Holly Smith, from hollymsmithphotography.com, was at the track this morning reporting for www.thepressboxlts.com and recorded Bob Baffert’s comments after Justify workout for us. Take a listen. And, thanks to Holly.
(Cover Photo Courtesy of Churchill Downs / Divine Queen winning the Dogwood Stakes) Notes & Quotes From Around the Wacky World of Thoroughbred Racing: Parx Race Track: G1 Cotillion Stakes: Mike Smith, rider of Midnight Bisou, who was moved up to the win: “I was going straight as an arrow to stay in my...Read More >
From the Media Team at Keeneland: Two horses each sold for $65,000 to lead Saturday’s 12th session of the 13-day Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Cumulatively, Keeneland has sold 2,733 yearlings for $375,796,200, for a 22.07 percent increase in gross receipts from the entire 12-session sale in 2017 when Keeneland sold 2,555 horses for...Read More >
From the Keeneland Media Team: A filly by Mucho Macho Man sold for $170,000 to lead Friday’s 11th session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, which realized another session of tremendous growth in gross, average and median. Keeneland sold 287 yearlings Friday for a total of $5,313,000, a 151.57 percent increase from the...Read More >