Who can win the Kentucky Derby is an important question to ask when deciding whether to get involved in a future wager, but just as important for making the advance investment worth your time and money is the chance that a horse not only makes the gate but also what his odds will be if he does....|
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That headline is a bit misleading. While Achiever’s Legacy could begin her, well, legacy in Saturday’s Santa Ysabel S. (G3) at Santa Anita Park, there is little chance that Light the City will light up the toteboard in the 1 1/16-mile contest. It wouldn’t be at all surprising to see the Jerry...|
There have been six Graded Stakes route races for three-year-olds run so far in the month of February: the final four races of the Kentucky Derby Prep Season and the first two races of the Kentucky Derby Championship Series. Here’s how I saw them: The Withers Stakes on February 7 at Aqueduct....|
Pool 3 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager (KDFW) opens Friday (Feb. 27) at noon (ET) and concludes at 6 pm. on Sunday. The mutuel field closed at 3-1 in Pool 3 of the 2014 KDFW and the morning line odds are the same for this weekend’s edition. Four individual horses wound up at less than 15-1...|
The answer to that question is 50 Kentucky Oaks (G1) points – at least if you’re talking about Ekati’s Phaeton, I’m a Chatterbox and Condo Commando. Actually, those three fillies have more than 50 points toward a starting berth in the Oaks due to prior victories/placings in the series of races...|
The forecast looks well enough to try again at the Meadowlands with its triptych of winter-series finals on the last weekend in February. Our suggested contenders for Feb. 28’s features are rehashed below. Our overnight races chosen this weekend include a Pick 3 at the Meadows on Friday, Feb....|
Whether you thought Upstart was the best horse or Itsaknockout lost all chance due to interference, the Fountain of Youth gave Thoroughbred racing fans something to debate. It was an oddly-run race, with the top finishers staggering home over a tiring track that produced a slow final time (1:46.29...|
In news that did not surprise long-time racing fans, champion juvenile filly Take Charge Brandi was confirmed Wednesday as being under consideration for the $750,000 Rebel at Oaklawn Park on March 14. An appearance in the signature prep for the $1 million Arkansas Derby comes as little shock as...|