Brody’s Cause, Cherry Wine Breeze for Belmont Stakes

Brody’s Cause breezing at Churchill Downs on May 28th – Coady Photography Trainer Dale Romans had a busy morning at Churchill Downs, sending out Belmont Stakes (gr. I) contenders Brody’s Cause and Cherry Wine to post workouts in advance of the June 11th classic … Continued

The Silks of the 2016 Preakness Contenders

Coady Photography Watching a major race like the Preakness Stakes is always fun, but it’s even more fun if you can clearly identify your favorite horses without waiting for the track announcer to call their name. Fortunately, you can keep track of … Continued

2016 Kentucky Derby Post Positions

Breeders’ Cup Photo The unbeaten Eclipse champion Nyquist has drawn post position 13 in the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and has been made the morning line favorite at odds of 3-1. Racing for the team of owner … Continued

Busy Morning of Workouts at Churchill Scheduled for April 29th

Mohaymen is one of many horses scheduled to breeze at Churchill tomorrow. Photo by Coady Photography The morning of Friday, April 29th could be an extremely busy one at Churchill Downs, with as many as thirteen Kentucky Derby contenders on the … Continued

The Morning at Churchill in Photos and Videos, 4-22-16

Coady Photography It was a relatively quiet day at Churchill Downs, but many Derby contenders were out for morning gallops in advance of a busy Saturday morning, when Brody’s Cause, Cherry Wine, Fellowship, and Tom’s Ready are expected to turn … Continued

The Birthdates of the 2016 Derby Contenders

Coady Photography While handicapping the Kentucky Derby, it can be useful to know the true birthdates of each horse in the race. Although all Thoroughbreds officially celebrate their birthdays on January 1st, some are actually born much earlier in the … Continued

2016 Kentucky Derby Contenders Auction Prices

© Benoit Photo How much does it cost to purchase a Kentucky Derby contender at a public auction? As it turns out, quite a lot! Of the horses currently among the top 25 Kentucky Derby contenders, none were sold at auction for … Continued

Kentucky Derby Countdown 4-15-16

Coady Photography With just over three weeks remaining until the Kentucky Derby, things are starting to heat up at Churchill Downs, where many of the Derby contenders are starting to get serious with their pre-race training. However, the day’s most notable bit … Continued

Handicapping the “Big Apple/Bluegrass” Pick 4

Wavell Avenue winning the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) at Keeneland – Breeders’ Cup Photo © On April 9th, Aqueduct and Keeneland will host a special “Big Apple/Bluegrass” Pick 4 featuring top-notch graded stakes races at both tracks. The Aqueduct … Continued

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