We know Hush of a Storm handles Tapeta just fine. But can he handle the transition to dirt for the Kentucky Derby? His pedigree provides clues.
The Derby and Oaks trails took on an international feel last week, with the most notable action taking place in Japan and Dubai.
Although Kentucky Derby contender La Perouse hails from Japan, you don’t have to dig deep to find U.S. Triple Crown stars in his pedigree.
Dirt, turf, synthetic—Kentucky Derby contender Rombauer has run well over all three surfaces. The secret to his multi-surface success lies in his pedigree.
Winning the Kentucky Derby requires a combination of speed and stamina, and it appears Mandaloun has inherited a perfect blend of both traits.
Juvenile champion #5 Essential Quality and undefeated Sham (G3) winner #13 Life Is Good have been made the co-individual favorites for Pool 3 of the 2021 Kentucky Derby Future Wager (KDFW). Essential…
Although a cursory pedigree review hints Candy Man Rocket might struggle over 1 1/4 miles, his bloodlines are actually stouter than they first appear.
It’s easy to understand why Risk Taking has shown such a clear affinity for route racing—he’s bred from top to bottom to excel over classic distances.
Medina Spirit doesn’t have the most commercially popular pedigree, but he’s nevertheless bred to be a durable and long-winded Kentucky Derby contender.
Can Tapit’s exciting son Greatest Honour go where no Tapit has gone before and visit the Kentucky Derby winner’s circle?
Does Caddo River have the stamina to negotiate the testing 1 1/4-mile distance of the Kentucky Derby? That’s a tough question.
Brisnet.com editors James Scully and Vance Hanson have put their heads together and reached a consensus for Pool 2 of KDFW.