Headlines for Thursday, May 8, 2014

  • Pablo Del Monte <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Kentucky-Derby-Workouts/i-MMvNj5c">Order This Photo</a>

    Will Speed Threaten 'Chrome' in Preakness?

    California Chrome had no trouble handling the plethora of speed horses in the Kentucky Derby. Will the new wave of talented speed horses expected for the May 17 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) pose a bigger problem for him?

  • Real Solution is the 124-pound highweight in the Man o' War Stakes.

    Real Solution Heads Man o' War

    Adjudged Arlington Million (gr. IT) victor Real Solution has some solid competition from grade II winners Lucayan and Grandeur in the May 11 Man o' War, along with grade III winner Imagining.

  • Dan the Tin Man won the 2014 Tom Ridge Stakes.

    Vigil Beckons Cartier Winner Dan the Tin Man

    Dan the Tin Man, game winner of the Jacques Cartier Stakes on opening weekend of the 2014 Woodbine season, returns to the Toronto track May 11 as the 125-pound highweight in the $150,000 Vigil Stakes (Can-III).

  • Kentucky Derby Highlight Music Video

    Friday and Saturday are on display for the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby. See up close racing footage, breathtaking scenic shots, the red carpet, fashion, and more!

  • Social Inclusion, Ron Sanchez, and trainer Manny Azpurua at Pimlico.

    Social Inclusion Arrives at Pimlico

    If Social Inclusion was still having problems with the foot bruise that kept him out of the Sir Bear Stakes at Gulfstream Park, he showed no signs of it when he arrived at Pimlico the morning of May 8.

  • Kentucky Derby Highlight Music Video

    Friday and Saturday are on display for the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby. See up close racing footage, breathtaking scenic shots, the red carpet, fashion, and more!

  • Boisterous won the 2013 Man o'War Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2632746941&k=dZ4x24r">Order This Photo</a>

    Man o' War to Air on FOX Sports

    The Jockey Club Tour on FOX makes its first and only stop at historic Belmont Park May 11, with live coverage of the $400,000 Man o' War Stakes (gr. IT) on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes from 4:30-6 p.m. EDT.

  • Colonial Downs

    Virginia Horsemen and Track Move Bit Closer

    While no agreement is in place and the two sides still disagree on some important details, Colonial Downs and the Virginia Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association have moved closer to an agreement.

  • That Handicapping Show: Peter Pan Stakes

    Claire Novak and Frank Angst handicap three-year-olds in the Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Peter Pan Stakes.

  • Worldwide racing festivals? BC First?

    Craig Fravel, president and CEO of Breeders' Cup Limited, kicked off an Asian Racing Conference seminar on 'big events' May 8 in Hong Kong by taking credit for the idea.