Classic Empire

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Fixing the Derby

2019-05-12T05:38:25-05:00May 12th, 2019|

    Fixing the Derby: Would Reducing Field Size Help?   Peter Lee   Amid all the controversy surrounding Maximum Security's disqualification in the Kentucky Derby, some were calling for a reduced field size from the current 20 to 14.   At first glance, it makes sense: when the gates [...]

A Closer Look: Pioneerof the Nile

2019-03-18T15:40:23-05:00March 18th, 2019|

    A Closer Look: Top Stallion Pioneerof the Nile Dead at 13 by Nicolle Neulist   Leading stallion Pioneerof the Nile has passed away suddenly at age 13, WinStar Farm announced this morning.   Born in 2006, he was a homebred for Zayat Stables, by Empire Maker through their [...]

Classic Empire Retired

2017-10-19T07:30:07-05:00October 19th, 2017|

Two year old champ Classic Empire has been retired. You could sort of see this coming going back to his refusal to work back at Gulfstream prior to the Florida Derby and the continue issues that seemed to have plagued him during his three year old year. His best effort [...]

No Surprise Here

2017-08-30T11:36:05-05:00August 30th, 2017|

Classic Empire hasn't been right all year or so it appears. Between the abscess, refusing to work, missed starts, and now an open schedule, you have to respect the race he ran in the Preakness even more. Read more about Classic Empire here.....

Classic Empire Hmmmmm?

2017-08-04T06:22:09-05:00August 4th, 2017|

Classic Empire has yet to work at Saratoga, and the Travers is right around the corner. It is looking more like the Pennsylvania Derby if anything. Read more about Classic Empire here....

Big Boys Coming Back, Making Plans

2017-06-22T10:38:45-05:00June 22nd, 2017|

Classic Empire, Cloud Computing, Always Dreaming and the other big boy three year olds are making their summer plans. With the division still wide open on paper, these decisions and the ensuing results will go a long way in establishing the champion three year old. If you want to just [...]

He’s Taking Another Shot

2017-05-26T10:19:44-05:00May 26th, 2017|

Classic Empire, last year's two-year old champion, but somewhat of a disappointment in The Derby and Preakness, looks like he will take another shot at a classic by running back in The Belmont Stakes. He will be coming in off two hard races, and I am not sure he will [...]