Derby Kitten capped a big day for Ken and Sarah Ramsey, as the homebred 3-year-old got up in the late stages to win the $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. III) April 23 on a stormy day at Keeneland.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2008
|Trainer||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|Owner||Magdalena Racing (Susan McPeek, et al)|
|Breeder||Daniel J Burke|
|Casper's Touch View Five-Cross Pedigree||Touch Gold||Deputy Minister|
|Lizzy Cool||Saint Ballado|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Kenneth McPeek, agent||Blackburn Farm, agent for Longford Farm||$50,000|
Jason, Tom and Steve handicap the Lexington Stakes and Jerome Stakes. Watch Video
Silver Medallion is the lone Coolmore Lexington (gr. III) entrant with a chance to make the Kentucky Derby; Casper's Touch would point toward the Preakness (gr. I) with a good effort in the April 23 race.
Stuart Janney III's homebred Air Support came from near the back of the field and ran down Great Mills in the final jump to win the $100,000 Transylvania (gr. IIIT) by a nose April 8 on opening day at Keeneland.
Jason, Tom and Les handicap the Gotham Stakes (gr. III) and the Santa Anita H. (gr. I). Watch Video
Soldat ran away from To Honor and Serve and held off Gourmet Dinner to win the $400,000 Fountain of Youth (gr. II) Feb. 26 at Gulfstream Park.
The Fountain of Youth is where the real Triple Crown trail begins. From this point forward, everything starts to get serious. Read Blog
Lesser-known horses can take their first major steps towards Derby contention with a goood showing at Gulfstream Saturday.
Who will win the 2011 Fountain of Youth? Who will complete the exacta? Who will come up empty? Now is your chance to see how your picks stack up against the rest of the BloodHorse.com community. Predict the Order
Jason, Tom and Tim handicap the Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) and the Hutcheson Stakes (gr. II). Watch Video
Triple Crown Insider tracks the top 3-year-olds, rating the 20 best contenders in the weeks leading up to Kentucky Derby 137. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
To Honor and Serve will make his much-anticipated 3-year-old debut against a well-rounded field in the $400,000 Fountain of Youth (gr. II) Feb. 26 at Gulfstream Park.
Gourmet Dinner worked a strong half-mile in :47 3/5 Feb. 16 at Gulfstream Park for trainer Steve Standridge in preparation for the $400,000 Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) on Feb. 26.
A trio of under the radar Kentucky Derby horses to keep an eye on... Read Blog
Our report on this weekend's stakes action will appear on Tuesday, but for now there are several allowance and maiden races from the past several weeks that should be touched on, based solely on observation. Read Blog
- By Steve Haskin
Over the past decade or so, racing has seen a new breed of owner enter the sport, many with a corporate philosophy. Read Blog
Ridden by Jesus Castanon, Shackleford took over from pacesetter El Grayling nearing the quarter-pole and bounded home for a 2 1/4-length victory in a key first-level allowance race for 3-year-olds Feb. 5 at Gulfstream.
Just because there are no 3-year-old dirt stakes at Gulfstream this weekend doesn't mean there are no races with Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) implications.
Debuting this week is the Derby Dozen. But what are the chances even half of those horses listed will even make it to Churchill Downs? And what are the chances the Derby winner is among them? Read Blog
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