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.
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.
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.
The recently pensioned Tiznow has never sired a Kentucky Derby winner, but Midnight Bourbon may have the right pedigree to remedy this situation.
There are striking similarities between Life Is Good and 2020 Kentucky Derby winner Authentic, but is Life Is Good bred to handle the Derby distance?
Back in 2007, Street Sense and Hard Spun ran 1-2 in the Kentucky Derby (G1). Now their bloodlines have combined to produce 2021 Derby contender Capo Kane.