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  • Politicallycorrect wins the Oaklahoma Derby.

    Politicallycorrect Gets it Right in OK Derby

    Politicallycorrect, rallying way wide through the homestretch for Kent Desormeaux, caught favored Willy Beamin in the final few strides to post an upset in the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby Sept. 30 at Remington Park.

  • Trainer Bob Baffert

    Horsemen React to New Derby Qualifying System

    Trainers and owners share mixed opinions on the points-based system that will be implemented this fall for the Kentucky Derby and Oaks in 2013, but all agree the newly-announced system could use some tweaking.

  • 2011 Clark - Predict the Order

    Who will win the Clark Handicap (gr. I) at Churchill Downs? Will it be one of the horses that ran in the Breeders' Cup, or a new face? How will the others finish?

  • THS: Clark Handicap 2011

    Jason, Tom, and Steve Pallardy of TwinSpires.com handicap the Clark Handicap from Churchill Downs.

  • Flat Out drew post 6 in the 13-horse field of the Clark.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9694502%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Clark at Churchill Has Breeders' Cup Look

    This year's Breeders' Cup may be a memory, but no fewer than five horses that competed in the 2011 World Championships are back at Churchill Downs for the $500,000 Clark Handicap (gr. I) Nov. 25.

  • Breeders' Cup Interview: Ken Ramsey

    Lenny Shulman talks to owner Ken Ramsey about his Kittens, including Dean's Kitten in the Turf, Holiday for Kitten in the Turf Sprint, and Stephanie's Kitten in the Juvenile Fillies Turf, plus Headache and Pleasant Prince.

  • Lookin At Lucky checks out Churchill Downs on Wednesday morning.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9263030%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    'Lucky' Likes What He Sees at Churchill

    Lookin At Lucky, the nation's top 3-year-old contender for Saturday's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Churchill Downs, got his first tour of the Churchill track under exercise rider Jorge Alvarez the morning of Wednesday.

  • Ohio Derby winner Pleasant Prince meets 9 in the Oklahoma Derby.

    Pleasant Prince Leads Oklahoma Derby Cast

    Ohio Derby (gr. III) winner Pleasant Prince and Distorted Economy, a strong second in the Super Derby (gr. II) last month, lead the field in the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby at Remington Park Oct. 10.

  • Lookin At Lucky towers over his eight rivals in the Indiana Derby.

    Lookin At Lucky Returns in Indiana Derby

    On paper, Lookin At Lucky should have little problem winning the $500,000 Indiana Derby (gr. II) Oct. 2 at Hoosier Park, but it will be his first race since recovering from a illness suffered after he won the Aug. 1 Haskell.

  • A Little Warm will not be entered in the Preakness Stakes.

    A Little Warm Out, First Dude In Preakness

    Officials at the Maryland Jockey Club said May 10 that Edward P. Evans' homebred A Little Warm would not be entered in the May 15 Preakness Stakes (gr. I), opening the door for First Dude to be entered.

  • Hurricane Ike and Calvin Borel are in control in the Derby Trial.

    Hurricane Ike Wins Derby Trial Under Borel

    Notching his fifth win on opening day at soggy Churchill Downs, Calvin Borel unleashed a patented rail-skimming ride aboard Hurricane Ike and guided the colt to victory in the The Cliff's Edge Derby Trial (gr. III) April 24.

  • Pleasant Prince will make his next start in the Derby Trial.

    Ramsey: Pleasant Prince to Derby Trial

    Ken Ramsey reports that Pleasant Prince will start in the April 24 The Cliff's Edge Derby Trial (gr. III). With a victory in Churchill Downs' one-turn mile prep, the colt will be entered in the Kentucky Derby.

  • Blue Grass winner Stately Victor<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8886093%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Maker Sets Plans for His Derby Qualifiers

    Trainer Mike Maker said April 11 that Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) winner Stately Victor is headed to Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May following his 4 1/4-length win at odds of 40-1 a day earlier.

  • Pleasant Prince is the 3-1 favorite among nine 3-year-olds entered in the Blue Grass Stakes.

    Graded Earnings the Story In Blue Grass

    Ken and Sarah Ramsey's Pleasant Prince, runner-up to Ice Box in the Florida Derby at 29-1 odds, was made the slight 3-1 favorite among nine 3-year-olds entered in the April 10 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland.

  • Pleasant Prince Works Well for Blue Grass

    Ken and Sarah Ramsey aren't sure Pleasant Prince has enough graded-stakes earnings to make the field for the May 1 Kentucky Derby (gr. I), so they plan to race the colt in the April 10 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I).

  • Ice Box gets his nose in front to win the Florida Derby.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8849906%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Ice Box Slams Door at 20-1 in Florida Derby

    Ice Box, the less fancied of two runners trained by Nick Zito for owner Robert LaPenta, ground out a nose victory over another outsider, Pleasant Prince, in the $750,000 Florida Derby (gr. I) March 20.

  • Rule is the likely favorite for Saturday's Florida Derby.

    Rule Heads Lineup for Florida Derby

    WinStar Farm's homebred Rule, part of trainer Todd Pletcher's powerful stable of 3-year-olds, is the 5-2 morning line favorite for the $750,000 Florida Derby (gr. I) at Gulfstream Park March 20.

  • Eskendereya dominates in the Fountain of Youth.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8802748%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    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.