Month: March 2019

Horse racing returning to CCF | Local News Stories – Douglas Daily Dispatch

Horse racing is returning. Dominique Valenzuela, General Manager at the Cochise County Fairgrounds (CCF), has announced the racing facilities at the fairgrounds have passed inspection from the Arizona Department of Gaming and horses will be racing Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19. There will be seven or eight races each day with the first race anticipated…

2019 Louisiana Derby Cheat Sheet

Saturday’s $1 million, Grade 2 Twinspires.com Louisiana Derby ratchets up the excitement on the Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve as the first prep offering 170 qualifying points for the May 4 run for the roses and as culmination of a fantastic, stakes-packed racecard on the penultimate day of the 2018-19 meet…

John Longden: Kentucky Derby Legend

In the long history of the Kentucky Derby, there have been relatively few jockeys lucky enough to win the historic race, and relatively few trainers as well. Thus, it is almost impossible to imagine a horseman so equally skilled at both pursuits that he could win the Derby as a jockey and as a trainer,…

Derby Daily: Game Winner, Improbable ‘ran winning races’ – Horse Racing Nation

Welcome to Horse Racing Nation’s Kentucky Derby Daily, which will each day leading up to the May 4 race at Churchill Downs detail all the news and notes related to contenders in one convenient space. Denied the chance to see a matchup of top-rated 3-year-olds Game Winner and Improbable, Kentucky Derby Media Poll voters this week naturally speculated — should the…