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

New York Central Tops Wednesday’s Session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale

(New York Central Tops the Wednesday version of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale / Photo Courtesy of Keeneland) From the Keeneland Media Team: Horses of racing age led a strong market during Wednesday’s eighth session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale as Grade 3 winner New York Central, a 4-year-old son of...

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Handicapping

McLean’s Selections for Churchill Downs on Thursday, Nov. 14

Gene McLean

Day Results 10/3-5-5 2019 Overall 1,305 1,305/458-470-587 Win % of Top Pick 35.10% Payoff % of Top 3 Picks Overall 38.70% 2019 Top Pick in the Money –854 of 1,305 65.44% Top Selection ITM / CD Nov 71-112 63.39% Top Selection Win / CD Nov 43-112 38.39% “Key Horses” @ CD Nov 17/7-4-0 41.18%...

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Mr. Misunderstood Will Try to Repeat in Saturday’s G3 River City Stakes

(Mr. Misunderstood at Ellis Park / Photo by Holly M. Smith) From the Churchill Downs Media Team: Flurry Racing Stables’ 12-time winner Mr. Misunderstood will defend his title in Saturday’s $175,000 G3 River City at Churchill Downs as he leads a field of 10 older turf specialists in the 42nd running of the 1...

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Opinion

Opinions & Observations Following the Breeders’ Cup: Time for Industry to Go “All In”

(San Luis Rey / Photo Courtesy of Website) On Dec. 7, 2017, yet another horrific wildfire blew across Southern California, smothering and scorching everything in its’ devastating path. Suddenly, as if directed by the Devil himself, the winds turned toward little San Luis Rey Training Center near San Diego and a home-away-from-home for about...

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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: 1 p.m. G3 River City Stakes  

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Churchill Downs November Race Meet

First Post: 1 p.m. First Responders Day Steaks & Eggs

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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. 11: Binoculars Focused On Go Google Yourself, Divine Queen & Others

(Go Google Yourself at Ellis Park / 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 we will be tracking,...

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