Stackin’ Cheddar: Remembering Gun Runner’s Risen Star Triumph

This marks the latest edition of “Stackin’ Cheddar: Looking Back,” a new biweekly series on America’s Best Racing. Here, we’ll look back on an early race in the careers of…

Epicenter Goes Gate-to-Wire in Risen Star, Turnerloose Upsets Rachel Alexandra

When you’re Thoroughbred racing’s all-time leader in wins, it’s logical that a host of the sport’s major races will be attached to your name. Yet for trainer Steve Asmussen, who…

2022 Risen Star Stakes at a Glance

In some parts of the country, there’s no doubt winter still has some bite left and spring seems far off in the distance. But something that should warm the hearts…

Risen Star Starts Stretch of Key Prep Races

Posted on: February 19, 2022, 05:07h.  Last updated on: February 19, 2022, 01:32h. Steve Bittenbender Read More Believe it or not, we’re just 11 weeks until Kentucky Derby 148, and…

Big-Race Showdown: Risen Star and Rachel Alexandra Picks

For the sixth year in a row, America’s Best Racing is challenging some of the brightest minds in horse betting to come up with their top three picks for key…

Trainer Al Stall Discusses His Racehorse Trafalgar’s Progress and Chances in the Risen Star

Tom Pedulla is interviewing prominent owners, trainers and jockeys for America’s Best Racing as they travel the road to the 148thKentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve on May 7 at…

2022 Risen Star Stakes Cheat Sheet: Get to Know the Horses

Saturday’s Risen Star Stakes Presented by Lamarque Ford is the third of four qualifying points preps for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve held at Fair Grounds in New…

Stars of Yesterday: Looking Back at Best Risen Star Stakes Winners

This Saturday, Fair Grounds will host the $400,000, Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes Presented by Lamarque Ford. It headlines a program featuring six stakes races, and will award the winner…

Using History to Handicap the 2022 Risen Star Stakes

The Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve heats up in a big way on Saturday when Fair Grounds hosts the $400,000 Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes Presented by…