Headlines for Tuesday, April 26, 2011

  • Mike Repole

    Repole Talks Disclosure, Says 'Mo is Sound

    Uncle Mo's and Stay Thirsty's owner bluntly discusses several controversial topics, including full disclosure, the rumors, speculation, and observations regarding Uncle Mo's physical well being.

  • The Factor at Churchill Downs.

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    The Factor Will Not Run in Derby

    The Factor, who underwent a myectomy recently after displacing his palate in the Arkansas Derby (gr. I), is no longer under consideration for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Oliva Saylor Memorial Fund to Support TRF

    Thoroughbred owner Paul Saylor has chosen to designate the funds donated to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation in memory of his daughter, Olivia, to the care and maintenance of the TRF's retired horses with special needs.

  • Trade Zone: Hoof Care for Racehorses

    Probably the most common phrase used by horse people is 'No foot -- no horse.' The feet are important because they provide both support and locomotion.

  • Daisy Devine

    Oaks-Bound Fillies Work at Churchill

    Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) hopeful fillies R Heat Lightning, Plum Pretty, Holy Heavens, and Daisy Devine all posted workouts during a busy morning at Churchill Downs April 26.

  • Comprehensive Kentucky Derby Workout Report

    This report takes a look at recent workouts of every horse probable or possible to make the Kentucky Derby field at this point. It summarizes last-race information and workouts since then.

  • Stay Thirsty

    Derby's Most Interesting Horse: Stay Thirsty

    The first revealing of my Kentucky Derby 2011 Top 5 picks. Stay Thirsty is on top, and you should already know why. The rest of the picks are easy to see, if you don't over think the Kentucky Derby this year.

  • Midnight Interlude at Churchill Downs.

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    Midnight Interlude Posts Bullet Work

    Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) winner Midnight Interlude posted his third consecutive bullet workout when he covered six furlongs in 1:13 3/5 on the Churchill Downs main track the morning of April 26.

  • Uncle Mo

    Pletcher: Uncle Mo 'On Track' for Derby

    Trainer Todd Pletcher said Repole Stable's Uncle Mo is showing every indication that he is on track for the May 7 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands and has recovered from a gastrointestinal tract infection.

  • Dancinginherdreams

    Dancinginherdreams No Longer Oaks-Bound

    Dancinginherdreams, who had been working toward the May 6 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), will skip the Run for the Lilies due to her poor performance in the April 9 Ashland Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland.