THE Kentucky Oaks has been won by Cathryn Sophia (John Servis/Javier Castellano) in front of a record crowd of 124,589 at Churchill Downs.
Saturday's Totescoop6 could be a life-changer as the combined pools are expected to smash the £2 million barrier.
IMPRESSIVE 2,000 Guineas winner Galileo Gold will not step up in trip to tackle the Investec Derby, after trainer Hugo Palmer revealed a genetic test suggested the colt has a less than one per cent chance of the extra half mile proving his optimum trip.
Following the retirement of leading jumps jockey Jason Maguire, Andrew Dietz takes a look back at some of his finest moments in the saddle . . .
US ARMY RANGER was made to work mightily hard by Port Douglas, with Ryan Moore all out to hold off his stablemate who only went down in a photo-finish despite carrying a 4lb penalty against the ante-post Derby favourite.
RYAN MOORE was simply sublime on Cannock Chase to land the Huxley Stakes. Perfectly positioned throughout the Group 3 contest, he got first run on favourite Western Hymn to defy a 7lb penalty in style.
GRAND National-winning rider Jason Maguire has called time on his career in the saddle after having his comeback from a back injury stalled for over a year.
UNBEATEN Kentucky Derby favourite Nyquist will break from gate 13 in the usual maximum 20-runner field in Saturday's 142nd running of America's most celebrated race at Churchill Downs – set to be shown live in Britain on ATR.
THREE-TIME Melbourne Cup-winning rider Damien Oliver has been suspended for almost a month after failing a breath test during Warrnambool's Grand Annual meeting.
NOEL FEHILY has escaped serious injury after being reported to be just badly bruised following a fall at Newton Abbot on Wednesday.