The 2001 Kentucky Derby winner is the only horse besides the great Secretariat to win the race in under two minutes.Esther Marr visits with Charlie Nuckols, owner of Nuckols Farm, where Monarchos now resides.Read Esther Marr's blog Visiting with Past Kentucky Derby Winners.
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Lenny and Steve review the Eclipse Awards and present the top 10 real reasons that Zenyatta is returning to the races. Watch Video
The first reported foal by Eclipse Award winner Midnight Lute is the initial offspring out of grade I winner Touch Tiz's Sis.
It's unusual for a runner to cross the finish line before a champion, unusual for any horse to have ancestors from 6 nations in her 3rd generation, and definitely Pretty Unusual to fit both of these descriptions.
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Take Control, the son of Horses of the Year A.P. Indy and Azeri, will be sidelined for 60 days due to shin problems and will be pointed for a summer campaign, trainer Bob Baffert said Jan. 20.
Lentenor, a full brother to ill-fated 2006 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Barbaro, broke his maiden impressively on the turf Jan. 20 at Gulfstream Park.
Jockey Jose Lezcano appeared to escape serious injury, and the fourth race at Gulfstream Park was declared a "no contest" after the jockey was tossed from his mount Skate shortly after the start of the Jan. 20 event.
Gulfstream Park will host an important showdown between several of the most talented 3-year-olds in Southern Florida Jan. 23 when a field of nine square off in the $150,000 Holy Bull Stakes (gr. III).
Stakes winner Cool Quaker has been relocated to stand at Atalanta Acres near Darlington, Ind.
Thoroughbred Charities of America announced Jan. 20 the appointment of Josh Pons to its board of directors. Pons will serve a three-year term as a new member.
The first reported foal by Breeders' Cup winner Raven's Pass is a filly born Jan. 12 at Woodpark Stud in Co. Meath, Ireland.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced Jan. 20 that EquStem has become an official marketing partner of the company.
The Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale will revert to a select two-day sale and will be held on June 24-25, the eve of the Irish Derby.
Track permitting, Santa Anita Park has a superb dash on tap Jan. 23 when Breeders' Cup Sprint winner Dancing in Silks takes on recent Malibu Stakes (gr. I) victor M One Rifle in the $150,000 Palos Verdes Handicap (gr. II).
With six to eight inches of rain expected in the next 24 hours, Santa Anita officials announced that live racing for Jan. 21 would be cancelled. "
Legislation calling for a constitutional amendment on any expansion of gambling in Kentucky passed a Senate committee Jan. 20 on a predictable party-line vote.
A Bernardini filly foaled Jan. 19 is the first horse born at Paul Mills near Versailles, Ky., since Ben P. Walden Jr. and his wife, Elaine, purchased the farm in 2008.
Canterbury Park will host this year's Claiming Crown on July 24. The Claiming Crown, which was patterned after the Breeders' Cup, will offer six races at varying distances on dirt and turf to claiming level horses.
Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm has added Ed Sackville and Jean-Marie Callier to its team of advisers.
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New York stakes winner Angliana has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Mike Grossman's Eureka Thoroughbred Farm near Fredericksburg, Texas.
The British Horse Society is urging horse owners not to panic after two horses in Wiltshire, England, tested positive for equine infectious anemia (EIA), also called "swamp fever."
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