Juddmonte homebred, 2-for-2 at Keeneland after notching double grade I wins at the Lexington oval, finds softer spot April 18 in $100,000 Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare (gr. III).
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|April 4||Transylvania S.||$100,000g||3yos||8.5f||Results & Video|
|April 5||Central Bank Ashland S. (gr. I)||$500,000g||3yos, Fillies||8.5f||Results & Video|
|April 11||Maker's 46 Mile S. (gr. I)||$300,000g||4&up||8f T||Results & Video|
|April 12||Toyota Blue Grass S. (gr. I)||$750,000g||3yos||9f||Results & Video|
|April 12||Madison S. (gr. I)||$300,000g||4&up, f/m||7f||Results & Video|
|April 12||Jenny Wiley S. (gr. I)||$300,000a||4&up, f/m||8.5f T||Results & Video|
|April 12||Commonwealth S. (gr. III)||$175,000g||4&up||7f||Results & Video|
|April 12||Shakertown S. (gr. III)||$100,000g||4&up||5.5f T||Results & Video|
|April 13||Beaumont S. Presented by Keeneland Select (gr. II)||$200,000g||3yos, Fillies||7f||Results & Video|
|April 17||Appalachian S. Presented by Japan Racing Association (gr. 3)||$100,000||3yos, Fillies||T|
|April 17||Appalachian S Presented by Japan Racing Association||$100,000g||3yo, f||8f T|
|April 18||Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare S. (gr. 3)||$100,000||4&up, f/m|
|April 18||Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare S||$100,000g||4&up, f/m||8.5f|
|April 19||Ben Ali S||$150,000g||4&up,||9f|
|April 19||Coolmore Lexington S||$200,000g||3yo,||8.5f|
|April 19||Giant's Causeway S||$100,000g||4&up, f/m||5.5f T|
|April 24||Bewitch S||$150,000g||4&up, f/m||12f T|
|April 25||Dixiana Elkhorn S||$250,000g||4&up,||12f T|
Kentucky horsemen expected backlash from Churchill Downs' decision to charge the maximum takeout rates allowed by state law, but they hope positives follow from increased purses that improve the racing product.
- By Esther Marr
During an April 13 event called "Ladies of the Turf," there was a historic gathering of nearly 30 retired and active female jockeys at Keeneland. read blog
Evan Hammonds recaps the victories of Will Take Charge, Dance With Fate, and Danza. watch video
In her first start on a synthetic surface, Ready to Act recorded her second straight stakes victory for Klaravich Stables and William Lawrence when she rallied from last to capture the April 13 Beaumont Stakes (gr. II).
In the final Polytrack edition of the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), a California shipper who has shown extremely good form over synthetic surfaces found his way home.
Martin Racing Stable's Marchman wasn't highly regarded in the $100,000 Shakertown Stakes (gr. IIIT), but his 23-1 odds didn't keep him from the winner's circle April 12 at Keeneland.
Hard Not to Like pulled a 13-1 upset in the $300,000 Jenny Wiley Stakes (gr. IT) and earned her first win at the top level April 12 at Keeneland.
Judy the Beauty, the 3-5 favorite, wins the $300,000 Madison Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland. The 5-year-old Ghostzapper mare is owned and trained by Wesley Ward.
Robert Trussell's Occasional View, a 6-year-old Silver Deputy gelding, charged from off the pace to win the seven-furlong Commonwealth Stakes (gr. II) April 12 at Keeneland. The winner was a $100,000 claim last fall.
Charlie LoPresti reported Morton Fink's homebred son of Wiseman's Ferry was "doing fine this morning and ate up everything last night," after coming off the bench to defend his title in the April 11 Maker's 46 Mile (gr. IT).
All maiden Pick 3 Wagering Strategy for Saturday at Keeneland From Brisnet.com & American Produce Records. read blog
Wise Dan took his first step toward a possible third straight Horse of the Year title with a measured victory in the $300,000 Maker's 46 Mile (gr. IT) on the Keeneland turf April 11.
Racing Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado was injured in a training accident at Keeneland the morning of April 10 and will be out of action for at least 30 days.
TimeformUS Stakes Plays from Keeneland, Oaklawn, and Santa Anita read blog
Alto Racing's Sweet Whiskey, who launched her 2014 campaign with a victory in the Old Hat Stakes (gr. III) leads a field of eight 3-year-old fillies entered in the April 13 Beaumont Stakes (gr. II).
Claire Novak and Frank Angst are on location at Keeneland this week to handicap the Blue Grass Stakes and Arkansas Derby. watch video
The Shakertown Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Keeneland April 12 drew a field of 13 turf sprinters headed by the always reliable Gantry, who has not finished worse than second in his last eight starts, and defending winner Havelock.
Already 3-for-3 at Keeneland, Judy the Beauty will try to nail down the first grade I victory of her career April 12 in the $300,000 Madison Stakes (gr. I) at the Lexington track.
Horse Racing Radio Network continues its "Road to the Kentucky Derby" broadcast series April 12 live from Keeneland with exclusive radio coverage of the 90th Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I).