June 13, 2021

Five points to ponder: Travers Stakes

August 7, 2020 1

The “Midsummer Derby” predates the Kentucky Derby (G1) in this topsy-turvy COVID-19 landscape, but Saturday’s $1 million Travers Stakes (G1) still retains a salient characteristic: pitting the established class against up-and-comers in the sophomore ranks. […]

Get to know the 2020 Belmont Stakes contenders

June 8, 2020 0

***UPDATED after the draw with post positions, jockeys, and morning-line odds. With the Triple Crown schedule scrambled by the COVID-19 pandemic, the June 20 Belmont S. (G1) is now the first jewel. The change in […]

Tiz the Law a commanding winner of Florida Derby

March 28, 2020 0

Tiz the Law rolled to a 4 1/4-length victory in Saturday’s $750,000 Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park, confirming himself as a top Kentucky Derby contender. Manny Franco was up for owner Sackatoga Stable and […]

Green Light Go leads salty eight-horse Swale

January 30, 2020 0

Green Light Go will bypass Saturday’s Holy Bull (G3), which awards points toward a Kentucky Derby berth, in favor of the $150,000 Swale (G3) on the Gulfstream Park undercard. Trainer Jimmy Jerkens hopes to use […]

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