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Allegations of horse abuse focus on acclaimed trainer Steve Asmussen, assistant

ALBANY, N.Y. - Racing Hall of Fame-nominated trainer Steve Asmussen and his top assistant are being investigated by thoroughbred racing regulators in New York and Kentucky after an animal rights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-21/allegations-horse-ab
Marshall: California Chrome, Untapable showdown on hold

...Untapable both hold form, the dream could become reality this August in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga.Trainer Steve Asmussen, noting that Untapable is not robustly built, has stated the belief that his filly needs more than 15 days between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-04/marshall-california-
Overtime

...the competition in all four races this season, including the Kentucky Oaks, by a combined 31¼ lengths.Trainer Steve Asmussen listed the $1 million Haskell Invitational against the colts on July 27 at Monmouth Park as a possible next race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-28/overtime
Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome heads to Preakness

...and his horse impressed some of racing's big-name trainers."I thought he reflected Art Sherman," trainer Steve Asmussen said about California Chrome. "He wasn't overwhelmed by the situation, did what he did and went about his business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-04/kentucky-derby-winne
Filly has a chance in Preakness

...similarity in the two situations. Like Rachel, which changed barns upon her sale from her former trainer Hal Wiggins to Steve Asmussen, Ria Antonia has been moved from Bob Baffert to Tom Amoss. In fact, she rolls like a river from one stable to another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-16/filly-has-chance-pre
California Chrome earns his favored spot in Kentucky Derby

...believes the key is the first 70 yards."You want to get out and get yourself some position," he said.Trainer Steve Asmussen takes a shot with Tapiture, who started three times at Churchill Downs as a 2-year-old. Asmussen is under investigation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-02/california-chrome-ea
Numbers favor trainer Todd Pletcher in Run for the Roses

...Motion, who trained 2011 Derby winner Animal Kingdom, is back with Ring Weekend, who won the Tampa Bay Derby.Steve Asmussen trains Tapiture, the Southwest Stakes winner. He's under investigation after an animal rights group alleged mistreatment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-26/numbers-favor-traine
Trainer looks to continue dominance in Arkansas

...second in the San Vicente at Santa Anita last month.Corey Nakatani will be aboard Carve, a 15-1 shot trained by Steve Asmussen."All's well and the work went as planned," Asmussen said. "We got a little lucky that this was (Carve's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-03-15/trainer-looks-contin
Asmussen looking to remain on a roll

NEW ORLEANS --- Last year, Curlin. This year, Pyro, and maybe a few more 3-year-old colts. Trainer Steve Asmussen prepares to send out favorite Pyro and stablemate J Be K in today's $600,000 Louisiana Derby at the Fair Grounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/08/oth_190301.shtml
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Dogwood entry set to sprint

...early favorite in a nine-horse field for Saturday's Louisiana Derby. Ridden by Shaun Bridgmohan and trained by Steve Asmussen, Pyro drew the No. 3 post position and opened at 7-5 odds for one of the leading Kentucky Derby prep races. Pyro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/04/oth_189672.shtml
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