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April 6, 2012

The opening cards are stocked with full fields, and a stroll through the Keeneland backstretch reveals a parade of horse flesh that rivals rush-hour congestion. Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2012/04/05/2141261/keeneland-stands-strong-amid-horse.html#storylink=cpy The reality facing the Kentucky racing circuit is as stark as ever. But for 15 days at the Bluegrass's most picturesque...
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March 30, 2012

3 things you won’t read anywhere else Opinions are like an egg salad sandwich from your local Texaco station. Digest them at your own risk. READ MORE Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2012/04/05/2141261/keeneland-stands-strong-amid-horse.html#storylink=cpy  
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March 29, 2012

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – Dullahan, currently among the top 10 3-year-olds in this week’s Derby Watch, remains on target to have his final Kentucky Derby prep in the Grade 1 Blue Grass at Keeneland on April 14 despite missing several days of training due to a splint injury. “He popped...
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March 27, 2012

Dullahan failed to follow the Kentucky Derby-winning footsteps of his half-brother Mine That Bird (2009), but he did make a solid showing at Churchill Downs with a fast-closing third-place finish. The Dale Romans-trained colt broke to the inside and bumped with Union Rags before settling well off the early pace....
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March 26, 2012

PARIS — Forget daffodils or robins: In Central Kentucky, the true sign of spring is a pasture full of fuzzy foals. Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2012/03/25/2125178/fields-of-dreams-a-paddock-of.html#storylink=cpy It's March, and Adena Springs, the leading Thoroughbred breeding farm nine years in a row, looks like a nursery, with long-legged babies peeking with big...
Read More about FOALING SEASON IN KENTUCKY, A SERIES - LHL

March 26, 2012

Donegal Racing’s Finnegans Wake, third behind Hansen in the Grade III Gotham at Aqueduct earlier this month, worked five furlongs in :59 3/5, breezing, at Fair Grounds on Saturday. It was the Powerscourt colt’s first official move over the surface since arriving here from South Florida’s Palm Meadows Training Center...
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March 13, 2012

ARCADIA, Calif. – Creative Cause and Bodemeister, the one-two finishers in the San Felipe Stakes on Saturday at Santa Anita, are expected to meet again in the Grade 1, $750,000 Santa Anita Derby on April 7, but that race will not include Fed Biz, who on Monday was pulled from...
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March 10, 2012

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – The Florida Derby is not the only important Kentucky Derby prep left on the local racing schedule this winter. The $150,000 Palm Beach Stakes may be carded on the grass, but it could well have Derby implications with both Dullahan and Howe Great among the six...
Read More about DULLAHAN STARTS PATH TO KENTUCKY DERBY... - DRF

March 10, 2012

Perhaps the most common items on the wish lists of trainers this time of year are that their Kentucky Derby contenders a) stay sound and b) don't peak too soon. Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2012/03/09/2103109/derby-trail-shorter-all-the-time.html#storylink=cpy Given the desire to balance the delicate timing of their delicate animals, it is little wonder...
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March 10, 2012

The Derby Trail heats up with four graded stakes this weekend—Tampa Bay Derby (G2), San Felipe (G2), Swale (G3), and Palm Beach (G3). All but one of these will run on Saturday and all but one is getting much of the racing industry’s press. The Grade 3 $150,000 Palm Beach...
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