Horse Racing News

Shared Belief smashes TVG Pacific Classic Field

Champion two-year old Shared Belief maintained his unbeaten record with another smashing victory Aug. 24 in the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic at Del Mar.  Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith was in the irons for the victory by 3-year-old Shared Belief, … Continue reading

Dying For Derby?

So it’s the middle of another hot summer in the Bluegrass State. For those of us anxiously waiting for the Kentucky Derby to come back around, it may seem like that first Saturday in May will never get here. However, … Continue reading

Tapiture Works at Churchill Downs

Winchell Thoroughbred’s Kentucky homebred Tapiture, winner of the Southwest Stakes (gr. III) who ranks 13th on the Kentucky Derby leaderboard with 52 points, headed to the Churchill Downs track early April 21 to work five furlongs in 1:02 4/5. The … Continue reading

Cairo Prince to Miss Derby With Ankle Injury

Cairo Prince has sustained an ankle injury that will prevent him from competing in the May 3 Kentucky Derby (gr. I), it was reported by multiple news sources April 19. According to trainer Kiaran McLaughlin, the son of Pioneerof the … Continue reading

The Toyota Bluegrass Stakes

The Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) and Arkansas Derby (gr. I) results brought some interesting things to consider on April 12. Dance With Fate, who impressively held off Medal Count by 1 3/4 lengths to win the Blue Grass … Continue reading

Keeneland Increases Purses for Fall Meet

The 2013 Keeneland Fall Meet will include 17 stakes races worth $4.625 million in purse money, making it one of the richest in the nation.The Fall Meet, which will include six Grade I races, will be in session Oct. 4-26.The … Continue reading

Ramsey’s on a Roll–Ramsey’s Farm Breaks Track Records

Ken and Sarah Ramsey, owners of Ramsey Farm in Nicholasville, Kentucky, finished the Spring Meet on June 30 at Churchill Downs with a flourish, earning a total of 32 wins, establishing a new single season record over the 38 day … Continue reading

Make Exciting Additions To Your Kentucky Derby Package!

Now that you have your Kentucky Derby tickets or Kentucky Derby package purchased from DerbyDeals.com, you may want to think of adding some exciting and fun pieces to your order. Louisville doesn’t just rest on the Kentucky Derby race, as … Continue reading

D. Wayne Lukas Pair Finishes 1st & 2nd In Rebel Stakes

D. Wayne Lukas has to feel pretty good about his two Kentucky Derby hopefuls after they finished first and second in the Rebel Stakes this past weekend at Oaklawn Park. Will Take Charge bolted his way to the top of … Continue reading

Verrazano Passes First Stakes Test

Verrazano may be the brightest rising star in Todd Pletcher’s ample stable of Kentucky Derby hopefuls. He has been highly touted by racing fans and writers since his February allowance race at Gulfstream Park, where he destroyed the competition over … Continue reading