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Clark Contender Will Take Charge, Falls City-Bound Oaks Winner Believe You Can Work

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Abbott Makes Churchill Downs Bow with Mid-Atlantic Invader Nellie Cashman

Sycamore Stable’s Nellie Cashman got her first view of the historic Twin Spires of Churchill Downs on Friday morning when she galloped around the Louisville track in preparation for her run in Saturday evening’s $175,000-added Mrs. Revere (Grade II) for 3-year-old fillies on the turf.

Pierce Ships Duo From Canada's Legendary Sam-Son Farm for Saturday Turf Stakes

Canada’s legendary Sam-Son Farm has enjoyed some wonderful moments beneath Churchill Downs’ famed Twin Spires, but it has been some time since its distinctive red silks with gold sleeves have visited the winner’s circle after a major race here.

Injured Borel Out for Remainder of 2013, Eyes Oaklawn Park Return

Jockey Calvin Borel, a three-time winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I) and a 2013 inductee into the Thoroughbred racing Hall of Fame, will take the rest of the year off as he continues his recovery from injuries suffered in an October riding mishap at Keeneland Race Course.

Groupie Doll, Bradley in New York As The Champion's Career Continues

The surroundings are a good bit different than those at her former home at Churchill Downs, but reigning Eclipse Award Filly & Mare Sprint champion Groupie Doll has resumed her training in New York, and trainer William “Buff” Bradley and other familiar faces are close by.

Kentucky Oaks Winner Believe You Can Possible for Thanksgiving's Falls City

A busy morning of works on a glorious autumn morning at Churchill Downs included a serious training move by a filly who is racing royalty on the track’s grounds: a five-furlong move by Brereton JonesBelieve You Can, winner of the 2012 Kentucky Oaks (Grade I).

Breeders' Cup Stars 'Possible' for McPeek's Assault on Fall Meet Stakes Races

Trainer Kenny McPeek is planning an assault on the remaining stakes races in the Churchill Downs Fall Meet that could include his top performers from last week’s Breeders’ Cup Championships at Santa Anita.

Byrne Adds Blinkers for Quick Turnaround for Promising Juvenile Almost Famous

When the highly-regarded 2-year-old Almost Famous faltered in upper stretch and finished a non-threatening fourth in the $61,800 Street Sense on opening day of the Churchill Downs Fall Meet, trainer Pat Byrne quickly admitted that he was completely mystified.

Lukas Says BC Classic Runner-Up Will Take Charge "Possible" for Clark 'Cap Run

The narrow loss to Mucho Macho Man in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (Grade I) at Santa Anita by Willis D. Horton’s Will Take Charge might not be the final race of the year for the late-blooming 3-year-old star.

Wise Dan, Groupie Doll Among First Breeders' Cup Stars Back Home in Kentucky

Reigning Horse of the Year Wise Dan, fresh off his second consecutive victory in the Breeders’ Cup Mile (GI), and Groupie Doll, the Filly & Mare Sprint champion of 2012 and a repeat winner in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (GI) at Santa Anita, are back in Kentucky following their early afternoon arrival at Louisville International Airport on a flig