December 8, 2021

Five points to ponder: Rebel and Jeff Ruby Steaks

March 13, 2020 0

Saturday’s Kentucky Derby (G1) points races, the $1 million Rebel (G2) and $250,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3), have different characteristics. The Rebel on the Oaklawn Park dirt has greater relevance for the Triple Crown trail […]

Nadal draws rail in eight-horse Rebel

March 11, 2020 0

He lost with short-priced favorites in last year’s two divisions of the race, but trainer Bob Baffert’s record in the $1 million Rebel (G2) remains impeccable with six victories since 2010. For Saturday’s renewal, the […]

Upcoming Stakes for March 14 – 20

March 13, 2019 0

While Santa Anita Park remains closed, Oaklawn Park is picking up a bit of the slack in terms of graded action this weekend. The venue has split the Rebel Stakes (G2) into two divisions on […]

Improbable, Game Winner drill for Rebel clash

March 10, 2019 0

Although the San Felipe (G2) was lost in the wake of Santa Anita’s woes, the hotly anticipated clash between champion Game Winner and Improbable remains on course – just with a change of venue to […]

Magnum Moon Another Assault on Apollo Curse

March 19, 2018 0

No Kentucky Derby (G1) winner has been unraced as a two-year-old since Apollo in 1882, but 136 years of the so-called Apollo Curse could receive a stern test this year as both Justify and Magnum […]

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