Kentucky Oaks

A Look Back: Kentucky Oaks Winners

A look back at winners of the Kentucky Oaks over the past decade, as we head into this year’s running.

HRFP Part Four: The Breeders’ Cup Championships

An overview of the races of the Breeders’ Cup Championship series; brief descriptions of the race conditions and past winners highlighted.

The Road to the Kentucky Derby: Latest News

The latest news from the Road to the Kentucky Derby; updates on the latest prep races, some stumbles, and some disappointments.

Horse Racing For Beginners Part Three: A Selection of Major US Races

Brief descriptions of some of the major Grade 1 races in the U.S., including the Zenyatta Stakes, the Met Mile, and the Breeders’ Futurity.

Horse Racing For Beginners: Part Two

Part Two of a series covering the basics of the wonderful world of horse racing. This time, further information on race divisions.

Horse Racing for Beginners

A beginner’s guide to some basic aspects of horse racing. Common terms, racing categories, and more explained for the horse-illiterate.

The Road to the Kentucky Derby 2017: Contender Profiles, Part 2

Profiles of three more of the colts competing for a spot in the Churchill Downs starting gate; Irish War Cry, Mo Town, and Ann Arbor Eddie.

The Passing of a Champion: Farewell, Royal Delta

Three-time Eclipse Award winner Royal Delta dies from foaling complications in Ireland after giving birth to a filly; her career is remembered.

The Road to the Kentucky Derby 2017: Thoughts and Contender Profiles

Thoughts on and analysis of two of the colts vying for a spot in the Kentucky Derby starting gate: Gormley and Classic Empire.