Photo Album: Top 2-year-olds at Churchill Downs

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Some of the top 2-year-olds that competed at Churchill Downs during the Spring meet. Conquest Bigluck E (Lookin at Lucky) Mark Casse/ Alan Garcia/Conquest Stables One of the best-looking 2-year-olds on the grounds, this strapping chestnut could pass for a 3-year-old with his size and maturity. The half-brother of Smitten won his debut at 4.5 [...]

Photo Album: Spring meet closing weekend at Churchill Downs

Silver Max and Robby Albarado after a win in the Firecracker

    The Bashford Manor, Kelly’s Landing and Firecracker were just a few highlights from closing weekend of the 2014 spring meet at Churchill Downs.                               4989 Thanks! An error occurred!

Anatomy of a Triple Crown loss: Real Quiet

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By J.J. HYSELL One year after his Triple Crown hopeful Silver Charm suffered an agonizing loss to Touch Gold in the Belmont Stakes, trainer Bob Baffert, the hero of racing in the late 1990’s, returned to Big Sandy in 1998 with another chance in Real Quiet. This showdown between the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner [...]

Respect still eludes Derby winner California Chrome

California Chrome: The Rodney Dangerfield of Derby winners?

By J.J. Hysell By most accounts, you would think California Chrome rolled into Churchill Downs a mythical hero about to be exposed. Possibly the least-heralded favorite in the past 10 years of the Kentucky Derby, the California-bred inspired bewilderment, not amazement, among the masses gathered along the rail in the days leading up to the [...]

Photo Album: Kentucky Derby 2014

Chrome taking it all in

California Chrome was convincing with a win as the favorite in Kentucky Derby 140.                                                   4668 5/5 ( 100% )based on 1 rating Thanks! An error occurred!

Photo Album: Kentucky Oaks 2014

My Miss Sophia, second, was a little feisty before the race

Untapable, ridden by Rosie Napravnik and trained by Steve Asmussen, stamps herself as a star with an impressive win in the Kentucky Oaks.                                         4628 5/5 ( 100% )based on 1 rating Thanks! An error occurred!

Photo Album: 2014 Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland

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Dance With Fate, a son of Two Step Salsa trained by Peter Eurton and ridden by Corey Nakatani, won Saturday’s Grade 1 Blue Grass Stakes.                     4408 Thanks! An error occurred!

Photo Album: Wise Dan triumphant in Maker’s 46 Mile

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Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan won his second straight Maker’s 46 Mile at Keeneland Friday.                         4384 Thanks! An error occurred!

Clark Handicap 2013: A photo album

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Will Take Charge out-duels Game on Dude in one of the best editions of the Clark Handicap in recent memory.                               3697 5/5 ( 100% )based on 1 rating Thanks! An error occurred!

Stars of Tomorrow 1: Photo Album

Miguel Mena celebrates aboard Son of a Preacher, son of Pulpit and impressive winner of the fourth race.

Behind the scenes at the first Stars of Tomorrow program – all 2-year-old races – at Churchill Downs Sunday, Oct. 27. All images, copy and material in this post are copyright In the Money and may not be reproduced or published without prior consent.                       [...]

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