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The Truth Or Else to Reveal Ability in Oklahoma Derby

September 26, 2015 |

The Truth Or Else to Reveal Ability in Oklahoma Derby: Once a promising Kentucky Derby hopeful, The Truth or Else ran into talented horses during the spring. He lost his last two Derby prep races by a combined 25 lengths. Afterwards, he ran an uninspiring fifth in the Pat Day Mile (GIII) at Churchill Downs, before […]

Oklahoma Derby Headlines Big Sunday at Remington Park

September 25, 2015 |

Oklahoma Derby Headlines Big Sunday at Remington Park: Remington Park is ready for their time in the limelight this weekend as they host the 27th annual Oklahoma Derby which is Oklahoma’s richest Thoroughbred race. The 27th annual Grade III event is for 3 year-olds and up running 1 1/8 miles (9 furlongs) on the dirt […]

American Pharoah Faces New Track, Travel Concerns in Travers

August 25, 2015 |

American Pharoah Faces New Track, Travel Concerns in Travers: Racing fans know American Pharoah stands on top of the world as America’s best dirt horse, with a small window for the mare Beholder to prove otherwise. Strange things happen in this sport though, and the time for American Pharoah to lose can come this weekend if […]

Travers Stakes 2015 Odds, Posts, Events

August 25, 2015 |

Travers Stakes 2015 Odds, Posts, Events: The Travers Stakes will be held at Saratoga Race Track in New York on Saturday, August 31, 2015. The Travers Stakes is a part of Travers Day which will features six grade I races, including the $1.25 million “Mid-Summer Derby” for three-year-olds. Triple Crown phenomenon American Pharoah comes in […]

West Virginia Derby Features Fun Festivities at Mountaineer

July 29, 2015 |

West Virginia Derby Features Fun Festivities at Mountaineer: The Grade II 2015 West Virginia Derby will take place at Mountaineer Race Track on Saturday, August 1. The West Virginia Derby is a race open to three-year-olds willing to run 1-1/8 miles, and it offers a $750,000 purse. The first post time for the race is […]

West Virginia Derby: Tale of Verve Tries to Escape Fluke Label

July 29, 2015 |

West Virginia Derby: Tale of Verve Tries to Escape Fluke Label– Rather than guess at which horses are going to contest the West Virginia Derby (GII) at Mountaineer Racetrack on Saturday and feature a scratched horse, this article will revolve around a likely contender. Fans love a deep closer, and Tale of Verve attracted a following […]

Belmont Stakes 2015 Contenders, Odds, Post Positions

June 3, 2015 |

Belmont Stakes 2015 Contenders, Odds, Post Positions: The 147th running of the Belmont Stakes takes place in Elmont, New York at Belmont Park on Saturday, June 6, 2015. The historic third jewel of the Triple Crown is worth $1,500,000 and is run at 1 1/2 miles on a dirt track. With the chance of a […]

Tale of Verve Looks to Go the Distance in Belmont Stakes

June 1, 2015 |

Tale of Verve Looks to Go the Distance in Belmont Stakes: Upon his entry into this year’s Preakness field, most people wrote off Tale of Verve as a hopeless longshot. The Dallas Stewart-trained colt proved to be much more, however, finishing second to American Pharoah, albeit seven lengths behind that mud-loving superstar. With the approaching […]

Tale of Verve Needs Pace in Preakness Stakes

May 12, 2015 |

Tale of Verve Needs Pace in Preakness Stakes: Initially, racing fans laughed at the notion of Tale of Verve entering the Kentucky Derby under the “also eligible” list. After late drama over extra spots opening, the colt scratched. Now, Tale of Verve finds his way to the list of expected Grade I Preakness Stakes starters on […]

Preakness Stakes 2015: Schedule, Post Time, Contenders

May 12, 2015 |

Preakness Stakes 2015: Schedule, Post Time, Contenders– The Preakness Stakes will take place in Baltimore at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, May 16, 2015. This will be the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes, the middle jewel of the Triple Crown and a Grade I race at 1-3/16 miles for three-year-old thoroughbreds. In addition to […]