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. Read Blog
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? Read Blog
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. Watch Video
Jason, Evan, and Tim Holland of twinspires.com preview the Arlington Million (gr. I). Also, picks for the Alabama. Watch Video
Tom, Evan, and Les Instone from twinspires.com preview the Whitney Handicap (gr. I) and the West Virginia Derby (gr. II). Watch Video
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. Watch Video
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. Watch Now!
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). Watch Video
Blood-Horse Publications magazines and web sites were honored June 19 with 13 awards during the American Horse Publications' annual seminar.
Jason, Evan, and Les Instone of twinspires.com preview the Stephen Foster (gr. I) at Churchill Downs on June 12. Watch Video
Jason, Evan, and Les Instone preview the Preakness Stakes. Plus, picks from Tom. Watch Video
Evan Hammonds says racing needs tech investment and entrepreneurial spirit. Read Column
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. Read Transcript!
Jason, Evan, James Scully, and special guest Jill Byrne preview The Kentucky Derby (gr. I). Watch Video
Evan Hammonds analyzes the final Kentucky Derby prep of the season, the Coolmore Lexington Stakes. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
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. Watch Video
Evan Hammonds takes an in-depth look at the Wood Memorial, Santa Anita Derby, and the Illinois Derby. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
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. Watch Video
Evan Hammonds recaps a key Kentucky Derby prep from this past weekend - the Florida Derby. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
Jason, Evan, and James Scully of twinspires.com preview the Florida Derby (gr. I) and Bonnie Miss (gr. II). Watch Video
Evan Hammonds recaps an exciting weekend of Kentucky Derby preps, including the Tampa Bay Derby and the Rebel Stakes. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
Jason, Evan, and Les Instone of twinspires/brisnet preview the San Pasqual Handicap (gr. II). Watch Now
Jason, Evan, and Rich Nilsen preview the Louisiana Champions Day Classic and the Queens County. Plus, notes about the Native Diver. Watch Video
Tom, Evan, and Les Instone of twinspires.com/brisnet preview the Boyd Gaming's Delta Jackpot Stakes (gr. III) on Friday, December 4. Watch Video
Jason, Evan, and James Scully from twinspires preview the Goodwood Stakes (gr. I) at Oak Tree at Santa Anita on October 10. Watch Now
Tom, Evan, and Tim Holland of brisnet preview the Indiana Derby (gr. II) and the Ohio Derby (gr.II). Watch Video
Jason, Evan, and James Scully of twinspires preview the Super Derby (gr. II) at Louisiana Downs. Plus picks for the Woodbine Mile. Watch Now
Jason, Evan, and James Scully of twinspires.com preview the Del Mar Oaks (gr. IT). Plus picks for the Alabama (gr. I). Watch Video
Tom, Evan, and Rich Nilson from Brisnet/Twinspires.com preview the West Virginia Derby (gr. II). Plus picks for the Jim Dandy and the Haskell. Watch Video
Summer Bird, winner of the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) in his last effort, breezed five furlongs in 1:01 4/5 the morning of July 12 at Monmouth Park.
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.
First-crop sire Grand Reward got his initial winner July 2 when Angus Kahn won the first race at Presque Isle in Pennsylvania.
Jason, Evan, and special guest Les Instone of Twinspires.com preview the Suburban (gr. II) at Belmont Park on July 4. Watch Video
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.
Jason, Tom, Evan, and the Wizard preview the Gamely (gr. IT) from Hollywood Park. Watch Video
Ken and Sarah Ramsey's Accredit cruised through the slop May 2 to win the seven-furlong Churchill Downs Handicap (gr. II), the first stakes race on the Kentucky Derby undercard.
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.
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.
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, 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, 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.
A memorial service celebrating the life of David Goldman will be held at noon May 3 at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. Goldman died April 23, in Ocala, after a long battle with cancer. He was 76.
Fans entering Gate 1 at Churchill Downs may have their breath taken away when they arrive for the races Kentucky Derby week following the unveiling of life-sized statue of Barbaro April 26. The event drew a "Friends of Barbaro" crowd of about 500 who cheered with approval when the tarp was pulled off the sculpture.
Michael Tabor, Susan Magnier, Derrick Smith's $3.7 million sale yearling Dunkirk drilled five furlongs in 1:01 the morning of April 25 at Palm Meadows training center. The son of Unbridled's Song will ship to Louisville, Ky., on April 28 for next Saturday's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
George and Lori Hall's West Side Bernie got a tour of Churchill Downs' main track April 25, and drilled a half-mile in an easy :48 1/5. Trainer Kelly John Breen gave rider Stewart Elliott a leg up on the son of Bernstein just after the track reopened at 8:30 a.m. following the renovation break.
An edited transcript of the April 25 conference call with trainer Jimmy Jerkens regarding Quality Road and his recent quarter-crack problems.
Edward Evans' Quality Road, one of the favorites for next Saturday's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), has developed another quarter-crack, this one on the inside of his right-front hoof, putting his status for the Run for the Roses in question.
Jason, Evan, and the Wizard analyze the Coolmore Lexington (gr. II). Plus, thoughts on the Kentucky Derby field. Watch Video
Jason, Evan, and the Wizard analyze the Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) and the Arkansas Derby (gr. II). Watch Video
Jason, Tom, Evan, and the Wizard take on the Florida Derby (gr. I) at Gulfstream Park on March 28. Watch Video
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