Headlines for Thursday, March 27, 2014

  • Dubai World Cup: March 27 Morning Training II

    Morning training at, including Cirrus Des Aigles (Green #3), Akeed Mofeed (White #2), King Rubi (Pink #7), Sole Power (Orange #12), Twiilight Eclipse (Green #16), Dabadiyan (Red #3), and Balmont Mast (Gold #1).

  • Stepped-Up Security Set for Santa Anita Derby

    Santa Anita Park officials have announced they will provide round-the-clock surveillance of all horses entered in the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) beginning 72 hours before the April 5 race.

  • Devil's Cave won the 2014 Sabin Stakes. <br><a target="blank"http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3078717863&k=63fQXpP">Order This Photo</a>

    Devil's Cave Favored for Rampart Stakes

    Devil's Cave, winner of the Feb. 16 Sabin Stakes (gr. II), heads a field of eight including multiple graded stakes winner Unlimited Budget in the $150,000 Rampart Stakes (gr. III) March 29 at Gulfstream Park.

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    Commissioner Likely to Run in Arkansas Derby

    Commissioner, headed for the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I), is among three horses multiple Eclipse Award-winning trainer Todd Pletcher plans to send to to Oaklawn Park for the last day of the Racing Festival of the South.

  • Filly by Nicanor born on Feb 19, out of Kansas Kitty.

    Barbaro's Brother Nicanor Sires First Foal

    Nicanor, a stakes-placed full brother to the ill-fated 2006 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Barbaro, produced his first foal Feb. 19 when a filly was born at Xanthus Farm near Gettysburg, Pa.

  • That Handicapping Show: Florida Derby

    Claire Novak and Frank Angst analyze two Kentucky Derby prep races this weekend. Watch to see Claire and Frank predict how the Florida Derby and Louisiana Derby fields will unfold.

  • Inimitable Romanee won The Very One Stakes at a length on Feb. 15.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3076647309&k=srwdVtT">Order This Photo</a>

    Inimitable Romanee After 3rd in Row in Orchid

    Distance-loving Inimitable Romanee aims for her third graded stakes win in a row when she takes on eight other older filly and mare rivals in the $150,000 Orchid Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the grass March 29 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Blueskiesnrainbows takes on 7 in the Tokyo City Cup Stakes.

    Blueskiesnrainbows Going Long in Tokyo City

    Blueskiesnrainbows, whose front-running tactics nearly paid off in last fall's Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II), will try another long-distance journey in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup Stakes (gr. III) March 29 at Santa Anita.

  • HRRN Plans Full Day of Race Coverage Saturday

    Horse Racing Radio Network returns to Gulfstream Park March 29 and will provide 5 1/2 hours of exclusive live radio coverage beginning with the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) at noon EDT.

  • That Handicapping Show: Florida Derby

    Claire Novak and Frank Angst analyze two Kentucky Derby prep races this weekend. Watch to see Claire and Frank predict how the Florida Derby and Louisiana Derby fields will unfold. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Florida Derby.

  • Dubai World Cup: Michael Halford

    Trainer Michael Halford talks about his prospects for Dubai World Cup Day with Eastern Rules in the Godolphin Mile, Russian Soul in the Dubai Golden Shaheen, and Certerach and Dabadiyan in the Dubai Gold Cup.

  • A Tremendous Day of Racing

    When the calendar pages turn to March, and the days slowly count down to the final Saturday of the month, the annual anticipation for one of the greatest days in horse racing begins to build.

  • Dubai World Cup: March 27 Morning Training

    Morning training at Meydan on March 27, including Military Attack (White #7), Sterling City (Gold #10), Mull of Killough (Blue #9), Jamesie (Gold #4), Elleval (Blue #4), and Denim and Ruby (Green #4).

  • Dubai World Cup: March 27 Morning Training

    Morning training at Meydan on March 27, including Military Attack (White #7), Sterling City (Gold #10), Mull of Killough (Blue #9), Jamesie (Gold #4), Elleval (Blue #4), and Denim and Ruby (Green #4).

  • Dubai World Cup: March 27 Morning Training II

    Morning training at Meydan on March 27, including Cirrus Des Aigles (Green #3), Akeed Mofeed (White #2), King Rubi (Pink #7), Sole Power (Orange #12), Twiilight Eclipse (Green #16), Dabadiyan (Red #3), and Balmont Mast (Gold #1).

  • The topweight in the Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Handicap is Real Solution.

    Real Solution Faces Only Five in Mervin Muniz

    A field of only six was drawn for the Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Handicap (gr. IIT) at Fair Grounds March 29, with one of the notables, Amira's Prince, also entered in the Pan American (gr. IIT) at Gulfstream Park the same day.

  • PETA Makes Case; Medication Reforms Touted

    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said it will "go away" if horse racing addresses its medication issues, and industry officials who have been trying to do just that suggest progress is evident but not recognized.

  • Dubai World Cup: David Simcock

    Trainer David Simcock discusses his entries for Dubai World Cup Day, Trade Storm, Moment in Time, and Sheikhzayedroad.

  • Dubai World Cup: Edward Lynam

    Trainer Edward Lynam talks about Balmont Mast, who runs in the Dubai Golden Shaheen, and Sole Power, who runs in the Al Quoz Sprint.

  • Dubai World Cup: Michael Halford

    Trainer Michael Halford talks about his prospects for Dubai World Cup Day with Eastern Rules in the Godolphin Mile, Russian Soul in the Dubai Golden Shaheen, and Certerach and Dabadiyan in the Dubai Gold Cup.