Apr
20
2011

The Factor arrives at Churchill Downs

The Factor, who came in 7th as the favorite in the G1 Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park (won by ArchArchArch), arrived at Churchill Downs yesterday by van from southern California. The Factor is trained by Bob Baffert.

The Factor

CREDIT: Reed Palmer Photography, Churchill Downs

Apr
20
2011

ArchArchArch arrives at Churchill Downs

ArchArchArch rejoined trainer William “Jinks” Fires at his barn at Churchill Downs yesterday. ArchArchArch most recently won the G1 Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park over Nehro, trained by Steve Asmussen. Both horses have secured enough earnings to be guaranteed a spot in the gate for the Kentucky Derby on May 7th.

ArchArchArch

CREDIT: Reed Palmer Photography, Churchill Downs

Apr
20
2011

Mucho Macho Man gallops at Churchill Downs

Mucho Macho Man took to the track to stretch his legs yesterday morning at Churchill Downs. Mucho Macho Man, who won the G2 Risen Star, is trained by Kathy Ritvo, who is attempting to become the first female trainer to win the Kentucky Derby.

Mucho Macho Man

CREDIT: Reed Palmer Photography, Churchill Downs

Apr
20
2011

Joyful Victory at Churchill Downs

Kentucky Oaks hopeful Joyful Victory arrived at Churchill Downs yesterday.

Joyful Victory

CREDIT: Reed Palmer Photography, Churchill Downs

Apr
19
2011

Astrology works out at Churchill Downs

Astrology worked out at Churchill Downs yesterday for trainer Steve Asmussen. He went 4 furlongs and covered the distance in 50:40.

While Astrology is currently 13th on the graded stakes earnings list and would qualify to run in the Kentucky Derby on May 7th, he is more likely to be running in either the G3 The Cliff’s Edge Derby Trial at Churchill Downs on April 30th or the G2 Jerome at Aqueduct on April 23rd.

Astrology

CREDIT: Reed Palmer Photography, Churchill Downs

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