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BC Sprint Hope Giant Ryan Has Easy Work

GIANT RYAN HAS EASY WORK; TEST TIME FOR TRINNIBERG ON THURSDAY – The plan for Shivananda Parbhoo was to have his two Breeders’ Cup hopefuls, Giant Ryan and Trinniberg, work on Thursday morning after the break.

Mother Nature did not get the memo.

Flat Out Takes Dickey On the Ride of His Life; BC Status of Northern Passion Still Uncertain

FLAT OUT TAKES DICKEY ON THE RIDE OF HIS LIFE – Trainer Scooter Dickey thought he had hit the top of the racing game long before Flat Out came into his barn.

Sassy Image Out of Breeders' Cup, My Miss Aurelia Among Six Asmussen BC Workers

SASSY IMAGE INJURED, OUT OF BREEDERS’ CUP FILLY & MARE SPRINT – Multiple Grade I winner Sassy Image has been taken out of consideration for the Grade I, $1 million Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint after a chip in a hind ankle was discovered following her most recent work on Oct. 8 at Churchill Downs.

Flint Eyes Breeders' Cup Juvenile for Bashford Manor Hero Exfactor

FLINT EYEING BREEDERS’ CUP JUVENILE WITH EXFACTOR – Stoneway Farm’s Exfactor, the last-to-first winner of the 110th running of Saturday’s Grade III Bashford Manor Stakesat Churchill Downs, was in good order at Bernie Flint’s barn on Monday morning and his trainer was making plans to get the colt to the starting gate for the $2 millio

Foster Winner Pool Play Works; Suburban Winner Flat Out Points to Breeders' Cup Classic

POOL PLAY WORKS, FLAT OUT POINTS TO BREEDERS CUP AFTER NEW YORK ROMP – William S. Farish Jr.’s Pool Play worked on Sunday morning at Churchill Downs in his first serious training move since his upset victory in the 30th running of the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap (Grade I).

General Quarters Tries Life On The Hedge In Firecracker 'Cap

GENERAL QUARTERS WILL BREAK FROM RAIL IN FIRECRACKER – Tom McCarthy’s General Quarters, a multiple Grade I winner with nearly $1.2 million in career earnings, drew the rail post in the field of eleven for the 21st running of the Grade II, $175,000-added Firecracker Handicap Presented by GE.

Grade I Winner Dublin Launches Comeback for Lukas

GRADE I WINNER DUBLIN MAKES RETURN IN ALLOWANCE ON SATURDAY – Robert Baker and William Mack’s Dublin will make his long awaited return to competition for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas in a 6 ½-furlong allowance race on Saturday at Churchill Downs.

Howard Bids for Second Bashford Manor With Power World

HOWARD LOOKS FOR SECOND BASHFORD MANOR WITH POWER WORLD - With 283 career wins beneath the Twin Spires, trainer Neil Howard is no stranger to the Churchill Downs winner’s circle.

Wise Dan Sharp In First Turf Work; General Quarters Works Easy Half-Mile

FIRECRACKER HOPE WISE DAN SHARP IN FIRST GRASS WORK– Trainer Charles Lopresti made the trip west on Interstate 64 from his Lexington base Tuesday morning with Morton Fink’s homebred Wise Dan Tuesday morning to give the 4-year-old son of Wiseman’s Ferry an important test.

Get Stormy 123-pound Firecracker Hight Weight, Simms Contemplates Breeders' Cup for Flashy Lassie

 GET STORMY ASSIGNED HIGH WEIGHT FOR FIRECRACKER HANDICAP – Dual Grade I winner Get Stormy has been assigned the high weight of 123 pounds by Churchill Downs racing secretary Ben Huffman for the 21st running of the $175,000-added Firecracker Handicap (Grade II) at a mile on the Matt Winn Turf Course on Monday, July 4.