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.
John Battaglia Memorial day at Turfway Park just got even better with a pair of carryovers on the Friday evening agenda.
The Derby and Oaks trails took on an international feel last week, with the most notable action taking place in Japan and Dubai.
Trainer Bob Baffert added another Kentucky Derby contender to his arsenal when Hozier delivered a sharp maiden victory at Santa Anita.
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.
The major prep races have yet to be contested, though numerous three-year-olds have already displayed considerable ability and seem poised to move forward as the season progresses.
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.
The Road to the Kentucky Derby took a couple of twists last week as Mandaloun and Rombaur stepped up to secure their first victories in the series.
It seems not a week goes by without trainer Todd Pletcher saddling a three-year-old maiden winner (or two, or three).
As in the first two pools of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager (KDFW), Life Is Good retained his spot as the individual favorite, and Essential Quality held second, when Pool 3 concluded Sunday evening.
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