Kentucky Oaks

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2019-03-07T11:04:00-05:00March 7th, 2019|

  Fountain of Youth runner up Bourbon War will be pointed to the Florida Derby. Global Campaign grabbed a quarter badly in the Fountain of Youth. Will have some time off and is off of the Derby Trail. Jaywalk came out of her fourth place in the Davona Dale just [...]

Bourbon and the Deacon

2019-03-04T13:21:17-05:00March 4th, 2019|

    Bourbon and the Deacon at the Derby Bar By Kate Richards          There must be something in the country air, limestone soil and the bluegrass carpet of Kentucky to produce the spirit of a whiskey that is historically all-American. Congress said so in 1964 designating [...]

10 Years Since Rachel’s Oaks by Mary Dixon Reynolds

2019-02-23T10:15:22-05:00February 23rd, 2019|

        Celebrating Rachel by Mary Dixon Reynolds   Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Rachel Alexandra's breathtaking Kentucky Oaks which unwittingly began her campaign for Horse of the Year The exquisite looking bay filly with the upside down question mark on her face was named after owner and [...]

Serengeti Empress Puts on a Show

2019-02-17T08:06:43-05:00February 17th, 2019|

  Serengeti Empress put on a show with an  impressive 4-1/2 length, wire to wire victory in the $200,000 Grade 2 Rachel Alexander Stakes at the Fair Grounds on Saturday. Sent right to the lead by James Graham, Serengeti Empress was extremely comfortable while carving out a slow early 1/4 [...]

Early Kentucky Derby and Oaks Point Leaders

2019-01-06T15:10:34-05:00January 6th, 2019|

  Take a look at some of the early Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks point leaders. Gino Buccola discusses the leaders and what the plans are going forward towards the run for the roses on the first Saturday in May.         The Arm, Be With Us, [...]

Monomoy Girl Takes the Kentucky Oaks

2018-05-05T06:45:44-05:00May 5th, 2018|

Trainer Brad Cox's Monomoy Girl ran a dead game race from the far outside post to take yesterday's Kentucky Oaks. Under Florent Geroux Monomoy Girl was able to find a nice stalking spot after moving in considerably by the time they hit the far turn. She took the lead easily [...]

Working In The Dark

2018-04-23T08:27:00-05:00April 23rd, 2018|

There is just something about workouts in the dark that intrigue me. I get that whole fresh track and morning person thing, but I will also never forget a true racetrack tip in Damon Runyon fashion I once received. To keep things short and protect the guilty: Many years ago [...]

Highly Regarded Fly So High Injured

2018-03-06T13:58:33-05:00March 6th, 2018|

Fly So High who took the Davona Dale in what I'd call workman like fashion injured a suspensory and will be out 60 days. The time off may turn out to be a blessing. While extremely talented with a lot of upside, Fly So High did not look like an [...]