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  • Slow Five-Furlong Move for General a Rod
  • In preparations for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) on May 3, grade I-placed General a Rod completed a leisurely five-furlong breeze in 1:03 2/5 on April 23 at Churchill Downs.
  • Ria Antonia, Napravnik Aboard, Breezes
  • With jockey Rosie Napravnik aboard, Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) contender Ria Antonia breezed five-eighths of a mile in 1:00 3/5 at Churchill Downs April 23 as she continues to prep for the May 2 race.
  • Rebel Winner Hoppertunity Works at Churchill
  • Grade II winner Hopportunity breezed five furlongs in 1:00 1/5 on April 23 at Churchill Downs as the son of Any Given Saturday prepares for a start in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) on May 3.
  • Gulfstream-Calder Deal Could Be in Works
  • Gulfstream Park and Calder Casino & Race Course reportedly are close to an agreement under which Gulfstream would lease Calder's racing operations and the two tracks would stop their head to head weekend racing.
  • Aurelia's Belle Helps Owner Realize Dream
  • It's a long way from 3 1/2-furlong races for $1,500 claimers at Shenandoah Downs to the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) at Churchill Downs. But Jim Miller is on track to make that journey with his 3-year-old filly Aurelia's Belle.
  • Claiborne Farm to Sponsor Breeders' Futurity
  • The Hancock family's Claiborne Farm has become the signature sponsor of Keeneland's Breeders' Futurity (gr. I), to be held Saturday, Oct. 4. The purse will increase from $400,000 to $500,000.
  • GI Winner Forte Dei Marmi Heads Elkhorn
  • Stella Perdomo's 7-year-old gelding Forte Dei Marmi has the distinction of being the only grade I winner in the full 14-horse field set for the April 26 Dixiana Elkhorn Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland.
  • California Chrome Boasts Strong Foundation
  • If trainer Art Sherman seems calm for a Triple Crown newcomer who figures to be saddling this year's Kentucky Derby favorite in California Chrome, some of that confidence traces to his star's racing foundation.

USA Today

Racing Post

  • Moore magnificent as Our Channel lands Trial
  • IT MAY not have been a performance that screamed potential Derby horse but Our Channel was given a ride by Ryan Moore that would have more than merited winning the Classic as he stole the race from the front with a typically clever ride.
  • Hamilton asks trainers to support threatened race
  • HAMILTON PARK has issued a rallying cry William Wallace himself would have been proud of in calling on owners and trainers to support the £40,000 Braveheart Handicap, which is under threat of losing its Listed status.
  • Arc heroine Treve heads strong Ascot international entry
  • ASCOT'S quest to attract the biggest international names to the Royal meeting has again met with success with possibly the biggest international name of all, Arc heroine Treve, among horses from 11 nations entered for the seven Group 1 races.
  • Champion jockey Hughes excited by Sandown return
  • CHAMPION jockey Richard Hughes will be back in the saddle at Sandown on Friday after being passed fit to ride on Wednesday morning.
  • Hong Kong: De Kock picks Vercingetorix of his QEII Cup pair
  • VERCINGETORIX, blown away by the brilliant Just A Way in last month's Dubai Duty Free, is trainer Mike de Kock's pick of his two runners in the Group 1 Audemars Piguet QEII Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday.
  • Cosgrave case against six-month ban to be heard on Monday
  • PAT COSGRAVE'S appeal against his six-month suspension for improper riding will be held on Monday, officials at the Emirates Racing Authority have confirmed.
  • George set to choose Punchestown for Module
  • SANDOWN may have attracted Sire De Grugy to the Grade 1 bet365 Celebration Chase on Saturday, but serious opposition to the top chaser could be thin on the ground with Tom George likely to head to Ireland with Champion Chase third Module.
  • Miss France confirmed on target for 1,000 Guineas
  • MISS FRANCE'S Qipco 1,000 Guineas participation was put in doubt by a lacklustre performance on her seasonal reappearance but connections on Tuesday revealed the Andre Fabre-trained filly will still line up at Newmarket on May 4.