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  • Whiskey Ticket just holds off Conquest Curlinate in the Illinois Derby.Posted 9 hours ago
  • Moreno wins the Charles Town Classic, as Shared Belief is eased.Posted 10 hours ago
  • Dramedy just holds on to win Keeneland's Elkhorn at 30-1.Posted 10 hours ago
  • It's all Hootenanny in his first race back since winning the BC Juvenile Turf.Posted 13 hours ago
  • La Verdad best in the Grade 2 Distaff.Posted 13 hours ago
  • Carpe Diem covers 4F in :48.00 (5/76) Saturday at Keeneland Posted 14 hours ago
  • Baffert says One Lucky Dane is out of the Kentucky Derby, per DRFPosted 15 hours ago
  • Materiality, Stanford breeze 5F in 1:00.52 at Palm Beach Downs on SaturdayPosted 15 hours ago
  • Dortmund worked 5F in :58.80 (1/47) on Saturday at Santa AnitaPosted 15 hours ago
  • Deceptive Vision just holds off Lunar Surge to win the Doubledogdare.Posted 1 day ago

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Off a 9 month layoff, Arab Spring out last Pether's Moon & Romsdal to win the G3 John Porter Stakes at Newbury.
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I am forever all about my girl Mamdooha. Contesting her first Graded race. Facing a very short, but talented field. If you listen closely my house will be rocking when they turn for home. My neighbors already think I'm nuts.
  • Jbyrnes1 · I think Mamdooha will win. La Verdad is in here, but she is coming into this race off for 6 months. Mamdooha is in good form and already got that first start out of the way. I think she wins nicely today. · 18 hours ago
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Wow nice debut for this guy. He was up against the rail and in tight. Found a way out and came won. I think this guy has a future.
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  • Mary Z. · Yah, dq'd after the photo. Decision took so long. I finally figured out that it was the 2012 Berkeley H'cap at GGF where that also happened. Involved Awesome Gem. Funny tidbit(to me anyway): son asked, "What is that clicking? Did you forget to pause a video(again)?" I said, "No. It's the Keeneland live chat. You can finally hear The Famous(name withheld, giggles) clicking away." No offense. It was just funny. Son had a response about not giving something. He shouldn't talk like that. Must have a bad influence. · 12 hours ago
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Whatever happened to this girl? I loved her. Loved her race in the Battaglia. I have her stall sign from the Kentucky Oaks framed in my den. I think of her often.
do you think he will still run in the met mile??? or is that wishfull thinking?
  • slewcrew7778 · From what I've read, it will likely depend on where and how severe the injury is. He could be out for 6 months to a year. Hopefully it won't be that long. But I'd say the Met is better than 90 % out of the question. · 5 hours ago
Conformation: http://www.adenastallions.com/Domains/www.adenastallions.com/CMSFiles/Photos/Medium/GZPCon_resized10-15-2014-20-46-16-636.jpg
This champion is reason I love horse racing! Underated runner and sire! #1 sire of all G1 winners on dirt! Stay healthy AA!
Moreno, winner of the 2015 Charles Town Classic, came out of the race in good shape. Trainer Eric Gulliot was very happy with Moreno's performance. "He's a speed horse," Guillot said. "This is track has three turns, a short stretch, and was biased to speed today. And he didn't know where the wire was. I told (Velasquez) you have to stay busy on him, and he did exactly what I said. He listened to instructions and knew the logistics of the race perfectly." Plans call for Moreno, who is out of the A.P. Indy mare Danceinthesunlight, to take a short break and return in the Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) at Churchill Downs in June. Guillot said a trip to Saratoga Race Course, where Moreno won the Whitney Handicap (gr. I) last summer, is in order again, followed by the Breeders' Cup at Keeneland. Article on Bloodhorse
Danzig Moon, second to Carpe Diem in Saturday’s Grade 1 Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland, came out of the race in good shape. Danzig Moon was shipped to Churchill Downs on Monday morning to join trainer Mark Casse’s string in Louisville. Bred in Ontario, Danzig Moon, owned by John Oxley, also is considered a top contender for the $1 million Queen’s Plate at Woodbine on July 5. Casse said having the Queen’s Plate as a long-term target would not prevent Danzig Moon from running in the Kentucky Derby. So it looks like he will run in both the Kentucky Derby and the Queen's Plate later this year. Article on DRF
  • Incitatus4Consul via Disqus · Queens Plate favourite for sure! He's very talented! He's gonna surprise people.. · 6 hours ago
Danzig Moon worked a 58 Flat at 5F at Churchill today! 1/49! That is fast! Dortmund at Santa Anita worked 5F as well.. He clocked in at 58:80. This colt can run! Serious sleeper pick come May 2
Here's the report on Shared Belief, Shared Belief suffered a stifle injury during the Charles Town Classic on Saturday and was pulled up six furlongs into the 1 1/8-mile race by jockey Mike Smith. He was then vanned back to his stall in the equine ambulance.  Shared Belief stumbled at the start of the Classic and dropped far back in the nine-horse field. After failing to respond to Mike Smith's urging, Shared Belief was pulled up on the second turn of the thre-turn race.  According to steward Danny Wright, West Virginia state veterinarian, Elizabeth Daniel, told the stewards that "Shared Belief appears to have a stifle injury more than anything else. It doesn't appear life threating or career ending. it is a soft tissue injury."  Article on DRF
  • slewcrew7778 · Thanks for putting the bullshit to rest, Jeff. Hopefully he won't be out too long. · 8 hours ago
  • Incitatus4Consul via Disqus · thx for the update! Missed the race live.. Just watched on YouTube and my heart skipped a beat.. · 7 hours ago
A sesamoid injury has likely ended the racing career of Diversy Harbor, a two-time stakes winner. In Saturday's Grade 3 Santa Barbara Handicap, Diversy Harbor was pulled up on the turn with an injury to her left foreleg. Owner Craig Bernick of Glen Hill Farm sent out a twitter message within a half-hour after the race, stating he had been in contact with trainer Tom Proctor and that Diversy Harbor would be unable to continue racing. Proctor expressed optimism to Bernick that Diversy Harbor could be saved. X-rays were being taken at the stable to determine the extent of the injury. According to DRF
  • Mary Z. · Thanks for the updates, j, yukichan, goblin. · 7 hours ago
  • Jay Harrison via Disqus · Yes, it was also reported after this by Bernick that she broke both sesamoid's in her leg but that her prognosis was really good for recovery. · 7 hours ago
Dang, she took a bad step around the turn. Worst 30 minutes of racing i've seen in a while. 2 of my favs being eased
  • yukichan · Agree--very sad afternoon of racing, also folding in Down Town Allen. · 9 hours ago
  • Mary Z. · Just about the worst in that short span of time, yes. Hopefully the filly goes on to her next career. · 7 hours ago
Nathan , i am getting the feeling that this isthis weeks Wolfie.Another Stakes winner off of a Maiden score.
  • tmallios via Disqus · Thankfully the wire showed up at the right time · 8 hours ago
QUOTE: "Here's hoping that California Chrome can distinguish himself admirably on the turf at Epsom." EPSOM? No one in their right mind would take a North American race horse over there to run at Tattenham corner.....I thought Ascot was his (foolish) destination?
i want what the cali stewards are smoking. how can anyone say big discovery wasn't beating blue harbor without the interference? big discovery was clearly coming home stronger after recovering from the interference
been working lately. hope he starts soon.
I sure hope he is OK but I am not sad at all about him not hitting the board. My show bet paid handsomely bro!!! $$$
goodness! that was an amazing close from this horse. whiskey ticket also did very good, and seemed very professional. Both of these horses are now on the radar.
I suspect Mallios and Vic will be celebrating long into the night.

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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 and Ruffian through Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta. 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. 
  
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