Trainer Todd Pletcher has two chances to win his third Belmont Stakes.
Trainer Dale Romans, on Medal Count's Belmont bid in the 2014 Belmont Stakes.
California Chrome, going to the track after visiting the paddock June 6.
Wicked Strong went to track for light exercise on Derby morning, May 3, 2014.
Today Show weatherman Al Roker gives Ron Mitchell his Derby Day forecast.
Although still uncertain if he will run in Kentucky Derby, Pablo Del Monte undergoes inspection by state vet Will Farmer.
Churchill Downs spokesman John Asher addresses complaints from Ron Turcotte, Rick Porter.
- By Steve Haskin
Steve Haskin explains who deserves to win the Eclipse Awards for the Turf divisions.
- By Steve Haskin
Steve Haskin talks about who deserves to win Eclipse Awards for the Sprint divisions.
Steve Haskin, senior correspondent for The Blood-Horse, discusses his insights and thoughts on the older male and older female divisions.
- By Steve Haskin
Steve Haskin discusses the Eclipse Awards for the 3-year-old divisions.
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Steve Haskin, senior correspondent for The Blood-Horse, discusses his insight and thoughts on this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships and year-end honors.
Paul Tackett talks about My Conquestadory's half sister, Hip 736, whom he is consigning in the Fasig-Tipton October Sale. Paul says this filly has had many lookers after just a day and a half and the filly reminds him of My Conquestadory in the shoulders and head.
Steve Haskin, Blood-Horse magazine's senior correspondent, discusses the Triple Crown races so far this year and offers his perspective on the upcoming Belmont Stakes (gr. I).
Doug O'Neill comments on the rivalry between Bodemeister and I'll Have Another with comparisons to Alydar and Affirmed as well as future plans. watch video
Michael Matz talks about Union Rags' work at Keeneland on April 20, 2012. Watch Video
Ron Mitchell interviews Larry Jones on location, about Havre de Grace, Mark Valeski, and more! watch video
BloodHorse.com and the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. are teaming up to provide live streaming video of the OBS March select sale of 2-year-olds in training and its under tack shows.
David Milch, the Thoroughbred horse owner who created the racetrack-themed dramatic series "Luck" that premiered on HBO Jan. 29. Listen Now!
David Milch, creator of the HBO series 'Luck,' will discuss the highly acclaimed show during an appearance on BloodHorse.com's Talkin' Horses podcast that will air online at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21.
Ron Mitchell discusses the court hearing involving Life At Ten and John Veitch. Watch Video
Ron Mitchell reports on the tornado damage at Churchill Downs. Watch Video
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Ron Mitchell reports on Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom, the day after his Derby victory. Plus, Preakness plans for some of those who finished behind him. Watch Video
In his first work over the track, William Mack and Robert Baker's Dublin sizzled five furlongs in :59.20 at Churchill Downs April 19 as he continues to work toward the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
- By Ron Mitchell
Fifth Third Bank has filed a motion asking a bankruptcy court not to permit Zayat Stables to use the bank's cash collateral for operating expenses until such time it can provide additional collateral or use other funds.
As a companion to the article in the January 30, 2010 issue of The Blood-Horse magazine, Ron Mitchell talks with Oliver Tait about Street Cry, his qualities and the qualities of his offspring. Watch Video
As Thoroughbred owner Earle I. Mack saw and read reports about the difficulty of the relief efforts in Haiti following the devastating earthquake that killed an estimated 200,000 people, he felt a call to action.
Churchill Downs will offer three Future Wager Pools for the May 1 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and one Future Wager Pool for the April 30 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I). Each wagering period will be for three days.
Saying his bill for a constitutional amendment on expanded gambling in the state is gaining support from some members of the Kentucky horse industry, Republican Sen. Damon Thayer put action on the bill on hold Jan. 13.
Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots has raised the purse of the grade II Louisiana Derby to $750,000, increased the distance to 1 1/8 miles and moved the 3-year-old fixture to March 27, five weeks prior to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
James McIngvale, a Houston horse owner known for his high profile promotions on behalf of his Gallery Furniture stores, is proposing a $2-million match race between Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra.
John Asher, vice president of Racing Communications at Churchill Downs answers questions about night racing at Churchill Downs, the recent defeat of the VLT Bill in the Kentucky Senate, the Kentucky Derby and more. Transcript Now Available!
On a cool, wet May 3 morning in the barn area of Churchill Downs, the owners and trainer of Mine That Bird were basking in the limelight while still trying to absorb what had transpired the previous day when the 3-year-old gelding posted a stunning 6 3/4-length victory over Pioneerof the Nile in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
J. Paul Reddam's Square Eddie will not run in Saturday's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), trainer Doug O'Neill told The Blood-Horse early April 28.
Desert Party was the second of two Godolphin Racing horses on the track at Churchill Downs April 25 to complete his works for the May 2 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and his :59 3/5 timing for five furlongs was second only behind stablemate Regal Ransom's bullet work of :59 1/5.
Godolphin Racing's Regal Ransom showed his affinity for the Churchill Downs surface when the 3-year-old son of Distorted Humor zipped five furlongs in a bullet :59 1/5 April 25 in his final preparation for the May 2 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
A hearing has been scheduled for April 23 into trainer Rick Dutrow's appeal of a 15-day suspension from Kentucky stewards after his horse, Salute the Count, allegedly tested positive for an excessive amount of clenbuterol following a stakes race at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2008.
The clerk of scales and seven jockeys at Charles Town Races & Slots have been suspended and fined as a result of an investigation into riders competing with incorrect weight.
A hearing officer has ruled that the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission acted properly when it handed a five-year suspension to veterinarian Dr. Rodney Stewart after cobra venom and other prohibited substances were found in a barn and in his truck at Keeneland in June 2007.
Zayat Stable's Heart Ashley took the lead out of the gate and never looked back as the 3-year-old daughter of Lion Heart ran away with the $107,300 Cicada Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack on March 14.
Alan Brodsky's Don't Forget Gil turned the tables on her two main rivals by drawing off to a convincing victory in the March 14 Florida Oaks (gr. III) at Tampa Bay Downs.
Mike Mulligan, a leading consignor at horse sales who was injured in a fall March 3, was listed in critical but stable condition at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Florida March 5.
Sky Mesa, the 9-year-old stallion who underwent colic surgery Feb. 15, is being kept at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital where an additional operation was performed Feb. 19 to correct an impaction, according to Three Chimneys farm president Case Clay.
An Indian Charlie colt produced from the Touch Gold mare Touched brought a top price of $400,000 during the Sept. 15 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.
- By Ron Mitchell
A new national racetrack injury database will have problems achieving widespread compliance without a large measure of anonymity and confidentiality, a Kentucky racetrack veterinarian said Sept. 15.
A routine closing day at Ellis Park Sept. 1 turned eventful when three men robbed some pari-mutuel clerks following the last race at the Henderson, Ky. racetrack.
Eclipse Press has announced the release of Best of Talkin' Horses, a compilation of the popular online chats with the movers and shakers in the Thoroughbred racing industry featured on BloodHorse.com.
Jim Squires, the owner of Two Bucks Stable, has issued a statement that he will fight a positive test for Clenbuterol at Delaware Park.
As the marathon Keeneland November sale concludes, Ron Mitchell discusses factors that made the sale a success and analyzes the overall auction market with Tom Thornbury, associate director of sales at Keeneland.
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