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March 2 Racing News Archive


Gotham Stakes: Nine Entered

Toyota Blue Grass Draws 162 Nominations
Many of the nation’s most talented three-year-olds, including champion Uncle Mo, Grade II Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth winner Soldat, Grade II San Vicente winner The Factor and Grade III Holy Bull winner Dialed In, are among the 162 horses nominated to Keeneland’s $750,000 Grade I Toyota Blue Grass Stakes slated for April 16. More....

Toyota Blue Grass Stakes: 162 Nominations

Past Performance Charts for 162 Toyota Blue Grass Nominations

Derby Trail: Where They're Going Next
It feels like halftime in the 2011 Road to the Kentucky Derby. After last weekend, we culled numerous horses from our lists at The Downey Profile. Here are next-race plans--or lack of plans--for 65 horses still on our lists. More....

Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge Announced
Breeders’ Cup announced today that horse racing’s biggest live money handicapping tournament, the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC), will be held this year on November 4-5 at Churchill Downs. In only its third year, the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge will have a prize pool of up to $350,000 based on 125 players. More....

Vinery Spiral Stakes: 131 Nominations

Past Performance Charts for 131 Vinery Spiral Nominations

Stakes Closings
Entries close today for the Grade III Gotham Stakes this Saturday at Aqueduct. Tomorrow is the deadline to enter the John Battaglia Memorial at Turfway Park and the Mountain Valley Stakes at Oaklawn Park. Both those races are set for Saturday as well.

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