The winner is a homebred for Don Dizney, who also bred and raced the winner's dam and granddam.
Verranzano, Palace Malice, Charming Kitten and Revolutionary get baths after working out as trainer Todd Pletcher Watches. watch video
Kentucky Derby Comments from Calvin Borel who worked Revolutionary Saturday. watch video
Todd Pletcher takes you through his decision to move his works up to Saturday from Sunday. Then Todd speaks on how his Kentucky Derby contenders worked. watch video
Odds-on choice Abstraction angled out for clear sailing, the son of Pulpit spurted to the lead in deep stretch and drew away to win the $75,750 Federico Tesio Stakes April 27 at Pimlico Race Course.
Todd Pletcher Kentucky Derby Press Conference, 4/27/2013
After racing along the rail in the backstretch, jockey Ricardo Santana Jr. angled Master Rick out in the far turn and the Master Command colt rallied from third in the stretch to win the $200,000 Texas Mile Stakes (gr. III).
A patient ride by Alonso Quinonez paid off for Tigah when he nabbed pacesetter Summer Hit for a neck victory in the $100,000 San Francisco Mile (gr. IIIT) April 27 on the turf at Golden Gate Fields.
Verrazano, Palace Malice, Charming Kitten and Revolutionary get baths after working out as trainer Todd Pletcher watches.
Essence Hit Man won the $166,408 Jacques Cartier Stakes for the third year in a row with a powerful front-running performance under Jesse Campbell April 27 at Woodbine.
Kentucky Derby Comments from Calvin Borel.
Frac Daddy and Java's War getting bathed following April 27, 2013 works at Churchill Downs. watch video
Two-time Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) winner Flat Out reaffirmed his affinity for the Belmont Park surface April 27, winning the $150,000 Westchester Stakes (gr. III) by a hard-fought head.
Ken McPeek talks about Frac Daddy and Java's War at Churchill Downs the morning of April 27. watch video
Turffontein Racecourse in South Africa hosted one of its biggest racing festivals April 27 with four group I events in the card. But one of the afternoon's greatest performances came in the group II Wilgerbosdrift SA Oaks.
Faced with a scheduling dilemma of wanting to work most of his classic horses in one day, trainer Todd Pletcher sent his contenders for the Kentucky Oaks to the Churchill Downs track shortly after it opened for training.
Steve Haskin talks about all of the works today. Times and brief analysis on Normandy Invasion, Mylute, Black Onyx, Palace Malice, Overanalyze, Revolutionary, Charming Kitten, Verrazano, and more! watch video
Steve Haskin talks about all of the works today. Times and brief analysis on Normandy Invasion, Mylute, Black Onyx, Palace Malice, Overanalyze, Revolutionary, Charming Kitten, Verrazano and more!
A total of eight Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) horses had their final drills the morning of April 27, many of them moved back a day due to the impending rain expected later today and tomorrow. read blog
The Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) winner brings Team O'Neill back to Churchill Downs one year after their victory with I'll Have Another. Assistant trainer Jack Sisterson leads the colt into barn 45. watch video
The Santa Anita Derby (gr.I) winner brings Team O'Neill back to Churchill one year after their victory with I'll Have Another. Assistant trainer Jack Sisterson leads him into barn 45.
Frac Daddy and Java's War getting bathed following April 27, 2013 works at Churchill Downs.
Ken McPeek talks about Frac Daddy and Java's War at Churchill Downs the morning of April 27, 2013.
Frac Daddy and Java's War have five-furlong maintenance works at Churchill Downs April 27.
Maybe Discreet made a gleaming impression in her debut at the group I level April 27 at Morphettville, scoring a convincing 2 1/2-length triumph in the AUS$400,000 Schweppes Australasian Oaks (Aus-I).
After watching five of his Derby contenders work April 27, trainer Todd Pletcher said he thought Verrazano and Revolutionary continued steady progress, while Overanzalyze registered his best workout ever.
With his incomparable half sister Black Caviar recently retired, All Too Hard ascended to the status of Australia's top horse in training April 27 after a dazzling performance in the All Aged Stakes (Aus-I) at Randwick.
Black Onyx's final tune-up at Churchill Downs April 27 was less about time and more about attitude, said jockey Joe Bravo, who flew in specifically for the work. The son of Rock Hard Ten worked four furlongs in :48 3/5.
Kelly Breen talks about Black Onyx for the 2013 Kentucky Derby. watch video
A hearing officer for Kentucky Personnel Board has recommended that fired chief racing steward John Veitch should be reinstated to his former position and be awarded all back pay and benefits.
With the Louisville, Ky., weather forecast calling for rain later in the day and on Sunday, the April 27 work tab at Churchill Downs was crowded with prospects for the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
Trainer Kelly Breen discusses Black Onyx's April 27, 2013 work at Churchill Downs.
Trainer Tom Amoss said he only wanted a maintanance work from Louisiana Derby (gr. II) runner-up Mylute April 27 at Churchill Downs, and that was exactly what jockey Rosie Napravnik delivered.
Wood Memorial (gr. I) runner-up Normandy Invasion has been getting 'sharper and smoother every day he's been here,' trainer Chad Brown said at Churchill April 27, after the Tapit colt breezed five furlongs in :59 flat.
Trainer Shug McGaughey comments on how Orb is doing and tells a story about on lessons learned from Charlie Whittingham on winning and losing.
Spiral Stakes (gr. III) winner goes :48 3/5 April 27 at Churchill Downs, and Joe Bravo shares his excitement following the work. watch video
Spiral Stakes winner goes :48 3/5 April 27, 2013 at Churchill Downs and Joe Bravo shares his excitement following the work.
Trainer Chad Brown talks about the April 27 work of Normandy Invasion. watch video
Whether large or small, serious or innocuous, all wounds follow a distinct and complex healing process. During the 2013 Western Veterinary Conference, held Feb. 17-21 in Las Vegas, Nev., one veterinarian reviewed how wounds heal and how owners can help facilitate healing.
Trainer Chad Brown talks about the April 27, 2013 work of Normandy Invasion.
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