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  1. Trainer seeks Elkhorn three-peat

    Marty McGee

    What a sendoff he would receive from his American compadres if Roger Attfield could win the closing-day Elkorn Stakes at Keeneland for the third straight time with 10-year-old Musketier.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  2. All Squared Away upsets Lexington

    Marty McGee

    Derby implications? Um, not this year. A 70-1 shot named All Squared Away was a stunning winner Saturday of the Grade 3, $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2012
  3. Lonesome Street all by himself at Commonwealth finish

    Marty McGee

    Lonesome Street got the perfect pace scenario ahead of him when rallying for a 2 1/4-length victory Saturday in the 26th running of the Grade 2, $175,000 Commonwealth Stakes at Keeneland.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2012
  4. Data Link upsets Maker's 46 Mile

    Marty McGee

    Data Link got a perfectly timed ride from Alex Solis when notching the first stakes victory of his career in posting a 12-1 upset in the 24th running of the Grade 1, $300,000 Maker's 46 Mile on a seasonal Friday afternoon at Keeneland.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2012
  5. Union Rags KDFW favorite

    Marty McGee

    Racing fans were undeterred by Union Rags being defeated Saturday as an odds-on choice in the Florida Derby when settling on the colt as a lukewarm 9-2 favorite in the third and final pool of the 2012 Kentucky Derby Future Wager.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2012
  6. Pool 3 of Future Wager features seven new horses

    Marty McGee

    The results of several key prep races in recent weeks have led to seven new names for the third and final pool of the 2012 Kentucky Derby Future Wager.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  7. State of Play looks to rebound in Battaglia

    Marty McGee

    Graham Motion brought a horse to Turfway Park nearly a year ago to see whether he fit in the Kentucky Derby scheme.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2012
  8. Field a heavy favorite, Algorithms at 8-1 on morning line

    Marty McGee

    As legendary as he has become, Barbaro was something of an outsider at 19-1 in Pool 1 of the 2006 Kentucky Derby Future Wager before going on to win.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2012
  9. General Quarters retired from racing

    Marty McGee

    General Quarters, the two-time Grade 1 winner who made his septuagenarian owner-trainer one of the most popular Kentucky Derby stories of recent years, was retired Monday after finishing last of 13 in the Clark Handicap.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2011
  10. Star Billing upsets in Matriarch

    Marty McGee

    Facing a top-class field of East Coast shippers, a local turf filly stole the show Friday in the Grade 1 Matriarch Stakes at Hollywood Park.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2011
  11. Ever So Lucky stretches out in KJC Stakes

    Marty McGee

    For all the terrific performances by 2-year-olds so far at the Churchill Downs fall meet, none was more eye-catching than the maiden victory by an Indian Charlie colt named Ever So Lucky on Nov. 11.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2011
  12. Arena Elvira by a neck in Falls City

    Marty McGee

    It's hard to believe that Bill Mott sent out 12 losers from his first 19 starters at the Churchill Downs fall meet, because it seems like every time the spotlight came on, the Hall of Fame trainer had the winner.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2011
  13. Bob Holthus, longtime Midwestern trainer, dies at 77

    Marty McGee

    Bob Holthus, whose training career spanned nearly 60 years and made him a revered figure among his Midwestern peers, died early Tuesday at his home in Louisville. He was 77.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2011
  14. Courageous Cat, Court Vision work on turf for Breeders' Cup Mile

    Marty McGee

    After months of keeping horses off the course, workouts began Monday morning over a turf rated good by the clockers, and as horses breezed, squishing noises and divots could be plainly heard and seen.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2011
  15. Somali Lemonade impressive in Jessamine win

    Marty McGee

    Somali Lemonade wowed a drizzled Keeneland crowd of 8,608 with a sensational late run Thursday in winning the Jessamine Stakes, giving trainer Michael Matz a 2-year-old filly for the Breeders' Cup to go along with his BC Juvenile favorite, Union Rags.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  16. Leparoux's MRI is negative following spill

    Marty McGee

    A magnetic resonance imaging test taken Tuesday on the right arm of Julien Leparoux revealed no soft-tissue damage, which clears the 28-year-old jockey to continue riding this week at Keeneland Race Course.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2011