The Maryland Jockey Club announced May 2 the release of a free mobile application for iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry smartphones.
Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear May 2 ceremonially signed into law the Interstate Racing and Wagering Compact legislation sponsored by Republican Sen. Damon Thayer.
TVG will present special Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and Oaks (gr. I) programming, featuring on-site coverage from Churchill Downs in Louisville.
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Trainer Kathleen O'Connell said she hopes the rains that fell on the Louisville, Ky. area this weekend and Monday, May 2, end in time for the May 7 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
He turns in the fastest time among seven workers at five furlongs May 2 at Churchill Downs, covering the distance over a sloppy track in 1:00 4/5.
Paul Robsham Stable's homebred R Heat Lightning, probable favorite in the May 6 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), has been withdrawn from the race after heat was detected in her right knee.
Steve Haskin updates us on the morning works and who is arriving tomorrow. Nehro, Santiva, Watch Me Go, Midnight Interlude, and Brilliant Speed worked this morning. Watch Video
Owner Ahmed Zayat, whose Eskendereya was withdrawn as the favorite for last year's Kentucky Derby, is back with Nehro.
Trainer Eddie Kenneally did not waste any time getting Santiva to the track at Churchill Downs on the morning of Monday, May 2, as the 3-year-old was one of the first horses out when the track opened for training.
Daisy Devine and Plum Pretty complete final drills for the May 6 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.
Live Oak Plantation's homebred Brilliant Speed splashed five furlongs through the slop in 1:01 1/5 May 2 in his final work before the Kentucky Derby Presented By Yum! Brands (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.
Here is a brief overview of workouts on Monday, May 2, at Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
Lenny Shulman interviews Eddie Kenneally, trainer for Santiva. Watch Video
It was another stormy morning at Churchill Downs on Monday, May 2, but that did not deter the connections of three Kentucky Derby contenders from sending their horses to the track for their final breezes.
Does a horse respond differently to "his person" as opposed to a stranger? The results of a recent French study indicate that horses use auditory and visual information to recognize specific people, and that they expect certain behaviors from those people based on previous experience.
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