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2010 Sovereign Award Winners - The Canadian thoroughbred year-end championships were announced Friday night at Woodbine and Biofuel was named Champion 3-year old Filly and Horse of the Year. Check out all the winners and vote totals.
2010 Sovereign Award Finalists - The Sovereign Awards are Canada's year end championships. Check out all the finalists for the equine, human, and media categories here.
2010 Eclipse Award Winners - Zenyatta was named Horse of the Year and Champion Older Female at the ceremony on Monday night. Blame won Champion Older Male and Goldikova won Champion Turf Female. Get all the winners with photos and vote totals here.
2010 Eclipse Finalists - The finalists for the 2010 Eclipse Awards were announced Wednesday. The winners will be announced and trophies presented on Monday January 17. Zenyatta, Blame, and Goldikova are the finalists for Horse of the Year. Check out all the finalists for both the equine and human categories here.
2010 Eclipse Media Award Winners - The winners of the media categories for the 2009 Eclipse Awards have all been announced including writing, television, radio, and photography. Also included here are the Special Eclipse Award and Eclipse Awards of Merit which were also announced already.
Review: Lord of Misrule - by Jaimy Gordon. This award-winning slice of life novel portrays the gritty, downtrodden life on the backstretch of a minor league track in the 1970's.
2010 Year in Review - As we near the end of the year, it is time to take a look back at the highs and lows of 2010.
Review: Thoroughbred Breeding - Pedigree Theories and the Science of Genetics by Dr. Matthew Binns and Tony Morris. An easy to read and understand explanation of thoroughbred pedigree theory and history.
More Than a Reason upsets in the 2010 Queens County Stakes (G3) - He rallied in the stretch to win by a head over Stormy's Majesty and favorite Arson Squad. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Snow Fairy wins the 2010 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup - She rallied in the stretch to win by a neck over Irian with Packing Winner third. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Mastery romps in the 2010 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase - He drew off two in by 2 1/2 lengths over Redwood and Americain. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Beauty Flash upsets in the 2010 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile - He held off the late close by Royal Bench to win by 3/4 length with Sahpresa third. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
J J The Jet Plane wins the 2010 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint - He just caught Rocket Man by a head with Sacred Kingdom finishing third. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
2010 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races Workout Photos - Photos and comments for 29 of the international horses at Sha Tin this week, including Melbourne Cup winner Americain and US-based runner Winchester.
2010 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races Entries - Post positions were draw on Thursday for the Hong Kong Cup, Vase, Sprint, and Mile, worth a total of HK$20 million. All the races have 14 horses except the Hong Kong Cup which has 13, headed by last year's winner Vision d'Etat. Get the fields for all 4 races with post positions here.
Ryan Moore wins the 2010 Cathay Pacific International Jockeys' Championship - He won 2 legs of the 4 race series to take the title over local leading rider Douglas Whyte. Julien Leparoux represented the US, but scored no points. Get the results and lots of photos here.
Review: John Henry: The Steel Driving Racehorse - This great new DVD is a grand tribute to the great gelding John Henry, who started as the horse nobody wanted and went on to win over $6 million and be named Horse of the Year twice. This would make a wonderful Christmas gift for any racing fan.
Baffert wins #2000 - Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert got his 2000th win on December 2, 2010, at Hollywood Park with Free Pourin in the 3rd race. He has trained multiple Breeders' Cup and Kentucky Derby winners in his long career. Check out his career highlights and stats here.
Cigar Mile and Gazelle Stakes results - Jersey Town was a huge upset in the Cigar Mile (G1) at Aqueduct on Saturday with Haynesfield second. Also on the card, favorite No Such Word won the Gazelle Stakes (G1) over Awesome Maria. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Remsen and Demoiselle Stakes results - Heavy favorite To Honor and Serve won wire-to-wire in the Remsen (G2) for the 2-year-old colts at Aqueduct on Saturday. Also on the card, Dixie City won the Demoiselle (G2) for the fillies. Get the results, charts, and photos.
2011 Horse Calendars - A look at what is available for 2011 from Calendars.com and Cafe Press. Both racing and other horse calendars are here including my annual thoroughbred and harness racing calendars. Also check out my Christmas cards: "Let It Snow" and "Happy Holidays". Be sure to check out the cool clock on the second one.
Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes day results - Gourmet Dinner was an upset winner in the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes (G3), one of 6 big stakes on the card Saturday. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 6 here.
Ariana D upsets in the Bessarabian Stakes - She rallied wide from last to win at Woodbine by a neck over favorite Sugar Again with Hooh Why another length back in third. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Zenyatta retired - It was announced today that will be retired with a record of 19 wins and one second in 20 lifetime starts. She will go to Lane's End Farm in Kentucky but no plans for breeding her have been announced.
Breeders' Cup Wrap-up - The 27th renewal of the Breeders' Cup World Championships, the seventh to be held at Churchill Downs, is now history. Here are comments, records, and stats for the 14 Breeders' Cup Championship races.
Breeders' Cup Saturday Results - Goldikova became the first horse to win three Breeders' Cup races with her victory in the Mile. Zenyatta came up a head short in her quest for a 20th consecutive win when she was unable to catch Blame in the Classic. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 8 races here. Get more photos and comments for each race here: Turf Sprint  Dirt Mile  Mile  Juvenile  Juvenile Turf  Sprint  Turf  Classic
Breeders' Cup Friday Results - There were 6 races Friday highlighted by the Ladies' Classic where Unrivaled Belle held off the late close of Blind Luck to win. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 6 races here. Get more photos and comments for each race here: Marathon  F&M Sprint  Juvenile Fillies Turf  Juvenile Fillies  F&M Turf  Ladies Classic
Thursday Breeders' Cup Workouts - Today it was cold and sunny at Churchill Downs and the track was very crowded. There were a few timed works and Zenyatta came again after 9am. Check out photos of 28 horses who were on the track or schooled in the paddock today with comments.
Wednesday Breeders' Cup Workouts - Today was cloudy and cold but the track was still very busy today at Churchill Downs. Zenyatta came out to gallop just after 9am and there there were a couple of timed works. Check out photos of 32 horses who were on the track today with comments.
Zenyatta at Churchill Downs - It was her first day on the track today, so check out a few photos of her including back at the barn afterwards. Just added: Zenyatta schooling in the paddock on Thursday.
2010 Breeders' Cup Entries - Final entries were taken and post positions drawn for the 14 Breeders' Cup Championship races to be run on Friday and Saturday at Churchill Downs. A record total of 172 horses, including 4 also-eligibles, were entered. Get the entries, post positions, and morning line odds for all the races here along with lots of info for each race and profiles for the horses. Free past performances available now!
Zenyatta arrives at Churchill Downs - She arrived at the track around noon and was met by a large group of fans and media and showed off for them quite a bit. Check out some photos of the event.
Tuesday Breeders' Cup Workouts - There were more Breeders' Cup horses out today at Churchill Downs with lots of foreign horses clearing quarantine, including Goldikova and Arc de Triomphe winner Workforce. Check out photos of 26 horses who were on the track today with comments.
Americain wins the 150th Melbourne Cup - He is the first French-trained runner to win the 2-mile race that stops a nation, by 2 3/4 lengths over Maluckyday and favorite So You Think on Tuesday at Flemington. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Monday Breeders' Cup Workouts - There were several timed workouts today on both the dirt and turf on our first day at Churchill Downs. Check out photos of 27 horses who were on the track today with comments.
2010 Breeders' Cup Entries - Final entries were taken and post positions drawn for the 14 Breeders' Cup Championship races to be run on Friday and Saturday at Churchill Downs. Get the entries, post positions, and morning line odds for all the races here along with lots of info for each race and profiles for the horses.
Review: How Kentucky Became Southern - A Tale of Outlaws, Horse Thieves, Gamblers, and Breeders by Maryjean Wall. Horse racing history buffs will find this tribute to Kentucky and the sport of racing interesting and should enjoy it.
Review: The Story of Your Life - A History of The Sporting Life Newspaper (1859-1998) by James Lambie. A history of British horse racing using many excerpts of The Sporting Life, a daily newspaper which was published from 1859-1998. The book also covers other sports such as boxing, rugby, and soccer.
Joshua Tree holds on in the Canadian International (G1) - He led a European sweep of the top three spots at Woodbine on Saturday, winning by a head over Mores Wells and Redwood. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
E.P. Taylor (G1) and Nearctic Stakes (G1) - Also on Canadian International day, Reggane won the 2010 E.P. Taylor Stakes (G1) by a length over Miss Keller and Shalanaya. In the Nearctic Stakes (G1), longshot Serious Attitude rallied from far back to win over Grand Adventure and Fatal Bullet. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Keeneland Fallstars Weekend results - Opening weekend had ten graded stakes races for several of the Breeders' Cup divisions, headed by the Shadwell Turf Mile won by Gio Ponti and the Juddemont Spinster won by Acoma. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 10 races here.
Canadian International Entries - A field of 9 turf specialists was entered in the $2 million 1 1/2 mile Canadian International (G1) at Woodbine on Saturday. Get the entries and free past performances here for the International, the E.P. Taylor, and Nearctic Stakes, all Breeders' Cup Win and You're In races.
Champagne, Frizette Stakes, and Jamaica Handicap Results - There were three Grade 1 races Saturday at Belmont Park. Uncle Mo won the Champagne for the juvenile colts, A Z Warrior won the Frizette for the juvenile fillies, and Prince Will I Am won the Jamaica for the 3-year-old turf horses. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Wyomia romps in the Mazarine Stakes (G3) - She led the whole way and drew off to win 2 3/4 lengths over favorite Delightful Mary with Poof Too far back in third. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Zenyatta wins the Lady's Secret Stakes (G1) - She just got up to win her 19th race at the Oak Tree meet at Hollywood Park to stay undefeated. Get the results, charts, and lots of photos here plus the Goodwood, Norfolk, and Yellow Ribbon Stakes on the same card.
Review: Crushing the Cup 2010 - - by Jim Mazur and Peter Mallett. An invaluable tool for trying to unlock the mysteries of handicapping the Breeders' Cup races at Churchill Downs.
Workforce wins the 2010 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (G1) - At Longchamp Racecourse in Paris on Sunday, Workforce won the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (G1). On the undercard, Goldikova won the Prix de la Foret (G1) and Lily of the Valley won the Prix de l'Opera (G1). Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Haynesfield upsets in the Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) - He led the whole way then drew off to win by 4 lengths over favorite Blame and Fly Down at Belmont Park on Saturday. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Winchester wins the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (G1) - Also at Belmont Park, Winchester rallied from last to win by a length over favorite Paddy O'Prado and Grassy. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Life At Ten romps in the Beldame (G1) - Also at Belmont Park, Life At Ten drew off to win by 2 lengths over favorite Unbridled Belle and Persistently. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Ave wins the Flower Bowl Invitational (G1) - Also at Belmont Park, Ave just got up to win by a head over Changing Skies and favorite Red Desire. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Girolamo domintes in the Vosburgh (G1) - Also at Belmont Park, favorite Girolamo drew off to win by 2 1/2 lengths over Riley Tucker and Wildcat Brief. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Rachel Alexandra retired - Majority owner Jess Jackson announced today that 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra has been retired and will be bred to Curlin next year. Check out photos from most of her races and lots of stats.
Apart wins the Super Derby (G2) - He stalked the pace then drew off to win by 1 1/2 lengths in the stretch over Distored Economy and favorite Hurricane Ike at Louisiana Downs on Saturday. Also on the card, Dreamsrunwild won the Sunday Silence Stakes and Jazzy Jessy won the Happy Ticket Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Movie Review: Secretariat: The Impossible True Story - We went to an advance screening of this movie which will be released on October 8. While serious racing fans may have problems with some inaccuracies (like Keeneland pretending to be Belmont Park), it was a feel-good family movie that can be enjoyed by both the general public and racing fans.
Court Vision wins the Woodbine Mile (G1) - He rallied to win by 1 1/4 lengths over The Usual Q.T. Sunday on the turf at Woodbine. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Northern Dancer Turf (G1) and Canadian Stakes (G2) - Also at Woodbine, favorite Redwood won the Northern Dancer Turf over longshot Fifty Proof and Miss Keller won the Canadian Stakes over Latin Love. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Check the Label wins the Garden City Stakes (G1) - She rallied from last to win by 3/4 of a length over Snow Top Mountain and Gitchee Goomie on the turf Saturday at Belmont Park. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Al Khali wins the Bowling Green Handicap (G2) - He just got up at the wire to win by a neck over favorite Winchester and Simmard in third on Saturday at Belmont Park. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Secretariat movie review - The new Secretariat movie starring Diane Lane and John Malkovich will be officially released on October 8 at theaters nationwide by Walt Disney Studios. Many places are also showing advance previews, and Lori, a racing fan from Cleveland, had a chance to attend one and sent in this review.
Woodward (G1) and Forego Stakes (G1) Results - Quality Road drew off to win the Woodward at Saratoga on Saturday by 4 3/4 lengths as the heavy favorite. Also on the card, Here Comes Ben was an upset winner in the Forego while C.S. Silk won the Addison Mallery Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Metro Pace, She's a Great Lady Stakes, and Canadian Pacing Derby - Mystician was a big upset in the $1 million Metro Pace at Mohawk on Saturday night. Also on the card, Idyllic won the She's a Great Lady stakes and Won the West took the Canadian Pacing Derby. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Persistently defeats Rachel Alexandra in the Personal Ensign (G1) - She ran her down in the stretch to win by a length with Life at Ten finishing third. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Afleet Express upsets in the Travers (G1) - He held off Fly Down to win by a nose with First Dude in third. Also on the card, Discreetly Mine won the Kings Bishop (G1) going wire-to-wire over Bank Merger and Latigo Shore. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Rightly So romps in the Ballerina Stakes (G1) - She led the whole way and drew off to win by 4 length over Warbling. Also on the card, Dynaslew won the Ballston Spa Handicap (G2) and Rapport won the Victory Ride Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Get Stormy wins the Bernard Baruch Handicap (G2) - He stalked the pace then drew away in the stretch to win Friday at Saratoga over pacesetter National Kid and Radical Sabbatical. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Debussy upsets in the Arlington Million (G1) - He ran down favorite Gio Ponti in the stretch to win by a half length with Tazeez finishing third. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Eclair de Lune wins the Beverly D (G1) - She drew clear to win by 1 1/2 lengths over Hot Cha Cha and Gypsy's Warning. Favorite Ave finished a dismal 8th. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Paddy O'Prado wins the Secretariat Stakes (G1) - He stalked the pace then edged clear to win by 1 1/4 lengths over Wigmore Hall and Working for Hops. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Stars and Stripes Turf (G3) and Hatoof Stakes - Memorial Maniac closed late to win the Stars and Stripes over Lemonade Kid and Free Fighter while Silent Candy won the Hatoof Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos for this plus the Jockey Challenge from Friday at Arlington.
Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Inductions - Ten new members were inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame on August 29, 2010, including owner/breeder Mel Lawson and Belmont Stakes winner Victory Gallop. Find out about all ten inductees here.
Miami Deco a huge upset in the Breeders' Stakes - He set a new record win payoff in the final leg of Canada's Triple Crown at Woodbine, paying $133.10 to win. Stormy Lord was second with favorite Cognashene third. Also on the card, Impossible Time won the Victoriana Stakes. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Telling upsets in the Sword Dancer Invitational (G1) - The 33-1 longshot drew away to win by two lengths on the turf at Saratoga while favorite Expansion finished a dull fifth. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Jockey Russell Baze wins #11,000 - He became the first jockey to reach 11,000 career victories, aboard Separate Forest in the 4th race at Santa Rosa on Saturday August 14, 2010. The perennial leading jockey in Northern California, Baze is a member of the Racing Hall of Fame and has been riding for over 3 decades.
Vanderbilt and Honorable Miss Handicaps - Favorite Majesticperfection went wire to wire to win the Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (G1) by 2 3/4 lengths over Big Drama and Bribon. In the Honorable Miss Handicap (G2), Secret Gypsy won by 2 lengths over Hour Glass with favorite Warbling third. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Hambletonian Day results - The Meadowlands hosted harness racing's biggest race of the year on Saturday, the Hambletonian for 3-year-old trotters, where Muscle Massive ran down favorite Lucky Chucky at the wire. Get the results, charts, and photos for this and 9 other stakes on the card here.
Whitney Handicap (G1) and Test Stakes (G1) results - Blame wore down heavy favorite Quality Road to win the Whitney Handicap by a head with Musket Man third. Also on the card, Champagne d'Oro drew away to win the Test Stakes by 4 1/2 lengths over Bonnie Blue Flag while favorite Pica Slew was a dismal 8th, and Sea Road won the Hattie Moseley Stakes.. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Review: Secretariat's Meadow - The Land, The Family, The Legend by Kate Chenery Tweedy and Leeanne Ladin. An excellent tribute not only to Secretariat but the Chenery family and Meadow Stable. This book is strongly recommended to racing fans especially history buffs.
Lookin At Lucky romps in the Haskell Invitational (G1) - The Preakness winner drew off in the stretch to win by 4 lengths over Trappe Shot at Monmouth Park on Sunday. First Dude was 3rd and Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver was 4th. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Haskell Undercard Stakes results - There were six other stakes on the card at Monmouth on Haskell day, including the Taylor Made Matchmaker Stakes (G3) won by Unbridled Essence and the Oceanport Stakes (G3) won by Get Serious. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Ruffian Invitational, Fourstardave Handicap, and Curlin Stakes - It was a day for front runners at Saratoga as Malibu Prayer led the whole way to win the Ruffian (G1) over favorite Unrivaled Belle. Get Stormy also went wire to wire to win the Fourstardave (G2) as did Winslow Homer to win the Curlin Stakes by 9 lengths easily. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Proviso wins the Diana Stakes (G1) - She got up to win by a head over Shared Account who was a nose in front of favorite Forever Together on the turf at Saratoga. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
A Little Warm wins the Jim Dandy Stakes (G2) - He and Miner's Reserve battled for the top spot all the way around before getting the advantage in the stretch to win by 1 3/4 at Saratoga. Favorite Fly Down was a disappointing 5th. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Golden Moka wins the Prince of Wales Stakes - He remained undefeated for his new connections who brought him in from Panama, winning by 2 3/4 lengths over Mobil Unit and Queen's Plate winner Big Red Mike. Get the results, charts, and photos for this and the two other stakes on the card here.
Rachel Alexandra wins the Lady's Secret at Monmouth - She pulled away to win by 3 lengths in 1:49.78 for the mile and an eighth. Also on the card, Island Time won the Desert Vixen Stakes and on Friday Beyondallboundarys won the Dearly Precious Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Prince of Wales Stakes Entries - The second leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, the Prince of Wales Stakes, will be run on Sunday July 25, 2010, at Fort Erie Racetrack. Queen's Plate winner Big Red Mike is the favorite in a field of eight. Get the entries, odds, and free past performances here.
Dance Smartly and Shady Well Stakes - Mekong Melody held off favorite Ave to win the Dance Smartly (G2) on the turf at Woodbine. Also on the card, Roxy Gap won the Shady Well Stakes for the 2-year-old fillies. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Stradivinsky romps in the 2010 Jaipur Stakes (G3) - He led the whole way to win on closing weekend at Belmont by 1 1/4 lengths after favorite Formidable lost his rider at the start. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Gio Ponti just gets up to win the 2010 Man O'War Stakes (G1) - He closed with a rush down the center of the course to win by a neck over pacesetter Mission Approved with Expansion in third. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Big Red Mike wins the 2010 Queen's Plate - He lead from start to finish to win by 1 1/2 lenghts over Hotep, who chased him in second the whole way. Filly Roan Inish rallied for third while favorite Mobilizer faded to 10th. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Royal Visit Photos - Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh were at the Queen's Plate this year. Here are several photos of the visit from arrival to trophy presentation.
Franny Freud wins the 2010 Prioress Stakes (G1) - Heavy favorite Franny Freud drew off to win by 1 3/4 lengths over Champagne d'Oro with Bonnie Blue Flag another half length back in third. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Queen's Plate undercard stakes results - Also on the card, Signature Red won the Highlander Stakes (G2) for the turf sprinters over Heros Reward and Spice Route won the Singspiel Stakes (G3) for the turf routers. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Chinchon wins the 2010 United Nations Stakes (G1) - He rallied wide from last to win by 1 1/2 lengths over favorite Take the Points with Winchester in third. Also on the card, Gone Astray won the Salvatore Mile (G3). Get the results, charts, and photos here.
2010 Queen's Plate Entries - A field of 13 was entered for the 151st Queen's Plate on Sunday, headed by Wando Stakes winner Hotep, Plate Trial runner-up Mobilizer, and Woodbine Oaks winner Roan Inish. Get the horses, odds, post postitions, and free past performances here.
Two Canadian Horses of the Year gone - Two past Canadian Horses of the Year, With Approval (1989) and Wake at Noon (2002), passed away on June 28 and 29, adding a sad note to this year Queen's Plate.
2010 Queen's Plate Barbecue - The Canadian Triple Crown is about to get started with the Queen's Plate on Sunday July 4 and this year Queen Elizabeth will be attending! Monday afternoon 9 of the 12 horses expected to enter were paraded at the annual Queen's Plate barbecue.
Sportswriter wins the 2010 Pepsi North America Cup - He held off longshot We Will See to win by 3/4 length with Piece Of The Rock third and favorite Rock N Roll Heaven fourth. Also on the card Sing Jesse Sing won the Goodtimes Trot, Western Silk won the Fan Hanover Stakes, and Ultimate Cameron won the Elegantimage Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Devil May Care wins the Mother Goose Stakes (G1) - She won by 1 1/4 lengths in her first start since finishing 11th the Kentucky Derby. Connie and Michael was second with Biofuel another length back in third. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Royal Ascot 2010 - Royal Ascot began on Tuesday and runs through Saturday with some of the best racing in the UK. Get the results and photos for all the big races here updated daily.
Roan Inish wins the 2010 Woodbine Oaks - She rallied to just get up by a head over Moment of Majesty in the Woodbine Oaks presented by Budweiser while favorite and pacesetter Embur's Song faded to finish 3rd. Also on the card was the Plate Trial won by Big Red Mike and the Alywow Stakes won by Somme. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Life At Ten romps in the Ogden Phipps Handicap (G1) - She all the way to win by 2 3/4 lengths over favorite Unrivaled Belle and Funny Moon at Belmont Park. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Blame wins the Stephen Foster Handicap (G1) - He ran down favorite and pacesetter Battle Plan in the stretch to win by 3/4 length with General Quarters another 2 3/4 back in third. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Stephen Foster undercard stakes results - There were 4 other graded stakes on the card including the Fleur de Lis Handicap where Rachel Alexandra got her first win of the year, going away by 10 1/2 lengths. Also on the card were the Jefferson Cup, the Northern Dancer Stakes, and the Regret Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Churchill Downs named host for 2011 Breeders' Cup - Churchill Downs, who will host the 2010 Breeders' Cup World Championships on November 5 and 6, has also been named as the host track for the 2011 Breeders' Cup World Championships to be held on November 4 and 5.
2010 Woodbine Oaks Entries - A field of 8 was entered for Canada's premier race for 3-year-old Canadian-bred fillies. Embur's Song, trained by Todd Pletcher, is the favorite at 9-5 and will break from post 6. Get the entries, post positions, odds, and free past performances here.
Drosselmeyer wins the Belmont Stakes - Drosselmeyer rallied to pull off a 13-1 upset in the 142nd Belmont Stakes (G1) by 3/4 length over Fly Down and First Dude on Saturday at Belmont Park before a crowd of 42,243. Favorite Ice Box disappointed finishing ninth. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Belmont Undercard Stakes - There were 5 graded stakes run on the Belmont Stakes undercard on Saturday. Winchester upset champion Gio Ponti in the Manhattan (G1), Proviso won the Just a Game (G1), Champagne d'Oro captured the Acorn (G1), Bribon won the True North Handicap (G2), and D'Funnybone took the Woody Stephens (G2). Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Brooklyn Handicap and Hill Prince Stakes - Friday at Belmont Park, Alcomo just got up to win the Brooklyn Hcp. (G2) over Gabriel's Hill. Also on the card, Kryptonite won the Hill Prince Stakes (G3). Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Belmont Stakes Entries - A field of 12 was entered on Wednesday for the 142nd Belmont on Saturday with 3-1 morning line favorite Ice Box drawing post 6. Get all the horses, post positions, odds, and past performances here.
Analyzing the Belmont Stakes Contenders - My annual analysis using popular angles and statistical trends to see who best matches the profile of a Belmont winner.
Quality Road romps in the Met Mile (G1) - He was the heavy favorite and led wire to wire to win by 1 1/2 lengths over Musket Man at Belmont Park on Memorial Day. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Grand Adventure wins the Connaught Cup (G3) - He took the lead in the stretch and won by a length over Field Commission and Jungle Wave. Favorite Rahy's Attorney was never in it and finished 6th. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Biofuel wins the La Lorgnette Stakes - Last year's champion juvenile filly in Canada closed with a rush six wide to win over Ernfold and Moment of Magesty at Woodbine. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Treat Gently dominates in the Sheepshead Bay Stakes (G2) - She drew off in the stretch to win by 4 1/2 at Belmont Park over Nehantic Cat and Bubbly Jane with favorite The Gaillimh Girl 4th. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Lookin At Lucky wins the 2010 Preakness Stakes - The new jockey must have changed his luck as he had no problems this time and wore down First Dude to win the Preakness with Jackson Bend third. Favorite Super Saver faded to finish 8th. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
The Preakness Field - Photos of each of the 12 horses in the post parade for the 135th Preakness Stakes.
Preakness Miscellaneous Photos - Various photos from scenery to funny from Preakness weekend, including a couple more of Lookin At Lucky.
Preakness Undercard Stakes results - There were 6 other stakes on the card including the Dixie Stakes (G2) on the grass won by Strike a Deal. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Acting Happy wins the 2010 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes - She held off No Such Word to win by 1 1/2 lengths with favorite Tidal Pool third. Also on the card were the Legends for the Cure race won by Gwen Jocson, the Pimlico Jockey Challenge won by Javier Castellano, and 5 other stakes races. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
2010 Preakness Thursday Photos - Eleven of the 12 Preakness entrants are at the Pimlico stakes barn and all of them went out on the muddy, sealed track Thursday morning either for a walk around or gallop. Check out photos for each here.
2010 Alibi Breakfast - The traditional Alibi Breakfast was held on Thursday morning and the connections of 9 of the 12 Preakness entrants were on hand to swap stories about their horses and watch the presentation of the annual awards.
2010 Preakness Entries - A field of 12 was entered with Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver set as the morning line favorite at 5-2 drawing post position 8. Check out all the horses with odds, post positions, profiles, and free past performances.
2010 Preakness Wednesday Photos - Nine Preakness entrants, including Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver and unlucky Derby favorite Lookin at Lucky, arrived at the Pimlico stakes barn around 3:30pm Wednesday after flying to BWI Airport from Louisville.
Analyzing the Preakness Contenders - My annual analysis using popular angles and statistical trends to see who best matches the profile of a Preakness winner.
Super Saver wins the Kentucky Derby - He drew off to win by 2 1/2 lengths, giving jockey Calvin Borel his third Derby win in 4 years. Ice Box and Paddy O'Prado closed from far back to finish 2nd and 3rd while favorite Lookin At Lucky was 6th. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
The Kentucky Derby Field - Photos of each of the 20 horses in the post parade for the 136th Kentucky Derby.
Kentucky Derby undercard stakes results - There were 5 other stakes on Oaks day including the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (G1) where General Quarters got up by a neck to beat favorite Court Vision. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 5 races here.
2010 Beaugay and Fort Marcy Stakes - Opening weekend at Belmont Park, Dynaslew was an easy 3 1/4 length winner in the Beaugay Stakes while favorite Baletti got up late to win the Fort Marcy. Get the results, charts, and photos for both races here.
Blind Luck wins the Kentucky Oaks - She was last early and but closed 6 wide to just get up by a nose over Tidal Pool with Evening Jewel another 2 3/4 lengths back in third. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Kentucky Oaks undercard stakes results - There were 5 other stakes on Oaks day including the La Troienne Stakes (G2) where Unrivaled Belle beat Rachel Alexandra by a head. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 5 races here.
Wednesday Kentucky Derby and Oaks workouts - This morning was beautiful with clear sky and sunshine. Lots of Derby and Oaks horses were out with 2 timed works, although one resulted in an injury knocking Endorsement out of the Derby. Check out photos and comments here.
2010 Kentucky Derby Entries - a full field of 20 was entered with 3-1 favorite Looking At Lucky in post position 1 and second choice Sidney's Candy in post 20. Get the entries, post positions, odds, and free past performances here.
Tuesday Kentucky Derby and Oaks workouts - It was a dreay, wet morning at Churchill Downs but still 9 Derby and 9 Oaks horses came out during their exclusive workout time, with two having timed works. Check out photos and comments here.
14 entered in the 2010 Kentucky Oaks - It will be a full field on Friday, barring any late scratches, with Blind Luck the heavy favorite at 6-5 on the morning line. Get the post positions, odds, and free past performances here.
Analyzing the Top Derby Contenders - My annual analysis of the top contenders to try and select a winner by matching each to the profile of a Kentucky Derby winner using many of the more popular angles and statistical trends.
Afleet Again upsets in the Withers (G3) - He came 5 wide in the stretch then drew off to win by 1 1/2 lengths over Ibboyee and Spangled Star. Favorite D'Funnybone faded to 4th, creating some huge show payoffs. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
2010 Kentucky Derby Contenders - It's that time again! Here is my ever changing list of top Derby contenders with photos and profiles. I will update this as needed, so expect a lot of changes between now and May 1st. Eskendereya is out now!
Derby Contender Graded Stakes Earnings - ranks the top contenders by graded earnings. This is what determines who can get in the starting gate on Derby day. Includes earnings through 5/1.
Review: Churchill Downs - America's Most Historic Racetrack by Kimberly Gatto. An entertaining and informative account of the history of the track and it's most famous race, the Kentucky Derby, with lots of photos. Definitely recommended.
Review: Triple Crown Handicapper 2010 - by Jim Mazur. Includes lots of stats for all 3 races and explains how to use a system of statistically derived negative angles to eliminate the "bad" picks.
Derby Weather Forecasts - Check out forecasts from several sources. Right now there is a chance of rain and temperatures in the 70's predicted.
Proud Heiress wins the Whimsical Stakes (G3) - She closed wide to just get up by a nose over favorite Tribal Belle with Silver Z third in a three horse photo finish. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Review: 100 Magic Moments of the Turf - Compiled by Graham Roe. A collection of favorite memories from jockeys, trainers, owners, breeders, and others in the racing industry. While mostly about European racing, fans from any country will find these stories interesting.
Line of David upsets in the Arkansas Derby - He led the whole way and held off Super Saver to win by a neck with Dublin another neck behind. Also on the card, Decelerator won the Instant Racing Stakes for 3-year-old fillies. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Zenyatta dominates in the Apple Blossom Handicap - She won the 16th race of her undefeated career easily, drawing off by 4 1/4 lengths at Oaklawn on Friday. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Personal Ensign 1984 - 2010 - The undefeated champion mare Personal Ensign passed away from natural causes at age 26 on April 8, 2010. She won all 13 of her starts including a thrilling Breeders' Cup Distaff against Winning Colors. As a broodmare she produced three Grade 1 stakes winners from 11 foals.
Count Fleet Handicap, Bayakoa, and Fifth Season Stakes - On Apple Blossom day, Custom for Carlos just got up to win the Count Fleet Handicap. Earlier in the week, Payton d'Oro won the Bayakoa Stakes and Total Bull won the Fifth Season Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Wood Memorial and Bay Shore Stakes - Eskendereya was an impressive winner in the Wood, drawing off by 9 3/4 lengths over Jackson Bend and Awesome Act. Also on the card, Eightyfiveinafifty won the Bay Shore Stakes easily. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Carter Handicap and Excelsior Stakes - Also on the Wood Memorial card, Warrior's Reward just got up by a nose to win the Carter Hcp. over Musket Man, while Goldsville won the Excelsior over favorite Nite Light. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Opening Day at Woodbine - Friday was opening day for the 2010 season at Woodbine and Grazettes Landing won the featured Debut Stakes while jockey Jesus Castanon took the season opener aboard Neverrguwithrichie. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
2010 Triple Crown Late Nominations - Only six more thoroughbreds were made eligible for the three Triple Crown races for a fee of $6000 by the late nomination deadline. Any not nominated now will have to pay a huge supplement fee to enter. Check out the list here.
Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 3 - The third and final pool for the 2010 Kentucky Derby Future Wager is now closed and with so many upsets this weekend the field is favorite at 5-2 for the first time ever in Pool 3. 2-year-old champion Lookin at Lucky is a narrow second choice also at 5-2. Get all the horses, final odds, and past performances here.
Glória De Campeão upsets in the Dubai World Cup - He led the whole way and held on to win over Lizard's Desire by a nose with Allybar a head back in third. Favorite Gio Ponti finished fourth. Get the results, chart, and photos here. Also on the card: Sheema Classic won by Dar Re Mi, Dubai Duty Free won by Al Shemali, UAE Derby won by Musir, Golden Shaheen & Al Quoz Sprint won by Kinsale King & Joy and Luck, and Godolphin Mile & Kahayla Classic won by Calming Influence & Jaafer.
Lanes End, Rushaway, and Hansel Stakes - Dean's Kitten won the Lane's End over Northern Giant and Connemara, Turfway Park's big Kentucky Derby prep. Also on the card, Exhi won the Rushaway Stakes and Cool Bullet won the Hansel Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Bourbonette Oaks, Queen, and Fairway Fun Stakes - Orchestrator won Turfway's Kentucky Oaks prep, the Bourbonette Oaks, over Age of Humor and Midway Holiday. Also on the card, Silver Time won the Queen Stakes and My Baby Baby won the Fairway Fun Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
2010 Dubai World Cup Workouts - Photos and comments for 12 more runners from the Dubai World Cup card on Wednesday morning, including World Cup favorite Twice Over and three-time Hong Kong Mile winner Good Ba Ba.
2010 Dubai World Cup Entries - A field of 14 was entered for the Dubai World Cup on Saturday with top US horse Gio Ponti getting post position 4. Get the entries for all the races plus the Dubai World Cup horses, post positions, odds, and free past performances here.
2010 Dubai World Cup Workouts - Saturday will be the 15th running of the Dubai World Cup, now worth $10 million, along with the 7 undercard stakes worth a total of over $26 million. Horses from around the world have come to run including several from the US. Check out photos and comments for 39 of them from Monday and Tuesday morning.
Florida Derby day results - Ice Box was a huge upset winner in the Florida Derby at Gulfstream with favorite Rule finishing 3rd. Also on the card, D'Funnybone won the Swale Stakes, Devil May Care won the Bonnie Miss Stakes, Unrivaled Belle won the Rampart Stakes, and Society's Chairman won the Appleton Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
2010 Cheltenham Festival - This is the biggest jumps meet of the year in England and draws an average of 50,000 fans each day. It includes eleven Grade 1 races and purse money of almost £4 million. Photos and results for all the Grade 1 races are up now, including the Cheltenham Gold Cup won by Imperial Commander.
Zardana upsets Rachel Alexandra in the New Orleans Ladies Stakes - In her 2010 debut, 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra duelled with Zardana down the stretch but couldn't hold her off, losing by 3/4 of a length. It was another 11 1/2 lengths back to Unforgotten in third. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Odysseus wins the Tampa Bay Derby - He got up to win by a nose of Schoolyard Dreams and favorite Super Saver. Also on the card, Diva Delite won the Florida Oaks and Phola won the Hillsborough Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 2 - Wagering is now closed for Pool 2 and once again the field was the favorite at 3-1 with Eskendereya next at 5-1. In the Oaks Future, Blind Luck was the favorite at 4-1. Get the horses, final odds, and free past performances here.
Gotham Stakes day at Aqueduct - Awesome Act shipped over from England to win the featured Gotham Stakes (G3), Wall Street Wonder won the Toboggan Handicap (G3), and Castenda won the Fred "Cappy" Caposella Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Windfields Farm Auction - E.P. Taylor's Windfields Farm held a liquidation auction on Saturday to sell off their equipment, tack, and other items. Over 5000 people attended to get one last look at the farm and legendary sire Northern Dancer's grave.
Risen Star and Silverbulletday Stakes results - At the Fair Grounds, Discreetly Mine led all the way and held off Tempted to Tapit to win the Risen Star Stakes, while Jody Slew rallied from last to win the Silverbulletday Stakes over pacesetter Quiet Temper. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Mineshaft Handicap and Pan Zareta Stakes results - Stonehouse battled General Quarters in the stretch to win by a neck in the Mineshaft Handicap, while favorite Friesan Fire faded to fourth. Last year's winner, Chamberlain Bridge, repeated in the Colonel Power Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
Fair Grounds Handicap and Colonel Power Stakes results - Favorite Blues Street drew away to win the Fair Grounds Handicap by 2 1/4 lengths while Double Espresso held off Dubai Majesty to win the Pan Zareta Stakes. Get the results, charts, and photos here. .
Author and retired jockey Dick Francis dies - Popular mystery author and retired jockey Dick Francis passed away on February 14 at the age of 89. Many of his books took place in the world of horse racing.
Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 1 - Wagering is now closed and the field wound up as the 3-2 favorite with Looking At Lucky next at 8-1. Get the horses, final odds, and free past performances here.
2010 Triple Crown Early Nominees - 366 horses were nominated by the January 16 early nomination deadline. Find out all about them here.
Oaklawn offers bonus to Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta - Hoping to attract both 2009 Horse of the Year finalists, Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta, Oaklawn Park announced on Thursday that the Apple Blossom Handicap (G1) on April 3 will have its purse increased to $5 million if both start.
Gardiner Farm Stallions - Located near Toronto in Caladon, ON, here are photos of 9 of their stallions from their January Open House, including Breeders' Cup Classic winner Alphabet Soup.
Norse Ridge Farm Stallions - Located near TOronto in King City, ON, here are photos of their 9 stallions from their January Open House, including recently retired stakes winner Rebellion.
2010 Sunshine Millions - Bold Chieftain won the Classic at Santa Anita and Jet Propulsion won the Turf at Gulfstream Park. Get the results, charts, and photos for all six races for the Florida and California-breds here.
2009 Sovereign Awards - Canada's equivalent of the Eclipse Awards were handed out on Friday night in Toronto. Champion Turf Male Champs Elysees was named Horse of the Year while owner/breeder Eugene Melnyk won 4 awards. Get the results with vote totals and photos from the ceremony here.
Experimental Free Handicap - Ranks the top 2-year-olds for 2009 and determines the dual qualifiers for the 2010 Kentucky Derby.
Sovereign Award Finalists - The Jockey Club of Canada has announced the finalists for the equine and human categories for the 2009 Sovereign Awards, Canada's year-end championships. The awards will be given out on January 29.
2009 Eclipse Award Winners - Rachel Alexandra beat out Zenyatta 130 to 99 votes for Horse of the Year and also won Champion 3-year-old Filly. Gio Ponti won both Champion Older Male and Champion Turf Male, while Zenyatta won Champion Older Female and Goldikova won Champion Turf Female. Get all the Eclipse Award winners with vote totals and photos here.
Zenyatta to remain in training - Her owners, Jerry and Ann Moss, have decided she is training well and happy at the track so they will not to retire her yet and perhaps send her to the Dubai World Cup.
2010 Kentucky Derby Future Wager - There will again be three future wager pools for the Derby on February 12-14, March 5-7, and March 26-28 with both exacta and win wagering. There will be a single pool for the Oaks on March 5-7 with win wagering only.
Review: Learning by Example - Analyzing the Functional Conformation of the Thoroughbred Racehorse by Judy Wardrope. This book uses 400 photos to teach you how to properly analyze conformation and determine a horse's abilities just from observation.

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