Claire Novak with news updates on Belmont Stakes day morning on June 10, 2017, at Belmont Park.
Claire Novak gives an update on American Pharoah's arrival at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky., on Nov. 2, 2015. The Triple Crown winner will be turned out beside Thunder Gulch as he transitions from racehorse to stallion.
Claire Novak sets the scene for Breeders' Cup Saturday on Oct. 31, 2015, at Keeneland.
Claire Novak updates viewers on the latest Breeders' Cup news on Oct. 30, 2015, at Keeneland.
Smokey, reining champ and American Pharoah's pony, takes a spin with Giani Terranova on Aug. 30, 2015 at Saratoga.
Claire Novak comments on two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan's breeze at Keeneland on July 17, 2015, while the champion takes a bath in the background.
Claire Novak sets the scene for Belmont Stakes Day, including an update on the weather and the crowd.
Belmont Stakes contender Frammento gets a bath at Belmont Park June 3.
Claire Novak updates us from outside of American Pharoah's barn, following his afternoon arrival on June 2, 2015.
Belmont Stakes contender The Truth or Else gets a bath on June 1 at Kenny McPeek's barn.
American Pharoah gets bath after galloping over a sloppy track on May 25, 2015 at Churchill Downs in preparation for the Belmont Stakes.
Preakness Stakes winner American Pharoah with trainer Bob Baffert the morning after winning the Preskness Stakes, getting a bath May 17.
Claire Novak sets the scene for Preakness Day 2015, including a look at the weather.
American Pharoah gets bath on his first morning at Pimlico on May 14, 2015.
Claire Novak recaps the Preakness Stakes Post Position Draw held on May 13, 2015.
Kentucky Derby day scene setter with Claire Novak at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2015.
Claire Novak sets the Churchill Downs scene with updates on the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2015.
Kentucky Oaks Favorite I'm a Chatterbox gets a bath at Churchill Downs on April 25, 2015.
Louisville Courier-Journal turf writer Jennie Rees previews the 2-year-old stakes races at Churchill Downs on November 29.
Wes Lanter, one of Cigar's handlers, talks about the champion during a memorial service at the Kentucky Horse Park on Nov. 14, 2014.
Pete Bradley talks about Dayatthespa's racing career and sale on Nov. 3, 2014 at Fasig-Tipton.
Bret Jones of Airdrie Stud talks about Believe You Can in the Fasig-Tipton November sale on Nov. 3, 2014.
Michael Blowen with Old Friends talks about arrival of Game On Dude.
2014 Travers Stakes favorite Bayern gets a bath on Aug. 22, 2014, at Saratoga.
Darren Rogers, with Churchill Downs, arrives at Belmont Park with the Triple Crown trophy on June 4, 2014.
California Chrome schools in paddock and goes to the track at Belmont Park, on June 3, 2014.
Wise Dan gets a bath outside his barn at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky., on April 1, 2014.
Wise Dan walks the shedrow after his work at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky., on April 1, 2014.
Last Answer, under an astute front-running ride from Emile Ramsammy, upset 2006 Sovereign Award champion Sky Conqueror and the rest of the field in the CAN $300,000 Nijinsky Stakes (Can-II) on a yielding grass course Aug. 26 at Woodbine.
Wando, Canada's Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old colt following his sweep of the 2003 Triple Crown, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Wando, who swept Canada's Triple Crown of Thoroughbred racing in 2003, was retired Thursday morning because of a leg injury.
Jockey Todd Kabel can match a 38-year-old Woodbine record for stakes wins in a season when he partners with 126-pound high weight Mobil in the $150,000-added Durham Cup Stakes (Can-III) Saturday.
A new era trainer Mike Keogh dawned on the Simcoe Holiday Monday when he collected his first stakes win for another high-profile owner, Stronach Stables, as Hour Of Justice scored won the $217,550 Royal North Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine.
Gus Schickedanz's Mobil ran the race of his life and produced the most dominant performance by any horse at Woodbine this year when crushing six rivals in the $217,220 Dominion Day Stakes (Can-III) Thursday.
After two starts in the United States, Wando, Canada's reigning Horse of the Year, makes his 2004 Woodbine debut on Saturday in the $324,300 King Edward Breeders' Cup Stakes (Can-II).
"The Castle," a prominent structure on Versailles Road in Woodford County, Ky., suffered severe damage Monday night when a fire apparently started around 8 p.m.
Just days before the running of the $160,800 Vigil Stakes (Can-III), trainer Mike Keogh termed Mobil a "forgotten horse." Not after the 4-year-old colt's superb 2004 debut Saturday at Woodbine.
Multiple stakes winner Mobil makes his 2004 debut in Saturday's $160,800 Vigil Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine with high expectations from trainer Mike Keogh.
Wando, Canada's 2003 Horse of the Year and Triple Crown champion, defeated seven turf rivals in his first start as a 4-year-old at Keeneland Racecourse in Kentucky on Sunday.
Wando, who became the seventh horse to win Canada's Triple Crown, took to the training track on Friday morning at Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida, and worked three furlongs in :39.60 that definitely pleased trainer Mike Keogh
By James B. Keogh -- December 19, 2003, was a cold, wintry day in Central Kentucky, and a very dark day for the horse industry. It marked the death of Joseph L. Taylor, co-owner of Taylor Made Farm and former manager of Gainesway Farm.
Gus Schickedanz's Mobil, winner of four of his last five, is the early 9-5 favorite in the field of six for Saturday's Plate Trial at Woodbine.
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