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  1. Apriority scores in Mr. Prospector

    Mike Welsch

    Apriority left it all out on the track and a little in the winner's circle, too, after surviving an eventful start to get up in the final stride and nail pacesetter Zero Rate Policy by a nose in Saturday's $100,000 Mr. Prospector at Gulfstream Park.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2011
  2. Ancient Rome noses out For Oby in Spectacular Bid

    Mike Welsch

    Ancient Rome made his stakes debut a winning one, surging from between horses in the final 40 yards under jockey Joe Rocco Jr. to outfinish For Oby by a nose to capture the $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2011
  3. Breeders' Cup Clocker: Uncle Mo sharp

    Mike Welsch

    Any doubt how Uncle Mo might have bounced out of his relatively disappointing final work for this year's Breeders' Cup Classic on Sunday morning were erased the moment he stepped out onto the racetrack.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2011
  4. Big Drama recovered

    Mike Welsch

    Trainer David Fawkes said Big Drama has fully recovered from the 103-degree temperature that kept him out of the Vosburgh and cost him a chance to get in a much-needed final prep for a defense of his Sprint title.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2011
  5. Winter Memories dazzles in Lake George win

    Mike Welsch

    There will certainly be many richer and more important races decided over the final five weeks of the 2011 Saratoga session than Monday's $150,000 Lake George Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2011
  6. Soldat finishes well in final prep

    Mike Welsch

    Fountain of Youth winner Soldat worked four furlongs in 49 seconds early Friday at the Palm Meadows training center in Boynton Beach in his final prep for next Saturday's Kentucky Derby.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2011
  7. Uncle Mo tunes up for either Timely Writer or Tampa Derby

    Mike Welsch

    Uncle Mo turned in his final work in preparation for his much anticipated 3-year-old debut by breezing an easy half-mile in 48.82 seconds under jockey John Velazquez early Sunday morning at Palm Meadows.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2011
  8. Mucho Macho Man points to Louisiana Derby

    Mike Welsch

    Mucho Macho Man, winner of the Grade 2 Risen Star, will return to Fair Grounds to have his final Kentucky Derby prep in the Grade 2 Louisiana Derby on March 26.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2011
  9. Tar Heel Mom makes amends for last year's tough beat in Sugar Swi...

    Mike Welsch

    Tar Heel Mom appeared home free at midstretch in last year's $100,000 Sugar Swirl at Gulfstream Park only to falter in the final strides and finish third, beaten a head by Pretty Prolific.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2011
  10. Lookin At Lucky shines in final Derby work

    Mike Welsch

    Perhaps the only thing worse than rain on Derby Day is rain the week of the race, when the majority of the contenders stabled at Churchill Downs get in their final works.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2010
  11. Eskendereya leads Pletcher pack in Florida works

    Mike Welsch

    As if trainer Todd Pletcher won't have enough on his mind in the final two weeks leading up to the Kentucky Derby, with as many as six potential starters in his barn including the current favorite, Eskendereya, now he has to stress about the weather too.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2010
  12. Odysseus rerallies in G3 Tampa Bay Derby

    Mike Welsch

    At the quarter pole, Odysseus appeared to have no chance to win Saturday's $300,000 Tampa Bay Derby. Even at the wire, it looked like his frantic final surge had fallen short of catching Schoolyard Dreams.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2010
  13. Odysseus will get another Kentucky Derby prep

    Mike Welsch

    Trainer Tom Albertrani has confirmed that the Tampa Bay Derby winner, Odysseus, will have one final prep before the Kentucky Derby, with the choices remaining either the Blue Grass or Arkansas Derby.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2010
  14. Odysseus rerallies in G3 Tampa Bay Derby

    Mike Welsch

    At the quarter pole, Odysseus appeared to have no chance to win Saturday's $300,000 Tampa Bay Derby. Even at the wire, it looked like his frantic final surge had fallen short of catching Schoolyard Dreams.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2010
  15. Buddy's Saint pointing to the Wood Memorial

    Mike Welsch

    Trainer Bruce Levine has all but ruled out any chance of making the Grade 1 Florida Derby here on March 20 with Buddy's Saint and will now focus on using the Grade 1 Wood Memorial two weeks later at Aqueduct for his 3-year-old's final Kentucky Derby prep.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2010
  16. Fourstardave Handicap, Saratoga, Justenuffhumor, Kip Deville, Mam...

    Mike Welsch

    Justenuffhumor served notice he should be a force to be reckon with in the turf division during the second half of the season.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2009