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  1. Hoppertunity, Constitution top Clark Handicap

    Claire Novak

    Rebel Stakes winner Hoppertunity and Besilu Stables Florida Derby winner Constitution join fellow 3-year-old and recent Discovery Handicap victor Protonico when taking on six older runners Nov. 28 in the $500,000 Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2014
  2. Heart to Heart to face twelve foes in Commonwealth

    Claire Novak

    Terry Hamilton's Jefferson Cup Stakes victor Heart to Heart looks to continue a win streak bolstered by his first graded score when he goes up against a full field Nov. 15 in the $100,000 Commonwealth Turf Stakes at Churchill Downs.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2014
  3. Delaunay lands solid Aristides score

    Claire Novak

    Hard-knocking Delaunay secured his second graded victory May 31 in the $112,900 Aristides Stakes, driving clear by 3 ½ lengths under Rosie Napravnik at Churchill Downs.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2014
  4. 2014 Woodford Reserve preview

    Claire Novak

    Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan off his victory in the Maker's 46 Mile at Keeneland will face nice foes in the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic on Saturday at Churchill Downs.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2014
  5. California Chrome arrives at Churchill Downs

    Claire Novak

    He'd never been on an airplane before, so California Chrome didn't necessarily know how to get off one, either.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  6. Game On Dude, Will Take Charge Ready for Clark Handicap

    Claire Novak

    Multiple Grade 1 winner Game On Dude and Travers Stakes victor Will Take Charge both drew well, considering their respective racing styles, when post positions were assigned for the $500,000-added Clark Handicap.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2013
  7. Cleburne out of Juvenile with bucked shin

    Claire Novak

    Donegal Racing's undefeated Cleburne, winner of the Iroqouis Stakes at Churchill Downs, will miss the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Juvenile with a bucked shin, trainer Dale Romans confirmed Oct. 31.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2013
  8. Fort Larned works at Churchill

    Claire Novak

    Defending Breeders' Cup Classic winner Fort Larned worked a sharp five furlongs in 1:00 ⅗ in company Oct. 22 at Churchill Downs, tightening the screws in preparation for a title defense Nov. 2 at Santa Anita Park.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2013
  9. Pocahontas draws eight led by Elena Strikes

    Claire Novak

    Juvenile fillies looking for a free ride to the Breeders' Cup will line up Sept. 7 in the $150,000 Pocahontas Stakes at Churchill Downs, one of four stakes on opening day of the Louisville racetrack's inaugural 12-day September meet.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  10. Full Iroquois could be ticket to BC Juvenile

    Claire Novak

    The $150,000 Iroquois Stakes attracted a full field of 12 quality 2-year-olds for Sept. 7 at Churchill Downs, with a trip to the Breeders' Cup Juvenile on the line.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  11. Fleur de Lis: Champ Royal Delta faces four

    Claire Novak

    Two-time champion Royal Delta faces just four others in her defense of the $175,000 Fleur de Lis Handicap June 15 at Churchill Downs.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2013
  12. Successful Dan seeks Grade 1 in Foster Handicap

    Claire Novak

    On a quiet morning at Keeneland, trainer Charlie LoPresti talked about the chances of winning the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap Presented by Abu Dhabi with Successful Dan.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2013
  13. Oxbow, Golden Soul breeze for Belmont Stakes at Churchill Downs

    Claire Novak

    Preakness Stakes winner Oxbow, stablemate Will Take Charge, and Kentucky Derby runner-up Golden Soul all turned in preparations for the June 8 Belmont Stakes on the morning of May 30 at Churchill Downs.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2013
  14. Aristides Stakes Surpassed by Opening Verse

    Claire Novak

    The $100,000 Aristides Stakes may be the feature worth the most June 1 at Churchill Downs, but a familiar cast of characters makes the $65,000 Opening Verse a more intriguing contest.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2013
  15. Champ Royal Delta confirmed for Fleur de Lis

    Claire Novak

    Champion Royal Delta will seek a title defense in the June 15 Fleur de Lis Handicap at Churchill Downs, her connections confirmed May 31.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2013
  16. Stephanie's Kitten wins Distaff Turf Mile on Kentucky Derby day

    Claire Novak

    Stephanie's Kitten came back off the layup and got the job done May 4 in the $288,750 Distaff Turf Mile presented by Longines at Churchill Downs.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2013