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Finnick the Fierce, Man in the Can Work for Blue Grass

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 21:00
Arnaldo Monge and trainer Rey Hernandez' Finnick the Fierce and JRita Young Thoroughbreds' Man in the Can, two horses expected to make their next starts in the $600,000 Toyota Blue Grass (G2) July 11 at Keeneland, each turned in bullet works July 4.

Cezanne Improves to 2-for-2 With Win at Los Alamitos

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 00:00
Cezanne, who turned heads by selling for seven figures as a juvenile and winning his debut June 6 at Santa Anita Park, improved to 2-for-2 in winning a $45,000 allowance optional claiming race by 1 3/4 lengths July 2 at Los Alamitos Race Course.

Uncle Chuck, Thousand Words Headline Los Alamitos Derby

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 21:00
Trainer Bob Baffert is using the Los Alamitos Derby (G3) as a possible springboard to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) for 3-year-olds Uncle Chuck and Thousand Words. The Los Alamitos Derby is a race Baffert has won nine times.

Tiz the Law Puts In First Work Since Belmont Victory

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 21:00
Sackatoga Stable's Tiz the Law on July 1 returned to the scene of his victory in the opening leg of the Triple Crown, putting in his first timed work since a decisive win in the Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1).

Swiss Skydiver to Run in Blue Grass or Ashland

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 21:00
In an interview with broadcaster Tom Leach, trainer Kenny McPeek said Swiss Skydiver could run in the $600,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G2) or the $400,000 Central Bank Ashland Stakes (G1) against other fillies next week at Keeneland.

Derby Hopeful Cezanne Odds-On in Los Alamitos Allowance

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 21:00
Before Los Alamitos Race Course stages its official prep on the Road to the Kentucky Derby, the $150,000 Los Alamitos Derby (G3) July 4, the fifth race there July 2 acts as an unofficial one when Cezanne races in a $45,000 allowane optional claimer.

Dean Martini Pulls Off Ohio Derby Surprise

Sun, 06/28/2020 - 03:00
When trainer Brad Cox ran Dean Martini in a $50,000 claiming race after seven losses in maiden special weight races, it caught the eye of Tom Amoss.

Derby Sweet Sixteen: A Two-Horse Race Right Now

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 21:00
Whether it be in the Travers and/or Kentucky Derby, we could be treated to a classic East vs. West showdown, and what makes it even more appealing is that Honor A. P. and Tiz the Law both have the same running style.

Kentucky Derby With Spectators Gets Green Light

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:00
After consultation with Gov. Andy Beshear and state public health officials, Churchill Downs announced June 25 that the Sept. 5 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) will be contested with spectators under strict guidelines.

Kentucky Derby With Spectators a Go

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 15:00
After consultation with Gov. Andy Beshear and state public health officials, Churchill Downs announced June 25 that the Sept. 5 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) will be contested with spectators under strict guidelines.

Tiz the Law Favored in New Kentucky Derby Future Wager

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 00:00
Sackatoga Stable's $1 million Belmont Stakes (G1) winner Tiz the Law has been made the 7-2 morning line favorite in Pool 5 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager that will run June 26-28. 

Honor A. P. Likely for Del Mar's Shared Belief Stakes

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 00:00
Runhappy Santa Anita Derby (G1) winner Honor A. P. breezed four furlongs in bullet :47 1/5 at Santa Anita Park June 24 and is likely to make his next start in California in Del Mar's $100,000 Shared Belief Stakes, co-owner Lee Searing said.

Colitis Knocks Gouverneur Morris Off the Derby Trail

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 00:00
The Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) lost another candidate June 24 as Team Valor International and WinStar Farm's Gouverneur Morris has been diagnosed with colitis and is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months.

Trainers Ponder Options for Dr Post, Max Player

Sun, 06/21/2020 - 21:00
Trainer Todd Pletcher reported that Dr Post emerged from his game runner-up effort in the Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) in good order, and that the son of Quality Road could be slated for more grade 1 action.

Tagg Targets Travers for Belmont Winner Tiz the Law

Sun, 06/21/2020 - 21:00
Moments after Sackatoga Stable's Tiz the Law captured the Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), trainer Barclay Tagg could be heard asking those in charge of the trophy presentation to hurry things up—he had to get back to his horses.

Tiz Nobler in the Mind…

Sun, 06/21/2020 - 21:00
There is no doubt people are going take different views of this year’s makeshift Belmont Stakes (G1) when assessing just how impressive Tiz the Law was dominating his field to capture the mile and an eighth event by nearly four lengths.

Belmont Stakes 152

Sun, 06/21/2020 - 03:00
Tiz the Law wins the 2020 Belmont Stakes (G1).

Belmont Stakes Morning 2020

Sat, 06/20/2020 - 21:00
Belmont Stakes Day is a little quieter this year, but the racing will still be memorable as the first jewel of this year’s Triple Crown runs.

Max Player Goes Public Heading Into Belmont Stakes

Sat, 06/20/2020 - 03:00
SportBLX Thoroughbreds, co-founded by owner/breeder George Hall, is selling shares in the Withers Stakes (G3) winner that Hall bred.

Tiz the Law an Even-Money Favorite in Belmont Betting

Sat, 06/20/2020 - 03:00
While the June 19 advance wagering did little to dispel the notion that Sackatoga Stable's Tiz the Law will be a heavy favorite in the $1 million Belmont Stakes (G1), it did provide an early indication of who might be the second choice.

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