Ticker
  • Materiality turns away the challenge of Upstart to win the Florida Derby.Posted 1 day ago
  • International Star reels in Stanford late to win the Louisiana Derby.Posted 1 day ago
  • I'm A Chatterbox sweeps the 3yo filly stakes at Fair Grounds with today's win in the Oaks.Posted 1 day ago
  • I'm A Chatterbox sweeps the 3yo filly stakes at Fair Grounds with today's win in the Oaks.Posted 1 day ago
  • Pants On Fire guts out a win in the Sir Shackleton.Posted 2 days ago
  • War Correspondent rolls late to win the Appleton.Posted 2 days ago
  • Prince Bishop wins the world's richest race; California Chrome 2nd.Posted 2 days ago
  • Dolniya dominates the boys in the Dubai Sheema ClassicPosted 2 days ago
  • Solow defeats The Grey Gatsby in the $6,000,000 Dubai TurfPosted 2 days ago
  • Secret Circle wins Golden Shaheen Sprint in Dubai.Posted 2 days ago

Someone yell "Four!"

The 1-2-3 finishers of the La Troienne Stakes at Churchill Downs are all back in action this weekend, including Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra. Plus we get the addition of none other than Zenyatta to the card. There's one small catch: These four horses are in four different races across the nation.


Why on earth there would be four graded stakes races for the same division of horses on the same weekend is not only beyond comprehension, it's reprehensible and avoidable. Congratulations to the boneheads from the racing offices who have managed to water down the Ogden Phipps, Vanity, Fleur de Lis and Obeah. Read More

 

comments powered by Disqus

Older Comments about Someone yell "Four!" ...

Good point. Makes no sense to run four Graded stakes from the same division in a span of two days.

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories