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Stonestreet Stables LLC

Stonestreet Stables LLC is the estate of the late Jess Jackson. His wife, Barbara Banke along with the children are carrying on the racing tradition established by Jackson. Jess Jackson raced horses in the 1960s but became a major player in the industry in 2003 buy purchasing a large number of high profile broodmares at the sales. He followed that up with private purchases of eventual HOYs Curlin and Rachel Alexandra. He began the famed Kendall-Jackson wineries and Stonestreet has farms in Lexington, Kentucky and in Ocala, Florida. Stonestreet has raced individually and in partenrships in addition to Curlin and Rachel Alexandra, My Miss Aurelia, Hot Dixie Chick, Hierro and Dominus among countless other stable stars.

Los Alamitos Futurity Added to 2014-15 'Road to the Kentucky Derby' Series

The $500,000 Los Alamitos Futurity (Grade I) has been added to the list of races that comprise the 2014-15 “Road to the Kentucky Derby.” The series of 35 select races – 19 “Prep Season” races and 16 “Championship Series” races – will determine which horses qualify to the 141st running of the $2 million guaranteed Kentucky Derby.

Global View Nips Storming Inti at Wire to Win 23rd Running of Grade II American Turf

Glen Hill Farm's Global View caught Storming Inti in the closing strides

Midnight Lucky Romps in 28th Running of Grade I Humana Distaff

Midnight Lucky, making her first start in more than 11 months, took the lead out of the gate

Coffee Clique Catches Dame Marie Late to Win 29th Running of Grade II Churchill Distaff Turf Mile

Coffee Clique squeezed through an opening along the hedge

California Chrome Wins America’s Greatest Race

164,906 fans pack historic Churchill Downs

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Lindsay & Els Chicago, IL

First time at the Oaks so that's why we have these crazy hats on, shaped like cheese hats and painted pink in honor of Bright Pink, which is a great charity.
Paula's picking California Chrome

Kentucky Derby 140 presented by Yum! - The Race

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California Chrome is attempting to become only the fourth California-bred, Kentucky Derby winner in history and the first since Decidedly in 1962.