Breeders' Cup 2019

Louisville Thoroughbred Society

LTS Construction Update: We Are Coming Along Nicely

The weather has certainly turned a bit cooler in Kentucky. And, so is The Louisville Thoroughbred Society. Construction workers continue to grind away at the outside parking garage, which will be neatly squeezed in-between our current and new location at 209 East Main Street, which will be known as the Hughes Lofts, and the Ice...

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Breeding

Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale Ends — With Impressive Numbers

(The Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale turned cold, but the buyers and sellers did not. Things stayed heated up for nearly the entire event / Photo by Gene McLean) From the Keeneland Media Team: Keeneland’s 2019 November Breeding Stock Sale concluded on Sunday, after 12 days of competitive trade fueled by a deep domestic...

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Handicapping

Lanerie Pulls Away In Churchill Downs’ Jockey Standings

(Jockey Corey Lanerie won the rider’s title at Ellis Park this summer, too / Photo by Holly M. Smith) Corey Lanerie is used to winning things. Lots of things. And, it looks like the likable rider is going to win another thing at the end of this month, too — the Churchill Downs Fall...

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OPINION: Gary & Mary West Issue Statement; Will Appeal Judge’s Ruling to Dismiss Lawsuit; Cry Some More

(Maximum Security and jockey Luis Saez return to see that the objection light is lit following this year’s Kentucky Derby / Photo by Holly M. Smith) It did not take long for Gary and Mary West, the embattled owners of the often-troubled, and much-maligned Maximum Security, to make their decision. In fact, it took...

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Opinion

Opinions & Observations: What The World of Racing Needs Now…

(Covfefe and her assistant trainer at the barn of trainer Brad Cox / Photo by Holly M. Smith) One of my most favorite songs from my youth still rings in my ears from time to time. The melody is calm and comforting. The lyrics soft and tender, like a wonderful chocolate shake from your...

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Perspective

Why Own a Racehorse: Dreams Are Worth Chasing, Especially When You Catch Them

(Miss Jacqueline headed to the “test barn” after winning on Thursday / Photo by Holly M. Smith) Editor’s Note: We just got home to our house in the suburbs of Louisville. It is 8:15 p.m. About 5 hours after our filly, Miss Jacqueline, got her first race of her life. And, got her first win...

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Upcoming Races

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Churchill Downs November Race Meet

First Post: 11:30 a.m. Thanksgiving Day Program G3 Cardinal Stakes G2 Falls City Stakes

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Churchill Downs November Race Meet

First Post: 1 p.m. G1 The Clark G2 Mrs. Revere Stakes

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Churchill Downs November Race Meet

First Post: 1 p.m. ET Stars of Tomorrow II Program G2 Golden Rod Stakes G2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes

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Podcast

The Pressbox Show Saturday November 9

The Pressbox Show Saturday November 9. The Pressbox show is hosted by world renowned broadcaster Dave Baker and Gene McLean. Drop us an email or give us a shout on Twitter or Facebook as we entertain and educate on this week’s great upcoming Stakes schedule.

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Workouts

Work Tab for Monday, Nov. 18: Binoculars Focused On Finite, Alandra, Shoplifted & Others

(Finite enters the track before the Rags to Riches Stakes / Photo by Holly M. Smith) Every day, we scour the work tabs at racetracks all over the country.  We are looking for workouts that may be of interest and helpful to you — as both race fans and handicappers.  Some of the horses...

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