Triple Crown winner Justify has been taken out of training because of a possible ankle injury. The 3-year-old is a perfect 6-for-6 in his career. He has never raced against older horses, however, which complicates his legacy.
Former Kentucky Wildcats football star Sam Ball, two-time Triple Crown-winning Thoroughbred horse trainer Bob Baffert and ultra-successful Jessamine County Thoroughbred horse owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey headline the seven inductees in the 2018 Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame class
Keeneland announced Tuesday that its 2018 Fall Meet will award a record $5.575 million in stakes purses and will include the addition of the track's 10th Breeders' Cup Challenge "Win and You're In" race.
Jockey Aaron Kuru and his horse, Des De Jeu, recovered from an almost disastrous jump during a steeplechase event at Awapuni Racing Centre in North Palmerstown, New Zealand, allowing them to storm to victory on June 16.
The horse Gronkowski finished second in the Belmont Stakes for trainer Chad Brown last Saturday. Gronkowski's former trainer, Jeremy Noseda, is now the subject of reports that one of his horses tested positive for cocaine in February.
One day after winning the Belmont Stakes to complete the Triple Crown, Justify looked bright and alert. Trainer Bob Baffert said the colt would return to Louisville, but there are no set plans for his next possible race.