Jessie Oswald was recently accepted to The National Turf Writers and Broadcasters Association
A swollen tendon has forced I'll Have Another to retire from horse racing for good at a time when the industry desperately needed his now halted Triple Crown run.
Instead of lighting a firecracker and losing a finger or two on the Fourth of July head to Churchill Downs where general admission is free and beer and hot dogs are $1 all day.
Kiddari held off Vertical Vision to win the $66,500 feature race Friday night at Churchill Downs in front of a record "Downs After Dark" crowd.
The 2009 Kentucky Derby winner hasn't won a race since winning the Run for the Roses, but he looked very good in a Monday workout at Churchill and could race here Saturday or Sunday.
After a pair of runner-up finishes this year Rachel Alexandra, the reigning Horse of the Year, won her first race of 2010 Saturday at Churchill Downs by capturing the Fleur de Lis Handicap.
Thoroughbred racing's Super Bowl will be held at Churchill Downs on Nov. 5-6 this year and Nov. 4-5 next year - the first time the track has held the event in back-to-back years.
The Breeders' Cup, which will be Nov. 5-6 at Churchill Downs, will finish under the new permanent lights at the track both days. The final race of the weekend, the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic, will go off around 6:45 p.m. Nov. 6.
Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver, and jockey Calvin Borel, drew the No. 8 post for Saturday's 135th Preakness Stakes and is the early 5-2 favorite for the Baltimore race.
In his first workout since winning the 136th Kentucky Derby, Super Saver had an easy and breezy exercise with jockey Calvin Borel aboard on Monday.
Calvin Borel won his third Kentucky Derby in four years - becoming the first jockey to do so - Saturday aboard Super Saver.
Jockey Rafael Bejarano rallied General Quarters past favorite Court Vision by a neck in the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic.
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