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Early Nominations of 3-Year-Old Thoroughbreds to 2013 Triple Crown Series Due Saturday, Jan. 26

Owners and trainers of 3-year-old Thoroughbreds who dream that their young horses will participate in the 2013 Triple Crown races have only a few days remaining to make their horses eligible during its early nomination period to compete in the coveted series of American classics that includes the $2 million-guaranteed Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!

139th Kentucky Derby, Oaks Top $7.475 Million Churchill Downs' Spring Stakes Schedule

The 139th annual runnings of the $2 million-guaranteed Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!

Churchill Downs Schedules Pools for 2013 Kentucky Derby, Oaks Future Wager

Churchill Downs Racetrack has established dates for three wagering pools for its Kentucky Derby Future Wager (“KDFW”) and a single pool for its Kentucky Oaks Future Wager (“KOFW”) in 2013.

Scheduled dates for the trio of three-day, Friday-through-Sunday wagering pools in the Kentucky Derby Future Wager are:

Mena Wins Again, Guides Longshot Keep Up to Victory in River City on Closing Day

Jockey Miguel Mena capped a lucrative weekend at Churchill Downs by guiding 30-1 longshot Keep Up to a half-length win over 4-5 favorite Boisterous in the 35th running of the Grade III, $115,700 River City Handicap on closing day of the 21-day Fall Meet.

Uncaptured Edges Frac Daddy in Thrilling Renewal of Grade II Kentucky Jockey Club

Uncaptured stamped himself as an early favorite for the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I) after a outlasting a tenacious Frac Daddy in deep stretch to win Saturday’s 86th running of the $171,150 Kentucky Jockey Club (GII) at Churchill Downs by a neck.

Seaneen Girl Springs Golden Rod Upset

Somewhat reminiscent of 2009 Kentucky Derby-winner Mine That Bird, a horse that was privately purchased after racing in Canada sprung a major upset beneath the Twin Spires.

Flag Fall to That's All for Shackleford in Grade I, $447,000 Clark Handicap

Shackleford, the popular multi-millionaire who triumphed in last year’s Preakness Stakes (Grade I), finished his stellar career in style with a front-running one-length victory over Take Charge Indy in Friday’s 138th running of the $447,000 Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (GI) at Churchill Downs.

Boisterous Shoulders Top Weight for Sunday's Grade III River City Handicap

Phipps Stable’s Boisterous, winner of the Red Smith Handicap (Grade II) and Knickerbocker (GIII) in his last two starts, will carry the top weight of 124 pounds when he faces 11 rivals in Sunday’s 35th running of the $100,000-added River City Handicap (GIII) for 3-year-olds and up at 1 1/8 miles on the Matt Winn Turf Course at Churchill Downs.

Three Stakes in a Row for Afleeting Lady After Grade II Falls City Triumph

Afleeting Lady, the older half-sister of multiple Grade I-winner Shackleford, collected her third straight stakes win with a 2 ¼-length triumph over Brushed by a Star in the 97th running of the Grade II, $162,450 Falls City Handicap on Thanksgiving Day at Churchill Downs.

Gal About Town Heads Field of Nine in Saturday's Grade II Golden Rod

Iroquois Racing Club LLC’s Gal About Town, runner-up to Sign in the Pocahontas (Grade II), headlines a competitive field of nine 2-year-old fillies entered for Saturday’s 69th running of the $150,000-added Golden Rod (GII) at Churchill Downs.