Klaravich Stables and William H. Lawrence's Leave the Light On, winner of last fall's Remsen Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack, has been forced off the Kentucky Derby trail after suffering an ankle injury.
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Willis Horton's Will Take Charge notched his first victory of the season in the $600,000 Oaklawn Handicap April 12 at Oaklawn Park, surviving multiple claims of foul and a lengthy inquiry.
Bayern, Commissioner, Conquest Titan and Strong Mandate have one last shot to get into the Kentucky Derby, Saturday at Oaklawn.
When Tapiture goes to the gate in Saturday's Arkansas Derby, many in the horse racing industry will be rooting against him. I, however, will be cheering the colt on to victory.
Ride On Curlin, a leading contender for the upcoming $1 million Arkansas Derby, had his last major drill before the race April 6, breezing seven furlongs in 1:26 ⅘ at Oaklawn Park.
Toyota Blue Grass contenders Big Bazinga and Extrasexyhippzster were out at Keeneland April 6 for morning workouts as they prepare for the upcoming race.
Such as Saturday, when the younger Jerkens played the role of a Giant Killer in sending out Wicked Strong to notch an upset, 9-1 victory by 3 ½ lengths in the $1 million Wood Memorial.
TwinSpires.com Wood Memorial contender Kid Cruz will miss the $1 million race April 5 due to a sore shoulder, trainer Linda Rice said.
Racing this Saturday at Santa Anita and Aqueduct could produce a favorite for the Kentucky Derby.
At this time of year, there's usually at least a small measure of clarity about the Kentucky Derby, a fact of equine life best reflected in the future wagering on the race.