The son of Storm Cat gets his first winner at Lone Star Park April 19.
Trainer Linda Rice and jockey Cornelio Velasquez each had four winners on the April 21 card at Aqueduct Racetrack, with Velasquez aboard for three of Rice's victories.
Capital Plan, with a perfect trip under Brice Blanc, registered a 1 1/2-length victory while making her stakes debut in the $150,000 Santa Barbara Handicap (gr. IIT) on the turf April 21 at Santa Anita Park.
She's All In turned in the biggest effort of her career when she came from off the pace to dominate the $200,000 Sixty Sails Handicap (gr. III) by 8 3/4 lengths at Hawthorne April 21.
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co's spring sale feature nearly 1,200 2-year-olds over its four sessions in Central Florida.
Imperial Czar, drawing into the Miami Mile Handicap after it was rained off the turf, won at odds of 8-1 April 21 at Calder.
The longest shot on the board at 70-1, All Squared Away pulled a massive upset in the $200,000 Coolmore Lexington (gr. III) when he overtook Hammers Terror late to win by 1 1/2 lengths April 21 at Keeneland.
Looking fresh as a daisy, California Flag humbled his rivals in the $100,000 San Simeon Handicap (gr. IIIT) with a front-running 2 1/4-length victory on the hillside turf course at Santa Anita April 21.
The Lumber Guy enjoyed the cutback to a mile in the $200,000 Jerome (gr. II), as he fended off pressure all the way around the track to score by 2 3/4 lengths April 21 at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Harold T. McCormick, minority owner of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, died April 19.
Six days after declaring Trinniberg doubtful for the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), owner Shivananda Parbhoo has altered course, indicating that he is now likely to send the son of Teuflesberg to Louisville for the May 5 race.
Jockey John Velazquez discusses Keeneland workout by Derby contender Went the Day Well on April 21, 2012. Watch Video
Trainer Graham Motion discusses April 21, 2012 Keeneland workout by Kentucky Derby contender Went the Day Well. Watch Video
Rousing Sermon, whose next start is expected to come in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), worked seven furlongs at Hollywood Park April 21 in 1:27 1/5 handily.
Illinois Derby (gr. III) winner Done Talking breezed four furlongs at Laurel Park April 21 in preparation for the $2 million Kentucky Derby (gr. I) in two weeks.
Stipa Racing Stable's Reveron has been withdrawn from Kentucky Derby (gr. I) consideration after a left fore condylar fissure was detected following a one-mile workout in 1:46 over a sloppy track at Calder April 21.
In a move akin to that of Animal Kingdom a year ago, Team Valor International and Mark Ford's Went the Day Well breezed in wet, rainy conditions at Keeneland April 21.
Trainer Gai Waterhouse won her record equalling seventh BMW Doncaster Mile (Aus-I) when More Joyous prevailed at Royal Randwick April 21 and earned the mare an automatic berth into the BC Mile.
There's been a lot of excitement about equine genomic research over the past couple years, but horse buyers and breeders are still waiting for practical performance applications. The good news is that a team of French researchers might be hot on the trail to genomic evaluation of performance--even if that trail seems slow and winding--one researcher s...
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