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Proctor Hopes To Keep Regret In the Family with Snow Top Mountain

PROCTOR HOPES TO KEEP REGRET ALL IN THE FAMILY – Last year, trainer Tom Proctor secured his second victory in the Regret Stakes (GIII) when Keertana upset the field.\

n Saturday, Proctor will go for a repeat with Keertana’s half-sister, Snow Top Mountain. Both fillies are homebreds, owned by Barbara Hunter.

Duke of Mischief Takes Another Shot At A Grade I in Stephen Foster 'Cap

DUKE OF MISCHIEF GETS ANOTHER SHOT AT GRADE I GLORY – Trainer David Fawkes had four options in mind for Duke of Mischief after the 4-year-old colt won the Oaklawn Handicap (Grade II) on April 3.

Mine That Bird Works Five Furlongs in 1:02 Under Borel

MINE THAT BIRD WORKS FIVE FURLONGS IN 1:02 UNDER BOREL - Mine That Bird, winner of the 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, worked five furlongs in 1:02 after the renovation break under jockey Calvin Borel.

Champion Rachel Alexandra Works Half-Mile Toward Saturday Start

Reigning Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra completed her serious preparation for a planned return to competition on Saturday with a half-mile work on a cool late spring Monday at Churchill Downs.

            Now all that is left to be determined is which race she will be running in.

Giant Oak, Blame Work Toward Stephen Foster

Giant Oak signaled his readiness for Saturday's 29th running of the $600,000-added Stephen Foster Handicap (Grade I) by working a bullet five furlongs in :59.60 over a fast track after the renovation break Sunday morning at Churchill Downs.

Rachel Alexandra Assigned 118 Pounds For Stephen Foster

Reigning Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra has been assigned 118 pounds by Churchill Downs racing secretary Ben Huffman for next Saturday's 29th running of the $600,000 Stephen Foster Handicap (GI) at 1 1/8 miles on the main track.

Macho Again Works Five Furlongs For Foster

With jockey Robby Albarado aboard, West Point Thoroughbreds' Macho Again completed his major preparations for next Saturday's Stephen Foster Handicap (GI) by working five furlongs in 1:02.20 over a fast track Friday morning after the renovation break.

General Quarters, Solis Have Five-Furlong Get Together

With Alex Solis aboard for the first time, owner-trainer Tom McCarthy's Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (Grade I) winner General Quarters worked five furlongs in 1:01 over a fast track after the renovation break Thursday morning at Churchill Downs.

Borel On Board As Mine That Bird Works Half-Mile In :48

In his second workout since returning to Churchill Downs, 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (GI) winner Mine That Bird worked a half-mile in :48 with jockey Calvin Borel up.

Champion Rachel Alexandra Offers Blistering Six-Furlong Work

Stonestreet  Stables and Harold McCormick's Rachel Alexandra, America's reigning ‘Horse of the Year' and champion 3-year-old filly, turned in one of her strongest works since her return to serious training and racing when she breezed six furlongs in a blistering 1:11.20 on Monday at Churchill Downs.