Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would be a member of the team broadcasting one of the biggest International Gr1 events in the world, surrounded by some of the finest horses, trainers, jockeys and various media, writes Gareth Pepper.
One of the most difficult parts of this job, and I say this with all due respect, is dealing with the man on top of the horse. Despite their best intentions, they do not always give you the most accurate feedback – and I am talking about some of the best jockeys in the business, writes Joey Ramsden.
Churchill Downs Inc. has filed a lawsuit against Daily Racing Form, alleging the company’s DRF Bets wagering service violated the Interstate Horseracing Act when it took bets on this year’s Gr1 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands and Gr1 Longines Kentucky Oaks programmes.
American Pharoah wins the Kentucky Derby
The breeding rights to dual classic winner American Pharoah have been sold to an undisclosed stud farm, ESPN.com reported May 19.
Ahmed Zayat of Zayat Stables told ESPN.com that he could not pass up an offer made for the 3-year-old colt.