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  • Keen Pauline runs away from the competition in the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-38ZCXRn">Order This Photo</a>

    Keen Pauline Upsets Black-Eyed Susan

    Stonestreet Stables' homebred Keen Pauline upset the $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II) May 15, showing the way throughout and drawing off in the stretch to earn her biggest career victory at Pimlico Race Course.

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    Frosted, Keen Ice Drill Toward Belmont

    Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) participants Frosted and Keen Ice breezed May 15 at Belmont Park and Churchill Downs, respectively, in their first workouts since the Run for the Roses.

  • Keen Ice works at Churchill Downs April 25.

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    Keen Ice Warms Up for Derby With Workout

    With intermittent light rain falling at Churchill Downs, Donegal Racing's Keen Ice breezed five furlongs in 1:01 3/5 the morning of April 25 in his final Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) work.

  • International Star worked five furlongs in 1:01 4/5.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2015-Triple-Crown/Kentucky-Derby-Workouts/i-nRd7tMb">Order This Photo</a>

    International Star Heads Derby Works at CD

    With the 141st Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) only two weeks away, three contenders for the May 2 classic turned in solid works at Churchill Downs the morning of April 18, headed by International Star.

  • Molly Morgan makes her seasonal debut in the Royal Delta Stakes at Gulfstream Park.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-xWbd3MD">Order This Photo</a>

    Molly Morgan Heads Royal Delta Lineup

    On an upward trend since her career debut in 2011, the Ghostzapper mare had a breakthrough year in 2014 and begins her 6-year-old season March 21 in the $200,000 Royal Delta Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park.

  • Guy's Reward won the 2014 Tampa Bay Stakes.

    Guys Reward Back for Tampa Bay Defense

    Michael J. Bruder's Guys Reward will look to defend his title in the $150,000 Tampa Bay Stakes (gr. IIIT) Jan. 24 when he faces a full field of older horses going 1 1/16 miles on the grass.

  • Musselman Drops Lawsuit Against Churchill

    Ed Musselman's litigation against Churchill Downs Inc. involving backstretch access has come to an end after the Indian Charlie publisher and the track owner on Dec. 16 jointly agreed to a voluntary dismissal.

  • Cristina's Journey won the Pocahontas Stakes on Sept. 6.

    Golden Rod Holds Plenty of Opportunity

    A full field of 12 for the $200,000 Golden Rod Stakes (gr. II) Nov. 29 at Churchill Downs looks wide open. The 1 1/16-mile race shares the card with the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (gr. II) for the boys.

  • 'Indian Charlie' Sues to Get Back on Track

    The publisher of the "Indian Charlie" newsletter has filed suit seeking to prevent Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's executive director from indefinitely denying him access to the track.

  • Pick of the Litter (light) outfinishes Departing to win the Hagyard Fayette Stakes.

    Pick of the Litter Shows Best in Fayette Win

    Pick of the Litter benefited from a ground-saving trip under Corey Lanerie to get up in the last strides over favored Departing in the $200,000 Fayette Stakes (gr. II), earning his first graded win Oct. 25 at Keeneland.

  • Prayer for Relief

    Romans: Prayer for Relief's Work 'Super'

    Despite Prayer for Relief having not visited the winner's circle since December, trainer Dale Romans believes the 6-year-horse belongs in the field for the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).

  • Danny Boy (#4) finishes second to Lawn Ranger in the Dixiana Bourbon Stakes.

    Danny Boy on Pitch for Breeders' Cup

    With an Irish-themed partnership, it was only fitting that Donegal Racing pay tribute to the Irish anthem by naming a runner after the song "Danny Boy." The colt has proven to be precocious and Breeders' Cup bound.

  • Molly Morgan holds off Tapit's World to take the Gardenia Stakes at Ellis Park.

    Molly Morgan Ekes Out Gardenia Score

    Bill Cubbedge's Molly Morgan took to a class drop and eked out a victory Aug. 9 in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III), staving off the late run of Tapit's World to claim the Ellis Park test by a head.

  • Silver Max makes his second start of 2014 in the Fourstardave Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1829086852&k=s66rft8y">Order This Photo</a>

    Small Field for Silver Max in Fourstardave

    With Wise Dan still progressing in his comeback from May 16 colic surgery, favoritism and a highweight assignment in Saratoga's $500,000 Fourstardave Handicap (gr. IIT) go to Dale Romans trainee Silver Max.

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    Molly Morgan Gets Class Relief in Gardenia

    Bill Cubbedge's Molly Morgan, a lackluster fifth in the Delaware Handicap (gr. I) last time out, will try to add a second graded win to her record Aug. 9 in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) at Ellis Park.

  • Guys Reward wins the Oceanport Stakes.

    Guys Reward Finds Path to Oceanport Tally

    Hard-working Guys Reward, making the 46th start of his career, wore down pacesetter Fredericksburg in the final sixteenth of a mile to win the $170,000 Oceanport Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the Monmouth Park turf July 27.

  • Finnegans Wake gets his head in front of Admiral Kitten to win the Arlington Handicap.

    Finnegans Wake Gets Nod in Arlington 'Cap

    Donegal Racing's Finnegans Wake tallied his first stakes victory in a thriller July 12, getting his head in front of fast-finishing Admiral Kitten at the wire to win the Arlington Handicap (gr. IIIT).

  • Tammy Fox

    'Indian Charlie,' Fox Suspended by KHRC

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has taken regulatory action in connection with an altercation at Churchill Downs involving newsletter publisher Eddie Musselman, trainer Dale Romans, and Romans' life partner, Tammy Fox.

  • Silver Max comes home strong to win the Firecracker Stakes at Churchill Downs.

    Sparks Fly as Silver Max Wires Firecracker

    Making his first start since finishing fourth in last year's Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. I), favored Silver Max wired his seven rivals in Churchill Downs' Firecracker Stakes (gr. IIT), covering the mile in 1:34.21.

  • Silver Max makes his 2014 debut in the Firecracker Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1829086852&k=s66rft8">Order This Photo</a>

    Silver Max Could Make Noise in Firecracker

    Dale Romans will play a strong hand on June 28 when he sends out the accomplished duo of millionaire Silver Max and 2010 winner Guys Reward in a bid to win this year's $200,000 Firecracker Stakes (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs.

  • Mike Maker

    NYRA Steward Fines Trainer Maker $2,500

    New York Racing Association steward Braulio Baeza Jr. has imposed a $2,500 fine on trainer Mike Maker in connection with General a Rod being a late arrival at the Belmont Stakes pre-race test barn June 7.

  • Molly Morgan comes home strong to win the Fleur de Lis Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-xWbd3MD">Order This Photo</a>

    Molly Morgan Rides Rail to Fleur de Lis Upset

    Bill Cubbedge's Molly Morgan shot through an opening along the rail on the final turn and drew away to an easy upset victory in the $216,200 Fleur de Lis Handicap (gr. II) at Churchill Downs the evening of June 14.

  • Medal Count was the last Belmont Stakes participant to arrive in New York.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Belmont-Stakes-146/i-5SgRfFp">Order This Photo</a>

    Spendthrift Counts on 'Medal' for Belmont

    Son of Dynaformer may be pointed to turf by his connections in the future, but a big run in the Belmont Stakes June 7 guarantees Medal Count will be given every opportunity to excel on dirt for the remainder of this season.

  • Belmont Stakes News Update for June 6, 2014

    Claire Novak updates on the news of the day, including new arrivals Medal Count and General a Rod on the track, and California Chrome schools in the paddock. Claire is joined by special guest, Kent Taylor of WAVE TV.