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  • THS: Empire Classic H. and Raven Run S.

    Claire Novak and Frank Angst handicap the competitive Empire Classic and the stacked Raven Run stakes this weekend. Will a speed horse win the Empire Classic? Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Raven Run Stakes.

  • That Handicapping Show - QE II Challenge Cup S.

    Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes at Keeneland. Will one of the Kitten's win this weekend? Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes.

  • That Handicapping Show: TCA Stakes & Indiana Derby

    Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes during Keeneland's opening weekend and the Indiana Derby. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes.

  • That Handicapping Show: Kentucky Turf Cup 2013

    Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Kentucky Turf Cup at Kentucky Downs this week. With a competative field, who do you think will win? Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Kentucky Turf Cup.

  • That Handicapping Show: Iroquois Stakes

    Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Iroquois Stakes and mention the Super Derby and Masters Stakes. The Iroquois Stakes is a win and you're in race for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile. Sponsored by Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Iroquois Stakes.

  • Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale Preview 2013

    Claire Novak takes us around the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sales grounds with interviews and insight into this week's sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales

  • That Handicapping Show - Jim Dandy Stakes 2013

    Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Jim Dandy Stakes this week. Can the up and coming Code West defeat the proven Palace Malice and Mylute? Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Jim Dandy Stakes.

  • Novak, MacAdam Win Hirsch Writing Awards

    Claire Novak and Mike MacAdam earned honors in fourth annual Joe Hirsch Memorial Writing Contest, named after legendary Turf scribe, for articles chronicling 2012 Belmont Stakes.

  • THS: Breeders' Cup Classic

    Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak analyze the talented field of the Breeders' Cup Classic.

  • THS: Breeders' Cup

    Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap a few choice races from the Breeders' Cup providing insight from past performances and on site impressions. The Classic will be covered in tomorrow's show.

  • THS: Breeders' Cup Preview - Friday Card

    Pete and Claire examine the fields for the Friday card of Breeders' Cup weekend. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic

  • Rees, Novak Win 2011 Media Eclipse Awards

    Turf writers Claire Novak and Jennie Reese won Media Eclipse Awards for 2011, it was announced Dec. 28 by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters.

  • Drosselmeyer (left) and Birdrun worked at Churchill Downs on Oct 29.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Drosselmeyer, Birdrun Tune Up for Mott

    Drosselmeyer went a powerful five furlongs in 1:01 at Churchill Downs on Oct. 29, leaving Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott completely satisfied by his final move before the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).

  • Kenny McPeek

    McPeek to Stable Year-Round in New York

    Trainer Kenny McPeek, whose horses traditionally race on the Kentucky and Florida circuits with a summer base in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., will maintain a full-time barn at Belmont Park starting this fall.

  • Stephen Foster winner Pool Play<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Pool Play Injured, Career Likely Over

    Bill Farish Jr.'s Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) winner Pool Play has been diagnosed with a season-ending injury that will likely mark the end of his career, trainer Mark Casse confirmed July 21.

  • RCI: Exchange Wagering Takes Center Stage

    Exchange wagering was a hot topic during the annual conference of the Association of Racing Commissioners International in New Orleans, as the need for strong regulatory guidance and preventative action was stressed.

  • Fortier Briefs Grayson-Jockey Club Donors

    Members of the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation's Rokeby Circle, a select group of donors who contribute $10,000 or more per year, were briefed by researcher Dr. Lisa Fortier in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

  • Jermaine Bridgmohan

    Jermaine Bridgmohan OK to Ride After Kick

    Jockey Jermaine Bridgmohan was cleared to ride by doctors at Albany Medical Center Aug. 7 after his mount in the third race at Saratoga Race Course kicked him as he was getting a leg up in the paddock.

  • Mine That Bird will not run in the Travers Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Mine That Bird Out of Travers Stakes

    The Aug. 29 Shadwell Travers Stakes (gr. I) lost some of its luster hours before entries were taken Aug. 26 when it was announced that Mine That Bird, winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), would not run in the "Mid-Summer Derby" at Saratoga Racecourse.

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    Surgery for Mine That Bird; Travers Still On

    Mine That Bird, winner of the 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will have surgery Aug. 18 to correct an entrapped epiglottis, trainer Chip Woolley said. The son of Birdstone will still be pointed for the $1-million Shadwell Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga on Aug. 29.

  • Rene Douglas

    Setback for Jockey Douglas in Recovery

    Jockey Rene Douglas, seriously injured in a May 23 racing accident at Arlington Park, suffered a setback in his recovery process June 21 when he was transferred from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago back to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

  • Parker Buckley

    Exercise Rider Parker Buckley Dies

    Former jockey Parker Buckley, an exercise rider for trainer Steve Asmussen, died Aug. 19 at Albany Medical Center in Albany, N.Y., following an Aug. 18 accident on the Oklahoma training track at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Exercise Rider Buckley Critical

    Parker Buckley, a former jockey who was working as an exercise rider for trainer Steve Asmussen, is in critical condition following an Aug. 18 accident at Saratoga's Oklahoma training track.

  • Karen Kasper and the small version of her A.P. Indy sculpture

    Inside Track: Tribute to a Champion

    In the back of the courtyard at the Lane's End stallion barn, a new equine figure has been given permanent residence. It is a life-sized bronze of the farm's greatest stallion, A.P. Indy, commissioned by co-breeder William S. Farish.

  • Maggie Wolfendale, Miss Preakness 2008

    Inside Track: A Natural

    She may have been Miss Preakness 2008, but Maggie Wolfendale spent more time on Pimlico's backstretch than she did around the grandstand in the days leading up to the Preakness Stakes (gr. I)

  • Nicanor just prior to leaving Florida for Fair Hill, Maryland.

    Inside Track: Great Expectations

    On the morning of April 30, as the eyes of the nation turned to Churchill Downs for the upcoming running of the 134th Kentucky Derby, a Brook Ledge horse van arrived at Stephens Thoroughbreds in Ocala, Fla.

  • Morning Line: It's All in the Draw

    The best drama in Louisville today takes place in the racing office on the backside at Churchill Downs. It's the pill pull to see what order post positions will be drawn later this afternoon in the made-for-television post position show on ESPN.

  • Robert Colton

    Inside Track: Colton Riding for 4,000

    To say that Robert Colton is back in the saddle could be slightly misleading, since he never really left. The 51-year-old jockey has been galloping horses since he stopped race riding in 2002, but now he's donning silks in an attempt to reach a specific milestone. Colton wants to ride 4,000 winners.