Headlines for Tuesday, March 27, 2012

  • Dubai Interview: Peter Snowden

    Simon Burgess talks with Peter Snowden, trainer of Helmet, who runs, in the UAE Derby, and Sepoy, Dubai Golden Shaheen contender. Sponsored by AmWest

  • Big Brown Two-Year-Olds in Action

    The first foals by Big Brown are now ready to run. Enjoy this video produced by Three Chimneys Farm, of them in action.

  • Haskin's Derby Trail: 3/27/2012

    Rosie Napravnik is one race away from hearing the strains of "My Old Kentucky Home" raining down on her again as she parades to the post in the Kentucky Derby.

  • Smart Bid won the 2011 Mervin H. Muniz Memorial Handicap by a nose.

    Smart Bid Seeks Mervin Muniz Memorial Repeat

    Smart Bid, who has claimed both of his graded stakes wins over the Fair Grounds turf course, will try to defend his Mervin H. Muniz Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT) title against nine others in the $400,000 turf race on April 1

  • Dubai Interview: Patrick Shaw (Rocket Man)

    Simon Burgess talks with Patrick Shaw, trainer of Rocket Man, the 2011 Dubai Golden Shaheen winner, who returns to defend his title in 2012. Sponsored by AmWest

  • Dubai Interview - Patrick Shaw

    Simon Burgess talks with Patrick Shaw, trainer of Rocket Man, the 2011 Dubai Golden Shaheen winner, who returns to defend his title in 2012.Sponsored by AmWest

  • Beyond The Blinkers: OTTB Spotlight: El Bomba

    The 13-year-old was turned out to pasture at Erin and Dan Hall's Caerindoll Farm near Versailles, Ky. early this spring after making his 101st start, and life couldn't be better for the son of Signal Tap.

  • Mission Impazible won the New Orleans Handicap in 2011.

    Big Names Clash in New Orleans Handicap

    The $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II) is the headliner on Fair Grounds' April 1 program, but the biggest names and most talented horses may be running on the undercard in the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II).

  • Dubai Interview - George Moore

    Simon Burgess talks with George Moore, Assistant Trainer for John Moore, about Xtension, who runs in the Dubai Duty Free.Sponsored by AmWest

  • Royal Delta in Dubai.

    Mott Says Royal Delta is Feeling Sassy

    With her bid for history in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-gr. I) only four days away, Royal Delta is feeling, as trainer Bill Mott put it with a delighted grin, 'sassy.'

  • Dubai Interview - Derek Cruz

    Simon Burgess talks with Derek Cruz, trainer of Joy And Fun, winner of the 2010 Al Quoz Sprint, who returns to try again.Sponsored by AmWest

  • Derby Earnings List Update: Late Nominees

    Our Kentucky Derby earnings chart now includes five horse late-nominated to the Triple Crown with graded earnings within the range set out on the chart -- and two of them are in the top 20.

  • New 'Cancer Vaccine' for Horses in the Works (AAEP 2011)

    Cancer isn't diagnosed nearly as frequently in horses as it is in humans, but approximately 80% of all white or gray horses will develop melanomas by the time they are 15 years old. Partly because of melanomas' preferred location (near the tail, anus, groin, or salivary glands) and partly because they often aren't diagnosed early enough, there...