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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

Bruce Lunsford’s Kentucky-bred Art Collector drew away from his rivals in the stretch to win the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational S. (G1) at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, Jan. 28. After breaking cleanly under Junior Alvarado, Art Collector stalked pacesetter Stilleto Boy in the early stages. He made a menacing three-wide move at the… Read more

January 30, 2023

Undefeated Kentucky-bred Flightline, who enjoyed a brief but remarkable racing career, was named the 2022 Horse of the Year on Thursday, Jan. 26 during the 52nd annual Eclipse Awards in Palm Beach, Florida. From his record-breaking win in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at Keeneland to his romping Pacific Classic (G1) triumph, Flightline captivated racing… Read more

January 28, 2023

The $3,000,000 Pegasus World Cup Invitational S. (G1) at Gulfstream Park is one of the most prestigious and richest horse races of the year, and this year’s event on Saturday, Jan. 28, promises to be another stellar renewal headed by Kentucky-bred Cyberknife. The multiple Grade 1 winner, who owns impressive credentials, has been installed as… Read more

January 27, 2023

Led by undefeated multiple Grade 1 winner Flightline, Kentucky-breds enjoyed another banner season on the racetrack in 2022. As a result, horses bred in the Bluegrass dominate the Eclipse Award finalists for the annual Eclipse Award ceremony, slated for Thursday, Jan. 26 in South Florida. Topped by Flightline, who is considered the leading candidate for… Read more

January 25, 2023

Kentucky-bred Taiba added a third Grade 1 victory to his resume on Monday, Dec. 26, with a facile score in the $300,000 Malibu S. (G1) on opening day at Santa Anita. Ridden by regular pilot Mike Smith, Taiba chased pacesetter Forbidden Kingdom from second through the early stages of the seven-furlong affair. Taiba moved to… Read more

December 27, 2022

Trainer Bob Baffert made it six consecutive victories in the $300,000 Starlet Stakes (G1) at Los Alamitos when Kentucky-bred Faiza fended off a stretch-long challenge from Pride of the Nile to score in the 1 1/16-mile test for juvenile fillies. Ridden by Flavien Prat, Faiza was trying two turns just four weeks after a stylish… Read more

December 14, 2022

Peter Brant’s Kentucky-bred Regal Glory closed out her exceptional racing career with a second straight win in Del Mar’s Matriarch Stakes (G1) on Sunday, Dec. 4. The 6-year-old daughter of Animal Kingdom ran away from her rivals in the one-mile event, scoring by 5 ¼ lengths in 1:33.60, the second-fastest time of the race since… Read more

December 9, 2022

Eclipse Thoroughbred Partner’s Kentucky-bred Speaking Scout joined the ranks of Grade 1 stakes winners on Dec. 3 at Del Mar, utilizing a strong late surge to take down top prize in the $400,000 Hollywood Derby (G1). Ridden in the Hollywood Derby by Juan Hernandez, Speaking Scout outran nine rivals in the 1 1/8-mile turf test,… Read more

December 9, 2022