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Stuart Janney III & Phipps Stable (Ogden Mills “Dinny” Phipps)

Stuart Janney and Dinny Phipps are first cousins whose families both have a long and distinguished history in horse racing. In 2013 they won The Kentucky Derby with Orb. Stuart was introduced to racing by his parents who raced the famed Ruffian. He is the Chairman of Bessemer Trust, Trustee of Johns Hopkins University, Vice Chairman of The Jockey Club and on the Board of Trustees of NYRA. Dinny Phipps is a retired American Financier and Chairman of The Jockey Club. He won the Eclipse Award of Merit for all of his many contributions to horse racing. The Phipps Family is one of the most famous in racing having campaigned such stars as Bold Ruler, Personal Ensign, Easy Goer and Buckpasser. Other top horses owned soley or in partnership by Janney and Phipps include Coroando's Quest, Criminologist, Air Support, My Flag and Point of Entry.

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