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How Santana Can Clear His Name

If jockey Ricardo Santana Jr. wants to clear his name and a reputation tarnished in the investigation and complaint by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals against Eclipse Award-winning... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for... Read More...

‘I’d Throw the Guy Out’: Meadowlands’ Decisive Action Lacking in Thoroughbred Racing

On the afternoon of March 1, a horse van carrying three Standardbreds from a private training center entered to race that evening at Meadowlands racetrack pulled into a service area along the New... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ... Read More...

NY Times: PETA Files Complaint After Undercover Investigation of Asmussen Stable

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has filed state and federal complaints against two-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer Steve Asmussen and his chief assistant, Scott Blasi, alleging animal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi... Read More...

Champion My Miss Aurelia Triumphant in Return

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Undefeated champion My Miss Aurelia returned to the races a winner on Wednesday at Saratoga. Despite stumbling at the start, My Miss Aurelia cruised to a three-length score over Delightful Quality in the Mandys Gold overnight stakes under Julien Leparo... Read More...

Teen Pauline Sets Saratoga Track Record in Career Debut

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Teen Pauline, a 2-year-old Stonestreet Stables filly, set a new track record at Saratoga on Wednesday for trainer Steve Asmussen. The daughter of Tapit blitzed five furlongs in :56.53 under Julien Leparoux in smashing career debut. The filly is named a... Read More...

Rothko Wins Aristides at Churchill Downs

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Padua Stables’ homebred Rothko dominated six rivals to win Saturday night’s 24th running of the Aristides (G3) at Churchill Downs. Rothko, ridden by Corey Nakatani and trained by Steve Asmussen, clocked six furlongs on a main track rated fast in 1:... Read More...

Hierro Wins Derby Trial at Churchill Downs

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Hierro rolled through the rain-soaked stretch to win the 88th running of The Cliff’s Edge Derby Trial Stakes (G3) Saturday night at Churchill Downs. Trained by Steve Asmussen and ridden by Julien Leparoux, Hierro covered the one-mile distance in 1:35... Read More...

Daddy Nose Best Works at Churchill Downs

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Daddy Nose Best worked five furlongs in 1:00.20, galloping out six furlongs in 1:13.80 and seven furlongs in 1:29.20 on Monday, according to Churchill Downs Publicity. “I thought it was a great work,” Asmussen said. “He went over the track really... Read More...

Secret Circle and Sabercat to meet in Rebel

Secret Circle, winner of a division of the Southwest Stakes (G3) on Feb. 20, returns to Oaklawn Park for Saturday’s $500,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) to face a competitive group of 3-year-olds, including highly regarded Sabercat (G3). Read More...

Sway Away fits in San Carlos

2 years ago
Sway Away has raced at distances from five furlongs to a mile and 3/16ths and at six different tracks in a seven-race career. Today, he takes on The Factor and Amazombie in Santa Anita’s San Carlos Stakes (G2). Read More...