The 1 1/8-mile Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) was tabbed by trainer Mark Casse as Salty's upcoming target following her five-furlong breeze in 1:00 1/5 at Churchill Downs July 7.
|Roxelana Overnight S.||$65,000a||3&up, f/m||6f||Details|
|William Walker S.||$100,000g||3yos||6f||Details|
|Opening Verse Overnight S.||$65,000a||3&up||8f T||Details|
|Kentucky Juvenile S.||$100,000g||2 yo||5f||Details|
|La Troienne S. Presented by Spirited Funds (G1)||$300,000g||4&up, f/m||8.5f||Details|
|Alysheba S. Presented by Big Fish Casino (G2)||$400,000g||4&up||8.5f||Details|
|Twin Spires Turf Sprint S. Presented by Twinspires.com (G3T)||$150,000g||3&up||5f T||Details|
|Eight Belles S. Presented by Kentucky Trailer (G2)||$200,000g||3yos, Fillies||7f||Details|
|Edgewood S. Presented by Forcht Bank (G3T)||$150,000g||3yos, Fillies||8.5f T||Details|
|Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1)||$1,000,000g||3yos, Fillies||9f||Details|
|Humana Distaff S. (G1)||$300,000g||4&up, f/m||7f||Details|
|Churchill Distaff Turf Mile S. Presented by Longines (G2T)||$300,000g||4&up, f/m||8f T||Details|
|Pat Day Mile S. Presented by LG&E and KU (G3)||$250,000g||3yos||8f||Details|
|American Turf S. Presented by Ram Trucks (G2T)||$300,000g||3yos||8.5f T||Details|
|Churchill Downs S. Presented by Twinspires.com (G2)||$500,000g||4&up||7f||Details|
|Woodford Reserve Turf Classic S. (G1T)||$500,000g||4&up||9f T||Details|
|Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1)||$2,000,000g||3yos||10f||Details|
|Unbridled Sidney Overnight S.||$65,000a||3&up, f/m||5f T||Details|
|Matron S. (G3)||$100,000g||3&up, f/m||8.5f||Details|
|Louisville H. (G3T)||$100,000g||3&up||12f T||Details|
|Keertana Overnight S.||$65,000a||3&up, f/m||12f T||Details|
|Winning Colors S. (G3)||$100,000g||3&up, f/m||6f||Details|
|Mighty Beau Overnight S.||$65,000a||3&up||5f T||Details|
|Aristides S. (G3)||$100,000g||3&up||6f||Details|
|Old Forester Mint Julep H. (G3T)||$100,000g||3&up, f/m||8.5f T||Details|
|Matt Winn S. (G3)||$100,000g||3yos||8.5f||Details|
|Wise Dan S. (G2T)||$200,000g||3&up||8.5f T||Details|
|Fleur de Lis H. (G2)||$200,000a||3&up, f/m||9f||Details|
|Stephen Foster H. (G1)||$500,000a||3&up||9f||Details|
|Regret S. (G3T)||$100,000g||3yos, Fillies||9f T||Details|
|Chicago H. (G3)||$100,000g||3&up, f/m||7f||Details|
|Bashford Manor S. (G3)||$100,000g||2 yo||6f||Details|
|Debutante S.||$100,000g||2 yo, Fillies||6f||Details|
|Kelly's Landing Overnight S.||$70,000a||3&up||7f||Details|
|Locust Grove||$100,000||3&up, f/m||8.5f|
|Open Mind S||$100,000||3&up, f/m||6f|
|Jefferson Cup S||$100,000||3yo,||9f T|
|Spendthrift Juvenile Stallion S||$200,000||2yo,||7f|
|*Street Sense S||$80,000||2yo,||8f|
|*Rags to Riches S||$80,000||2yo, f||8f|
|Spendthrift Juvenile Filly Stallion S||$200,000||2yo, f||7f|
|Chilukki S||$200,000||3&up, f/m||8f|
|Commonwealth Turf||$100,000||3yo,||8.5f T|
|Cardinal H||$100,000||3&up, f/m||9f T|
|Bet On Sunshine S||$80,000||3&up,||7f|
|Falls City H||$200,000||3&up, f/m||9f|
|River City H||$100,000||3&up,||9f T|
|*Dream Supreme S||$80,000||3&up, f/m||6f|
|Mrs. Revere S||$200,000||3yo, f||8.5f T|
|Golden Rod S||$200,000||2yo, f||8.5f|
|Kentucky Jockey Club S||$200,000||2yo,||8.5f|
The 2-year-old daughter of Animal Kingdom became the first stakes winner for her sire June 30 in the $100,000 Debutante Stakes around 10:30 p.m. EDT, and Normandy Farm owner Polk, also Sunny Skies' breeder, was on hand.
Multiple graded stakes winner McCraken recorded a half-mile breeze in :49 3/5 at Churchill Downs July 1 in preparation for a likely start in the July 30 betfair.com Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1) at Monmouth Park, trainer Ian Wilkes said.
The $100,000 Bashford Manor Stakes (G3) June 30 at Churchill Downs featured a pair of short-priced favorites and a pair of disparate trips.
Just how far ahead of the curve Copper Bullet is will get a litmus test June 30 when the bay colt breaks from post 5 for the $100,000 Bashford Manor Stakes (G3) on the closing night of the Churchill Downs spring/summer meeting.
Finley'sluckycharm extended her stakes winning streak to three in a row and picked up her second graded win when she ran gate to wire in the $100,000 Chicago Handicap (G3) June 24 at Churchill Downs.
The Player, unraced since he finished second in last year's Indiana Derby (G2), is slated to make his 4-year-old debut in the Kelly's Landing Overnight Stakes on closing night of the Churchill Downs spring/summer meet June 30.
Carl Moore Management's female sprinter Finley'sluckycharm will attempt to remain unbeaten at Churchill Downs when she concedes 6-10 pounds to 12 rivals in the June 24 running of the Chicago Handicap (G3) for fillies and mares.
For trainers Garry and Zack Simms, Father's Day holds a special meaning for the father-son team since Garry was diagnosed with cancer nearly eight years ago.
Trainer Steve Asmussen was still beaming the morning of June 18 following Gun Runner's stellar seven-length victory in Saturday night's $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap (G1) at Churchill Downs.
Sweeping Paddy tracked the early leaders before he launched a four-wide move in the stretch to take over and quickly drew away for a 3 1/2-length win over 5-2 favorite Proctor's Ledge in the $100,000 Regret Stakes (G3T) June 17 at Churchill Downs.
In his first start since finishing second in the March 25 Dubai World Cup (G1), Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm's Gun Runner drew off in the stretch for an easy victory in the Stephen Foster Handicap (G1) June 17 at Churchill Downs.
Running for the first time since a third behind Beholder and Songbird in the Nov. 4 Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1), the 5-year-old took down her rivals with a strong late rally in the $200,000 Fleur de Lis Handicap (G2).
Unleashing a sustained rally entering the far turn, Kasaqui (ARG) carried that momentum to the finish to post a 2 3/4-length victory in the $200,000 Wise Dan Stakes (G2T) June 17 on the turf at Churchill Downs.
The McCraken that inspires confidence from trainer Ian Wilkes is the one that showed up in the June 17 Matt Winn Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs, unleashing his typical kick after ranging up on the final turn en route to a 2 1/4-length triumph.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps three Saturday stakes races at Churchill Downs.
Thoroughbred owner and breeder and current chairman of Churchill Downs Inc. G. Watts Humphrey Jr. will be Honor Guest at the Thoroughbred Club of America's 2017 testimonial dinner Sept. 29 at Keeneland Race Course.
Sweeping Paddy and Proctor's Ledge are set to rematch June 17 at Churchill Downs in the $100,000 Regret Stakes Presented by Cox's Smokers Outlets (G3T) against a well-matched field of 12 3-year-old fillies.
This week is the race recap of 2002 Stephen Foster Handicap (G1) won by Street Cry. The story, written by Lenny Shulman, carried the headline, "Street Song." The story ran in the June 22, 2002 issue of The Blood-Horse.
Multiple grade 1 winner and last year's Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1) third place finisher Forever Unbridled is scheduled to return after seven months in the $200,000 Fleur de Lis (G2) at Churchill Downs June 17.
Trainer Phil Sims would just as soon have the Turtle Bowl gelding keeps things simple on June 17 by duplicating the same effort in Saturday's $200,000 Wise Dan Stakes (G2T) at Churchill Downs that earned him the victory in the test one year ago.
McCraken, who went from highly thought of to an afterthought after losses in the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G2) and Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), looks to get his confidence back in the Matt Winn Stakes.
Gun Runner is set to make his first start since finishing second to champion Arrogate in the March 25 Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1), and looms as the overwhelming favorite in the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap (G1).
Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys' Gun Runner put in a half-mile work June 12 in his final preparation for the June 17 Stephen Foster Handicap (G1) at Churchill Downs.
While the scratch of Epicharis (JPN) impacted the amount of money wagered, the Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets (G1) June 10 at Belmont Park still became the first United States classic simulcast into Japan.