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  1. Shackleford, Caleb's Posse all set for Indiana Derby

    Marty McGee

    Shackleford and Caleb's Posse are among the 3-year-olds confirmed to race Saturday in the Indiana Derby.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  2. The Factor leads throughout in Rebel

    Marty McGee

    The Factor dominated from the start Saturday when winning by daylight in the 51st running of the Grade 2, $300,000 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2011
  3. Lookin At Lucky makes up ton of ground to take Indiana Derby

    Marty McGee

    Lookin At Lucky might have given his connections and backers a little scare, but the colt proved his class Saturday when he rallied from well back to capture the 16th running of the Grade 2, $510,900 Indiana Derby at Hoosier Park.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2010
  4. Lookin At Lucky a heavy favorite in Indiana Derby

    Marty McGee

    Easily the biggest draw in the history of Thoroughbred racing in Indiana will be at Hoosier Park on Saturday when Lookin At Lucky prepares for the Breeders' Cup Classic in the Grade 2, $500,000 Indiana Derby.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2010
  5. Concord Point holds off Exhi in West Virginia Derby

    Marty McGee

    Concord Point turned back a sustained run from Exhi to post easily his richest career victory Saturday in the Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby, the annual showcase event at Mountaineer Racetrack in Chester, W.Va.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2010
  6. Super Saver comes up empty in 135th Preakness Stakes

    Marty McGee

    The drought continues. For the 32nd straight year -- tacking on yet one more year in the ongoing record of Triple Crown futility -- there will be no sweep of racing's most coveted prize.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2010
  7. Baffert may be feeling lucky

    Marty McGee

    When Bob Baffert is holding court on the Churchill Downs backstretch these days, you'd think he has never won the Kentucky Derby and that Todd Pletcher has won it three times.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2010
  8. Baffert's Tiz Chrome euthanized after leg injury

    Marty McGee

    Tiz Chrome, a Bob Baffert-trained colt who was being pointed to the Derby Trial next weekend, broke down in a Sunday workout at Churchill Downs and had to be euthanized on the racetrack.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2010
  9. Derby buzz starts early in Louisville

    Marty McGee

    Bob Baffert was at Churchill Downs early Thursday to give an unofficial kickoff to the run-up to Kentucky Derby 136, sending Lookin At Lucky and Conveyance out for serious workouts on another unseasonably warm morning.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2010
  10. Blame captures Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs, Grade 2, Einste...

    Marty McGee

    Three-year-olds got the best of their elders in dramatic fashion Friday when Blame, ridden by Jamie Theriot, beat Misremembered by a neck in the 135th running of the Grade 2, $460,600 Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2009
  11. Einstein has much to overcome in Grade 1 Clark Handicap at Church...

    Marty McGee

    They call it a handicap, but not because of post positions, for crying out loud.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2009
  12. Indian Blessing wires BC Juvenile Fillies

    Marty McGee

    Any doubts about Indian Blessing's ability to carry the speed she displayed winning the Frizette Stakes at Belmont last month around two turns were dispelled with her 3 1/2-length win in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2007
  13. Baffert has Law Breaker for WinStar Derby

    Marty McGee

    When Bob Baffert returns Sunday to his old stomping grounds at Sunland Park for the $600,000 WinStar Derby, he will revisit an old tradition.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2007
  14. West Virginia Derby overflow field of 13

    Marty McGee

    Wanna Runner and Bright One are among the 13 3-year-olds entered for the $750,000 West Virginia Derby, the Grade 3 fixture that highlights a rich all-stakes card Sunday at Mountaineer Racetrack.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2006
  15. Opening Verse: Swinger gets ideal trip

    Marty McGee

    Senor Swinger ($6.20) got a terrific trip under Brice Blanc to repeat as champion of the $111,200 Opening Verse.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2005
  16. Baffert likes both his Oaks fillies

    Marty McGee

    Two starters are better than one, and doesn't Bob Baffert know it. Baffert will run Class Above and Victory U. .S. A. in the 130th Kentucky Oaks.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2004