RACHEL ALEXANDRA RUMORS

Horse Racing: Preview of the 2016 Risen Star Stakes; Rachel Alexandra Stakes and more

Our focus this weekend will be strictly at the Fair Grounds in Louisiana as they will be running the 2016 version of the Risen Star Stakes, a major three year old prep race for, not only the 2016 Kentucky Derby, but also their premier race of the meet, the $1 million Louisiana Derby on March 26. The once beaten Airoforce, the stretch running Mo Tom and 11 others will contest 8 ...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jess's Dream in long-awaited debut at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Stonestreet Stable's Jess's Dream, the first foal out of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, was a dramatic winner of his long-awaited career debut in Monday's sixth race at Saratoga Race Course. Sired by two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, the 3-year-old Jess's Dream broke a step slow from post six under Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez and spotted...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Haskell purse up to $1.75M days before American Pharoah runs

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) The purse for the Haskell Invitational has been increased by $750,000 to $1.75 million with Triple Crown winner American Pharoah set to run in the race Sunday. Monmouth Park made the announcement Wednesday, the day American Pharoah arrived at the track after a cross-country flight from California. The purse has been $1 million since 1997, but increases were...
Via Associated Press
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

The 2015 Kentucky Derby…A Look Ahead

You can call this a modified version of my annual “Countdown to the Triple Crown” When I looked at the 2015 crop of three years olds, it certainly appears to be one of the strongest I’ve seen in quite some time. The 25 or so horses I have listed here all have shown a tremendous amount of potential as have others that I have not added (yet) and still others who either won...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Horse Racing: Preview of the 2014 Woodward Stakes at Saratoga

Can you believe its closing weekend at Saratoga Race Course already? and that the meet at beautiful Del Mar Racetrack will end mid week next week? Time really does fly when you’re having fun doesn’t it? That being said, our feature race this week will be the 2014 Woodward Stakes at Saratoga Race Course for three year olds and up going nine furlongs for $600,000. The classic race...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Horse Racing: The 2014 Haskell Invitational…..A Look Ahead

One of Horse Racing’s major summer events, the 2014 Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park in New Jersey, is beginning to take shape and it could include the enormously talented Untapable, a filly. While owner Ron Winchell and trainer Steve Asmussen think about what they want to due with their fleet Tapit filly, either run her vs. the boys July 27 in the Grade 1 Haskell or in the...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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