Champion American Pharoah Works Bullet Five Furlongs; Unbeaten Dortmund Arrives In Baffert Barn

Zayat Stables’ American Pharoah, the champion 2-year-old of 2014 and probable morning-line favorite for the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (GI), worked five furlongs in :58.40 Sunday morning at Churchill Downs. The work was the fastest of 32 at the distance.

Big Day Of Works For Kentucky Derby 141 Hopefuls

Ten horses under consideration for the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I) worked toward next Saturday’s race on seven fronts Saturday morning.

Six Kentucky Derby, Six Kentucky Oaks Hopes Work Over Fast Track On Friday

It was beat-the-rain day at Churchill Downs Friday with six Kentucky Derby and six Kentucky Oaks hopefuls putting in works over a fast main track.

Kentucky Derby 141: Backside Buzz 4.24.15

Kentucky Derby 141: Backside Buzz 4.23.15

Trainers Eye Weather In Advance of Final Derby, Oaks Works

Other than trying to forecast the winner of Kentucky Derby 141, probably the most tricky thing in Louisville this time of year is trying to forecast the weather.

Mr. Z, War Story Work Toward Kentucky Derby 141

Two Kentucky Derby hopefuls, War Story and Mr. Z turned in five-furlong breezes over a fast track Wednesday morning at Churchill Downs.

War Story, Mr. Z Scheduled for Kentucky Derby Breezes on Wednesday

Two hopefuls for the 141st Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (GI), War Story and Mr. Z, are scheduled to work Wednesday morning at Churchill Downs.

Kentucky Derby 141: Ep. 9 - 2015 Kentucky Derby Top Horses

Kentucky Derby 141: Ep. 8 - MS Doesn't Stop Trainer's Pursuit of Roses

Kentucky Derby Hopeful Bold Conquest Breezes; Needs Defections for Derby Bid

The Ackerley Brothers Farm’s Bold Conquest worked five furlongs over a track labeled as “good” in 1:02.80 on an overcast Monday morning at Churchill Downs.

Oaks Hope Shook Up Sizzles In Churchill Downs Work

Regis Racing’s Shook Up tuned-up for her planned run in the $1 million-guaranteed Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) with a sparkling five-furlong work on Sunday at Churchill Downs.

Kentucky Derby Hopes International Star, Danzig Moon Work at Churchill Downs

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s International Star, whose victory in the Louisiana Derby (Grade II) completed a sweep of Fair Grounds’ trio of Kentucky Derby prep races, took a brief van ride to Churchill Downs Saturday for a five-furlong work over the one-mile dirt course that will host the 141st Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands in two weeks.

Kentucky Derby, Oaks Workouts to be Streamed Live

Churchill Downs Racetrack, in conjunction with TwinSpires.com, will provide live online streaming of Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks workouts when the exclusive 8:30-8:45 a.m. (all times Eastern) training window begins Saturday in earnest.

Miss Ella captures stakes bow in Beaumont

Miss Ella (Exchange Rate) ran her career line to a perfect two-for-two on Sunday when taking the $250,000 Beaumont S. (G2) at Keeneland by 2 1/2 lengths under jockey Rajiv Maragh.

Kentucky Derby 141: Ep. 7 - Racing With the Boys

Stellar Wind sails to Santa Anita Oaks score

Hronis Racing LLC's Stellar Wind (Curlin) overcame a bobbling start to earn her third straight victory with a 5 1/4-length score in the $400,500 Santa Anita Oaks (G1).

Include Betty just holds in Fantasy

Brereton C. Jones and Timothy C. Thornton's Include Betty (Include) turned back both Achiever's Legacy (City Zip) and Oceanwave (Harlan's Holiday) to take Saturday's $400,000 Fantasy S. (G3) at Oaklawn Park.

Lovely Maria earns first stakes win in Ashland

Brereton C. Jones' Lovely Maria (Majesticperfection) earned her first stakes victory on Saturday when taking the $500,000 Ashland S. (G1) at Keeneland by 3 1/4 lengths as the 9-5 favorite.

The Larry Jones-trained filly not only earned her first stakes score, she gave jockey Kerwin Clark his first career Grade 1 win after decades in the saddle.

Condo Commando draws off in Gazelle

Michael Dubb, Bethlehem Stables LLC and The Elkstone Group LLC's Condo Commando (Tiz Wonderful) earned her third straight stakes victory, as well as 100 points toward a guaranteed starting berth in the May 1 Kentucky Oaks (G1), when capturing Saturday's $300,000 Gazelle S. (G2) at Aqueduct with jockey Joel Rosario aboard.