War Story, who placed in all three of Fair Grounds' top races for 3-year-olds, worked at Churchill Downs April 8 in preparation for a planned start in the 141st Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
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Vicar's in Trouble
Tom Amoss comments on how War Story looks since arriving at Churchill Downs and confirms War Story is being pointed to the Kentucky Derby. watch video
Ron Mitchell and Steve Haskin discuss performances from horses at the Dubai World Cup Carnival, prep races for the Kentucky Derby and the Kentucky Oaks, and more.
Ken & Sarah Ramsey's International Star capped a trio of 3-year-old prep wins at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots March 28 with a game victory in the $750,000 Louisiana Derby (gr. II).
Call Me George wore down Albano and favorite Moreno late in the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II), engineering a 22-1 upset that provided jockey James Graham a milestone win March 28 at Fair Grounds
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Florida Derby (gr. I), Louisiana Derby (gr. II), and Dubai World Cup (UAE-I). read blog
Moreno is scheduled for his first start in the Pelican State Saturday, in the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
Ranked second on the leaderboard for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and winner of two local preps, International Star will attempt to ace the $750,000 Louisiana Derby (gr. II) at Fair Grounds on March 28.
War Story could be in position to turn the tables on his rival -- especially after putting in a sensational five-furlong breeze in :58 4/5 March 18.
The transcript for the chat is now available. Read Transcript
Zayat Stables' Mr. Z will lose his blinkers for the $750,000 Louisiana Derby (gr. II) March 28 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
Vicar's in Trouble was named top accredited Louisiana-bred 3-year-old male when the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association earlier this month released results of its voting for divisional standouts of 2014.
Zayat Stables' Mr. Z, pointing for the March 28 Louisiana Derby (gr. II), after training March 15 at Oaklawn Park. watch video
Australia, Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita, Charles Town, Turfway, Oaklawn, and more. view slideshow
The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation (GJCRF) announced Feb. 10 that it has reached the target prompted by Starlight Stable's challenge to raise $75,000 for laminitis research.
Ken and Sarah Ramsey's International Star, winner of the Jan. 17 Lecomte Stakes (gr. III) at Fair Grounds, was bred in New York by Marylanders Katharine Voss and Robert Manfuso.
Albano was expected to ace the Louisiana Handicap in his Jan. 17 return to the races, but it was longshot Hard Aces who notched his first stakes score at odds of 9-1 in the $75,000 Fair Grounds event.
Brereton C. Jones' Albano looks to kick off what could be a breakthrough year when he heads the Louisiana Handicap; grade I winner Kitten's Dumplings returns for her first race since November of 2013 in the Marie G. Krantz.
Santa Anita Park, Turf Paradise, Laurel Park, Japan, Gulfstream Park, Gentildonna, Shared Belief, Rise Up and more! view slideshow
Thirty years after winning the first Breeders' Cup Classic, Wild Again is still relevant, counting high-profile runners Bayern, Just a Way, Fed Biz, and Vicar's in Trouble among his headlining descendants in 2014.
Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will kick off its 143rd season of Thoroughbred racing on Friday, November 21.
A runner-up in his past two starts, New York-based Dads Caps will try to secure his first win since taking the Carter Handicap (gr. I) in April when the 4-year-old Discreet Cat colt starts in the De Francis Dash.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Breeders' Cup Friday races. read blog
Much has been made of Vicar's in Trouble's size--or lack thereof--throughout his career. But the modest 3-year-old has delivered again and again, giving his connections confidence to send him to the Breeders' Cup.
Drena Van Doren, who with her husband Paul campaigned Rise Up to victory in last year's Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes (gr. III) died Oct. 11 at her home at Sterling Stud in Lexington. Van Doren was 79.
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