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  1. Gemologist faces seven in Wood

    David Grening

    Undefeated Gemologist drew post 6 in a field of eight 3-year-olds entered Wednesday for Saturday's $1 million Wood Memorial at Aqueduct.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  2. Daddy Long Legs eyes Ky. Derby

    David Grening

    Trainer Aidan O'Brien said he brought 3-year-olds Daddy Long Legs and Wrote to Dubai with the idea that if they ran well in the UAE Derby they would be considered for the Kentucky Derby.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2012
  3. Mucho Macho Man ready for first start since Belmont Stakes

    David Grening

    While the majority of high-profile horses are headed for a vacation, one significant player from earlier in the year is heading back to the races.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011
  4. Uncle Mo to return to Pletcher next week

    David Grening

    Uncle Mo, last year's 2-year-old champion who missed the Kentucky Derby because of a rare liver disease, has recently started galloping and is expected to ship to Saratoga next Monday, according to trainer Todd Pletcher.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2011
  5. Belmont Stakes: Rough start hurts Animal Kingdom's chances

    David Grening

    Five weeks after enjoying a dream trip to win the Kentucky Derby, Animal Kingdom experienced a nightmarish start in Saturday's Belmont Stakes, leading to a sixth-place finish in the final leg of the Triple Crown.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2011
  6. Animal Kingdom probable for Belmont Stakes

    David Grening

    Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom came out of his second-place finish in Saturday's Preakness at Pimlico tired, but otherwise in good shape and will be under strong consideration to run back in the Belmont Stakes on June 11.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2011
  7. Dialed In falls short in Pimlico bonus try

    David Grening

    The connections of Dialed In missed out on a huge payday as their colt's late run fell 4 1/4 lengths short in Saturday's Preakness Stakes at Pimlico.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2011
  8. Toby's Corner to begin tack walking

    David Grening

    Toby's Corner, upset winner of the Wood Memorial who was forced to miss the Kentucky Derby due to lameness in his right hind leg, was to begin walking under tack on Thursday at trainer Graham Motion's barn at the Fair Hill Training Center.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  9. Peter Pan the next step for Alternation

    David Grening

    Alternation's road to the Kentucky Derby was derailed in Arkansas, where he had to be scratched out of the Rebel Stakes in March and where a slow start compromised his chances in the Arkansas Derby.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  10. Albarado to ride King Congie

    David Grening

    Robby Albarado, who was taken off eventual Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom the day before the race, has picked up the mount on King Congie for the $1 million Preakness on May 21, a race in which he will face Animal Kingdom at Pimlico.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  11. Uncle Mo will be based at WinStar Farm until he regains health

    David Grening

    Uncle Mo, who was scratched from Saturday's Kentucky Derby due to a yet-to-be-diagnosed internal issue, was vanned from Churchill Downs to WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky., on Monday morning, his connections announced.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2011
  12. Kentucky Derby runner-up Nehro likely to bypass Preakness for Bel...

    David Grening

    Nehro, the runner-up to Animal Kingdom in Saturday's Kentucky Derby, will likely skip the Preakness and point to the Belmont Stakes, owner Ahmed Zayat said Sunday morning.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2011
  13. Kentucky Derby prospect Toby's Corner breezes just the way Motion...

    David Grening

    Graham Motion was able to bask in the sunshine and dry conditions in northeast Maryland as he watched Toby's Corner work six furlongs in 1:15 over the Tapeta surface at the Fair Hill Training Center in preparation for Saturday's Kentucky Derby.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2011
  14. Durkin steps down as Triple Crown announcer, citing stress

    David Grening

    Looking to alleviate that stress from his life, Durkin will no longer be the voice of the Triple Crown, deciding not to seek a renewal of his contract with NBC Sports, with whom he has been affiliated for 27 years.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2011
  15. Uncle Mo found to have infection, still headed to Kentucky Derby

    David Grening

    The connections of Uncle Mo believe they have a reason why their horse did not run up to expectations in last weekend's $1 million Wood Memorial, and are still hoping to get last year's 2-year-old champion to the Kentucky Derby on May 7.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2011
  16. Uncle Mo returns to track, still on course for Kentucky Derby

    David Grening

    Beaten Wood Memorial favorite Uncle Mo returned to the racetrack Wednesday, jogging once around a wet Belmont Park training track.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2011