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McCraken rebounds nicely in Matt Winn

June 17, 2017 0

After a troubled eighth in the Kentucky Derby, McCraken returned to the win column in Saturday’s $100,000 Matt Winn (G3) at Churchill Downs. He towered over the competition as the 1-5 favorite and connections hope […]

Kentucky Derby 143 Trainer Quotes

May 6, 2017 0

Todd Pletcher, Always Dreaming (1st), Tapwrit (sixth), Patch (14th) (A very emotional Todd Pletcher shedding tears of joy) “I knew we had a big shot with this horse and I was hoping it would happen. […]

McCraken keeps rolling in final Blue Grass move

April 2, 2017 0

At Keeneland on Sunday, unbeaten Kentucky Derby (G1) contender McCraken turned in his final work for Saturday’s Blue Grass S. (G2). Under jockey Brian Hernandez Jr., who just arrived after an overnight drive from New […]

McCraken works six furlongs for Blue Grass

March 27, 2017 0

Undefeated Kentucky Derby (G1) contender McCraken took another step toward an intended start in the April 8 Blue Grass (G2), working over the Keeneland main track on Monday for trainer Ian Wilkes. Breaking four lengths […]

McCraken breezes ahead of Blue Grass

March 20, 2017 1

Leading Kentucky Derby (G1) candidate McCraken worked five furlongs in 1:00 under Brian Hernandez Jr. over a fast track at Keeneland on Monday in advance of his final prep for the Derby, the $1 million […]

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