Tag Archive for Kentucky Derby

TEXAS CONNECTIONS IN OAKS AND DERBY DAY STAKES RACES

Louisville, KY (TTA)- The Texas Thoroughbred Association lifetime member and trainer Steve Asmussen has no less than seven horses he will send out on May 6 at Churchill Downs.  In the grade 2 $200,000 Eight Belles Stakes, he will saddle…

SIMULCAST OF THE 142nd KENTUCKY DERBY AND EXCITING LIVE QUARTER HORSE RACING SET FOR THIS WEEKEND AT SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK

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  Jesses First Down- Sam Houston Race Park Photo Coady Photography Two Special 1:00 pm Matinees on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday Mother’s Day on May 8 Sam Houston Race Park will present an action-packed weekend of live racing and the…

Kentucky Derby, Hasta La Vista Handicap Bring the Curtain Down on 60th Season Saturday, Sunday at Turf Paradise

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(PHOENIX) America’s most famous horse race, the Kentucky Derby to be run this Saturday and Sunday’s Hasta la Vista Handicap, bring Turf Paradise’s 60th racing season to a close this weekend. Saturday’s Run for the Roses Churchill Downs’ $2 million…

D. Wayne Lucas Makes Aggie History With Donation

COLLEGE STATION, Oct. 23, 2015 – D. Wayne Lukas is well known for his success as a Thoroughbred racehorse trainer, and during a recent trip to Texas A&M University in College Station, he was recognized not only for his success…

Record Breaking 170,513 Fans Watch American Pharoah Take Home 141st ‘Run for the Roses’ in the Final Stretch

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Highest All-Time Wagering From All-Sources on Both the Kentucky Derby Day Program and the Kentucky Derby Race LOUISVILLE, Ky.,  (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — It was ideal weather for the 141st running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands…

Ky Derby Saturday, Closing Day Tuesday at Turf Paradise

  Phoenix, (Turf Paradise) – America’s most famous horse race, the Kentucky Derby, will be simulcast Saturday at Turf Paradise and at all 60 in-state OTBs. And Tuesday’s closing day for the season will feature free Grandstand and Clubhouse admission.…

Texas Tracks Ready for Racing’s Big Weekend

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KENTUCKY DERBY WEEKEND AT LONE STAR PARK – WHAT A GREAT PLACE TO BE    GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Wednesday, April 29, 2015) – Don’t miss the greatest two minutes in sports – the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby on…

A Horse Named Fist Pump

LEXUBGTON (Horse Creek TB) – Fist Pump’s closest brush with Kentucky Derby glory was running second in a small stakes race at a backwater track in New Mexico. But by this fall, he might just become the most famous Thoroughbred in…

New Mexico Horse Derby Bound

Next Stop Should Be As One of Kentucky Derby Favorites RUIDOSO, (Ruidoso Downs), – The New Mexico-owned Materiality showed maturity beyond his two starts to win the Grade 1, $1 million Florida Derby on Saturday afternoon at Gulfstream Park near Miami…

Brand Para-Reining Event Part of the Kentucky Reining Cup

  Press Release by Lindsay Y. McCall LEXINGTON, (USPEA) – There is no doubt that Kentucky is horse country especially when the April through May 2014 calendar holds some of the most prestigious horse events in the country in multiple…