July 17, 2024

Chili Flag tops Brown trifecta in Churchill Distaff Turf Mile

May 4, 2024 0

When Chad Brown’s trio all quickened down the stretch in the Churchill Distaff Turf Mile (G2) at Churchill Downs, the only question was the exact order of his trifecta. Chili Flag, the 4-1 second choice, outkicked 8-5 favorite Coppice, leaving stablemate Delahaye back in third. […]

Vahva proves best in Derby City Distaff

May 4, 2024 0

Vahva got into ideal position immediately in Saturday’s $1 million Derby City Distaff (G1) at Churchill Downs, rating on the outside before gaining the upper hand in midstretch. […]

Thorpedo Anna splashes to convincing Kentucky Oaks score

May 3, 2024 0

Entering this historic weekend of racing at Churchill Downs, both the Kentucky Oaks (G1) and Kentucky Derby (G1) had proven elusive prizes for Kentucky-born trainer Kenny McPeek. He can now put a checkmark beside the Oaks after Thorpedo Anna’s convincing score in the 150th edition of the 1 1/8-mile fixture for three-year-old fillies on Friday. […]

My Mane Squeeze prevails in Eight Belles

May 3, 2024 0

My Mane Squeeze raced to the outside and in the clear in Friday’s $534,340 Eight Belles S. (G2) at Churchill Downs, staying out of trouble beneath jockey Luis Saez and holding sway by two lengths from Impel. […]

Fast as Flight pulls brash upset in Modesty

May 3, 2024 0

Friday’s $386,334 Modesty S. (G3) already shaped up as a contentious renewal, and the yielding turf on a rainy Kentucky Oaks Day at Churchill Downs added another layer of complexity to the handicapping puzzle. Longshot Fast as Flight was the one who stepped up in the conditions to earn a new career high, paying $43.90. […]

Ova Charged holds on in Unbridled Sidney

May 3, 2024 0

Ova Charged broke a shade tardy in Friday’s $332,000 Unbridled Sidney S. (G3) at Churchill Downs but was still able to gain a slight lead soon after the start and gamely repelled all comers in the end. […]

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