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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 […]

April 30th, 2019

2019 Kentucky Derby Field with odds

145TH KENTUCKY DERBY PP HORSE TRAINER JOCKEY ODDS 1 War of Will Mark Casse Tyler Gaffalione 20-1 2 Tax Danny Gargan Junior Alvarado 20-1 3 […]

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 25th, 2019

Kentucky Derby Pedigree Profile: Win Win Win

Live Oak’s homebred Win Win Win earned his way into the Kentucky Derby (G1) field with his third-place finish in the Tampa Bay Derby (G2), […]

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 […]

Kentucky Derby Trophy
April 21st, 2019

Kentucky Derby works round-up for April 21

The general rule for many horsemen training toward a big race is that the last timed workout isn’t the most important. The big work often […]

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 […]

April 15th, 2019

Hanson: Thoughts on the Kentucky Derby Top 25

The 2019 Road to the Kentucky Derby series is now complete and the field is somewhat set. Now comes the wait for final works and […]

Anothertwistafate wins the El Camino Real Derby
April 14th, 2019

State of 2019 Kentucky Derby leaderboard and horses on the bubble

After a Kentucky Derby Championship Series of preps that propelled a few under-the-radar types into the spotlight, the cutoff to make the Derby 145 field […]

April 8th, 2019

Quick takes on latest round of 2019 Kentucky Derby preps

Some quick impressions of last weekends’ major Kentucky Derby (G1) prep races. *** Slow tracks do not necessarily mean slow horses but the winning times […]

April 5th, 2019

How to bet the 2019 Blue Grass Stakes

The $1 million Blue Grass Stakes (G2) will be run on Saturday as race 10 at Keeneland going 1 1/8 miles on the dirt. The […]