Horse Racing News on March 8, 2012
Zenyatta, the 2010 Horse of the Year, became one of America's most beloved new moms when she delivered a healthy dark bay colt at about 10:10 p.m. EST March 8 in Lexington, Kentucky.
Win Willy is set for his first start since winning last year's Oaklawn Handicap, returning to the Hot Springs, Ark., track for the $125,000 Razorback Handicap March 10.
Three of the top four finishers of last month's Sam F. Davis are back for the $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby, but it's a Todd Pletcher trained horse -- go figure -- making his stakes debut who will likely be favored.
Mucho Macho Man looked a picture of health parading around the paddock between races here at Gulfstream Park on Wednesday, just minutes before his name was pulled out of the box along with only five others for Saturday's Grade 2 Gulfstream Park Handicap.
Bodemeister has replaced Fed Biz on trainer Bob Baffert's team for Saturday's $300,000 San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita, a race that will clarify the Hall of Famer's approach to the $750,000 Santa Anita Derby on April 7.