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Ben's Cat: Better Than Ever

Ben's Cat: Better Than Ever

  • May 26, 2016
  • 3:34

Fan favorite Ben’s Cat continues to excel for Hall of Famer King Leatherbury. The Blood-Horse caught up with the 10-year-old warrior and his connections in Maryland, where he dashed to his fifth Jim McKay Turf Sprint score.

Kentucky Derby Ponies of 2016

Kentucky Derby Ponies of 2016

  • May 6, 2016
  • 2:05

Claire Novak introduces us to the horses who help out our Kentucky Derby contenders. Meet the Kentucky Derby ponies Satire, Harley, Smokey, Chester, and Red.

Visions of Roses: Whitmore's Journey

Visions of Roses: Whitmore's Journey

  • May 2, 2016
  • 2:53

Join Chance Moquett, the 23-year-old son of trainer Ron Moquett, as he describes the memories that are made with a runner on the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) trail.

A Taylor Made Home for California Chrome

A Taylor Made Home for California Chrome

  • May 1, 2016
  • 8:52

Catch up with 2014 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner California Chrome and learn about his new Kentucky home, Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky., where he'll retire to stud at the end of his racing career.

Nyquist Arrives at Keeneland

Nyquist Arrives at Keeneland

  • April 3, 2016
  • 0:10

Florida Derby (gr. I) winner Nyquist arrives at Keeneland April 3 as he continues the trail to the Kentucky Derby.

Dubai World Cup Press Conference

Dubai World Cup Press Conference

  • March 27, 2016
  • 10:14

Comments from California Chrome's connections after his victory in the Dubai World Cup, including Victor Espinoza's discussion of the saddle slipping. Courtesy Dubai Racing Club.

UAE Derby Press Conference

UAE Derby Press Conference

  • March 26, 2016
  • 3:02

Comments from trainer Mikio Matsunaga after Lani's victory in the UAE Derby (UAE-II). Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

Dubai World Cup Post Times

Dubai World Cup Post Times

  • March 26, 2016
  • 1:15

For U.S. fans, Claire Novak runs down the post times for races on the Dubai World Cup card March 26 at Meydan.

Dubai World Cup: Morning Training 03/24 Part 2

Dubai World Cup: Morning Training 03/24 Part 2

  • March 24, 2016
  • 5:07

Morning training in Dubai, including Rich Tapestry (gold 3), Dariyan (green 4), Vazirabad (red 1), Vadamos (white 12), Gailo Chop (green 7), Highland Reel (green 2). Plus footage from Breakfast with the Stars. Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

Dubai World Cup: Morning Training March 24 Part 1

Dubai World Cup: Morning Training March 24 Part 1

  • March 24, 2016
  • 4:28

Horses preparing for Dubai World Cup Day including Mshawish (white 9), Frank Conversation (pink 8), California Chrome (white 1), Hoppertunity (white 7), Peniaphobia (Black 1), Handassa (gray 4), and Keen Ice (white 2). Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

Dubai World Cup: William Buick on Frosted

Dubai World Cup: William Buick on Frosted

  • March 24, 2016
  • 2:57

Last year's Dubai World Cup (UAE-I)-winning jockey William Buick looks to win again March 26 at Meydan, this time for Kiaran McLaughlin on Frosted.

Dubai World Cup: Hoppertunity

Dubai World Cup: Hoppertunity

  • March 19, 2016
  • 0:06

Hoppertunity with Dana Barnes aboard checks out the track at Meydan in preparation for the Dubai World Cup on March 26. Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

Dubai World Cup: Alan Sherman and 'Chrome'

Dubai World Cup: Alan Sherman and 'Chrome'

  • February 9, 2016
  • 2:10

The Dubai Racing Club asks trainer Alan Sherman a few questions about how California Chrome looks leading up to the Dubai World Cup. Video courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

Playing in the Snow

Playing in the Snow

  • January 23, 2016
  • 0:13

Horse playing in the snow in Central Kentucky on Jan. 23, 2016.

California Chrome Departs for Dubai: 1/21/2016

California Chrome Departs for Dubai: 1/21/2016

  • January 21, 2016
  • 4:24

California Chrome leaves Los Alamitos to begin his journey to Dubai for the Dubai World Cup. Includes comments from trainer Art Sherman. Video Courtesy Los Alamitos Race Course

California Chrome Works Dec. 27, 2015

California Chrome Works Dec. 27, 2015

  • December 27, 2015
  • 3:08

Watch 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome work at Los Alamitos Dec. 27, 2015 with Victor Espinoza.

California Chrome Work December 19, 2015

California Chrome Work December 19, 2015

  • December 19, 2015
  • 4:19

California Chrome works 6 furlongs at Los Alamitos Race Course with Dihigi Gladney aboard on December 19, 2015. Also includes comments from Art Sherman. Video Courtesy Los Alamitos.