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Calhoun Trio Heads Winning Colors; In Foal Ravi's Song Seeks First Graded Stakes Victory in Early Times Mint Julep

The Bret Calhoun-trained trio of Beat the Blues, Speedacious and Gleaming – all multiple stakes winners with 28 victories and earnings of more than $1.1 million among them – head the field of eight fillies and mares entered for Saturday’s $100,000-added Winning Colors (Grade III) at six furlongs on the main track.

Good Deed Bids to Become First 3YO to Take Winning Colors

Bert, Elaine and Richard Klein’s 3-year-old filly Good Deed will bid on Saturday to both improve off a runner-up effort to the impressive Contested in the Eight Belles Presented by Xerox (GIII) on Kentucky Oaks Day and become the first of her age group to defeat her elders in the $100,000-added Winning

Dullahan Beats the Heat, Works Mile for Belmont

Donegal Racing’s Dullahan, third behind I’ll Have Another and Bodemeister in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!

Cease, Tahoe Lake Set to Challenge Simmard in Saturday's Louisville Handicap

Roger Attfield and William Werner’s Simmard arrived at Churchill Downs on Thursday morning from Woodbine to continue his preparations for Saturday’s 75th running of the $100,000-added Louisville Handicap (Grade III).

Stealcase Will Skip Belmont; Mark Valeski Highly Doubtful

John Oxley’s Stealcase, third in The Cliff’s Edge Derby Trial (Grade III) in his most recent start, will skip the June 9 Belmont Stakes (GI), the third jewel of the Triple Crown, according to trainer Mark Casse.

Oxley, Casse Considering Belmont With Stealcase

The morning after Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another ran down Bodemeister in the Pimlico stretch to capture the Preakness (GI), trainer Mark Casse said he is considering running John Oxley’s Stealcase in the 1 ½-mile Belmont (GI), the final jewel of the Triple Crown.

Dullahan Works Toward Belmont; On Fire Baby Sizzles in Bullet Work

Donegal Racing’s Dullahan, winner of the Toyota Blue Grass (Grade I) and most recently third in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!

Churchill Trainers Favoring Derby 1-2 in Preakness

The day before the 137th running of the Preakness (Grade I), several trainers at Churchill Downs offered their opinions about who will win the second jewel of the Triple Crown and most are picking Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (GI) winner I’ll Have Another or Derby runner-up Bodemeister.

Byrne Hopes Derby 139 Trail Begins Friday With Positively

The Kentucky Derby trail for Take Charge Indy ended with 3-year-old dark bay son of A.P. Indy finishing 19th of 20 in the Run for the Roses, but his connections are hoping to get right back on the Derby trail with Positively, a 2-year-old son of Distorted Humor who is scheduled to make his career debut in Friday’s sixth race at Churchill Downs.

Sloppy Conditions Postpone Work for Cozzetti

With more than an inch of rain in the Louisville area and more coming down Sunday morning, trainer Dale Romans opted to postpone a work for Preakness (Grade I) contender Cozzetti and instead sent the colt out for a 1 ½-mile gallop after the renovation break under exercise rider Romero Cordache.