The wait is almost over. We've gone from having almost no idea a few short months ago the contenders for this year's Kentucky Derby to knowing who will be in the gate. Now we just have a few hours left. All this week, and throughout the Triple Crown races, we'll be seeing the important events and moments […]
Click here to access the Betmix Free Race of the day Download the Free PP: Churchill Downs Race 11 Today's free race is the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic, race 11 at Churchill leading into the Kentucky Derby. A very competitive G1 9f Turf race with 13 starters the chart below shows you the ideal mix of factors […]
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Luke Nolen, who rode Black Caviar in all but three of her 25 victories, was listed in serious but stable condition at a Royal Adelaide hospital after a fall in the Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes. According to a report in the Sydney Morning Herald, Nolen was aboard Miss Promiscuity when the mare appeared to stumble and threw Nolen. […]
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It was Great Minds piloted by C. J. McMahon in front by a half at the wire in tonight's 20th edition of the Grade 3, $200,000 Texas Mile, giving both horse and rider their first graded stakes win. This was the third straight victory for the 5-yr-old gelded son of Stroll, with McMahon up. “I […]
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From Triple Crown winners Sir Barton in 1919 to American Pharoah in 2015, coping with foot problems sometimes has been a key factor in who won the Kentucky Derby. Sir Barton was notorious for his soft, shelly feet. The chestnut son of Star Shoot tended to throw a shoe each time he ran, having finished […]
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Horse racing has an oddly close relationship with serendipity for some of its participants. A horse's origin can be influenced by a stud barn's schedule, a horse's goals can be shifted due to a flat tire or poorly-timed cough. Almost every successful jockey or trainer's career can trace back to an important win or seized […]
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Walking into Todd Pletcher's stable office at Churchill Downs is akin to entering a different world. Yes, there are race bridles hung neatly on the wall, and there are several win photographs and even a freshly pressed set of silks adorning the window sill. Unlike most other offices on the backside, the entire 12 by […]
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Early advance wagering on the 2016 Kentucky Derby led to heavy favoritism for unbeaten champion Nyquist. As of 7:20 PM, here are the early odds for tomorrow's Run for the Roses (as well as the $1 Oaks/Derby Double will pays with Oaks winner Cathryn Sophia): Trojan Nation: 43-1 ($817) Suddenbreakingnews: 25-1 ($157) Creator: 16-1 ($113.80) […]