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Apr

Kentucky Derby Favorite Nyquist to work at Keeneland on Friday at 12:15 p.m.

Reddam Racing’s Nyquist, early favorite for the 2016 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), will have his final work in preparation for the classic on Friday, April 29, at Keeneland. Read more »

25
Apr

Old Friends 12th Annual Homecoming, Sponsored by Red*Brand Fence, is Sunday May 8th. Tickets Available Now

Forte Dei Marmi and Starspangled Heat (Photo by Tim Wilson)

Lexington, KY – APRIL 25, 2016 -Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, KY, will host its Annual Homecoming Sponsored by Red Brand Fence on Sunday May 8th, 2016 from 2 pm to 6 pm. Read more »

21
Apr

CHURCHILL DOWNS’ 2016 DERBY WEEK HIGHLIGHTS

LOUISVILLE, KY (Thursday, April 21, 2016) – It’s time to get ready for your favorite Derby week events. Opening Night presented by Stella Artois and Old Forester kicks off the Derby celebration on Saturday, April 30 followed by action-packed racing on Tuesday and Wednesday and a celebration of all things Kentucky at Thurby presented by TwinSpires.com to begin Oaks & Derby weekend. Tickets for all events are still available at www.kentuckyderbyweek.com. Read more »

19
Apr

2016 BREEDERS’ CUP CHALLENGE FEATURES 59 GRADE/GROUP 1 RACES IN 12 COUNTRIES

Winners of 77 Races Earn Automatic Berths, Travel and Entry Fees Paid Into World Championships

Seven “Win and You’re In” Races for Breeders’ Cup Classic

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 19, 2016) — The Breeders’ Cup announced today that the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Challenge series will consist of 77 automatic qualifying races, including four new races, into the Breeders’ Cup World Championships with 49 Challenge races held in the U.S. and Canada, and 28 races to be run outside of North America. Read more »

19
Apr

UNBEATEN GO MAGGIE GO, CALIFORNIA-BASED MOKAT ARE LATE NOMINEES TO $1 MILLION LONGINES KENTUCKY OAKS

Photo by Leslie Martin

LOUISVILLE, KY. (Monday, April 18, 2016) – The roster of 3-year-old fillies eligible to compete in the 142nd running of the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) at Churchill Downs Racetrack has grown to 114 with the addition of Mike Tarp’s Go Maggie Go, the unbeaten winner of the Gulfstream Park Oaks (GII), and J K Racing Stable’s Mokat, the California-based runner-up to champion unbeaten Songbird in the Santa Anita Oaks (GI), during the late phase of nominations to America’s premier race that closed on Wednesday, April 13. Read more »