An upset loss in the Florida Derby (gr. I) March 31 did not prevent Chadds Ford Stable's Union Rags from being the favorite in Churchill Downs' final Kentucky Derby Future Wager pool of 2012.Sunday, April 01, 2012
No fooling, 109-1 shot Hero of Order won the $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II) April 1 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.Sunday, April 01, 2012
A day after Take Charge Indy captured the Florida Derby (gr. I), trainer Patrick Byrne said he plans to ship the colt to Churchill Downs early for the May 5 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Sunday, April 01, 2012
Casino Host, with a well-timed ride by John Velazquez, closed with determination on the outside to post a half-length win in the $400,000 Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT) at Fair Grounds April 1.Sunday, April 01, 2012
Nine horses died April 1 in a barn fire at McKathan Farm and Training Center near Reddick, Fla., according to a story on the Ocala Star-Banner newspaper's website (www.ocala.com).Sunday, April 01, 2012
Front-running Nates Mineshaft took all of the drama out of the $396,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) April 1 at Fair Grounds, running away from the field at odds of 9-1 while setting a track record in the process.Sunday, April 01, 2012
Life doesn't always follow the path of hopes and dreams.Sunday, April 01, 2012
Reigning Horse of the Year Havre de Grace closed out her New Orleans winter vacation with a five-furlong workout April 1 and is being prepared to ship to Oaklawn Park, trainer Larry Jones reported.Sunday, April 01, 2012
Undefeated Gemologist turned in his final work for the $1 million Resorts World Casino New York City Wood Memorial April 1 at Palm Meadows Training Center, breezing five furlongs in 1:00.44.Sunday, April 01, 2012
Grand Slam, who is represented by four 3-year-old stakes winners in 2012, died March 31 at Ashford Stud.Sunday, April 01, 2012
As the seasons transition from winter to spring, it's time to start thinking about horses' nutritional needs, as well as changes in the forage available to horses grazing on pasture. The spring also brings an increased risk for several health conditions, including laminitis and insulin resistance, in all horses on pasture. Here are some tips for t...Sunday, April 01, 2012
Trainer: Bob Baffert
Owner: Watson, Karl, Pegram, Michael E. and Weitman, Paul
Jockey: Martin Garcia
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Owner: Claiborne Farm and Dilschneider, Adele B.
Jockey: Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.
Trainer: Edward Plesa, Jr.
Owner: Trilogy Stable and Plesa, Laurie
Jockey: John R. Velazquez
Trainer: Claude R. McGaughey III
Owner: Janney, III, Stuart S. and Phipps Stable
Jockey: Joel Rosario
Trainer: Thomas M. Amoss
Owner: GoldMark Farm, LLC and Whisper Hill Farm
Jockey: Rosie Napravnik
Trainer: Doug F. O'Neill
Owner: W. C. Racing, Kenney, Dave and RAP Racing
Jockey: Kevin Krigger
Trainer: D. Wayne Lukas
Owner: Hornung, P., Martin, E., Lukas, D., Davis, W., Miller, D. and Shade, M.
Jockey: Julien R. Leparoux