Tiz the Law, Maxfield Win in Preps

The Champagne Stakes may be one of the more prestigious 2-year-old prep races of the year, but Maxfield turned in one of the most impressive performances of the year in the Breeders’ Futurity at Keeneland today. The son of Street Sense was next to last along the backstretch but slung his way around the far […]

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Dennis’ Moment Is for Real

Dennis’ Moment proved Saturday that his 19 1/2 maiden win in July was no fluke, coasting to a 2-length victory in the GIII Iroquois Stakes at Churchill Downs. The “win and you’re in” victory earns Dennis’ Moment a berth in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Santa Anita Nov. 1.  And what a moment it was. […]

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Churchill Downs Announces 2020 Road to the Kentucky Derby

Four months after Country House (where is he?) won the Kentucky Derby by disqualification, the road to the 2020 Derby will start at the same racetrack. The Iroquois Stakes, held at Churchill Downs on Sept. 14, will award a paltry 10 points to the winner, with 2nd, 3rd and 4th places receiving 4, 2 and […]

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2-Year-Olds Impress at Del Mar, Saratoga

Collusion Illusion pulled away in the stretch to take the 2019 Best Pal Stakes at Del Mar, while Zayat Stables showed that they may have another monster horse in Gozilla. At Saratoga, Collusion Illusion pulled the upset, stalking leaders Thanks Mr. Eidson and Raging Whiskey along the backstretch. He then made his move 4-5 wide […]

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