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  • Rahystrada upsets the field in the River City.

    Rahystrada, $115.80, Rolls in River City

    Robert Courntey's Rahystrada, the second-longest price in the field at 56-1, held his nine rivals at bay in the stretch to win the $112,700 River City Handicap (gr. IIIT) by 2 1/4 lengths Nov. 27 at Churchill Downs.

  • Lone Star Sky and Lunarpal Sire First Foals

    The first reported foals by graded stakes winners Lone Star Sky and Lunarpal arrived in January at Brett A. Brinkman's Le Mesa Stallions near Carencro, La.

  • Lone Star Sky Retired

    Grade III stakes winner Lone Star Sky has been retired from racing due to feet problems. The 4-year-old son of Conquistador Cielo ends his career with earnings $504,995. He has a career record of 14-3-4-1.

  • Domestic Dispute Pointed Toward West Virginia Derby

    Santa Catalina Stakes (gr. II) winner Domestic Dispute has been added to the list of definite starters for Saturday's $600,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. III) at Mountaineer Race Track & Gaming Resort. Trainer Patrick Gallagher said Alex Solis would have the mount.

  • Champali After KO in Northern Dancer

    Lloyd Madison Farm's Champali, named in honor of legendary heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, will be looking to score a knockout of his own when he returns from an illness to head a field of eight 3-year-olds in the $100,000 Northern Dancer Stakes on Saturday at Churchill Downs.

  • Lone Star Sky, still on the fence for Derby 129.

    Lone Star Sky Works, Joins Derby Field

    Buddy New's Lone Star Sky joined the field for Saturday's $1-million Kentucky Derby after the Conquistador Cielo colt breezed five-eighths of a mile in 1:00 3/5 at Churchill Downs on Tuesday. Shane Sellers will have the mount.

  • Whose Name Will Make History?

    When the horses competing in this year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) got their names, they had only their pedigree, personality, and their owners' personalities to create for them the perfect title.

  • Trainer D. Wayne Lukas was all smiles at Churchill Downs Thursday morning.

    On Quiet Day at Churchill, Buzz Centers Around 'Bubble' Horses

    With no workouts at Churchill Downs for Kentucky Derby contenders, it was a relatively quiet morning Thursday at the Louisville, Kentucky track. The lack of activity on the track did not diminish backside buzz centered around horses that are still "on the bubble" for the May 3 race.

  • Lone Star Sky Listed as 'Possible' for Derby

    Trainer Tom Amoss said Tuesday morning that he and owner Buddy New are keeping their options open for Lone Star Sky to be thrown into the Kentucky Derby mix after the colt worked six furlongs at Churchill Downs in 1:12 4/5.

  • Badge of Silver cruises to win in the Risen Star Stakes Sunday at the Fair Grounds.

    Badge of Silver Romps in Risen Star

    Badge of Silver vaulted into the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) picture with a dominating 10-length triumph over 11 rivals in the $150,000 Risen Star Stakes (gr. III) Sunday at Fair Grounds.

  • Badge of Silver Romps in Risen Star

    Badge of Silver vaulted into the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) picture with a dominating 10-length triumph over 11 rivals in the $150,000 Risen Star Stakes (gr. III) Sunday at Fair Grounds.

  • Lone Star Sky, Most Feared Set for Lecomte

    Graded stakes winners Most Feared and Lone Star Sky lead a field of 11 three-year-old hopefuls set to begin their trail towards the Triple Crown in the $100,000 Lecomte Stakes at Fair Grounds on Saturday.

  • Classic's Perfect Drift Among Workers Tuesday at Churchill

    Major preparations by Breeders' Cup contenders based at Churchill Downs were completed Tuesday as Perfect Drift and three other horses bound for Saturday's races turned in their final preps before shipping to Arlington Park for Saturday's races.

  • For Amoss, It's the Best of Both Worlds

    Tom Amoss is pulling double duty these days at Arlington Park. He trains Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile contender Lone Star Sky, and he serves as an analyst on the "The Works," the popular daily program on the TV Games Network.

  • Blinkered Lone Star Sky Works at Churchill

    Breeders' Cup Juvenile contender Lone Star Sky was outfitted with blinkers for the first time Monday as he breezed four furlongs in :50 at Churchill Downs under regular jockey Mark Guidry.

  • Sky Mesa the Headliner in Breeders' Futurity

    Sky Mesa, crowned leader of the juvenile division off his victory in the Hopeful (gr. I) at Saratoga, will face five foes on Saturday, in the $400,000 Lane's End Breeders' Futurity (gr. II) at Keeneland, in his final prep for the Breeders Cup Juvenile (gr. I) Oct. 26.

  • Juvenile Update (10/1): Sky Mesa Heads Action This Weekend

    The sky will not be the limit should the 'Sky' exacta hit Saturday at Keeneland in the Lane's End Breeders' Futurity (gr. II). The heavy favorite in the race will be Sky Mesa and the second choice will probably be Lone Star Sky.

  • Breeders' Cup Future Bet: Final Pool Closes

    Storm Flag Flying and Vindication were made the favorites in the Breeders' Cup Future Bet for the juvenile championship races to be contested Oct. 26 at Arlington Park as part of the World Thoroughbred Championships.

  • Lone Star Sky Draws Away in Cradle at River Downs

    Heavily favored Lone Star Sky overcame a bumping incident on the first turn that forced him to steady and pulled away for a 2 3/4-length win over Christmas Away in the $200,000 Cradle for 2-year-olds at River Downs Monday.

  • Lone Star Sky Figures to Grab Cradle Attention

    Walter New's Lone Star Sky, winner of the grade III Bashford Manor Stakes July 7 at Churchill Downs, looms the favorite when he makes his first start around two turns in the $200,000 Miller Genuine Draft Cradle Stakes Sept. 2 at River Downs.

  • Zavata rolls to victory in the Saratoga Special.

    Zavata Bounds to Special Victory at the Spa

    Michael Tabor's Zavata stalked a fast early pace and drew off to an authoritative 7 ¼-length victory Wednesday in the 100th running of the $150,000 Saratoga Special (gr. II) for 2-year-olds.

  • $150,000 Saratoga Special On Tap at The Spa

    Lone Star Sky heads a small field of five runners in the 100th renewal of this famous stakes for 2-year-olds Wednesday, but his trainer, Thomas Amoss, may not make the trip from Louisville.