Mr Speaker took charge down the stretch to win the $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes at Keeneland on Saturday and earn 10 points toward the Kentucky Derby, but will be a spectator to the Triple Crown.
Flamboyant won the $75,000 La Puente Stakes by a neck in his U.S. debut at Santa Anita on Saturday.
Leading 3-year-old California Chrome had a half-mile workout Saturday morning at his home track Los Alamitos.
Post time favorite Mr Speaker, ridden by Jose Lezcano, surged through the stretch Saturday to win the $200,000 Lexington Stakes at Keeneland in a final chance to acquire points for the 140th Kentucky Derby.
Dynamic Impact ran down 2-5 favorite Midnight Hawk in the stretch to win the $500,000 Illinois Derby by a nose at Hawthorne Race Course on Saturday.
La Verdad dominated the $200,000 Distaff Handicap, winning by 3½ lengths on Saturday at Aqueduct.
Longshot Imperative caught and passed defending winner Game On Dude to pull the upset in winning Saturday night's $1.5 million Charles Town Classic.
Cairo Prince, winner of the Holy Bull Stakes, has an injury that will prevent him from competing in the 140th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3.
Wood Memorial runner-up Samraat and fifth- place horse Uncle Sigh both had workouts Friday morning at Belmont Park.
Miss Da Point rallied for a second straight convincing win at Aqueduct in the $62,000 allowance feature for New York bred fillies and mares on Friday.
Touchofstarquality and jockey Cornelio Velasquez surged to victory with a four-wide sweep in the $67,000 allowance feature on Thursday at Aqueduct.
I like reading, writing and watching Game On Dude race. He's a gamer, shows up for each race and doesn't give anything but his best.
After last weekend's two 170-point preps, the field of 20 for the Kentucky Derby appeared set. Or so it seemed. Now it appears Dance With Fate, Midnight Hawk, Tapiture and Ring Weekend all are questionable.
Wood Memorial winner Wicked Strong had a workout Thursday morning at Belmont Park. The colt is trained by Jimmy Jerkens for owner Centennial Farms.
Leading thoroughbred Game On Dude will face six rivals Saturday night in defense of his crown in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic.
Image of Anna rallied for a 3½-length victory over Allie Sweet in the $67,000 allowance feature for fillies and mares on Wednesday at Aqueduct.
Florida Derby winner Constitution has been declared out of the 140th Kentucky Derby on May 3 with a hairline fracture in his front right cannon bone. The fracture was found on Monday.
Just two weeks away from the 140th Kentucky Derby and time is running out for 3-year-olds to acquire enough points to gain entry into the opening leg of racing's Triple Crown.