Fleck of rhythmic darkness
With the fleck of a horse moving more quickly than anybody or anything near him, the activity easily could have been mistaken for a workout. But it wasn't.
Bayern ships for tough test
Trainer Bob Baffert wanted to leave his Haskell-winning colt in California this weekend, but a potential Travers Stakes victory was enough for the Hall of Fame trainer to ship Bayern to Saratoga.
A step in the right direction
Horse racing is making strides when it comes to the care of its athletes
Play Podcast Jockey Irad Ortiz (Kid Cruz; Travers) & trainer Jamie Osborne (Toast of New York; Pacific Classic) preview Saratoga's & Del Mar's signature races, plus Barry Abrams' commentary.
Play Podcast Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin on Jess's Dream, son of 2-time Horse of the Year Curlin and 2009 HoY Rachel Alexandra. Teresa Genaro analyzes, plus a Barry Abrams commentary.
Play Podcast Trainer John Shirreffs on impending debut of Cozmic One -- first foal of 2010 Horse of the Year, Zenyatta. Plus, DRF's Steve Andersen on Del Mar turf course controversy.