Untapable Brings Favorite's Role to Friday's 140th Longines Kentucky Oaks

Winchell Thoroughbreds’ homebred Untapable, who has won her two starts in 2014 by a combined 17 ¼ lengths, has been installed as the 4-5 morning-line favorite in a field of 13 3-year-old fillies for Friday’s 140th running of the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I). 

Kentucky Derby & Kentucky Oaks Update: Monday, April 28, 2014

KENTUCKY DERBY UPDATE – Monday, April 28, 2014

CALIFORNIA CHROME (No. 1) – As the rains pelted, the lightning flashed and the thunder roared at Churchill Downs Monday morning, likely Kentucky Derby favorite California Chrome and a dozen of his West Coast buddies went airborne from Ontario Airport near Los Angeles on a Tex Sutton charter shortly after 5 a.m. (Pacific Time). The flight landed in Louisville just after 11:30 a.m. local time and the horses arrived at the track at 12:45 p.m.

  • Apr

    28
  • Contender

    Tapiture
  • Track (Condition)

    Churchill Downs (Sloppy)
  • Workout

    Breezed 4F in 50.00

KENTUCKY DERBY UPDATE – Tuesday, April 29, 2014

CALIFORNIA CHROME (No. 1) – Trainer Art Sherman, coming on strong despite running on very little sleep, and California Chrome, coming on strong, too, despite not being allowed to do much running, made the Churchill Downs scene Tuesday morning and proved big hits.

Intense Holiday Sharp in Final Work; Ring Weekend, Bayern Out - Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks Update for Sunday, April 27

A parade of contenders for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands and the Longines Kentucky Oaks worked Sunday morning at Churchill Downs, with Tood Pletcher-trained Derby contenders Intense Holiday and Danza turning in eye-catching efforts.  Also, it was announced Sunday that two possible Derby contenders - Ring Weekend and Bayern - are no longer being considered for the race.

Click here to link to a PDF copy of the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks Update for Sunday, April 27.

Ortiz brothers achieve dream of riding in Kentucky Derby

When the starting gate opens for the 11TH race on Saturday, May 3, at Churchill Downs, two young brothers from Puerto Rico will have realized a childhood dream -- to ride in the Kentucky Derby.

  • Apr

    27
  • Contender

    Ride On Curlin
  • Track (Condition)

    Churchill Downs (Fast)
  • Workout

    Breezed 7F in 1:29.00
  • Apr

    27
  • Contender

    Chitu
  • Track (Condition)

    Churchill Downs (Fast)
  • Workout

    Breezed from the gate 6F in 1:13.20
  • Apr

    27
  • Contender

    Wildcat Red
  • Track (Condition)

    Churchill Downs (Fast)
  • Workout

    Breezed 5F in 1:04.40
  • Apr

    27
  • Contender

    We Miss Artie
  • Track (Condition)

    Churchill Downs (Fast)
  • Workout

    Breezed 4F in 49.20