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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. 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
  6. On Fire Baby romps in Grade 2 Golden Rod

    Marty McGee

    Romans may have found his Derby hopeful for 2012 in O'Prado Again, who rallied to a three-quarter-length win in Saturday's Grade 2, $200,000 Remsen Stakes at Aqueduct.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2011
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Keeneland: Aikenite draws bead on Phoenix

    Marty McGee

    Aikenite has developed quite a tradition at Keeneland, albeit not one as old as the Phoenix Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2011
  12. Wilburn cuts corner to blow open Indiana Derby

    Marty McGee

    Wilburn moved through a rail opening at a critical time and proceeded to draw away from Shackleford down the stretch to post a 4 3/4-length victory Saturday in the 17th running of the Grade 2, $510,900 Indiana Derby at Hoosier Park.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2011
  13. 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
  14. Stacelita struts her stuff in Beverly D.

    Marty McGee

    Stacelita got a perfect trip from just off the pace before going on to victory as the favorite Saturday in the 22nd running of the Grade 1, $750,000 Beverly D. at Arlington Park.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2011
  15. Treasure Beach runs down Ziyarid to take Secretariat

    Marty McGee

    Treasure Beach wore down his fellow European shipper, Ziyarid, to post a neck victory Saturday in the 35th running of the Grade 1, $400,000 Secretariat Stakes at Arlington Park.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2011
  16. 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