Monthly Archive: April 2011

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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Apr
15
2011

Contender or Pretender – The Factor

The Factor past performances

Well, my plan for this series was to start at the top of the graded earnings list and work my way down, which I failed the minute I started with Dialed In (who is #2). I then failed even further by jumping straight to the #18 horse (Santiva). Now that I’ve thoroughly destroyed any semblance …

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