Daily Archive: April 19, 2011

Apr
19
2011

Astrology works out at Churchill Downs

Astrology

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 …

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Apr
19
2011

Silver Medallion works out at Churchill Downs

Silver Medallion

Despite the Derby-centric appearance of this website at the moment, we like to provide coverage of ALL Thoroughbreds. That said, trainer Steve Asmussen had two 3 year olds on the work tab yesterday morning—Silver Medallion and Astrology. Silver Medallion, winner of the G3 El Camino Real Derby and fourth as the post-time favorite in the …

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Apr
19
2011

Mucho Macho Man at Churchill Downs

Mucho Macho Man

Mucho Macho Man also arrived at Churchill Downs yesterday at around 2:30am after a van ride from Gulfstream Park . Trained by Kathy Ritvo, Mucho Macho Man was a troubled third in the G2 Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds when he lost a shoe in the race.


Apr
19
2011

R Heat Lightning at Churchill Downs

R Heat Lightning

R Heat Lightning arrived at Churchill Downs yesterday with stablemate Uncle Mo after a 2 hour delay in which the Tex Sutton chartered flight they were aboard was forced to divert to Dulles Intl. Airport near Washington D.C. when a warning light came on. The horses arrived at Churchill Downs without further incident.


Apr
19
2011

Uncle Mo at Churchill Downs

Uncle Mo

Todd Pletcher-trained Uncle Mo has arrived at Churchill Downs, along with stablemate (and Kentucky Oaks probable favorite) R Heat Lightning. Assistant Michael McCarthy is seen here unloading Uncle Mo around noon yesterday. The Tex Sutton plane carrying the two equine stars was delayed for 2 hours by a warning light that flashed on shortly after …

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