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Albarado Celebrates "Sweet" Milestone Win; Cougar Cat Works Fast, Likely To Pass Aristides

  • ALBARADO SAYS MILESTONE CHURCHILL WIN IS “SWEET”
  •  COUGAR CAT WORKS FAST, BUT LIKELY TO PASS ARISTIDES

Denis of Cork, Macho Again On Track For Belmont; McPeek's 3-Year-Old Fillies Take To The Turf; Jockeys' Race Tightens

(May 22, 2008) - Two Churchill Downs-based 3-year-olds that are being pointed toward a battle against unbeaten Kentucky Derby (Grade I) winner and Triple Crown winner Big Brown in the Belmont Stakes (GI) were reported to be doing well with just over two weeks remaining before the June 7 “Test of the Champion.”

Graeme Six Works Toward Winning Colors; Regret-Bound Pure Clan Has First Post-Oaks Breeze

  • GRAEME SIX WORKS TOWARD WINNING COLORS
  • PURE CLAN TURNS IN FIRST WORK SINCE KENTUCKY OAKS

'Horse of the Year' Curlin, Belmont Stakes Hope Denis of Cork Work At Churchill Downs

 

A busy Monday at Churchill Downs saw significant training moves by several major stakes winners, including works by reigning “Horse of the Year” Curlin and Belmont Stakes (Grade I) contender Denis of Cork.

Wicked Style Set For Return On Turf

Ashbrook Farm’s Wicked Style, winner of the Lane’s End Breeders’ Futurity (Grade I) at Keeneland and one of the top 2-year-olds of 2007, is set to make his anticipated debut at three in a one-mile allowance race on turf on Wednesday at Churchill Downs.

Theriot Ready For First Triple Crown Mount In Preakness;Mena Continues Sizzling Start

  • THERIOT READY FOR PREAKNESS MOUNT ON KENTUCKY BEAR
  •  MENA CONTINUES SIZZLING START ON SPRING MEET

Stratostar Shines On Any Surface; St. Joe Back To One Turn In Matt Winn; Juveniles Fuel Asmussen's Rise

Hopes for the Allen Paulson Living Trust’s Stratostar were once fairly high, but the 8-year-old gelding has now settled into a groove that any owner and trainer would be thrilled with.

Big Brown Leaves Churchill Downs for Pimlico

Unbeaten Big Brown, winner of the $2 million guaranteed Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I), got in a final gallop at Churchill Downs on Wednesday before rain started to fall on the historic Twin Spires. After a daylong wait, Big Brown boarded a van around 4:45 p.m.

Kentucky Derby Winner Big Brown Finally Gallops;Tyler Baze Visits To Work Tres Borrachos

  • KENTUCKY DERBY WINNER BIG BROWN IN EAGER IN GALLOP
  • TYLER BAZE VISITS TO WORK TRES BORRACHOS

Kentucky Derby Winner Big Brown Jogs Again On Muddy Track; Stevil Work Delayed;No Blinkers For Tres Borrachos

  • DERBY WINNER BIG BROWN JOGS AGAIN ON MUDDY TRACK
  • ZITO DELAYS BREEZE BY PREAKNESS HOPE STEVIL