The Oklahoma Derby card has increased from seven stakes to 10 stakes this year with the stakes purses increasing by $275,000 to a combined $1,325,000.
I Shod the Sheriff wins first time out gate to wire.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Remington Springboard Mile at Remington Park. read blog
Berry, 53, of Jones, Okla., has determined this Remington Park season will be his final in the saddle. The track's all-time leading Thoroughbred rider has 2,124 local wins heading to his final three days of competition.
The son of Curlin will stand at Three Chimneys Farm.
All out in the drive, Bayerd reached the wire a head in front of Shotgun Kowboy in a terrific renewal of the $255,000 Remington Springboard Mile in the mud Dec. 14 on closing night of the 2014 Remington Park meet.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Remington Springboard Mile. read blog
After splitting two previous juvenile stakes earlier in the meet, Bayerd and Shotgun Kowboy square off in the rubber match, the $250,000 Remington Springboard Mile on closing night Dec. 14 at Remington Park.
Leading the pack of Ohio breeders is Robin L. Murphy, who stands nearly a dozen stallions at her 80-acre Poplar Creek Horse Center in Bethel, Ohio.
Three Chimneys Farm announced champion Will Take Charge will stand for a $30,000 fee during his inaugural season at the Versailles, Ky., farm in 2015.
The Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) may not have the storied history of many of the World Championship races, but what it lacks in longevity it makes up for in quality with a roster of seven impressive performances.
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.
Twinspired, a stakes-winning son of Harlan's Holiday, and Louie Villain, a son of A.P. Indy, will enter stud in 2014 at Poplar Creek Horse Center in Bethel, Ohio.
Three Chimneys Farm announced their 2014 stallion roster, with several of their stallions' fees showing decreases from 2013.
Remington Park's 25th anniversary will be highlighted by the Oklahoma Derby (gr. III), which returns to graded status this season.
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.
They say everything is bigger in Texas, and if that's the case it is easy to imagine that the heart of Texas Bling is biggest of all 3-year-olds competing on the early trail to the Kentucky Derby. read blog
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
King Henny, winner of the Clever Trevor Stakes last month, drew the far outside post in a maximum field of 12 juveniles entered in the $300,000 Remington Springboard Mile Stakes Dec. 9 at Remington Park.
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.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Aces N Kings||Dana Whited||
|Behold de Buy||Dwain Eaton||
|Bluegrass Bull||Tim A. Ice||
|Brickyard Fast||Joseph Petalino||
|Cactus Son||Jamie Ness||
|Caleb's Posse||Donnie K. Von Hemel||
|Chipshot||Steven M. Asmussen||
|Grant Jack||W. Bret Calhoun||
|Rampaige||H. Graham Motion||
|Royal Eavesdropper||Ezequiel M. Rolon||
|Trubs||Albert M. Stall, Jr.||
|Twinspired||Michael J. Maker||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Norm Barron Queen City Oaks S.||BTP|
|Cougar II H. (gr. III)||DMR|
|California Dreamin' S.||DMR|
|Washington Oaks S.||EMD|
|Boiling Springs S. (gr. IIIT)||MTH|