Kentucky Oaks

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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 [...]

Stars of Tomorrow

2017-10-27T10:00:15-05:00October 27th, 2017|

When Churchill Downs opens it's fall meet one of the most interesting things I find is the Stars of Tomorrow program and races. It gives you a glimpse of some of the horses who may wind up on the Kentucky Derby trail and in the Kentucky Oaks as well. While [...]

Bob and Mike, Who Else

2017-05-06T06:06:04-05:00May 6th, 2017|

Bob Baffert and Mike Smith teamed up to win The Kentucky Oaks yesterday with Abel Tasman. Bob was running the fickly for just the second time after taking over her training from Simon Callahan. She finished strong down the stretch into the fast and contested pace set by Paradise Woods [...]

Kentucky Oaks and Derby Safety and Security

2017-05-01T10:54:46-05:00May 1st, 2017|

Churchill Downs is continuing to enhance and attempt to improve safety and security for The Kentucky Derby and Oaks with new precautions, rules and procedures addressing just about every scenario. Learn about The Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks safety and security measures here.....