Bellafina an Oaks Lilly

We understand it is only early January, but the road to the 2019 Kentucky has a major player on the path to the first Friday in May. The 7 furlong Santa Ynez Stakes at Santa Anita run January 6 was nothing short of a showcase for Bellafina. Earning a 104 beyer speed...

A fine young filly dominates Pocahontas

Could we have something special coming down the pike right now? Well maybe you better wake old LeRoy up…he might want to see this! The 50th running of the Pocahontas Stakes at Churchill Downs was indeed a showcase for one young filly. Serengeti Empress led every...

Midnight hopes to strike in Kentucky Oaks

MIDNIGHT HOPES TO STRIKE IN KENTUCKY OAKS Everybody knows about the Kentucky Derby and the magic that surrounds that first Saturday in May. The day before the world’s most famous horse race is extra-special as well as it is reserved for the three-year old females as...

Road to Derby and Oaks has traffic

The road that leads to the first Friday and Saturday in May has a few new travelers merging onto the highway that leads to immortality. Stronger Than Ever put herself on the Kentucky Oaks trail with a gutty win in the Silverbulletday Stakes at the Fairgrounds in...

Kentucky Oaks another feather for Baffert and Smith

KENTUCKY OAKS ANOTHER FEATHER FOR BAFFERT AND SMITH When Abel Tasman circled the field and won the Kentucky Oaks, was anyone really surprised to see Bob Baffert and Mike Smith in the winner’s circle on the big stage again? Perhaps their philosophical approach and a...