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Get to know the 2021 Kentucky Derby contenders

April 14, 2021 0

***Updated after the draw with post positions and morning-line odds With the scoring races completed and the leaderboard finalized, the field for the 147th Kentucky Derby (G1) is set. Unbeaten champion Essential Quality ranks as […]

Four points to ponder: 2021 Florida Derby

March 26, 2021 0

Of the four Kentucky Derby (G1) scoring races on Saturday, the Florida Derby (G1) should have the biggest impact on the Triple Crown trail. Aside from its historical stature, the 1 1/8-mile test at Gulfstream […]

Four points to ponder: 2021 Rebel Stakes

March 12, 2021 0

The shorthand storyline for Saturday’s $1 million Rebel S. (G2) is Bob Baffert versus Brad Cox. Will Hall of Famer Baffert extend his record grip on the Oaklawn Park feature, or will Cox continue his […]

Five points to ponder: 2021 Risen Star

February 12, 2021 0

Saturday’s $400,000 Risen Star (G2) at Fair Grounds ushers in the Kentucky Derby Championship Series with more points up for grabs. A sign of the trail’s increasing momentum toward the first Saturday in May, the […]

Caddo River dominates Smarty Jones

January 22, 2021 0

Prominent Arkansan John Ed Anthony is back on the Kentucky Derby (G1) trail, after his homebred Caddo River dominated Friday’s $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes on opening day at Oaklawn Park. Trained by Brad Cox, who […]

Brooklyn too Strong for Ten for Ten in Remsen

December 5, 2020 0

Mark Schwartz’s Brooklyn Strong proved too strong for 1.25-1 favorite Ten for Ten in Saturday’s $145,500 Remsen Stakes (G2) at a sloppy Aqueduct, staying on best late to earn 10 points toward the Kentucky Derby […]

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