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  1. Nehro works sharply at Churchill

    Marty McGee

    Nehro, the Kentucky Derby runner-up who figures as one of the favorites for the Belmont Stakes, had a sharp workout early Monday at Churchill Downs when going six furlongs in 1:12.20 in the company of Dominus, his Steve Asmussen-trained stablemate.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2011
  2. Nehro's work tempts owner to send him to Pimlico

    Marty McGee

    Kentucky Derby runner-up Nehro breezed a half-mile in 50.80 seconds over a sloppy Churchill Downs racetrack early Monday morning, leaving Zayat trying to decide whether to send the colt to the $1 million Preakness.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  3. Headache gets there in Claiming Crown Jewel

    Marty McGee

    Headache got a perfectly timed ride from Julien Leparoux to nail the race-long front-runner, Smarten Destiny, to post a neck victory Saturday in the $138,000 Claiming Crown Jewel.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2010
  4. Sassy Image completes sweep at Churchill, Dale Romans, Robby Alba...

    Marty McGee

    Dale Romans was denied his first Golden Rod Stakes when he sent out Sara Louise to a runner-up finish to Rachel Alexandra last year.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2009
  5. horse, horse racing, Breeders' Cup, Oak Tree at Santa Anita, Mast...

    Marty McGee

    Mastery, the first in a procession of highly regarded Breeders' Cup runners for Godolphin Racing, has been listed as the 9-5 morning-line favorite for the first of the 14 BC races, the $500,000 BC Marathon on Friday at Santa Anita.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2009
  6. Claiming Crown Jewel, Claiming Crown Emerald, Canterbury Park, Br...

    Marty McGee

    Antrim County turned back a sustained stretch bid from Fancy Runner to post a gritty triumph Saturday under Jamie Theriot in the $138,000 Claiming Crown Jewel at Canterbury Park.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2009
  7. Attfield runners finish 1-2 in Elkhorn

    Marty McGee

    Roger Attfield is a legend in his native Canada for a reason.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2009
  8. Cardinal favorite Callwood Dancer not on home turf

    Marty McGee

    Apples to apples, Callwood Dancer should have the edge Saturday in the $100,000 Cardinal Handicap at Churchill Downs.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2008
  9. Denis of Cork out for the year

    Marty McGee

    Denis of Cork, the third-place finisher in the Kentucky Derby and the runner-up in the Belmont Stakes, is out for the rest of the year after incurring a minor injury in his left hind ankle.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2008
  10. Gomez to ride Macho Again

    Marty McGee

    Macho Again, the runner-up behind Big Brown in the Preakness, will be ridden by Garrett Gomez in the June 7 Belmont Stakes, it was announced Saturday by the colt's owners, the West Point Thoroughbreds syndicate.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2008
  11. Rushaway: Big Glen gets up

    Marty McGee

    Big Glen ($8.40) wore down front-runner Miner's Claim in a furious stretch drive to win his second stakes of the Turfway winter-spring meet, the $100,000 Rushaway Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2008
  12. Liberty Bull best in WinStar Derby

    Marty McGee

    Liberty Bull got a terrific stalking trip under Eddie Razo Jr. when he surged past a pair of dueling front-runners, then drew clear to capture the $600,000 WinStar Derby on Sunday at Sunland Park.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2008
  13. Host up to win Canadian Turf H. at Gulfstream

    Marty McGee

    Host got a terrific trip under John Velazquez and outkicked several other stretch-runners to post a half-length victory Friday in the Grade 3 Canadian Turf Handicap at Gulfstream Park.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2008
  14. Hard Spun takes another swing at 'Street'

    Marty McGee

    Kentucky Derby runner-up Hard Spun is slated to face his nemesis, Derby champion Street Sense, in the Kentucky Cup Classic at Turfway Park on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2007
  15. Red Giant upsets Virginia Derby

    Marty McGee

    Todd Pletcher won the $1 million Virginia Derby on Saturday, but not with the colt most horseplayers thought he would.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2007
  16. Red Giant upsets Virginia Derby

    Marty McGee

    Todd Pletcher won the $1 million Virginia Derby on Saturday, but not with the colt most horseplayers thought he would.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2007