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Repole Stable and St. Elias Stable’s Kentucky-bred Forte will seek to solidify his standing as the top-rated Triple Crown candidate in the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, April 1. The 2022 Eclipse Champion Two-Year-Old Male drew on the far outside in post position No. 11 for the Florida Derby and… Read more

March 27, 2023

Kentucky-bred Sibelius scored the biggest win of his career on Saturday, March 25, in a heart-stopping renewal of the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen Stakes (G1) at Meydan in the United Arab Emirates. Ridden by Ryan Moore, Sibelius rated off a contested early pace. Racing behind the leading pack, he rode the rail through the… Read more

March 25, 2023

In a thrilling finish, Hunter Valley Farm’s Kentucky-bred A Mo Reay denied race favorite Fun to Dream by a head to win the $500,000 Beholder Mile (G1) at Santa Anita on Saturday, March 11. Trained by Brad Cox and ridden by Flavien Prat, A Mo Reay engaged Fun to Dream in the stretch of the… Read more

March 13, 2023

Kentucky-bred Stilleto Boy, a well-beaten third in the 2022 renewal of the prestigious Santa Anita Handicap (G1), avenged last year’s defeat with a game victory in the 86th running of the Big ‘Cap on Saturday, March 4. Ridden by Kent Desormeaux, Stilleto Boy broke sharply in the 1 ¼-mile event and relaxed into a nice… Read more

March 6, 2023

Grade 1-winning Kentucky-breds Proxy and Defunded are likely to vie for favoritism in a competitive renewal of the $500,000 Santa Anita Handicap (G1) at Santa Anita on Saturday, March 4. Contested at 1 ¼ miles, the prestigious Santa Anita Handicap attracted a field of 11, comprised entirely of horses bred in the Bluegrass. Proxy, a… Read more

March 3, 2023

Keeneland announced that the 86th running of the $600,000 Ashland S. (G1) on Friday, April, 7, opening day of the Spring Meet, drew a total of 88 nominees, including Kentucky-bred Wonder Wheel, D.J. Stable’s Eclipse Champion 2-Year-Old Filly of 2022. Winner of last fall’s Alcibiades S. (G1) and the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) at… Read more

February 27, 2023

Keeneland announced that the 99th running of the $1 million Blue Grass S. (G1) on April 8, the opening weekend of this year’s Spring Meet, has attracted 141 nominees topped by Repole Stable and St. Elias Stable’s Kentucky-bred Forte, last year’s Eclipse Champion 2-Year-Old Colt. Forte concluded his 2022 championship campaign sweeping both the Breeders’… Read more

February 27, 2023

Leading Grade 1-winning Kentucky-breds Taiba, Emblem Road, Country Grammer, and Café Pharoah headline the $20,000,0000 Saudi Cup (G1) at King Abdulaziz Racecourse in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Saturday, Feb. 25.  A total of 13 horses from around the world will decide the 1,800m (1.125 miles) event. The early favorite for the Saudi Cup is Zedan… Read more

February 24, 2023

Kentucky-bred Lemon Pop made his Grade 1 debut a winning one, taking down the top prize in the $1.73 million February S. (G1) at Tokyo Racecourse in Japan on Feb. 19. Lemon Pop’s impressive win made it four consecutive years that the G1 race has been won by a Kentucky-bred, following Mozu Ascot’s win in… Read more

February 22, 2023

Three Diamonds Farm’s Atone found room at the head of the lane and powered through the stretch to collar Ivar (BRZ) close to home to win the $1 million Pegasus World Cup Turf (G1) at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, Jan. 28. Irad Ortiz Jr. settled Atone in fifth early along the inside while long shot… Read more

January 30, 2023