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Bodemeister and Union Rags were major factors on the 2012 Triple Crown trail, and five years later, both are expected to have starters from their first crops in the Kentucky Derby.Full Story >>
April 10, 2017
Road to the Derby: Wood Memorial analysis
Blinkers off worked well for Irap last weekend in the Blue Grass and his trainer, Doug O'Neill, hopes the same equipment change will benefit Rockin Rudy when the promising 3-year-old runs Saturday in the Grade 1, $1 million Arkansas Derby.
Road to the Derby: Blue Grass analysis
Not a whole lot was settled by the surprising results of the Blue Grass Stakes on Saturday at Keeneland: The top five finishers in the field of seven all have enough qualifying points and appear likely to run back May 6 in the Kentucky Derby.
April 08, 2017
The road to the 2017 Kentucky Derby took yet another bizarre twist Saturday when Irap, previously a maiden, posted a 31-1 upset in the 93rd running of the Grade 2, $1 million Blue Grass Stakes, the annual spring showcase at Keeneland.
Classic Empire and Petrov, who are among the leading contenders for the Grade 1, $1 million Arkansas Derby on April 15, both put in final works for the race Saturday. They are part of an anticipated field of 10 or 11 for the 1 1/8-mile race that closes ...
April 07, 2017
The fields for the seven stakes races making up the $3.45 million Racing Festival of the South, which runs from Thursday through Saturday at Oaklawn, are taking shape, with a large group of 3-year-olds anticipated for the Grade 1, $1 million Arkansas ...
April 05, 2017
Cloud Computing was a late starter, but he seems to be a fast learner. If he continues at this pace, he could very well find himself in the Kentucky Derby.
Irish Freedom is in, while West Coast is off of the list of probable starters for Saturday's Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby. Trainer Bob Baffert said on Wednesday that he plans to have three runners in the $1 million Santa Anita Derby – American Anthem, ...
April 04, 2017
A field of seven 3-year-olds has been entered for the Grade 2, $1 million Blue Grass Stakes, a critical Kentucky Derby prep race to be run Saturday as the annual spring showcase at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky.