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Belmont Winner Ruler On Ice Set for Clark 'Cap, Works Half-Mile

RULER ON ICE BREEZES HALF-MILE IN PREP FOR CLARK HANDICAP Ruler On Ice, winner of the Belmont Stakes (Grade I), has joined the roster of horses that will compete in the 137th running of the $500,000-added Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (GI) on Friday, Nov. 25 at Churchill Downs.

Peitz Sees Tajaaweed as "Horse to Beat" in Saturday's River City

PEITZ SEES TAJAAWEED AS ‘HORSE TO BEAT’ IN SATURDAY’S RIVER CITY Shadwell Stable’s Tajaaweed, winner of the Arlington Handicap (Grade III) in July, faces eight rivals as the 119-pound high weight in Saturday’s 34th running of the River City Handicap (GIII) at Churchill Downs, but trainer Dan Peitz sees the 6-year-o

Flat Out Confirmed for Bid for Grade I Clark Handicap

FLAT OUT CONFIRMED FOR CLARK HANDICAP – Owner Art Preston and trainer Scooter Dickey met at Churchill Downs on Wednesday morning and decided to continue the 2011 campaign of Jockey Club Gold Cup (Grade I) and Suburban Handicap (GII) winner Flat Out in the 137th running of the $500,000-added Clark Handicap Presented b

Lopresti Prescribes Rest for Turallure, Clark Bid Likely for Wise Dan

LOPRESTI: TURALLURE GETS A REST, WISE DAN LIKELY FOR CLARK – Trainer Charles Lopresti’s tremendous run of success over the past three years came within a nose of producing the biggest moment of his career during the recent Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs.

Exfactor's Return Has Flint Dreaming About Derby

FLINT HAS KENTUCKY DERBY DREAMS FOR BASHFORD MANOR WINNER EXFACTOR Exfactor, an impressive 2 ¾-length winner of the Bashford Manor (Grade III) beneath the Twin Spires in July, is back in serious training after taking the summer off and the colt’s autumn activity has veteran trainer Bernie Flint dreaming about a special day at Churchill Downs in the spring.

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Flat Out,Ruler On Ice, Defending Champ Giant Oak, Wise Dan Top Clark Nominees

FLAT OUT, RULER ON ICE, DEFENDING CHAMP GIANT OAK, WISE DAN HEAD TALENTED NOMINEES TO 137TH CLARK ‘CAPPreston Stable’s Flat Out, winner of the Jockey Club Gold Cup (Grade I), George and Lori Hall’s Belmont Stakes (GI) winner Ruler On Ice, the Virginia Tarra Trust’s defending champ

Glen Hill, Proctor Take Two Shots at Mrs. Revere

GLEN HILL FARM, PROCTOR TAKING TWO SHOTS AT MRS REVERE Glen Hill Farm and trainer Tom Proctor will be taking two shots at this year’s extremely competitive edition of the $175,000-added Mrs. Revere (Grade II) with Marketing Mix and Holidaysatthefarm.

Lanerie Celebrates 300th Riding Win at Churchill Downs

LANERIE WINS 300TH AT CHURCHILL DOWNS; EYES FIRST RIDING TITLE – Jockey Corey Lanerie  added another highlight to his career when he captured his 300th win beneath the Twin Spires in Sunday’s ninth race aboard Taptowne.

On Fire Baby, Motor City Look to Next Steps

ON FIRE BABY EYES NEXT STEP IN GOLDEN ROD – “That was one for the good guys,” Hall of Fame trainer D Wayne Lukas said to Gary Hartlage as Lukas passed the viewing stand just past the six-furlong pole.

Uncle Mo, Stay Thirsty Work Toward Classic

Another busy morning for the Todd Pletcher barn at Churchill Downs was headlined by two five-furlong workouts Sunday from Mike Repole’s duo of Uncle Mo and Stay Thirsty in preparation for Saturday’s Grade I, $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic.