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.
The last week of January brought an abundance of action on the Road to the Kentucky Derby and the Road to the Kentucky Oaks.
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?
The final week of January produced several noteworthy three-year-old maiden winners at tracks across the country.
Godolphin holds a strong hand for the 2021 Kentucky Derby, with exciting debut winner Prevalence joining Essential Quality in their deep stable.
Does Caddo River have the stamina to negotiate the testing 1 1/4-mile distance of the Kentucky Derby? That’s a tough question.
A century ago, January 21st saw racing in the midst of its yearly changing of the guard, the champions of 1920 giving way to their successors.
Another week, another impressive maiden winner from the barn of Bob Baffert. Concert Tour is Baffert’s latest contender for the 2021 Kentucky Derby.
Midnight Bourbon and Charlie’s Penny have emerged as Kentucky Derby and Oaks contenders with barely more than 100 days remaining until the great races.
The recently pensioned Tiznow has never sired a Kentucky Derby winner, but Midnight Bourbon may have the right pedigree to remedy this situation.