Stories by Mike Farrell

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Gun Runner to skip Preakness

BALTIMORE - Gun Runner, third-place finisher in the Kentucky Derby, will skip the Preakness, leaving a likely field of 11 for the middle leg of the Triple Crown on Saturday at Pimlico.
By Mike Farrell

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Trainer still has faith in Mohaymen in Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -Mohaymen went from likely Kentucky Derby favorite to a question mark in the span of less than two minutes.
By Mike Farrell

Thursday, July 30, 2015

American Pharoah is 1-5 favorite for Haskell

OCEANPORT, N.J. - Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is the overwhelming 1-5 favorite in a field of eight 3-year-olds for Sunday's $1.75 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.
By Mike Farrell

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

American Pharoah arrives for Haskell

OCEANPORT, N.J. - Triple Crown winner American Pharoah received star treatment as he arrived to prepare for the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational on Sunday at Monmouth Park.
By Mike Farrell

Friday, May 15, 2015

Preakness contenders take it easy

BALTIMORE - It was a calm Friday morning for all eight Preakness contenders at Pimlico Race Course.
By Mike Farrell

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Trainer's trio of trotters heads field

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Trainer Jimmy Takter exudes confidence in his trio of trotters heading into the $1 million Hambletonian today at Meadowlands Racetrack.
By Mike Farrell

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Trainer calls California Chrome "an amazing horse"

NEW YORK - Art Sherman got his first glimpse of California Chrome in action in two weeks, and the trainer liked what he saw.
By Mike Farrell

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Likely Derby favorite snaps to after adjusting to time change

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Trainer Art Sherman was concerned Tuesday morning when he found California Chrome sound asleep. Turns out, the probable Derby favorite was still on West Coast time after flying ...
By Mike Farrell

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Kentucky Derby, Preakness winners didn't have it at the Belmont

NEW YORK - Both Orb and Oxbow came up short in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.
By Mike Farrell

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Belmont Stakes favorite looking good

NEW YORK - Trainer Shug McGaughey likes what he sees as Kentucky Derby winner Orb prepares for Saturday's Belmont Stakes.
By Mike Farrell
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