/Tag: Japan

New Year’s Day to Japan

2019-05-11T09:27:25-05:00May 11th, 2019|

    New Year's Day the sire of Maximum Security, who crossed the wire first in the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (Grade 1) but was disqualified for bearing out turning for home, is heading to Japan for stud duty. Prior to the Derby, Maximum Security won [...]

The Derby Horse

2019-04-09T12:00:56-05:00April 9th, 2019|

  The Derby Horse   By Jonathan Stettin   On Saturday the Wood Memorial, Blue Grass, and Santa Anita Derby will be run. Kentucky Derby points will be had, and there will be a more focused picture of who the favorite will be on the first Saturday in May. We [...]

Louisville Via Japan

2017-12-13T09:46:36-05:00December 13th, 2017|

There is a Japanese road to Louisville and the Kentucky Derby. Epicharis tried last year and this year some talented Japanese three year olds will try again. Obviously it is a much longer road than say Arkansas, Florida, New York, Louisiana, and California, and those long trips haven't exactly panned [...]