The Travers Stakes and Ellis Park Derby led the last major weekend of Kentucky Derby prep-races. Let TwinSpires help you stay up to speed on the Road to the Kentucky Derby with a weekly roundup of all the latest news and developments:
By spread-eagling the field in Saturday’s Travers (G1), Tiz the Law left no doubt that he’d be the heavy favorite for the 146th Kentucky Derby
The $1 million Travers Stakes anchors Saturday’s Cross-Country Pick 5. Three races from Woodbine are included in the sequence, along with the Waya (G3).
Jason looks at the 12 race Travers card for Saturday at Saratoga
It is Travers weekend in New York and the racing office at Saratoga put together an outstanding 12-race Satuday card that includes an All-Stakes Pick 5.
The 1 1/4-mile “Midsummer’s Derby” is for 3-year-olds and was able to attract a field of eight despite the presence of heavy favorite Tiz the Law.
Tiz the Law, the early favorite for Saturday’s Travers, is the concurrent early favorite for this week’s seventh and final 2020 Kentucky Derby Future Wager.
The $100,000 Shared Belief S. will be run Saturday as race 2 at Del Mar. This is as strong a listed race for 3-year-olds that has been run in years as it has quality and depth.
Let’s take a look at what the Kentucky Derby contenders are up to as we approach the home stretch, with August being the final month leading up to the First Saturday in September.
Tiz the Law tops Pool 6 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager and Gamine has risen unraced to the favorite in the Kentucky Oaks Future Wager.
We look back at the weekend of racing action including a big Met Mile Day card at Belmont, Uncle Chuck at Los Alamitos, and much more!
The exciting Uncle Chuck brought his career record to a perfect 2-for-2 with a resounding four-length victory in Saturday’s Los Alamitos Derby (G3) at Los Alamitos, earning 20 qualification points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby.