Keyword: Evan Hammonds

  • THS: The Hollywood Starlet

    Jason, Evan, and Rich Nilsen of twinspires.com preview the Hollywood Starlet (gr. I).

  • Trail Talk: October 27, 2010

    The Breeders' Cup Pre-Entries are out. Evan looks at the Filly and Mare Sprint, Filly and Mare Turf, Dirt Mile and Classic.

  • Trail Talk: October 19, 2010

    Evan Hammonds discusses the Canadian International Stakes, Joshua Tree, Queen Elizabeth II, and Quality Road. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • THS: Queen Elizabeth II

    Jason, Evan, and Tim Holland of TwinSpires.com preview the Queen Elizabeth II (gr.I) and the Pattison Canadian International (gr.I).

  • Trail Talk: October 11, 2010

    Commentary on Uncle Mo, the Darley Alcibiades, Breeders' Futurity, Shadwell Turf Mile and more! Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • Trail Talk: October 4, 2010

    Commentary on Blind Luck, Zenyatta, the Jockey Club Gold Cup, Indiana Derby and Europe. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • Trail Talk: Sept 20, 2010

    Evan Hammonds comments on the absent Kentucky Cup program, reflects on the Woodbine Turf races from the weekend and more. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • What's Going On Here: Fair-to-Good

    Changes to Keeneland's September yearling sale aside, it's hard to get a good angle on the yearling market as the first week of the auction went into the books. Has it been a good sale to this point, or a bad one?

  • Trail Talk: Sept. 7, 2010

    Evan Hammonds recaps some of the performances from the weekend, including Quality Road, Boys At Tosconova, Tell A Kelly, and more. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • THS: The Arlington Million

    Jason, Evan, and Tim Holland of twinspires.com preview the Arlington Million (gr. I). Also, picks for the Alabama.

  • THS: The Eddie Read

    Jason, Evan, and Tim Holland of twinspires.com preview the Eddie Read (gr. I) at Del Mar on July 24. Also picks for the Coaching Club American Oaks (gr. I) at Saratoga.

  • August 2007

    Webcast: The Basics of Racing Partnerships

    Have you thought about owning your own racehorse, but just aren't sure how to start? Join us for a free webcast and an extended Q&A session about Thoroughbred partnerships. Presented by West Point Thoroughbreds.

  • THS: The Iowa Derby

    Jason, Evan, and Tim Holland of twinspires.com preview the Iowa Derby (gr. III) at Prairie Meadows. Also, picks for the Mother Goose (gr. I).

  • THS: The Stephen Foster

    Jason, Evan, and Les Instone of twinspires.com preview the Stephen Foster (gr. I) at Churchill Downs on June 12.

  • THS: The 2010 Preakness

    Jason, Evan, and Les Instone preview the Preakness Stakes. Plus, picks from Tom.

  • Morning Line Live Blog: Saturday, May 1

    Join Jason Shandler and Evan Hammonds for a live chat from Churchill Downs this Saturday, May 1st, from NOON to 2:00 (EDT). Brought to you by TVG.

  • Oaklawn Park,  Hot Springs, Arkansas, March 13, 2010


LOOKIN AT LUCKY
The Rebel Stakes  50th Running
Karl Watson, Michael E. Pegram & Paul Weitman, Owners
Bob Baffert, Trainer
Garrett Gomez, Up
Noble's Promise (2nd)
Dublin (3rd)
$4.20  $2.80  $2.20
Purse $300,000
1-1/16 Miles  1:43

    Trail Talk: April 19, 2010

    Evan Hammonds analyzes the final Kentucky Derby prep of the season, the Coolmore Lexington Stakes. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • Oaklawn Park,  Hot Springs, Arkansas, March 13, 2010


LOOKIN AT LUCKY
The Rebel Stakes  50th Running
Karl Watson, Michael E. Pegram & Paul Weitman, Owners
Bob Baffert, Trainer
Garrett Gomez, Up
Noble's Promise (2nd)
Dublin (3rd)
$4.20  $2.80  $2.20
Purse $300,000
1-1/16 Miles  1:43

    Trail Talk: April 12, 2010

    Evan Hammonds recaps of the last two major preps on the Kentucky Derby trail: the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes and the Arkansas Derby. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • Oaklawn Park,  Hot Springs, Arkansas, March 13, 2010


LOOKIN AT LUCKY
The Rebel Stakes  50th Running
Karl Watson, Michael E. Pegram & Paul Weitman, Owners
Bob Baffert, Trainer
Garrett Gomez, Up
Noble's Promise (2nd)
Dublin (3rd)
$4.20  $2.80  $2.20
Purse $300,000
1-1/16 Miles  1:43

    Trail Talk: April 5, 2010

    Evan Hammonds takes an in-depth look at the Wood Memorial, Santa Anita Derby, and the Illinois Derby. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • Oaklawn Park,  Hot Springs, Arkansas, March 13, 2010


LOOKIN AT LUCKY
The Rebel Stakes  50th Running
Karl Watson, Michael E. Pegram & Paul Weitman, Owners
Bob Baffert, Trainer
Garrett Gomez, Up
Noble's Promise (2nd)
Dublin (3rd)
$4.20  $2.80  $2.20
Purse $300,000
1-1/16 Miles  1:43

    Trail Talk: March 29, 2010

    Evan Hammonds breaks down Mission Impazible's victory in the Louisiana Derby, plus he gives a quick recap of the Sunland Derby and the Lane's End. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • Oaklawn Park,  Hot Springs, Arkansas, March 13, 2010


LOOKIN AT LUCKY
The Rebel Stakes  50th Running
Karl Watson, Michael E. Pegram & Paul Weitman, Owners
Bob Baffert, Trainer
Garrett Gomez, Up
Noble's Promise (2nd)
Dublin (3rd)
$4.20  $2.80  $2.20
Purse $300,000
1-1/16 Miles  1:43

    Trail Talk: March 22, 2010

    Evan Hammonds recaps a key Kentucky Derby prep from this past weekend - the Florida Derby. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • Oaklawn Park,  Hot Springs, Arkansas, March 13, 2010


LOOKIN AT LUCKY
The Rebel Stakes  50th Running
Karl Watson, Michael E. Pegram & Paul Weitman, Owners
Bob Baffert, Trainer
Garrett Gomez, Up
Noble's Promise (2nd)
Dublin (3rd)
$4.20  $2.80  $2.20
Purse $300,000
1-1/16 Miles  1:43

    Trail Talk: March 15, 2010

    Evan Hammonds recaps an exciting weekend of Kentucky Derby preps, including the Tampa Bay Derby and the Rebel Stakes. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • THS: Del Mar Oaks (Video)

    Jason, Evan, and James Scully of twinspires.com preview the Del Mar Oaks (gr. IT). Plus picks for the Alabama (gr. I).

  • Musket Man is out for the year.

    Bone Bruise Stops Musket Man for the Year

    Multiple graded winner Musket Man, who made a name for himself during this year's Triple Crown run, will miss Monmouth Park's Haskell Invitational Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 2 and the rest of the racing season with a bone bruise in his left front foot.

  • Shane Sellers

    Shane Sellers to Return to Riding July 2

    Jockey Shane Sellers is set to make his return to racing July 2 after a 4 1/2- year hiatus from the sport when he'll be aboard Ide Ball trained by former rider Mark Guidry in the first race at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino.

  • Papa Clem training at Churchill Downs

    Oh Papa! Papa Clem in :34 Blowout

    In an "old school" move, trainer Gary Stute sent out his Papa Clem for a three-furlong blowout at Churchill Downs two days before the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I). Under jockey Rafael Bejarano, the son of Smart Strike threw down a :34 clocking.

  • The two-tiered Kentucky Derby post position draw that has been used from 1998 through 2009 (shown) has been discontinued.

    I Want Revenge: Post 13, Derby Favorite

    I Want Revenge, runaway winner of the Gotham Stakes (gr. I) and a determined victor in the April 4 Wood Memorial (gr. I), has been made the 3-1 morning line favorite for the May 2 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I). The son of Stephen Got Even will break from post 13 in a full field of 20.

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    Vic Carlson: The Man Behind the Musket

    Owner Vic Carlson leaned against the wall of Barn 41 April 29 at Churchill Downs waiting for his Musket Man to head to the track for his morning gallop. The one-time high school athletic director turned money-machine magnate has been to the Kentucky Derby before, but not with some skin in the game.

  • Win Willy, seen here on April 27, will not run in the Kentucky Derby.

    Win Willy Out of Kentucky Derby

    Win Willy, fourth-place finisher in the Arkansas Derby, was declared out of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) by trainer Mac Robertson the morning of April 29, hours before entries were to be taken.

  • Quality Road, shown at Belmont Park April 26, will not run in the Kentucky Derby.

    Quality Road Out of Derby Contention

    Quality Road, who figured to be among the top choices for Saturday's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) will not start in the Run for the Roses, it was confirmed Monday morning by Chris Baker, farm manager of Edward Evans' Spring Hill Farm. Jockey John Velazquez will now ride Mr. Hot Stuff.