Trainer Donnie K. Von Hemel won the 2,000th race of his career on the evening of Aug. 9 with favored Storm Rush in the fifth race at Indiana Grand Race Course.
Multiple grade I winner Caleb's Posse (Posse--Abbey's Missy, by Slewacide) was represented by his first two reported foals.
Three Chimneys Farm announced their 2014 stallion roster, with several of their stallions' fees showing decreases from 2013.
Three Chimneys Farm will hold its annual open house that coincides with the week of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) on Thursday, May 2.
At year's end we typically see many of our favorite stars move into retirement or second careers. In spite of the many fan favorites and talented athletes who have left the track, one thing remains...their finishes. read blog
Flower Alley, sire of 2012 Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner I'll Have Another, will see his fee increase to $20,000 (stands and nurses) in 2013 at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm.
- By Claire Novak
Novak at the Track is "Novak at the Farm" with a special visit to new Three Chimneys stallions Caleb's Posse & Ice Box, plus the Jim Rome trio of Surfer Girl, her Pulpit filly, and retired claimer Gallatin's Run. read blog
Caleb's Posse, last year's Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) winner, has been retired from racing and will stand at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky., in 2013.
Steve Asmussen, Don McNeill, David Vance, Kip Deville, and Highland Ice are the 2012 Thoroughbred class set for induction into Oklahoma's Horse Racing Hall of Fame. They will be honored Sept. 26 at Remington Park.
With four graded stakes highlighted by the Metropolitan Mile Handicap (gr. I), Belmont Park posted double digit increases in attendance and all-source handle for the May 28 Memorial Day card.
Evan Hammonds recaps the Met Mile, Acorn Stakes, and Ogden Phipps Handicap. watch video
Shackleford led from start to finish and the 4-year-old son of Forestry held off a fast-closing Caleb's Posse to win the $750,000 Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) at Belmont Park May 28.
Experience and previous success on the Belmont Park dirt surface could be the deciding factor when a short but strong field gathers for the $750,000 Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) at one mile May 28.
Jackson Bend, the longest shot in the field, held off a flying even-money choice Caleb's Posse in the final strides to prevail in the $400,000 Carter Handicap (gr. I) at Aqueduct April 7.
Nearly unbeatable at Aqueduct Racetrack, Calibrachoa will attempt to extend his dominance when he takes on a field that includes Caleb's Posse, Shackleford, and Jackson Bend in the $400,000 Carter Handicap April 7.
Caleb's Posse worked March 27 for a run in Aqueduct's Carter Handicap (gr. I) April 7; Scatman goes a half in :49 in first move since running third in the Rebel Stakes (gr. II).
Calibrachoa took over from the pacesetters in the stretch and held off a late run from Caleb's Posse to win the $200,000 Tom Fool Handicap (gr. III) by a neck March 3.
Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile winner Caleb's Posse will likely draw the most betting attention in the Tom Fool Handicap at Aqueduct, but he will have to face a pair of multiple graded stakes winners with a fondness for the track.
Several horses posted important works at Santa Anita Park the weekend of Feb. 18-19, while Caleb's Posse worked at Oaklawn Park.
Four Eclipse Award winners are among the international cast of horses nominated to the $27.25 million Dubai World Cup card at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday, March 31.
Lenny and Steve review the Eclipse Award ceremony and the winners, Lasix, and more. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm Watch Video
A shoddy telecast and a couple of questionable winners stole the show. read blog
By a vote of 114 to 111, Animal Kingdom outpolled Caleb's Posse for an Eclipse Award as champion 3-year-old male.
Trainer Bill Spawr said he's undecided on a start in the Palos Verdes Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 21 for Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint winner Amazombie after the 6-year-old gelding worked six furlongs in 1:15 3/5 Jan. 14.
Just a few days short of a year since he began his 3-year-old campaign that may result in an Eclipse Award, Caleb's Posse returned to the work tab Jan. 12 at Oaklawn Park.
In the Horse of the Year category, fans made the multiple grade I winner Havre de Grace their top pick with 4,249 votes.
There were few surprises when the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters on Jan. 5 announced the finalists for 2011 Eclipse Awards.
Voting is under way at the National Thoroughbred Racing Association web site, www.ntra.com, for the 13th annual "NTRA Moment of the Year." Voters can choose from among 12 images, drawn from the year's events.
Oklahoma telecom mogul hits with Caleb's Posse, takes equity interest in Three Chimneys Stallions Download Now
Donnie K. Von Hemel, trainer of Caleb's Posse, is Remington Park's all-time leader by wins. read blog
Five horses can make a solid case for the Eclipse Award read blog
The Breeders' Cup did nothing to clear up the Horse of the Year picture. read blog
2011 Breeders' Cup World Championships - Day 2: Photos of the day two winners at the 2011 Breeders' Cup. view slideshow
Like he was shot out of a cannon, Caleb's Posse rocketed past Shackleford in the stretch and romped to a four-length victory in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.
Breeders' Cup contender works and arrivals. view slideshow
Caleb's Posse turned in his second work at Keeneland Oct. 22 in preparation for his next start in the Breeders' Cup.
Stonestreet Stables' Wilburn won his first graded stakes under a smart ride by Julien Leparoux in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (gr. II) at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino Oct. 1.
Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Shackleford will seek to get back in the winner's circle Oct. 1 in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (gr. II), his final race before an expected start in the Breeders' Cup.
Jon and Joel recap the Super Derby, and reveal the Dirt Mile Top 5. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
Exciting finishes from Saratoga, Del Mar, Calder and France! view slideshow
Caleb's Posse came roaring down the lane and edged champion Uncle Mo by the narrowest of margins to win a thrilling edition of the $250,000 King's Bishop Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 27 at Saratoga.
All eyes will be on champion Uncle Mo when he makes his comeback in the $250,000 Foxwood's King's Bishop (gr. I) Aug. 27, but unlike his season debut that was light on talent, he will have to be at his best at Saratoga.
McNeill Stables and Cheyenne Stable's Caleb's Posse cut back in distance off seven straight distance races and blew past his opponents in the stretch to win the Amsterdam Stakes at Saratoga Aug. 1.
Jason, Tom and Evan of TwinSpires.com handicap the Queen's Plate, first of the three jewels in the Canadian triple crown. Then the three analyze the Iowa Derby, which includes Caleb's Posse and Astrology. Watch Video
With six stakes worth more than $1 million, Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino will hold its biggest racing weekend of the year June 24-25, highlighted by the $300,000 Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap (gr. III).
Caleb's Posse rebounded from a poor effort in the Arkansas Derby (gr. I) last out to win the $100,000 Ohio Derby (gr. III) June 4 at Thistledown.
Jason, Tom and Les of TwinSpires.com handicap the Aristides Stakes at Churchill Downs and the Ohio Derby at Thistledown. Watch Video
Led by Caleb's Posse and Wilkinson, the $100,000 Ohio Derby (gr. III) drew a field of 10 for Thistledown's signature race on June 4.
The field for the $100,000 Ohio Derby (gr. III) June 4 at Thistledown is beginning to sort itself out. The 1 1/16-mile test for 3-year-olds is Ohio's richest race and the state's only graded stakes
The Factor has been installed as the solid 7-5 favorite in the Arkansas Derby (gr. I) as 13 3-year-olds were entered for the $1 million race April 16.
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