Lenny and Steve discuss the racing agendas for Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra, and the performance of Mine That Bird on the turf. Plus, special guest Kenny Rice offers insights into horse racing on television. Watch Video
Blood-Horse Publications magazines and web sites were honored June 19 with 13 awards during the American Horse Publications' annual seminar.
Lenny and Steve recap a tremendous weekend of racing that included victories from Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra. Presented by Darby Dan Farm. Watch Video
There is little optimism the Triple Crown series will be under one broadcasting umbrella. Read Blog
Lenny Shulman recaps Drosselmeyer's Belmont Stakes victory. Watch Video
Lenny Shulman talks to Nick Zito about his Belmont entries, Ice Box and Fly Down. Watch Video
Lenny Shulman and Steve Haskin report on today's activities, including Drosselmeyer, Fly Down, Ice Box, Dave in Dixie, and Game On Dude. Plus, a weather update. Watch Video
Lenny Shulman comments on the activities of the day including Nick Zito's pair of Fly Down and Ice Box; Make Music for Me; and the arrival of Bob Baffert and Game On Dude, with comments from Bob Baffert. Watch Video
Lenny, Steve, and special guest Steve Byk talk Belmont Stakes, including their picks. Plus, thoughts on Quality Road, the Hall of Fame nominees, and the site of the 2011 Breeders' Cup. Watch Video
Lenny Shulman with an update from Belmont Park, including the latest on First Dude, Stay Put, Drosselmeyer and a few other Belmont contenders. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
Lenny and Steve look back on the Kentucky Derby and look forward to the Preakness. Plus, thoughts on Quality Road and Rail Trip, the retirement of Greg Gilchrist, and Stable Boy's Preakness Pick. Watch Video
Calvin Borel, who has won two of the last three KY Derbies, talks about Super Saver and his chances to win Kentucky Derby 136. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
Lenny Shulman talks about reactions to the draw, the weather, and Zenyatta's next race. Watch Video
Lenny and Steve at Churchill Downs to discuss the draw, visit with D. Wayne Lukas and Bob Baffert, and give their Derby picks. Watch Video
Lenny and Steve discuss Zenyatta's 16th victory, the recent Kentucky Derby prep upsets and what this means for the Derby field, thoughts on changing the Derby qualifications, and more. Watch Video
Lenny and Steve discuss the 3-year-old picture, review Dubai World Cup Day, and more. Plus, words of wisdom from Stable Boy. Watch Video
Lenny and Steve discuss the Jess Jackson, Rachel Alexandra, Zenyatta, and the latest Kentucky Derby preps. Watch Video
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. Watch Video
Lenny and Steve propose a racing schedule for Rachel Alexandra, take a look at what the entrants in the 2009 Kentucky Derby have done since that race, weigh-in on the Michael Gill situation, and more. Watch Video
Lenny and Steve review the Eclipse Awards and present the top 10 real reasons that Zenyatta is returning to the races. Watch Video
Topics include the upcoming year in racing, the potential of the A.P. Indy / Azeri colt Take Control, who's responsible for synthetic surfaces at Santa Anita, and the decision to give an Eclipse Award to ESPN/ABC. Watch Now
Lenny Shulman takes a look back at an exciting 2009, which can be identified as the year of the female. Watch Now!
Steve and Lenny present the 2009 Offy Awards. Categories include: best criminal mastermind, best cowboy hat, best performance in a losing effort, and much, much more. Watch Video
Coverage of the Nov. 6-7 Breeders' Cup cards from Santa Anita Park on ABC/ESPN continued to attract just modest viewership, dipping slightly from disappointing ratings a year ago.
Lenny and Steve discuss the Breeders' Cup Pre-Entries, and the Top 10 reasons that Sea the Stars is staying away from California. Plus, Special Guest Bill Farish of Lane's End Farm. Watch Now
Thoroughbred owner Gary Tanaka still awaits sentencing after his November 2008 conviction on three of 12 charges of securities fraud.
Lenny and Steve talk about Rachel Alexandra, Tim Ice, Chip Woolley, Linda Rice, and more. Plus, feedback from viewers! Watch Now
Topics include Rachel Alexandra and Jess Jackson, the continued breakdowns at Del Mar, plus a look at the second season of Animal Planet's hit reality program, JOCKEYS. Watch Video
Lenny and Steve are back! Topics include night racing, breakdowns at Del Mar, Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta, Gio Ponti, and Bob Baffert's Hall of Fame induction. Watch Now
Candy Ride, whose son Chocolate Candy ran fifth in this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will be relocated from Hill 'n' Dale Farm to Lane's End Farm for the 2010 breeding season.
Battle of Hastings will line up against Nicanor and eight others in the $750,000 Virginia Derby (gr. IIT) July 18 at Colonial Downs.
Former jockey Mark Guidry is now making his way as a trainer back in his native Louisiana, and will give a leg up to veteran Shane Sellers July 2 at Evangeline Downs.
Jerry Moss, owner of champion mare Zenyatta, said he hopes to meet Rachel Alexandra in the Breeders' Cup, but likely wouldn't ship Zenyatta east to tangle with 'Rachel' this summer.
Without a Triple Crown on the line, this year's TV coverage of the June 6 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) attracted approximately half the number of viewers as last year, when Big Brown was attempting to win the Triple Crown at Belmont Park.
Dunkirk, the front-running, second-place finisher in the June 6 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), will undergo surgery today for a condylar fracture of the left hind cannon bone.
Although TV ratings fell for the June 6 telecast of the Belmont Stakes on ABC, that figured to be the case because of the lack of a horse running for the Triple Crown.
Walter Downey's Fabulous Strike survived lightning-fast fractions to take the True North Handicap (gr. II) at Belmont Park Saturday over Benny the Bull.
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr.I) winner Mine That Bird is the big even-money favorite in early wagering for the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), with Charitable Man and Chocolate Candy both at 5-1.
A review of the Preakness and the Triple Crown so far, including the jockey situation, and the return of Zenyatta. Plus, special guest Jack Wolf of Starlight Stable. Watch Video
The Ruffian Equine Medical Center, located across the street from the backstretch at Belmont Park, opened its doors May 26 under the direction of Dr. James Hunt and Dr. Patricia Hogan.
NBC's May 16 telecast of the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) from Pimlico earned better numbers than most other telecasts of the second jewel of the Triple Crown.
NBC's ratings for the May 16 BlackBerry Preakness Stakes (gr. I) rose substantially, scoring the highest numbers for the program's race portion in the past five years.
Craig Roberts, who trained Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I) winner Slew of Damascus, has died at age 78.
Rachel Alexandra's star turn in the Blackberry Preakness Stakes (gr. I) drove TV ratings of the race to their highest overnight ratings in five years.
Hollywood Park will move to a four-day race schedule per week due to a lack of horses available to race.
NBC announced national television ratings for the May 2 Kentucky Derby that rose from 2008 figures.
The Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) isn't just about the horse. This edition boasts an unusually fertile crop of human-interest stories in the connections behind the horses.
NBC Universal and various affiliated networks will cover the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) over a variety of different programming and platforms in the days leading up to the race Saturday.
The Hirsch family is one of California's most prominent in the Thoroughbred business, and Papa Clem, named after the late Clement Hirsch, will carry on that rich tradition in the May 2 Run for the Roses.
This week's And They're Off is all about the Kentucky Derby, including the prospects of the California horses, the depth of the field, musical jockeys, graded earnings, and last but not least, the winners of the Kentucky Derby Contest.
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