Notes from Churchill Downs on the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks for May 2.
Honest Pursuit records swift half-mile in :47; Awesome Chic, Pure Clan scheduled to work Friday; Eight Belles, Proud Spell to arrive Friday
Cool Coal Man Works; Big Brown Zips at Palm Meadows; Anak Nakal to work Friday.
The field is set for Saturday's 131st running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Racecourse, with the post position draw scheduled at 5 p.m. (ET) Wednesday afternoon.
A daily update on the candidates for the May 6 Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.
Friday's Highlights: Greeley's Galaxy Breezes 3 Furlongs In Quick :34.80; Giacomo Walks Under Tack; Afleet Alex Jogs.
Today's Headlines: California Arrivals Visit Track; Andromeda's Hero Here from Keeneland.
Kentucky Derby 131 Headlines: High Limit, Greeley's Galaxy work; Giacomo, Buzzards Bay scheduled to arrive.
Cash is King Stable's Afleet Alex completed his major preparation for the 131st Kentucky Derby by working a half-mile in :48.40 under Derby rider Jeremy Rose this morning.
Kentucky Derby 131 Headlines: Consolidator injured; out of Derby 131; Buzzards Bay works 1:11.40 at Santa Anita; Afleet Alex scheduled to go half Tuesday.
Today's Headlines: Seven Derby horses work at Churchill Sunday; Jose Valdivia, Jr. to ride Going Wild; Buzzards Bay to work at Santa Anita Monday.
Kentucky Derby 131 Headlines: Wilko works 5/8 in :59.80 at Hollywood; Blanc named to ride Sort It Out; Five horses to work Sunday.
Friday's Top Stories: Injury Takes General John B Out of Derby 131; Works by Zito Trio Depend on Weather; Don't Get Mad Prepares for Derby Trial.
Thursday's Top Stories: High Limit Works with Champion Ghostzapper; Zito Breezes Two of Five Derby Contenders; Greater Good, Greeley's Galaxy Work.
Wednesday's top stories: Consolidator breezes five furlongs for Lukas; works for Zito duo hinge on weather conditions; Baffert saus Sort It Out now possible for Derby.
Tuesday's Top Stories: Afleet Alex Sizzles in Churchill Downs Work; Flower Alley Dons Blinkers for Gallop; Andromeda's Hero to Travel to Churchill for Work.
Monday's Top Stories: Survivalist Out of the Derby Picture; Closing Argument, California Trio Breeze; Afleet Alex Set for Tuesday Work at Churchill...
Magna Entertainment Corp. said June 24 it has completed its previously announced sale of an additional $50-million aggregate principal amount of 8.55% convertible subordinated notes due June 15, 2010.
Magna Entertainment Corp. will sell an additional $100 million worth of convertible notes at an annual interest rate of 8.55% through June 2 in hopes of gaining additional capital.
LOUISVILLE, KY - Following is the daily report on the horses running in the Breeders' Cup Turf, the seventh race of the Breeders' Cup Championship to be run Saturday, Nov. 4, at Churchill Downs. Note: The Breeders' Cup Turf and the Breeders' Cup Classic are legs eight and nine, respectively, of the Emirates World Series Racing Championship.
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