March 7, 2011 - 11:00am
Stay Thirsty moves out from under Uncle Mo's shadow with a win in the $250,000 Grade 3 Gotham Stakes
Mike Repole owns both Stay Thirsty and Derby favorite, Uncle Mo. Todd Pletcher trains both and has worked the pair in tandem their last three workouts. Prior to Saturday, both Stay Thirsty’s and Uncle Mo's last race was the Breeders' Cup Juvenile last November where Stay Thirsty finished fifth...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Now that your fantasy football league is over, pick your Derby favorites and join the Louisville.com fantasy league in Winstar Farm’s Road to the Roses Fantasy Challenge fantasy horse racing contest.
Winstar Farm is sponsoring the Road to the Roses Fantasy Challenge which runs through April 30. It is a fun, fantasy horse racing game that gets you thinking about the Derby contenders and gives you another reason to follow the Derby prep races.
February 21, 2011 - 12:13pm
Mucho Macho Man takes the $300,000 Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes as he puts his mark squarely on the Derby watch list.
Mucho Macho Man, a son of Macho Uno, set just off the pace of front-runner Decisive Moment through much of the 1 1/16 mile race, along with Santiva and Liondrive at this weekend's $300,000 Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes.
February 18, 2011 - 11:30am
Who’s your Derby pick? Yes, it may only be February, but this weekend Churchill Downs is holding their first of three opportunities to select your Derby horse now and bet him in their Derby Future Wager Pool 1.
For the past several years, Churchill Downs has offered the chance to bet on the Derby contenders well in advance of Derby Day with their Derby Future Wager Pools. Three different betting pools are offered on selected weekend dates, with the first beginning Friday. Pool 2 will run from March 11th...
February 18, 2011 - 9:00am
Continuing down the Derby Trail, ten horses compete in the Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds Race Course.
The Road to the Derby continues with the $300,000 Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes this Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans. Headlining the field of ten is Breeder’s Cup Juvenile third place finisher, Rogue Romance. Rogue Romance is trained by Kenny McPeek and will be ridden by Julien...