Horse Racing News on April 7, 2012
Posted 4/7/12 6:39 PM by Brisnet.com
Hronis Racing's Lady of Shamrock turned on the afterburners through the stretch of Saturday's Grade 3, $150,000 Providencia at Santa Anita.
Posted 4/7/12 6:07 PM by Brisnet.com
Done Talking likely punched his Kentucky Derby ticket with an upset in Saturday's Grade 3, $500,000 Illinois Derby at Hawthorne.
Posted 4/7/12 5:14 PM by Associated Press
Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith has reached 5,000 career victories, winning aboard Amazombie in the $150,000 Potrero Grande Stakes at Santa Anita.
Posted 4/7/12 4:53 PM by Jack Shinar
Jackson Bend, the longest shot in the field, held off a flying even-money choice Caleb's Posse by a nose in the final strides to prevail in the $400,000 Carter Handicap at Aqueduct Racetrack April 7.
Posted 4/7/12 3:34 PM by Steve Anderson
I'll Have Another remained perfect after two starts this year with a hard-fought win over Creative Cause in Saturday's $750,000 Santa Anita Derby.
Posted 4/7/12 3:18 PM by Brisnet.com
Shivananda Racing's Trinniberg might have just run himself into Kentucky Derby consideration after dominating Saturday's Grade 3, $250,000 Bay Shore in front-running fashion at Aqueduct.
Posted 4/7/12 3:15 PM by Jason Shandler
Alex G. Campbell Jr.'s homebred Karlovy Vary took advantage of an easy pace under James Graham and went wire-to-wire in the $500,000 Central Bank Ashland April 7 at Keeneland.
Posted 4/7/12 3:04 PM by Dave Litfin
Gemologist rallied three wide on the turn, took the lead into the stretch and held off a late run from 2-1 second choice Alpha to win Saturday's $1 million, Grade 1 Wood Memorial by a neck.
Posted 4/7/12 2:46 PM by Mary Rampellini
Horse of the Year Havre de Grace will not run in the Grade 1, $500,000 Apple Blossom at Oaklawn Park on April 13, owner Rick Porter said shortly after the weights for the race were released on Saturday.
Posted 4/7/12 11:19 AM by Bloodhorse
Calibrachoa, one of the favorites for the $400,000 Carter Handicap Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack, has been scratched.