8751d5&oe=5980CA24
Trainer Jimmy Jerkens announces that Shaman Ghost, winner of the Grade 1 Santa Anita Handicap in March, will make his next start in the G3 $300,000 Pimlico Special on May 19.
Quarter Crack I hate to hear this, I like Girvin
I will use a few dollars on the tri and super for HIT and HIT4 Hence, Irish War Cry and Tapwrit and Hence, Irish War Cry and Tapwrit and whoever draws the 4 post
According to history and based on my projection, Gunnevera will get 2nd.
Not looking to cause a fight as I'm new here, but does anyone think that his connections got a little greedy with Chrome? His injury was fluid in his knee correct? If it was, they should've known that before they raced him. I think he was just tired of racing and just didn't have it anymore.
  • Liam via Disqus · He was injured during the race coming around the outside turn at max speed. · 3 hours ago
Has his first NA winner! Won by open lengths and looked eager throughout.
Stakes winner Undulated makes his 2017 debut in a six furlong allowance on turf this Sunday at Belmont Park, race 3, Angel Arroyo will ride. I believe they are using this race as a prep for bigger and better, will stretch out in the future and it looks turf is his home.
Not exactly what one would want to see in a 3yo going 10F for the 1st time. https://youtu.be/I2NrNQfFKHI?list=PLl40UP8fX1C5CYziuWIfep1YSxUxZdwxY
"ARROGATE STEALS THE SHOW", he's the best Baffert has ever trained............. American WHO?
If the pace in the KD is slow, he could finish in the top 3. However, if the pace is fast, I could see him placing 7th or 8th.
No bottom. SORRY.
each and every year, one can easily THROW OUT more than one colt. Happens yearly
Frank Dettori should ride him or Buick
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  • Patricia King via Disqus · Christophe Soumillon has won on Thunder Snow in his last 3 races for Godolphin so why not stick with that jock? Soumillon is known as a flat specialist, and Thunder Snow is noted for being quick out of the gate so they could possibly make a strong team in Kentucky. · 1 day ago
  • ILuvTurfRacing · Dettori doesn't ride for Godolphin any more. Hasn't for awhile now. He rides almost exclusively for trainer John Gosden these days and the pair is arguably the hottest trainer/jockey combination in the UK at the moment. William Buick is one of Godolphin's regular stable jockey's, so it's possible he would get the mount unless Saeed Bin Suroor decides to go outside the box and recruit an American jockey for the mount. They've been using other jockey's a lot this season other than their regular stable jockey's in Europe. That's assuming Thunder Snow goes to Churchill Down for the Kentucky Derby? At the moment, he's also 1 of 19 horses still engaged for the G1 English 2000 Guineas at Newmarket on the same day. · 5 hours ago
Some here are expecting Always Dreaming to bounce and some are thinking the Florida Derby performance was good enough to win the 2017 Kentucky Derby. I think AD's FD performance was a normal progression for him when comparing to his previous race (and in the FD, AD only beat the stamina challenged Three Rules by 7 lengths). To win the Kentucky Derby, AD will have to improve from his FD performance by at least 5 lengths to be on par with the average KD winning performances over the past 5 years.
  • Chicken Dinner via Disqus · 5 lengths?! So he should have won the FlaDerby in 146.47? Cmon Bob...I'll give you a chance to take it back and we'll pretend it didn't happen ;) · 19 hours ago
1st: Matt King Coal 2nd: Connect 3rd: Tommy Macho 4th: Realm Mohaymen last.
This Horse to me is the biggest question mark in the entire race. Not because of his physical talents, but because of his mental issues. Physically he probably represents the Horse with the best chance to move forward and win this years Derby. But the question will be his ability to handle things from a Mental perspective. After all, this horse refused to work on one occassion. Four years ago i was lucky enough to have a friend race in the Derby. I experienced the event from an up close perspective. Ever since then my viewpoint towards the race has changed. I was lucky enough to participate in the walk from theBarn area into the Paddock. It is a mad house to say the least. Fans sceaming at the top of their lungs as we approached the massive grandstand. I got goose bumps, imagine how these Colts felt. Due to the size of the field, the stalls in the paddock are smaller than usual. Because of the small paddock area and the amount of owners and people there. Horses are restricted into this small space for almost 25 minutes. That is what scares me about Empire. Someone can speculate this and that, but no one knows for sure how he or any of the other Colts will handle the moment. But a Horse that has shown to act oddly is definately one that concerns me. Add to the equation that he will more than likely be the favorite or the 2nd choice. How i use him will be a tough call. If i am correct and the surroundings get to him, i am basically saying that the favorite is a toss.

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