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  • Among the horses campaigned by Zayat is Eskendereya, likely favorite for the Kentucky Derby.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Judge Favors Zayat in Latest Legal Round

    A federal bankruptcy judge in New Jersey has refused to certify a motion filed on behalf of Fifth Third Bank alleging that Zayat Stables had defaulted on terms of a cash collateral agreement.

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    Zayat Refutes Claims by Fifth Third

    Attorneys for Ahmed Zayat's Zayat Stables are refuting claims by Fifth Third Bank that the prominent stable violated terms of a cash collateral agreement by withdrawing four horses from a Keeneland sale.

  • Risen Star winner Discreetly Mine.

    Trio of Pletcher's Derby Hopefuls Work in Fla

    Trainer Todd Pletcher had three of his Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands contenders work a half-mile the morning of April 11 at Palm Meadows in Florida: Discreetly Mine, Misson Impazible, and Rule.

  • Zayat Seeks Dismissal of Fifth Third Case

    Attorneys for Ahmed Zayat have filed a motion requesting that allegations of default against Zayat Stables filed by Fifth Third Bank be dismissed and that the bank pay compensatory and punitive damages, plus other costs.

  • Eskendereya cruises in the Wood Memorial.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Eskendereya Romps in Wood Memorial

    Zayat Stables' Eskendereya likely solidified himself as the horse to beat in next month's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) by romping past five overmatched rivals in the $750,000 Wood Memorial (gr. I) April 3 at Aqueduct.

  • And They're Off: March 31, 2010

    Lenny and Steve discuss the 3-year-old picture, review Dubai World Cup Day, and more. Plus, words of wisdom from Stable Boy.

  • Eskendereya won the Fountain of Youth by 8 1/2 lengths.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Eskendereya, Awesome Act Do Battle in Wood

    Eskendereya and Awesome Act turned in two of the most impressive Triple Crown prep efforts to this point in the season last out, and those two heavyweights will face off in the $750,000 Wood Memorial (gr. I) April 3

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    Eskendereya Tops Day 1 of KDFW Pool 3

    Fountain of Youth (gr. II) winner Eskendereya was the slight betting favorite at the conclusion of the March 26 first day of wagering in the third and final pool of Kentucky Derby Future Wager.

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    Awesome Act Works Toward Wood Memorial

    Gotham Stakes (gr. III) winner Awesome Act went an "easy" half-mile in :50.43 the morning of March 20 as he continued preparations for the $750,000 Wood Memorial (gr. I) at Aqueduct Racetrack April 3.

  • Awesome Act won the Gotham in his dirt debut.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Awesome Act Sets Up Family Showdown

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter <br />From a separate branch of the Almahmoud family than fellow Triple Crown hopeful Eskendereya comes Awesome Act, who powered into consideration with an easy Gotham Stakes win.

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    Eskenderaya Top Individual KDFW Choice

    Fountain of Youth (gr. II) winner Eskendereya was the individual favorite, but the "All Others" bet remained the overall future wagering choice after Day 2 of Pool 2 in the Kentucky Derby Future Wager.

  • And They're Off: Feb. 24 Edition

    Lenny and Steve discuss the Kentucky Derby Trail, the Apple Blossom, the state of racing in New York and Kentucky, and the return of Seattle Slew's silks to the Winner's Circle in New York.

  • Fountain of Youth winner Eskendereya

    Will Eskendereya Mature Beyond Youth?

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter <br />Restoring new hope to a branch of the Almahmoud family of Northern Dancer, Eskendereya established himself as a legitimate Triple Crown contender with his Fountain of Youth win.

  • Todd's Time?

    Todd Pletcher has been one of racing's leading trainers the past decade, though the sport's biggest prize, the Derby, has eluded him. This could be his year.

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    Zayat to Keep Control of Stable

    Thoroughbred owner Ahmed Zayat will keep control of his stable for the time being as Fifth Third Bank has decided not to seek a trustee to run Zayat Stables.

  • Eskendereya dominates in the Fountain of Youth.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Eskendereya Spurts Away in Fountain of Youth

    Eskendereya shook off Jackson Bend rounding the final turn of the $250,000 Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park and romped home by 8 1/2 lengths under John Velazquez Feb.20.

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    Quality Road Works Toward Donn

    Edward P. Evans' homebred colt Quality Road worked five furlongs in 1:00 1/5 Sunday morning for trainer Todd Pletcher as he continues preparation for his next start in the $500,000 Donn Handicap (G1) Feb. 6.

  • You have to bet Presious Passion to win.

    Forget the Favorites, Gimme Some Prices

    If there is one thing you can always count on in the Breeders' Cup it's that it will have it's share of longshot winners and mid-price overlays who get lost in the handicapping frenzy that is so much a part of the event.

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    Countdown to the Cup: The Todd Squad

    Whatever name you want to give them, Todd's Tots, Pletcher's Pups, you can be sure you'll be hearing from Todd Pletcher's 2-year-olds in the Breeders' Cup juvenile races, and more importantly on next year's Triple Crown trail. That's when they really will shine.

  • Eskendereya bounded home to an impressive 7 1/4length win in the Pilgrim Stakes at Belmont Park.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;;&gt;Order This Photo.&lt;/a&gt;

    Eskendereya Impresses in Pilgrim Stakes

    Eskendereya gave Todd Pletcher a clean sweep of the 2-year-old stakes at Belmont Park Oct. 3 when he split horses coming off the turn and bounded home to an impressive 7 1/4length win in the $154,500 Pilgrim Stakes.