Jill Byrne's Oaks Day Update

Noseda likes Awesome Act, Maker duo transitions from Trackside to Downs

AMERICAN LION – Trainer Eoin Harty sent WinStar Farm’s American Lion out Thursday for a routine morning of schooling in the gate and galloping a mile and a half.

McPeek excited to have Solis aboard Beautician...Hollendorfer bids for third Oaks win

AGE OF HUMOR – Bluegrass Equine Center, Sky Chai Stable and Twin Creeks Farm’s Age of Humor schooled in the gate and galloped 1 ¼ miles Thursday morning with regular exercise rider Marvin Jiminez in the saddle and all was well with Aqueduct’s Busanda Stakes winner, according to trainer Mike Maker.

The do's and don'ts when packing for the infield

Jill Byrne's Derby Update April 29

Derby Nation on the Backside, on Thursday!

Taste of Derby attendees include film, television and racing celebrities

 

Award Winning Chilean Winery Haras to sponsor Taste of Derby

 

Famous faces are expected at the inaugural Taste of Derby presented by Yum! Brands on Thursday, April 29 at the Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center beginning at 7 p.m.

Celebrities in attendance will include:

Rachel Alexandra Named 2010 'First Lady of Oaks'

Chambord® Sponsors First Lady of Fashion Contest 

The First Lady of Oaks designation was introduced in 2009 with Susan G. Komen for the Cure® founder, Nancy G. Brinker. The official Oaks Day ambassador selection is to honor a special female who has used her professional and personal experiences to celebrate women and the causes that women support. 

Kentucky Derby 136 post draw quotes

AMERICAN LION (post position 7, jockey David Flores, 30-1) – Trainer Eoin Harty: “I’m quite happy. It doesn’t change the way the horse is going to run, one way or the other. Seven is a lucky number for me. Well Armed was No. 7 in Dubai.”

Endorsement injured, out of Derby 136...Interactif passes; Backtalk, Make Music for Me in

BACKTALK – With the announcement that neither Endorsement nor Interactif would be entered for the Derby, Gold Mark Farm’s Backtalk made the field.