Tag: Preakness

Ageless D. Wayne Lukas Earns Another Big One

Ageless D. Wayne Lukas Earns Another Big One

| May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The message should be crystal-clear by now to anyone who has been paying even the slightest bit of attention to goings-on in Thoroughbred racing.

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Derby 139 Belongs to Shug McGaughey – And More

Derby 139 Belongs to Shug McGaughey – And More

| May 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

As the realization of a lifelong dream unfolded before him on a soggy first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs, Claude Ray “Shug” McGaughey was not watching from a warm and cozy spot on Millionaires Row, over even one of the Churchill Downs boxes in Section 318 where the connections of Kentucky Derby runners spend some of the most anxious two-minute increments of their lives.

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Derby Wrap-Up

Derby Wrap-Up

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Is there a much-needed Triple Crown in Orb? For the sake of Thoroughbred racing, let us hope so.

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I’ll Have Another Bids To End The Drought

I’ll Have Another Bids To End The Drought

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

You can choose the term or phrase of your liking to describe what I’ll Have Another, the winner of the Kentucky Derby did at Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course last Saturday.

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Looking To Preakness, Glancing Back At Derby & Oaks Days

Looking To Preakness, Glancing Back At Derby & Oaks Days

| May 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The stylish victory by Reddam Racing’s I’ll Have Another in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands was impressive but has failed chase opponents from the Preakness, the middle jewel of racing’s Triple Crown that will be run Saturday at Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course.

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Stephen Foster big prep for Breeders’ Cup

Stephen Foster big prep for Breeders’ Cup

| June 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

The 2011 Triple Crown season ended last week with a running of the Belmont Stakes won by a 3-year-old that was the right horse on the day, but few aside from his owner and trainer could envision the victorious Ruler On Ice being a major factor in key events later in the year.

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The Triple Crown

The Triple Crown

| June 8, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Belmont Stakes, the 1 1/2-mile “Test of the Champion” is set for Saturday and will wrap up the Triple Crown run that started nearly five weeks ago with Animal Kingdom’s surprise romp in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands.

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Shack, Romans victory is one for Kentucky

Shack, Romans victory is one for Kentucky

| May 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

As much as we celebrate the participation by local ownership teams, trainers and jockeys in the Kentucky Derby, it’s not very often that a true “home team” wins the big race on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs.

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Can Animal Kingdom rule?

Can Animal Kingdom rule?

| May 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

With the emphatic victory by Animal Kingdom in Kentucky Derby 137 now safely in the rear view mirror, the second jewel of racing’s elusive Triple Crown looms Saturday in the $1 million Preakness Stakes at Baltimore’s Pimlico.

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Most important Preakness?

Most important Preakness?

| May 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Saturday’s Preakness may be most important to thoroughbred racing in the history of the second jewel in the Triple Crown.

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