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What the Horse Racing Nation is saying about Raconteur...

In a riveting stretch duel, Quick Wit, with Rajiv Maragh aboard, nipped favored Csaba in a photo finish to score the first stakes victory of his career in Friday's Hall of Fame Stakes at Saratoga. Read More
On Friday, Daddy Nose Best will attempt to strengthen his credentials as a quality turf runner when he takes on eight others in the Grade 2 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes at Saratoga Race Course.Read More
Welcome to the last Derby dance Saturday! While the Arkansas Derby itself seems to be coming up lighter than in recent years, there are some BIG names running at the "Spa of the South" tomorrow.Read More
  • 12thCrown · Already changed my long-shot picks after a few more hours of study - I like Cozzetti as the sleeper pick but think Isn't He Clever will be tough with his stalking style. Good luck all! · 816 days ago ·
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  • BrianZipse · Looking forward to the Oaklawn Handicap every bit as much as the Arkansas Derby ... I like Nehro and Alternation. · 816 days ago ·
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Isn’t He Clever was getting a bath Friday morning after jogging a mile at Oaklawn. Trainer Henry Dominguez stood nearby, none the worse for wear after a Thursday flight from El Paso, Tx., to the Hot Springs Municipal Airport.Read More
The Oaklawn Park 3-year-olds take their final steps toward Kentucky Derby 2012 in Saturday’s G1 Arkansas Derby and Bodemeister and Secret Circle share top billing for trainer Bob Baffert. #11 Bodemeister is the 9-5 morning line favorite. The unraced juvenile landed the place in his Santa Anita sprin...Read More
Eleven 3-year-olds are set for Saturday’s $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) led by the Bob Baffert-trained duo of Bodemeister and Secret Circle.Read More
Raut LLC’s Hero of Order, the 109-1 winner of the Louisiana Derby (G2) on April 1 at Fair Grounds, on Monday morning joined the probable cast for Saturday’s 88th running of the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G1).Read More
Calibrachoa was reported to be in good order Sunday morning following a gutsy repeat victory in Saturday's Tom Fool presented by Corona Extra. The win, his second this year, earned him a Beyer Speed Figure of 111, the fastest run by any horse at any distance so far in 2012 as he held off Breeders' C...Read More
Juvenile Champion is the 6-5 favorite against twelve rivals in Saturday's Grade 3 Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct. Read More
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  • travel_vic · Hansen has not shown any maturation from his front running style......Side Road has shown the maturity it takes, but at 8.5 furlongs on the inner that might not be enough to catch him · 859 days ago ·
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  • The Bid · Pretension is gonna run big, really BIG, and just might shock em all · 859 days ago ·
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When Cot Campbell paid $240,000 for Raconteur last spring, he knew that with his breeding, the chestnut son of A.P. Indy out of the Storm Cat mare Miss Kate wasn’t going to be a precocious colt. Saturday, he’s hoping that Raconteur will show that he is worthy of his purchase price when he makes his ...Read More
The next-to-last major Kentucky Derby 2012 prep in New York will be run at Aqueduct Racetrack on Saturday and juvenile champ Hansen tries to get back on the beam in the G3 Gotham Stakes. Read More
Hansen hopes to add his name to an illustrious group of Gotham winners...Read More
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  • Winplacsho · I'm interested in seeing how Consortium comes back to the races. · 862 days ago ·
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  • AndyScoggin · Hansen draws the 12 post out of 13 starters. Tough spot to start from with the tight AQU inner track turns. · 861 days ago ·
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Raconteur, winner of two straight on the inner track, completed major preparations for the Gotham with a 48.89 four-furlong breeze on the Belmont training track on Sunday.Read More
Trainer Todd Pletcher will have two of his many talented sophomores on display in the 1 1/16-mile Gotham: Dogwood Stable’s Raconteur and Zayat Stables’ Dan and Sheila. Dan and Sheila, a More Than Ready colt, exits an impressive effort in the Grade 3 LeComte at the Fair Grounds on January 21, in whic...Read More
Well, I took Raconteur in the Derby Pool 1. Let's hope we've seen something others aren't on to yet. LOL
Horse has good pedigree and is making a move. Seems crazy to beat 2 horses soundly and be ranked 170 & 130 places lower than those two horses.

Raconteur - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
Fin
Tr
#
Dist.
Sf.
Race
$
Cnd
1st
2nd
3rd
Time
View Details08/10/12Raconteur7thSar91 1/8 mDNational Museum of Racing Hall of Fame-G2 3 MQuick WitCsabaDaddy Nose Best1:51.95
View DetailsView Video04/14/12Raconteur11thOP81 1/8 mDArkansas Derby-G1 3 MBodemeisterSecret CircleSabercat1:48.71
View Details03/17/12Raconteur1stLrl91 mileDPrivate Terms 3 MRaconteurHakamaBrimstone Island1:37.69
View DetailsView Video03/03/12Raconteur7thAqu101 1/16 mDGotham-G3 3 MHansenMy AdonisFinnegans Wake1:43.84
View Details02/03/12Raconteur1stAqu51 70yDAlwOC 3 MRaconteurTwo SeventeenSummer Sunset1:42.87
View Details01/06/12Raconteur1stAqu31 1/8 mDMSW 3 MRaconteurFive SixteenKnock Rock1:55.80
View Details12/10/11Raconteur2ndAqu31 70yDMSW 2 MHakamaRaconteurSide Road1:42.49
View Details11/09/11Raconteur3rdAqu51 1/8 mDMSW 2 MFestive SpiritInvocationRaconteur1:53.08
View Details10/10/11Raconteur3rdBel31 1/16 mDMSW 2 MSaint HonoreNews PendingRaconteur1:43.53
View Details09/02/11Raconteur2ndSar51 1/8 mDMSW 2 MSpeightscityRaconteurPoliticallycorrect1:53.08
View Details08/10/11Raconteur5thSar45 1/2 fDMSW 2 MVexorElusive StorySeeker1:04.04