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Kentucky Derby Contenders Pedigree Analysis: Super Stock

Kentucky Derby Contenders Pedigree Analysis: Super Stock

With the Kentucky Derby (G1) less than 3 weeks away, I’m back for my second year of analyzing some of the top contenders’ pedigrees. This week’s subject: Super Stock Trained by Steve Asmussen, Super Stock is a late surprise to the Kentucky Derby picture but a welcomed one. He’s one of the… Read More

Super Stock’s Arkansas Derby Win True Family Affair

Super Stock’s Arkansas Derby Win True Family Affair

HOT SPRINGS, AR – Perhaps no horse in trainer Steve Asmussen’s massive collection means more to his family than Super Stock, the upset winner of Saturday’s $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) at Oaklawn Park. Co-owned by Steve’s father Keith with Erv Woolsey, Super Stock had Steve’s son (also named Keith)… Read More

Abrogate Turns the Tables with Purple Martin Win

Abrogate Turns the Tables with Purple Martin Win

HOT SPRINGS, AR – Alex and JoAnn Lieblong’s Abrogate, coming off a third-place finish behind 4/5 Purple Martin favorite Windmill in the Dixie Belle Stakes February 28, turned the tables on her rival with a 1/2-length victory in Saturday’s $200,000 race for 3-year-old filly sprinters. Windmill had to settle for… Read More

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Silver State Slips By In Fifth Season

Silver State Slips By In Fifth Season

HOT SPRINGS, AR – Winchell Thoroughbreds and Willis Horton Racing’s Silver State slipped by a game Hunka Burning Love in the late stages to win Saturday’s $150,000 Fifth Season Stakes at Oaklawn Park. Silver State broke a bit slowly from post 4 under Ricardo Santana Jr. as the 4/5 favorite but soon settled… Read More

Finite Proves Superior in Chilukki

Finite Proves Superior in Chilukki

LOUISVILLE, KY – Winchell Thoroughbreds homebred Finite proved to be the superior runner that her 6/5 favoritism seemed to indicate in Saturday’s $100,000 Chilukki Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs. Finite and Ricardo Santana Jr. exited post 2 and settled well off the pace that Risky Mandate and Sanenus set through opening… Read More

Chilukki Preview: Finite On Top Of Her Game

Chilukki Preview: Finite On Top Of Her Game

LOUISVILLE, KY – Winchell Thoroughbreds homebred Finite is seemingly on top of her game as she enters her latest test in Saturday’s $100,000 Chilukki Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs. The Chilukki is a one-turn dirt mile event restricted to fillies and mares ages 3 and up. This year’s edition is the… Read More

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Nashville Still Perfect After Record-Breaking Perryville

Nashville Still Perfect After Record-Breaking Perryville

LEXINGTON, KY – China Horse Club and WinStar Farm’s Nashville kept his perfect record intact with an effortless record-breaking run in Saturday’s $125,000 Perryville Stakes at Keeneland. Nashville broke from the rail as the 1/9 favorite under Ricardo Santana Jr. and went straight to the front on his own, where he set… Read More

Joy’s Rocket Wires Songbird

Joy’s Rocket Wires Songbird

LEXINGTON, KY – Speedy from the get-go, Team Hanley and Parkland Thoroughbreds’ Joy’s Rocket took the field on a fruitless chase from gate to wire in Friday’s $125,000 Songbird Stakes at Keeneland. Though 9/2 on the morning line, Joy’s Rocket broke alertly from post 6 under Ricardo Santana Jr. at ignored… Read More

Thoughtfully Aces Adirondack

Thoughtfully Aces Adirondack

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – Heider Family Stables’ Thoughtfully aced her graded stakes debut with a commanding performance in Wednesday’s $150,000 Adirondack Stakes (G2) at Saratoga. Sent from post 4 as the even-money favorite under Ricardo Santana, Jr., Thoughtfully took back into a stalking position while Ava’s Grace dueled inside of Make Mischief through opening… Read More

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