The Travers Stakes pits the Preakness and Belmont winners against Travers favorite, Stay Thirsty, who finished 12th in the Kentucky Derby.
Local news for Aug. 22, 2011
Animal Kingdom will not race the remainder of the year.
Ruler On Ice relishes the slop and posts a shocking win in the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes.
The Belmont stakes, which runs tomorrow in Elmont, New York, completes this year's Triple Crown series of racing and includes Derby winner, Animal Kingdom, and Preakness winner, Shackleford.
Linked to the North by its Civil War stance but portrayed each May with plantation imagery, just where does Louisville's core allegiance lie?
Shackleford defeats Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom and wins the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes.
A full field of 14 to take on the second jewel in the Triple Crown.
Kendall Bickett wins Kentucky Derby Museum's Horsing Around with Art contest. and ..
Free admission? Free candy? Game on.
Derby winner Animal Kingdom draws post #11 and will take on 13 challengers in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday.
Which means that, for this writer, Derby (hopefully) will end sometime this morning.