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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016


Racing Headlines
Wild About Deb under consideration for Belmont Stakes
Peter Pan (G2) third-placer Wild About Deb breezed Tuesday morning and now appears headed to the 148th running of the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (G1) on June 11 more...

Exaggerator gallops at Belmont, Creator works at Churchill
One day after arriving at Belmont Park, Preakness (G1) winner Exaggerator galloped over the 1 1/2-mile oval on a rainy Monday morning. more...

Exaggerator arrives at Belmont Park
Preakness S. (G1) winner Exaggerator made the trip from Pimlico in Baltimore, Maryland, to Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, on Sunday ahead of the $1.5 million Belmont S. (G1) on June 11. more...

Exaggerator leaves Pimlico Sunday, Nyquist to ship out June 5
Preakness S. (G1) winner Exaggerator galloped Saturday morning at Pimlico, one day before he is scheduled to ship to Belmont Park ahead of the Belmont Stakes (G1). Kentucky Derby (G1) victor and Preakness third Nyquist, who has been ruled out of the Belmont due to a fever, is scheduled to ship back to his California base on June 5. more...

Desormeaux will be aboard for Exaggerator's only Belmont move
Regular rider Kent Desormeaux will be in the saddle when Preakness S. (G1) winner goes to the track for his lone major work for the June 11 Belmont S. (G1). more...

Exaggerator will breeze once before Belmont
Preakness S. (G1) winner Exaggerator walked the shedrow at Pimlico on Thursday, one day after jogging two miles around the venue's main track as he awaits the June 11 Belmont S. (G1). more...

Exaggerator jogs; Nyquist improving
Preakness (G1) hero Exaggerator jogged two miles at Pimlico on Wednesday as he remains on target for the June 11 Belmont S. (G1) going 1 1/2 miles. more...

Nyquist will bypass Belmont Stakes
Trainer Doug O'Neill has ruled Nyquist out of the Belmont S. (G1) due to an elevated white blood cell count and fever. more...

Exaggerator, Nyquist to continue rivalry in Belmont Stakes
Both Exaggerator and Nyquist exited their respecitve first and third-place finishes in Saturday's Preakness S. (G1) in good order, connections announced Sunday. more...

Exaggerator scores Preakness victory
Exaggerator made up for his rallying runner-up effort in the May 7 Kentucky Derby (G1) by sailing past champion Nyquist to take the 141st edition of the Preakness S. (G1) on Saturday. more...

Team Nyquist confident one day out; Go Maggie Go takes Black-Eyed Susan
Trainer Doug O'Neill was pleased with Nyquist's Friday morning jog at Pimlico, one day before the champion and Kentucky Derby (G1) winner looks to remain undefeated in the $1.5 million Preakness (G1). more...

Team Nyquist brimming with optimism as Preakness nears
Undefeated Kentucky Derby (G1)-winning champion Nyquist is inspiring plenty of confidence in his camp two days ahead of his Preakness (G1) tilt. more...

Preakness draws 11, Nyquist 3-5 favorite
The field for Saturday's $1.5 million Preakness (G1) was drawn late Wednesday afternoon, and undefeated champion Nyquist will break from post 3 in the 1 3/16-mile test. more...

Nyquist, Exaggerator camps size up the other's horse
Connections of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Nyquist and runner-up Exaggerator had a chance to observe the other's horse Tuesday morning at Pimlico and offered their respective scouting reports more...

Nyquist, Exaggerator school in Pimlico paddock
Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Nyquist schooled in the Pimlico paddock on Monday, while Derby runner-up Exaggerator did the same on his first full day in Baltimore. more...

Gun Runner to breeze Monday; Preakness status to be determined later
Louisiana Derby (G2) hero Gun Runner, third to Nyquist in the Kentucky Derby (G1), won’t make a Preakness (G1) decision until after his Monday breeze at Churchill Downs. more...

Nyquist enjoys quiet jog; Cherry Wine, Laoban work for Preakness
Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Nyquist had another quiet day at Pimlico, jogging around the track twice ahead of next Saturday's Preakness (G1). more...

O'Neill really happy with Nyquist, three Preakness hopefuls work
Trainer Doug O'Neill says he's "really happy" with undefeated Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Nyquist heading into next week's Preakness (G1). more...

O'Neill watches Nyquist jog at Pimlico
Trainer Doug O'Neill arrived at Pimlico on Thursday morning in time to watch his Kentucky Derby (G1)-winning champion jog under regular exercise rider Jonny Garcia. more...

Nyquist jogs at Pimlico
Kentucky Derby (G1) champion Nyquist returned to the track on Wednesday for the first time since his win in the Run for the Roses last Saturday more...

Nyquist scheduled to visit Pimlico track Wednesday
Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Nyquist walked the shedrow at Pimlico Tuesday morning and will exercise over Old Hilltop's main track for the first time Wednesday. more...

Nyquist arrives at Pimlico, could face 13 in Preakness
Undefeated Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Nyquist arrived safely at Pimlico late Monday afternoon. more...

Unbeaten champion Nyquist races into Kentucky Derby history
Champion Nyquist added his name to the Kentucky Derby (G1) history book on Saturday. more...

Cathryn Sophia rolls in Kentucky Oaks
Rebounding from her only career loss in the Ashland (G1), Cathryn Sophia posted a resounding victory in Friday’s Kentucky Oaks (G1). more...

142nd Kentucky Derby, Oaks analysis
James Scully offers his Kentucky Derby (G1) analysis as well as thoughts on Friday’s Kentucky Oaks (G1) card. more...

Nyquist made 3-1 favorite from post 13 in Kentucky Derby
The field is set for the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby (G1), and undefeated juvenile champion Nyquist has been installed as the 3-1 morning line favorite against 19 rivals. more...

Rachel's Valentina early favorite in 142nd Kentucky Oaks
The field for the 142nd running of the $1 million Kentucky Oaks (G1) was drawn Tuesday morning at Churchill Downs, with Rachel's Valentina installed as the morning line favorite at 7-2. more...

Gun Runner, Creator, Mor Spirit turn in final pre-Derby drills
Trainer Steve Asmussen sent out his Kentucky Derby duo of Gun Runner and Creator for half-mile moves at Churchill Downs Monday, capping their major preparations for Saturday's big race. more...

Nyquist takes his first jog around Churchill Downs
Unbeaten Kentucky Derby (G1) favorite Nyquist jogged a mile Sunday, the morning after arriving at Churchill Downs. Ed DeRosa and clocker Gary Young were on the scene. more...

Brody's Cause, Exaggerator work at Churchill Downs
Grade 1 winners Exaggerator and Brody's Cause topped the worktab at Churchill Downs Saturday morning, each breezing five furlongs. more...

Nyquist records final work at Keeneland, busy Derby worktab at Churchill
Kentucky Derby favorite Nyquist recorded his final workout for next Saturday's Run for the Roses, breezing a mile in 1:41 at Keeneland Friday afternoon more...

Rachel's Valentina breezes, large contingent of Derby horses expected to work Fr
Rachel's Valentina received her final tune-up for the Kentucky Oaks (G1) on Thursday, breezing five furlongs in :47.80 at Churchill Downs more...

 

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