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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Shackleford, Caleb's Posse all set for Indiana Derby

    Marty McGee

    Shackleford and Caleb's Posse are among the 3-year-olds confirmed to race Saturday in the Indiana Derby.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  4. La Gran Bailadora gives Maker 5th win on Turfway card in Distaff

    Marty McGee

    Continuing a phenomenal day for trainer Mike Maker while running another big race over the local Polytrack surface, La Gran Bailadora passed all six of her rivals when going on to a mild upset Saturday in the Kentucky Cup Distaff at Turfway Park.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2011
  5. Rahystrada pulls away in Kentucky Cup Turf

    Marty McGee

    Rahystrada strutted his class while giving Greta Kuntzweiler her second straight victory in the Kentucky Downs showcase event, the Kentucky Cup Turf, as a four-day meet opened Saturday with the 14th running of the Grade 3, $150,000 race.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011
  6. Schwartz targets third Beverly D. win with Stacelita

    Marty McGee

    Martin Schwartz says he loves the Beverly D., and no wonder. He won the race in 2005 with Angara and in 2006 with Gorella, forever endearing Arlington Park to his stock-playing heart.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2011
  7. Churchill Downs: Bashford could be big day for partnership

    Marty McGee

    Billy Denzik paid a mere $6,000 for a yearling colt at auction last fall before asking his friend from high school, Brook Smith, if he wanted to partner up.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2011
  8. Santiva works five furlongs, still not fully committed to race

    Marty McGee

    Santiva warmed up for a probable start in the 143rd Belmont Stakes by breezing five furlongs Saturday morning at Churchill Downs, finishing in 1:00.60 over a fast track while in the company of stablemate Golden Gulch.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2011
  9. Animal Kingdom's rally falls short in Preakness

    Marty McGee

    Velazquez said the colt recoiled a bit from the dirt hitting him in the face and chest during the early stages and might have momentarily lost the focus required to stay closer.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2011
  10. Breeders' Cup winner Shared Account returning in Gallorette

    Marty McGee

    Graham Motion has had a few things to do this week. Making raceday accommodations for family and friends. Dodging the raindrops that keep falling at his Fair Hill training base.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  11. Evening Jewel opts for starring role in Vinery Madison

    Marty McGee

    Instead of being a fringe player in Arkansas, Evening Jewel will be in from California as a solid favorite Thursday at Keeneland in the Vinery Madison, a seven-furlong Polytrack race that carries the same Grade 1 rating as the $500,000 Apple Blossom.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2011
  12. Lilacs and Lace pays $99 in Ashland stunner

    Marty McGee

    Lilacs and Lace rebounded from a 12-length defeat in a lesser race just two weeks beforehand to stun some of the best 3-year-old fillies in North America with a 48-1 upset Saturday in the 74th running of the Grade 1, $400,000 Ashland Stakes at Keeneland.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2011
  13. Ashland at Keeneland ripe for Ward's taking with Dancinginherdrea...

    Marty McGee

    John T. Ward Jr. grew up just outside the back stable gate at Keeneland and became a local legend by training horses to win a number of major races, most notably the 2001 Kentucky Derby with Monarchos.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2011
  14. Rogue Romance, Santiva will begin 3-year-old campaigns in Risen S...

    Marty McGee

    Racing officials at Fair Grounds are expecting a terrific field for their next big race on the Triple Crown trail, the Risen Star Stakes, with two major hopefuls scheduled to ship in from south Florida to make their 3-year-old debuts in the Grade 2 race.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2011
  15. Mary's Follies, Never Retreat part of great betting race in Marsh...

    Marty McGee

    Stakes with $100,000 purses come in all degrees of difficulty, but it would be hard to find one much tougher or deeper than what Gulfstream Park will offer Sunday with the Grade 3 Marshua's River.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2011
  16. Meet opens with perfect weather, close finishes

    Marty McGee

    There were only six horses in the nondescript field of conditioned-claiming fillies, and yet far more fans crowded around the picturesque walking ring than what might otherwise be expected.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2011