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Mendelssohn impresses with Juvenile Turf victory; Question is will he try dirt at Churchill Downs?

Warren Eves | November 3, 2017

By Warren Eves One had to be impressed with Mendelssohn’s win in Saturday’s $1-M Juvenile Turf. Racing in blinkers for the second start he was away with the lead in the opening strides. Ryan Moore had him in the garden spot all the way and when he set him down [...]

Blueridge Traveler Won’t Be Maiden For Long at FGD

Warren Eves | December 4, 2016

By Warren Eves Trainer Ken McPeek has to be shaking his head. He’s got a coming three-year-old name Blueridge Traveler who has experienced nightmare trips in his only two trips to the gate. On Saturday, Dec., 3, in the 9th race at the Fairgrounds he was [...]

Cobalt Epidemic Has Horse Race Industry In A Flux: Will Regulators Ever Assert Their Definitive Authority?

Warren Eves | May 27, 2015

By Warren Eves Runaway cobalt use in horse racing is a dichotomy. There is absolutely no doubt “a division contrast between two things that are represented as being opposed” exists.  If you’re willing to delve into this complex issue it’s likely you will conclude neither side on this issue [...]

Insights Into The Inner Workings of Tim Osterman; Reveals His Scores, Bad Beats, & Betting Approaches

Warren Eves | January 29, 2014

We just learned that Tim Osterman passed away.  He was a dear friend of Warren’s and I always enjoyed reading his work.  Condolences to his family and friends and I am honored to republish Warren’s interview of Tim that occurred in January. MG By Warren Eves [...]

Napravnik’s Post Ky Derby Comments Are Duly Noted; Collmus’s Says It Was His Toughest Ever Race To Call

Warren Eves | May 6, 2013

By Warren Eves Rosie Napravnik’s post race Kentucky Derby comments caught our attention. Forget the fact we had the winner Orb who won like he laid over the field. The fifth place effort of Mylute may be worth noting.  Napravnik couldn’t hide obvious enthusiasm in post [...]

Osterman’s ‘Sick Of The Whip’ Column Stirs Debate; Former Trainer-Gallop Boy Rose Makes His Case

Warren Eves | March 22, 2013

By Warren Eves Former trainer Bobby Rose takes issue with one of horse racing’s best turf writers Tim Osterman. Osterman wrote in his “Sick of the Whip” column for Today’s Racing Digest: “In a sport that is in dire need of more folks in the seats, racing continues to [...]

Valdivia To Ride Pomona; Repole’s ‘Thirsty Says ‘Yes’; Uncle Mo A ‘No’; Will Shackleford Or Coil Run Again?

Warren Eves | August 27, 2011

By Warren Eves           Jose Valdivia is returning to California and will ride at Fairplex Park.           Veteran jockey agent Vince DeGregory made the announcement.  DeGregory will continue to handle the business of  jockey Alonso Quinonez.  Valdivia won the Belmont Stakes with Ruler On Ice.  He called DeGregory and asked him [...]

Klesaris’ Derwin’s Star Wins Big Despite Long Lay-Off; How Good Can Filly He Claimed For $10,000 Become?

Warren Eves | June 7, 2011

          How good could former claimer Derwin’s Star be?           Derwin’s Star had not been seen since she made it look easy winning the $400,000 Charles Town Oaks under the lights September 18.            Tuesday June 7th she returned to the races and won an allowance at Parx looking none the [...]

Has State-side Racing Seen The Last Of Martin Garcia? Are Immigration Issues Bigger Than Ever Imagined?

Warren H. Eves | December 29, 2010

By Warren Eves Martin Garcia was the best jockey in the west in this writer’s opinion. He has not ridden since November 7th , 2010. Until now everyone figured he’d be back once immigration issues were ironed out. Price Horse Central has learned we could have [...]

Archarcharch Is First Coming 3YO To Catch Our Eye; Napravnik Butchers Ride In FG Maiden Grass Race

Warren Eves | December 18, 2010

By Warren Eves           Archarcharch is a coming three-year-old to follow.           Veteran William Fires shipped him in from Oaklawn Park to win the $60,000 Sugar Bowl Saturday at the Fair Grounds.  He was coming off a troubled debut at Churchill Downs.            Jon Court also showed [...]