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  • Kentucky Derby News Update for April 28, 2014

    Claire Novak reports trackside from Churchill Downs on news for the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks. Learn of the morning storms, works by Tapiture, Hoppertunity, and Ria Antonia. See footage of California Chrome unloading from his flight, and more!

  • Hoppertunity breezed five furlongs in 1:00 1/5 on April 23.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Kentucky-Derby-Workouts/i-zqGVvTk">Order This Photo</a>

    Rebel Winner Hoppertunity Works at Churchill

    Grade II winner Hoppertunity breezed five furlongs in 1:00 1/5 April 23 at Churchill Downs as the son of Any Given Saturday prepares for a start in the upcoming Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Setsuko makes his first start since the 2012 Santa Anita Handicap.

    Records on the Line in Final Native Diver Run

    Trainer Richard Mandella takes a shot at his own record Dec. 14 in the $150,000 Native Diver Stakes (gr. III), a 7-year-old longshot could become the oldest winner in the final running, and Slim Shadey tries Cushion Track.

  • Goldencents will get a new rider for the Pat O'Brien Stakes.

    Goldencents Teams With Rosario in Pat O'Brien

    Goldencents made a solid return to sprinting one month ago when second by a head in the Bing Crosby Stakes, and the Santa Anita Derby winner is back on the Del Mar main track Aug. 25 facing 12 in the Pat O'Brien Stakes.

  • 2012 Triple Bend winner Camp Victory tries for a repeat.

    Powerful Cast Set for Triple Bend Handicap

    One of the better sprints of the 2013 season is on tap in the $250,000 Triple Bend Handicap (gr. I) June 29 at Betfair Hollywood Park, featuring defending champ Camp Victory, Comma to the Top, and Jimmy Creed.

  • Obviously had three consecutive wins during the summer and fall last year.

    Obviously Makes Return in San Simeon Stakes

    Idle since running third n the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) last fall, Obviously will make his 2013 debut for trainer Mike Mitchell in the $100,000 San Simeon Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 20 at Santa Anita Park.

  • The Lumber Guy faces 7 in the San Carlos Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2124731258&k=FRLr8G9">Order This Photo</a>

    The Lumber Guy Stacks Up Well in San Carlos

    Top sprinter The Lumber Guy, looking to rebound from a disappointing performance in the Malibu Stakes (gr. I), is part of a well-balanced field for the $200,000 San Carlos Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 23 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Comma to the Top won the off-the-turf Daytona Stakes (gr. II) Dec. 29 at Santa Anita Park.

    Comma to the Top Makes Jump in Palos Verdes

    Versatile Comma to the Top, who has produced wins on dirt, synthetic, and turf, as well as going long and sprinting, brings his best form recently into the $150,000 Palos Verdes Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 19.

  • The Lumber Guy

    Heavy Lifting for The Lumber Guy in Malibu

    The Lumber Guy, whose big effort in the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) last month produced a runner-up finish, heads a field of 10 sophomores for the $300,000 Malibu Stakes (gr. I) on opening day at Santa Anita.

  • Drill puts American Act away late to win the Lazaro Barrera Memorial Stakes.

    Drill Nails American Act for Laz Barrera Win

    Drill remained perfect in three tries at seven furlongs when he rallied between horses in deep stretch to defeat pacesetter American Act by a half-length in the $98,000 Lazaro Barrera Memorial Stakes (gr. III) May 12.

  • Drill (outside) and American Act finished a nose apart in the San Vicente Stakes.

    Laz Barrera: Drill, American Act Clash Again

    Drill and American Act, separated by a nose in the San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) in February, will renew their acquaintance in the $100,000 Lazaro S. Barrera Memorial Stakes (gr. III) at Betfair Hollywood Park May 13.

  • Raconteur breezed at Keeneland.

    Final Works for Four Blue Grass Contenders

    Four contenders for the April 14 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) went through their final preparations for the 1 1/8-mile test that is one of the final preps for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Secret Circle

    Secret Circle Drills Sharp 5F at Santa Anita

    Rebel Stakes (gr. II) winner Secret Circle remains on edge for his expected start in the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I) following a bullet five-furlong drill in :58 2/5 at Santa Anita Park March 29.

  • After the Wire - 2/20/2012

    Lenny Shulman recaps the San Vicente and El Camino Real Derby from the weekend. Lenny highlights horses such as Creative Cause and Drill.

  • Drill wins the San Vicente Stakes.

    Drill Digs Deep in San Vicente Stakes Duel

    Rebounding from four consecutive disappointing efforts, Drill won the $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) by a desperate nose over a determined American Act Feb. 19 at Santa Anita. Creative Cause finished third at 1-2 odds.

  • Creative Cause faces 5 in the San Vicente Stakes at Santa Anita.

    Creative Cause Starts Season in San Vicente

    West Coast star Creative Cause will take his first step toward a possible start in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) when he heads a field of six in the $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita.

  • THS: CashCall Futurity 2011

    Jason Shandler, Tom LaMarra and Les Instone from TwinSpires.com handicap the CashCall Futurity at Hollywood Park.

  • Majestic City is 3-for-3 on the Hollywood Park Cushion Track.

    13 Juveniles Set to Go in CashCall Futurity

    With an opportunity to enhance their standing for next year's Run for the Roses, 13 promising juvenile colts and geldings are set for the $750,000 CashCall Futurity (gr. I) at Hollywood Park Dec. 17.

  • Sabercat leads them home in the Delta Downs Jackpot.

    Sabercat Roars to Delta Jackpot Surprise

    It's a long ways down the road but Sabercat locked up a spot in next year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) with an emphatic win in the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes (gr. III) for 2-year-olds Nov. 19.

  • THS: Delta Jackpot 2011

    Jason, Tom, and Tim Holland of TwinSpires.com handicap the Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes. Sponsored by TwinSpires.com

  • Drill

    Drill Favored in Lucrative Delta Jackpot

    Led by grade I winner Drill, a trio of California juveniles will invade Louisiana for the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III), a race that will give the winner plenty of earnings heading into next year's Triple Crown.

  • Drill

    $1M Delta Jackpot Attracts 17 Pre-Entries

    Seventeen 2-year-olds including My Adonis, winner of the Jean Laffite Stakes, and Drill, unplaced in the Nov. 5 Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), were pre-entered for the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes.

  • The Factor

    The Factor Sizzles; Could Go to Dirt Mile

    The Factor worked a sizzling seven furlongs in 1:22 1/5 Oct. 25 at Santa Anita, and afterward trainer Bob Baffert said he intends to give him first preference in the BC Dirt Mile (gr. I) when pre-entries are announced.

  • Irrefutable in the Ancient Title Stakes.

    Baffert May Add Irrefutable to BC Brigade

    Irrefutable, who closed well to finish second behind victorious Amazombie in Santa Anita's Ancient Title Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 8, might have earned himself a shot in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.