Clocker Evaluates Wide-Open Santa Anita Derby

Gormley (outside) edges American Anthem in the Sham Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita – © Benoit Photo By Ed Golden, Santa Anita Publicity With a 7-2 morning line favorite in Iliad, it’s no secret that Saturday’s Grade I, $1 … Continued

Classic Empire, McCraken Individual Favorites in Kentucky Derby Future Pool #3

McCraken winning the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs – Coady Photography Churchill Downs Press Release: The always-popular Mutuel Field (#24), or “All Others,” looms as a solid betting favorite Pool 3 of Churchill Downs Racetrack’s Kentucky Derby … Continued

2016 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Post Positions

© Benoit Photo Last year, the $2,00,000 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (gr. I) turned out to be a very strong race–the winner, Nyquist, went on to win the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), while fourth-place finisher Exaggerator eventually won the Preakness Stakes (gr. I). … Continued

2016 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Pre-Entries

Coady Photography A deep and competitive field has been pre-entered in the $2,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (gr. I), including the grade I winners Classic Empire (Breeders’ Futurity), Gormley (FrontRunner Stakes), Klimt (Del Mar Futurity), and Practical Joke (Hopeful Stakes and Champagne Stakes). Good Samaritan, who is 2-for-2 … Continued

Breeders’ Cup Workouts Report: 10-22-16

Melatonin winning the Gold Cup at Santa Anita (gr. I) – © Benoit Photo With the Breeders’ Cup less than two weeks ago, the action is beginning to heat up at Santa Anita, where Breeders’ Cup contenders are busy turning in … Continued