May 2017

Malagacy and Battalion Runner Kentucky Derby 2017

Malagacy Out Of 2017 Kentucky Derby

Trainer Todd Pletcher has a ton of entrants heading in to the Kentucky Derby, but two from his stable will skip the first leg of the Triple Crown. Neither Malagacy nor Battalion Runner will join the…


Stephen Foster Gun Runner

Gun Runner Readies For Stephen Foster

One year ago, Gun Runner entered the 2016 Kentucky Derby as the third choice and finished as such behind rivals Exaggerator and Nyquist. It’s hard to believe that since then, the now four-year-old horse is continuing…






Mike Johnson

McCracken has a Believer in Mike Johnson

Since training Drogue to a nine-length win at Oaklawn Park on January 11, 2014, in the $100,000 Fifth Season Stakes, Mike Johnson has celebrated in the winner’s circle only three more times since that victory….