Articles posted April 2, 2009

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Analysis: Wood, Santa Anita, & Illinois

Triple Crown Talk blog, with host Jason Shandler, analyzes the Wood Memorial, and the Santa Anita and Illinois Derbies. Plus, join Jason and Dick Downey from the for a live chat at noon Eastern on April 4.

Appeals Court Affirms Pincay Judgment

A California court of appeal recently affirmed a $2.7-million judgment awarded to retired Hall of Fame jockey Laffit Pincay Jr. against the ambulance company that handled the injuries that ultimately ended his career

Hull Headed to Coolmore Lexington Stakes

Hull, a recent late nomination to the Triple Crown, remained undefeated on April 2 with a 7 3/4-length allowance win at Turfway Park. He covered 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:16.21 in his second career race.

THS: Wood & Santa Anita Derby

THS: Wood & Santa Anita Derby

Jason, Suzanne, and the Wizard analyze the Wood Memorial (gr. I) and the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I). Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Wood Memorial and the Santa Anita Derby.

Blue Grass Hopefuls Line Up Work Paths

Blue Grass Hopefuls Line Up Work Paths

Adele Dilschneider's Terrain, runner-up in last fall's Lane's End Breeders' Futurity (gr. I), is scheduled for a five-furlong work on April 4 in preparation for the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) according to trainer Al Stall Jr .

Drug Testing

Drug Testing

The process and procedures for testing for drugs in race horses.

MEC Creditors Criticize Stronach's Role

Joining in the parade of objectors to Magna Entertainment Corp.'s proposed debtor financing and sale of assets is the unsecured creditors committee, which primarily singled out company chairman Frank Stronach for his role in MEC's bankruptcy reorganization process.

Armed and Ready

Armed and Ready


Well Armed's runaway victory in the Dubai World Cup was due to a combination of factors, including his improvement with age and an affinity for 10 furlongs on dirt.

'Council' Seeks Revenge in Wood Memorial

The Grade I Wood Memorial looks like a two-horse race, and of course one of them has to be outside the other. On Saturday, Imperial Council gets that advantage as he and Edgar Prado will have their sights set on I Want Revenge and Joe Talamo.

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