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Belmont Candidate Prime Cut Works Five Furlongs

Donald Adam’s Prime Cut, a candidate to compete in the $1 million Belmont Stakes (Grade I) on June 11, worked five furlongs in 1:03.60 on Tuesday at Churchill Downs.

Derby Runner-Up Nehro Works Sharp Six Furlongs

NEHRO IMPRESSES ASMUSSEN IN SIX-FURLONG PREP FOR BELMONT STAKES – Zayat StablesNehro, runner-up to Animal Kingdom in the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!

Connections of Dubai Majesty Bid For Winning Colors Three-Peat

DUBAI MAJESTY’S CONNECTIONS GOING FOR THIRD WINNING COLORS – One year ago, Martin Racing LLC and Morgan Thoroughbred LLC’s Dubai Majesty scored the second of her back-to-back victories in the $100,000 Winning Colors (Grade III) under Miguel Mena – a key victory in what turned out to be an Eclipse Award champion

Santiva Sharp in Work for Possible Belmont Bid

SANTIVA SHARP IN WORK FOR BELMONT STAKES – Tom Walters’ probable Belmont starter Santiva worked five furlongs over a fast Churchill Downs track Saturday morning in 1:00.60 under assistant trainer Brendan Walsh.

Musketier Ready, Brass Hat Bids Farewell

MUSKETIER READY FOR TOP EFFORT IN LOUISVILLE HANDICAP – It’s scarce to find a multiple graded stakes-winning, un-gelded horse still competing at age 9, let alone in top company, but Musketier-GER, fresh off back-to-back wins in the Elkhorn (GII) at Keeneland, has been installed as the 122-pound high weight and 9-5 favorite for Saturday’s 74th running

Keertana's Proctor Says Louisville Rival Musketier 'Really Tough'

KEERTANA HOPES TO MAKE HISTORY IN LOUISVILLE HANDICAP – Trainer Tom Proctor is confident that his mare Keertana can hold her own Saturday against males in the $100,000-added Louisville Handicap (Grade III) at 1 ½ miles over the Matt Winn Turf Course.

Shackleford Back at Churchill Downs

Mike Lauffer and Bill Cubbedge’s homebred Shackleford returned to Churchill Downs just before 10:30 (Eastern) Sunday morning after returning from Baltimore and his half-length triumph in Saturday’s $1 million Preakness (Grade I), the second jewel of the Triple Crown.

Preakness Winner Shackleford Back Home at Churchill Downs

SHACKLEFORD RETURNS TO CHURCHILL DOWNS AFTER PREAKNESS SCORE – Mike Lauffer and Bill Cubbedge’s homebred Shackleford returned to Churchill Downs just before 10:30 (Eastern) Sunday morning after returning from Baltimore and his half-length triumph in Saturday’s $1 million Preakness (Grade I), the second jewel of the Triple Crown.

Churchill Downs Backside Consensus: It's Animal KIngdom

CHURCHILL CONSENSUS HAS ANIMAL KINGDOM RULING IN MARYLAND – A lot of trainers on the Churchill Downs backstretch got a good look at Animal Kingdom in the week he was here prior to winning the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I) on May 7.

Ready's Rocket Set for Bid to Make History

READY’S ROCKET READY TO MAKE HISTORY -- History is made on the first Saturday of every May at Churchill Downs. On this third Saturday in May, Ready’s Rocket will look to make his own history.