Horse Racing News by Jay Privman
Tuscan Evening arrived in this country a little more than a year ago, winless in 11 starts.
Statistics showing a reduction in fatal injuries in races since synthetic surfaces were installed at California racetracks was challenged as being a function of better oversight by race-day veterinarians, not necessarily safer surfaces.
There weren't many 2-year-olds last summer at Del Mar who were more impressive than Sidney's Candy, so expectations were high when he returned to action following a four-month layoff earlier this meet at Santa Anita.
With Lookin At Lucky, trainer Bob Baffert has the most accomplished prospect for this year's Kentucky Derby. His bench is deep, though.
The Great Race between Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta is back on, Charles Cella, the owner of Oaklawn Park, said Thursday.
Led by Eclipse Award winners Lookin At Lucky and She Be Wild, a total of 366 horses have been made early nominees to the three Triple Crown races, it was announced late Saturday night by the Triple Crown racetracks.
With Lookin At Lucky, trainer Bob Baffert has the most accomplished prospect for this year's Kentucky Derby.