Lenny Shulman

  • American Pharoah already has a pair of grade I victories.

    Top Three Juveniles Get Lots of Company

    Fifteen juveniles have been pre-entered with first preference in the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile, as headliners and grade I winners American Pharoah, Carpe Diem, and Daredevil lead the battle for 2-year-old supremacy.

  • Hootenanny won the 2014 Windsor Castle Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-6F9rrcF">Order This Photo</a>

    Strong Foreign Invasion for Juvenile Turf

    Nearly half of the runners pre-entered for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf made their previous start over foreign grass, as European invaders seek to continue their success in the one-mile contest for freshmen.

  • Danny Boy (#4) finishes second to Lawn Ranger in the Dixiana Bourbon Stakes.

    Danny Boy on Pitch for Breeders' Cup

    With an Irish-themed partnership, it was only fitting that Donegal Racing pay tribute to the Irish anthem by naming a runner after the song "Danny Boy." The colt has proven to be precocious and Breeders' Cup bound.

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    Carpe Diem Off to a Great Start

    From birth on through to the last months of his 2-year-old season, Carpe Diem has been turning heads and opening eyes as he looks to maintain his undefeated status in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile.

  • Stopshoppingdebbie is undefeated in 9 starts.

    Stopshoppingdebbie Tries for 10th Straight

    Stopshoppingdebbie has won her first nine races, all at Emerald Downs, and seeks to hit the big time when she tackles five foes at Santa Anita in the L.A. Woman Stakes (gr. III), her first graded test.

  • Lenny's Place - Episode 2

    Lenny Shulman and special guest Kenny Rice discuss Super Saturday races and their implications for the Breeders'Cup. Kenny is also interviewed by Lenny about his experience interviewing Steve Coburn following the Belmont.

  • Beholder makes her return in the Zenyatta Stakes.

    Beholder, Iotapa Lock Horns in Zenyatta

    Beholder, who loves racing at Santa Anita but will be making just her third start of the year, will have to outkick dual grade I winner Iotapa to win the $300,000 Zenyatta Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 27.

  • Lenny's Place - Episode 1

    Welcome to Lenny's Place! In this episode Lenny catches up with Moreno's trainer Eric Guillot. Lenny also shares a few thoughts on expanding the Saratoga race meet, includes a top 5 list, and looks at the Breeders' Cup.

  • Xcellence
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    Xcellence Heads 10 in Deep Sands Point

    Martin Schwartz has enjoyed great success buying European fillies and bringing them over to enjoy graded stakes success in the U.S., a move he seeks to repeat with Xcellence, who makes her third U.S. start in the Sands Point

  • And They're Off: The Final Farewell

    Watch Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman bid Steve farewell as And They're Off moves to the next chapter with Lenny's Place. The duo discuss the Travers S., Jimmy Jerkens, Tom Durkin, and the top 8 reasons Steve is leaving.

  • Four-time graded stakes winner Somali Lemonade has won three of her past four starts.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-stbwL4x">Order This Photo</a>

    Beverly D. Boasts Deep, Diverse Field Of 11

    A mix of international runners, local heroes, and proven grade I winners will tussle in the $750,000 Beverly D. (gr. IT) for fillies and mares on Arlington Park's International Festival of Racing card Aug. 16 outside Chicago.

  • My Option won the Chicago Handicap by 6 1/2 lengths.

    My Option, La Tia Tangle in Ontario Matron

    A competitve field of nine fillies will face off in the two-turn Ontario Matron over Woodbine's Polytrack July 26, including a pack of stakes winners at Arlington and over the home track outside Toronto.

  • Paladin Bay

    Paladin Bay Seeks to Tame Bison City Stakes

    Paladin Bay, who has made 12 lifetime starts, carries an experience and talent edge into the Bison City against five foes. The Sligo Bay filly is a three-time stakes winner, including a victory in the Selene Stakes (Can-III).

  • Quick Casablanca won the 2014 Last Tycoon Stakes.

    San Juan Capistrano Offers Turf Marathon

    Quick Casablanca hopes to make the San Juan Capistrano the continuation of a beautiful friendship with the Santa Anita turf, as the Chilean-bred won a grade III stakes over the Arcadia, Calif., lawn in April.

  • Golden Ticket won his only previous Prairie Meadows start, the 2013 Prairie Meadows Handicap.

    Golden Ticket Heads Cornhusker Field

    Golden Ticket, who dead-heated for the victory in the 2012 Travers Stakes at Saratoga and who won last year at Prairie Meadows, returns to Iowa and is the 3-1 morning-line choice in the nine-furlong Cornhusker Handicap.

  • Norumbega came from off the pace to take the Brooklyn Invitational Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-rnxxZP9">Order This Photo</a>

    Norumbega Best in Brooklyn Invitational

    Norumbega came from well back to win the Brooklyn Invitational at the same 12-furlong distance as the Belmont Stakes for Shug McGaughey and Stuart Janney III, who teamed to win last year's Kentucky Derby with Orb.

  • Medal Count was the last Belmont Stakes participant to arrive in New York.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Belmont-Stakes-146/i-5SgRfFp">Order This Photo</a>

    Spendthrift Counts on 'Medal' for Belmont

    Son of Dynaformer may be pointed to turf by his connections in the future, but a big run in the Belmont Stakes June 7 guarantees Medal Count will be given every opportunity to excel on dirt for the remainder of this season.

  • Ride On Curlin is scheduled to make his 12th career start in the Belmont Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Belmont-Stakes-146/i-9xbWVND">Order This Photo</a>

    Ride On Curlin Keeps Running and Running

    Ride On Curlin will be making his 12th career start in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) as owner Dan Dougherty enjoys the journey with his $25,000 yearling purchase who has already banked more than $700,000 and continues to thrive.

  • The only North American graded stakes winner in the Brooklyn field is Micromanage.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3156049404&k=BZs6FMf">Order This Photo</a>

    Brooklyn Bridges Gap for Distance Runners

    At $500,000 the Brooklyn Invitational pot has been sweetened, and a field of eight runners will seek to last the mile and a half in a division that has been weakened by the cancellation of the Breeders' Cup Marathon.

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    Wicked Strong Unites New York and Boston

    Wicked Strong has deep roots in Boston yet has made his biggest score to date in New York, a feat he hopes to further when he tackles the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) as his owners help the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

  • The June 7th Belmont crowd will enjoy much more than the Belmont Stakes.

    Belmont Mega-Day Shines Along With 'Chrome'

    NYRA unveils the first in its mega-day strategy June 7 when it moves races like the Met Mile, Ogden Phipps, Acorn, and Brooklyn to Belmont Stakes day in an effort to ramp up interest, quality, and handle.

  • Paul Reddam

    Reddam, Iavarone Recall Run-Up To Belmont

    California Chrome owners Perry Martin and Steve Coburn are no doubt getting to know the surreal conditions of becoming instant celebrities as their horse attempts to win the long-vacated Triple Crown at Belmont Park.

  • Lemon Drop Dream

    Lemon Drop Dream Heads Maryland Sprint H.

    Lemon Drop Dream and Action Andy are co-highweights at 115 pounds for the Maryland Sprint Handicap, with Lemon Drop Dream entering the race off a victory in the Count Fleet Sprint H. (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park.

  • Vicar's in Trouble is one of two Derby entries for the Ramseys.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Kentucky-Derby-Workouts/i-kffjRrs">Order This Photo</a>

    Multiple Derby Starters Rewards Owners

    Owners with more than one Derby starter in a single year have enjoyed steady success in the race dating back to the 19th century, and this season three entities will look to continue that trend.

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    California Owners Tempted by 'Fate'

    Fate has indeed brought together a far-reaching partnership group that races Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) winner Dance With Fate, who ships in from California in a bid to take his second grade I race in three weeks in Kentucky.

  • Mike Pegram is back at the Derby this year with Rebel Stakes winner Hoppertunity.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Kentucky-Derby-Workouts/i-Lvf7D2z">Order This Photo</a>

    Pegram Lands Another Derby 'Hoppertunity'

    Mike Pegram, who has raced champions such as Silverbulletday, Midnight Lute, and Real Quiet, is back with his fourth Derby starter in the Any Given Saturday colt Hoppertunity, co-owned with Karl Watson and Paul Weitman.

  • Kentucky Derby: Joel Rosario, General a Rod

    Lenny Shulman catches up with defending Kentucky Derby winning jockey Joel Rosario. Joel explains what his win aboard Orb means today, shares thoughts on the strengths of General a Rod, and his Kentucky Oaks mount Rosalind.

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    Danza Puts Eclipse in Derby Spotlight

    Aron Wellman and Lee Midkiff have grown a fledgling partnership group into the program producing grade I winners such as In Lingerie, Byrama, Capo Bastone, and now Arkansas Derby (gr. I) victor Danza.

  • Tapiture winning the Southwest Stakes with Winchell's silks.

    Winchell Stays the Course With Asmussen

    Breeder/owner Ron Winchell, whose Winchell Thoroughbreds races Kentucky Derby contender Tapiture and likely Kentucky Oaks favorite Untapable, is sticking with trainer Steve Asmussen--for now.

  • Ken and Sarah Ramsey

    Ramseys Eclipse Adena as Breeders

    As a result of their belief in their stallion Kitten's Joy, who topped the North American General Sire list in 2013, Ken and Sarah Ramsey earned their first Eclipse Award as outstanding breeder.

  • The Ramseys at the Eclipse Awards

    Third Owner Eclipse for Ramseys

    Setting a record for purse earnings in a season, Ken and Sarah Ramsey outpaced the competition for an Eclipse Award just like their horses outpaced their opponents on the racetrack throughout 2013.