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  • Annals of Time (5-1) gets clear late in the Grade 1 Hollywood Derby.Posted 8 hours ago
  • Vale Dori (1-2) much the best in the Grade 2 Bayakoa.Posted 9 hours ago
  • Royal Posse (3-5) repeats in the Claiming Crown Jewel and becomes a millionaire.Posted 10 hours ago
  • King and His Court (8-5) flies home to win the Display Stakes.Posted 10 hours ago
  • R Angel Katelyn (8-5) leads all the way in the Sandpiper.Posted 10 hours ago
  • Rapid Rhythm runs them down in the Battle of New Orleans.Posted 10 hours ago
  • Highway Star (7-1) is up in time to win the Go for Wand.Posted 11 hours ago
  • Chance of Luck (7-2) holds on to take the Inaugural StakesPosted 11 hours ago
  • Whitmore wins the 6th race at Aqueduct, his first race back since the Kentucky Derby.Posted 12 hours ago
  • Even Thunder (5-2) holds on to win the King's Swan.Posted 1 day ago

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https://www.facebook.com/darleystallionsofficial/videos/1713129055683513/ Ny says: I'm still fast!!
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  • BeastBob via Disqus · So that's why he couldn't win another race after the Kentucky Derby. He mixed up the lead changes when running straight and turning. · 1 day ago
  • Dee via Disqus · Loved this! :) · 49 minutes ago
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Longshot Eye Luv Lulu
Big field. No Brakes & Goodtimehadbyall look interesting
Beach Patrol Camelot Kitten Annals Of Time Blackjackcat
where is he now? did he go thru the conquest dispersal sale?
Conformation: http://i.bloodhorse.com/sroimages//medium/0000168971_1.jpg
Conformation: http://i.bloodhorse.com/sroimages//medium/0000169051_1.jpg
I just realized I didn't enter a comment regarding McCraken. McCraken is my top choice to win the KD. I've been a fan of his for a while now. Prior to his last race, I went back and watch some of Ghostzapper's early races. I see a lot of similarities between father and son. As of today, McCraken and Mastery are my top two projection horses to win the KD. I'm looking forward to seeing his 3yo debut to see if he improves.
It's been a year sweetness since you died. Still miss you and I wonder what the 2016 season would have been like if you had have been here to race as a 5 year old. You will ALWAYS be my favourite horse bar none. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-N0Djz1yrec https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQI1sdvT9C0
12/3 - 5F work https://youtu.be/wiQpEReZhnU
12/1 - 4F work http://www.xbtv.com/video/workout/arrogate-worked-4-furlongs-in-49-00-at-santa-anita-park-on-december-1st-2016/
  • pointgiven23 via Disqus · very easy breeze. glad to see him back · 1 day ago
  • By The Numbers via Disqus · He's such an interesting horse to watch because I can never tell how fast he's going. No matter if he's going :46 or :49, he has that long, relaxed, loping gallop · 7 hours ago
Didn't win by the best of margins, but still very promising.
He's back in training and if all goes well will get back on the Derby trail. Hopes to run in a prep in early february.
1999 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Charismatic has arrived at Old Friends in Kentucky!! Looking good champ! https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/d849cf9681929f50b359ab99843865b44140d5dc6399f0ee1b09e2bb9c5ed8c7.jpg
Running Mate looks like a live longshot. I bet him to win at 55-1 in kdfw1 and boxed him with Classic Empire and the field. He looks to be targeting the Lecomte at the Fair Grounds in his first race for Derby points. Plenty of speed and stamina. His trainer Larry Jones trained Hard Spun who finished 2nd in the KY Derby.
That was too easy, lol
Nice win for her today. She looks to have improved as she's settled into racing in the USA. Could be one that improves further next year
This horse deserves more respect.
That looked catastrophic in the first at Del Mar :(

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Brian has been a passionate fan of horse racing since birth. Taken to the races at a very young age, he has been lucky enough to see all the greats in person from Secretariat, Forego, and Ruffian through Rachel Alexandra, Zenyatta, and American Pharoah. 

Before coming to the Nation, Brian displayed his love for the sport through the development of his horse racing website, which quickly became one of the most popular blogs in the game. 
  
As Editor of Horse Racing Nation, Brian authors a daily column as Zipse at the Track, or ZATT for short, and adds his editorial flare to the overall content of the website. Brian also consults for leading contest site Derby Wars, and is a Vox Populi committee member. 
  
A horse owner and graduate of DePaul University, Brian lives just outside of Louisville with his wife Candice and daughter Kendra.  

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