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September 23rd, 2019

Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile division: Pat on the Back, Coal Front state their case

Harold Lerner, LLC, AWC Stables and Nehoc Stables’ PAT ON THE BACK moved to the front in midstretch and inched clear to a half-length victory […]

September 18th, 2019

Dick Powell’s 2019 Pennsylvania Derby Tipsheet

The $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G1) will be run at 1 1/8 miles on the dirt at Parx Racing this Saturday. The original field of […]

McKenzie wins Pennsylvania Derby
September 17th, 2019

Pennsylvania Derby Could Finally Establish a 3YO Divisional Leader … Maybe

The Grade 1 $1 million Pennsylvania Derby annually is a rich and important race, but never has it been as important as it is this year with the sophomore division still lacking a clear leader.

May 14th, 2019

Pedigree fun facts for 2019 Preakness

The dozen contenders expected in Saturday’s Preakness (G1) bring notable pedigrees into the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown. Although none is by a Preakness […]

May 12th, 2019

Projected cast for 2019 Preakness: How the Middle Jewel is shaping up

For the first time since 1951, the principals from the Kentucky Derby (G1) are all absent from the Preakness (G1). But if the Middle Jewel […]

May 3rd, 2019

Nicole Schiveley’s Kentucky Derby 2019 Analysis

The road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) usually finds me head over heels in love with one contender, and I rarely sway away. This year […]

April 30th, 2019

2019 Kentucky Derby Field with odds

145TH KENTUCKY DERBY Find more on odds for the Kentucky Derby here. PP HORSE TRAINER JOCKEY ODDS 1 War of Will Mark Casse Tyler Gaffalione […]

April 29th, 2019

Final Kentucky Derby works round-up: notes and quotes from coast to coast

With the exception of Japan Road invitee Master Fencer, who continued his routine exercise at Keeneland, the other 19 Kentucky Derby (G1) contenders turned in […]

April 28th, 2019

Five things to know about the 2019 Kentucky Derby

With less than a week to go before the 145th Kentucky Derby (G1) on May 4, here are five things to know going into what […]

April 26th, 2019

Kentucky Derby field foaling date and Dosage Index

Last year’s Kentucky Derby (G1) winner, JUSTIFY, who went on to sweep the Triple Crown, fell right in line with a Dosage Index of 3.00 […]

April 22nd, 2019

Don’t rely on Dosage for Kentucky Derby handicapping

While no longer as much in the spotlight, the modern Dosage system of pedigree shorthand still gets trotted out in the build-up to the Kentucky […]

April 21st, 2019

Sizing up major preps for 2019 Kentucky Derby

There were seven Kentucky Derby (G1) prep races run this year that gave 100 points to the winner and with remarkably few defections so far […]