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Fleur De Lis Ladies Dreaming Of Breeders’ Cup Flowers

June 16, 2018 |

  Nine To Race Under The Churchill Downs Lights By Margaret Ransom North American-based distaffers get their first crack at qualifying for the Nov. 3 Breeders’ Cup Distaff (GI) in the $200,000 Fleur de Lis Handicap (GII) on the Stephen Foster Handicap (GI) undercard on Saturday night at Churchill Downs. This year’s Breeders’ Cup will, […]

Valadorna, Farrell Standouts in Rachel Alexandra

February 24, 2017 |

By Jordan Sigmon Valadorna was three-quarters of a length shy of an Eclipse Award last year while Farrell has been untouchable in her last two starts. Both fillies will look to add to their Kentucky Oaks (GI) credentials Saturday when they face off for the first time in the Rachel Alexandra Stakes (GII) at Fair […]

LATT’s Top Early Kentucky Oaks Contenders – 2/9/17

February 9, 2017 |

By Casey Laughter The Kentucky Oaks (GI) — the sister race to the Kentucky Derby (GI) — is less than three months away and the real contenders are starting to emerge while some of the others are fading into the afterthoughts of 2016. While your 2016 juvenile filly champion is on the list, she is […]

Casse Barn Loaded With Star Power

December 19, 2016 |

By Casey Laughter The Mark Casse barn has made its winter home at the Palm Meadows training facility in South Florida and has started initial preparations for a very exciting 2017 considering the star power under the veteran trainer’s tutelage; standout horses in the barn are grade 1 winners Classic Empire, Pretty City Dancer and […]