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Burying the Lead - By Evan Hammonds

Recently, while Churchill Downs was right to "lead" with the fact the purse for the 2019 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) was being raised from $2 million to $3 million, for horsepeople and industry insiders they buried the lead of the track's overall purse structure for the 2019 spring meet waaay down in the press release. ... Read More

Big News - By Evan Hammonds

Thinking of the “big stories” of the year, we were certain Justify’s Triple Crown win was the topper. We checked the analytics of our website, BloodHorse.com, for confirmation…and found out we were wrong.... Read More

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