Keyword: Al Stall

  • Vexed comes home strong to win the Golden Rod Stakes.

    Vexed Shows Grit in Winning Golden Rod

    In her first try at two turns, Vexed delivered a hard-fought victory over nine other juvenile fillies in the $169,050 Golden Rod Stakes (gr. II) Nov. 30 at Churchill Downs.

  • Orb at Pimlico on May 16<br><a target="blank" href="!i=2515904068&k=94HSB5W">Order This Photo</a>

    Preakness Preview: Orb is Everyone's Target

    Can the Kentucky Derby winner hold off eight challengers -- including five wheeling back from that race two weeks ago -- in the May 18 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico? Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey thinks so.

  • J. B.'s Thunder

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    J.B.'s Thunder Returns to Racing

    Grade I winner J. B.'s Thunder will make his first start in nearly nine months when he competes in the seventh race at Saratoga Sept. 1, an allowance/optional claiming event at 1 1/16 miles on the turf.

  • Adele Dilschneider accepts the Eclipse Award for Older Male for Blame.

    Older Male: Blame a Unanimous Choice

    Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's aptly name Blame won the Eclipse Award for champion older male of 2010. The son of Arch capped his season with a neck victory over Zenyatta in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).

  • Jerry and Ann Moss with their Horse of the Year candidate Zenyatta.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Moss, Stall Weigh in on HOY Debate

    Owner Jerry Moss and trainer Al Stall gave their final thoughts on the Horse of the Year debate during a National Thoroughbred Racing Association teleconference Jan. 13.

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    Blame Arrives At Claiborne Farm

    With two-dozen farm employees looking on, Blame returned to the farm of his birth Nov. 12, and was installed in Buckpasser's former stall at Claiborne Farm.

  • BC Interview: Al Stall

    Lenny Shulman talks to Al Stall, trainer of Classic contender Blame. Stall also has J. B.'s Thunder in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile.

  • Terrain (left) worked at Keeneland on April 4 in preparation for the Blue Grass Stakes.

    Blue Grass Works Being Lined Up

    Adele Dilschneider's Terrain put in his final major move for the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass (gr. I) by working five furlongs in 1:01 at Keeneland on April 4 with exercise rider Keith Harris up.

  • Terrain is continuing to train for the Louisiana Derby.

    Terrain Tunes Up For Louisiana Derby

    Terrain breezed a bullet six furlongs in 1:13.60 March 6 at Fair Grounds in advance of his 3-year-old debut in the $600,000 Louisiana Derby (gr. II) March 14.

  • Record Purses For Fair Gounds Meet

    Fair Grounds continues its increasingly exciting growth pattern when the 137th live Thoroughbred meeting at the nation's third-oldest racetrack gets underway Nov. 14.

  • Southwest (gr. II) winner Denis of Cork is now training at Churchill Downs.

    Derby Contenders Work at Churchill

    Denis of Cork, Blackberry Road, and My Pal Charlie worked at Churchill Downs March 30 as they prepared for final starts before the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).