A look back at the Kentucky Derby, including comments from Team Valor's Barry Irwin about Animal Kingdom, and a look ahead to the Preakness. Watch Video
For the second year in a row, Tampa Bay Downs concluded its meet with a record set for co-mingled all-sources handle.
- By Steve Haskin
Derby winner Animal Kingdom settles into his new home. Read Blog
Who will win the Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II), and who will finish last? Will Joe Vann produce a Bold Deed, and say Adios Charlie? Or is it time for a Tap Attack from Beer Meister? Predict the Order
The second New York off-track betting corporation to seek bankruptcy protection has filed a proposed schedule with a federal court to make good on its liabilities.
Acclamation returns to the Hollywood Park turf course May 14 he favors in an attempt to repeat his victory of a year ago in the $150,000 Jim Murray Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT).
Fresh from her record-setting win in Keeneland's Doubledogdare Stakes (gr. III), Embur's Song returns to Woodbine for the first time since last summer in the $150,000 Hendrie Stakes (Can-III) May 14.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Son of a Brazilian-bred stallion and a German mare, Animal Kingdom has perhaps the most international pedigree of any Kentucky Derby winner in history.
Illinois Derby (gr. III) winner Joe Vann and Jerome (gr. II) winner Adios Charlie lead a field of 11 for the $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II), which returns to Belmont Park May 14 after a one-year hiatus.
Maram, the 2008 Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf winner who was retired from racing recently, will be bred to Giant's Causeway this year.
Animal Kingdom visited the track at the Fair Hill Training Center in Elkton, Md. for the first time Wednesday, May 11 as he began preparations for the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) on May 21.
The State of New Hampshire has repealed the onerous 10% tax on gambling winnings that drove bettors away from racetracks and caused a multi-million dollar drop in the Thoroughbred simulcast handle.
'Keeneland: A Thoroughbred Legacy' has won an Independent Publisher Book Award for best sports book of 2010.
An attorney for the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission said it is possible the state's racetracks could be approved to offer a form of "Instant Racing" before the state's Court of Appeals rules on its legality.
Preliminary autopsy results on jockey Michael Baze, who was found dead in his vehicle May 10 in the Churchill Downs stable area, point to no anatomical cause of death pending a toxicology report.
Ellis Park director of operations Bob Jackson said in spite of the Kentucky River flooding around the facility a week prior to the Kentucky Derby, simulcast numbers were not significantly affected.
Huge carryover pools in Churchill Downs' Pick 6 and Super Hi-5 wagers from Kentucky Derby Day will be staring at bettors when racing resumes on Thursday, May 12.
Kentucky Derby 137 has come and gone, and before we move on to the Preakness let's take a few moments to dissect the race. I have several observations, but let's start out with the winner. Read Blog
A half sister to Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Plum Pretty is entered in the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training in Timonium, Md., May 23 and 24.
The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation announced May 10 that Rob Hinkle has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.
Grade II winner Dream Run has been relocated to Burch Farms near Monroe, Utah, where he is standing for $800.
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