Gun Runner Targeting Stephen Foster For Next Start

Grade 1 winner Gun Runner, who finished a good second to Arrogate in the G1 Dubai World Cup March 25, will make his first start since that race in the G1 Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs June 17. The BloodHorse reports that the 4-year-old son of Candy Ride has been training …

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Charles Town Sets New Monthly Wagering Record

Aided by the success of the recently concluded month’s Charles Town Classic program, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races was able to establish a record for wagering in a month as the $162,021 bet per race in April now stands as the new single month benchmark in the near 84-year …

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Vernon Downs To Kick Off Racing Season May 5

Jeff Gural, Chairman of American Racing and Entertainment, announced over the weekend that he has decided to open the 2017 racing season Friday, May 5, 2017, following a productive meeting in Albany on Wednesday. New York State Senator Joseph Griffo, representing the 47th District, New York State Senator John Bonacic, …

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Asmussen Trio Turn In Early Morning Works At Churchill Downs

With the majority of final Kentucky Derby workouts completed either Friday or Saturday, this morning’s worktab was rather light. Trainer Steve Asmussen sent three colts out early Monday morning to work – Derby runners Untrapped and  Lookin At Lee. Also on the tab was Local Hero, who currently sits at …

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In The Stud Presented By KERx: Brody’s Cause, New For 2017

The spotlight stallion in this week’s edition of In the Stud is Brody’s Cause, a 4-year-old son of Giant’s Causeway standing his first season at Spendthrift Farm. Brody’s Cause broke his maiden in his second career start at age two, taking a one-mile maiden special weight contest at Churchill Downs. …

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