Kentucky Derby Trail

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Tampa Bay Derby Recap

2019-03-10T11:22:44-05:00March 10th, 2019|

          Tacitus surged to a 1 1/4 length victory in the Grade 2, $400,000 Tampa Bay Derby on Saturday and secured his spot in the gate for the Kentucky Derby. Under Jose Ortiz, the son of Tapit split horses in deep stretch and found his way [...]

Gotham Stakes Recap

2019-03-10T11:07:34-05:00March 10th, 2019|

          Haikal, ridden by Rajiv Maragh, made a wide move on the three tiring leaders in deep stretch to win the Grade 2, $300,000 Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct on Saturday. Knicks Go broke well and got the lead, but Much Better also wanted to get to [...]

Jeff Ruby Steaks Preview

2019-03-09T07:51:29-05:00March 9th, 2019|

    The Jeff Ruby Steaks Preview By: Peter Monaco   The Grade 3, $200,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (not a typo) will be run at Turfway Park on Saturday, March 9. The 1 1/8 mile event will offer points towards the Kentucky Derby on a 20-8-4-2 basis to the top [...]

Tampa Bay Derby Preview

2019-03-09T07:22:59-05:00March 8th, 2019|

    Tampa Bay Derby Preview 2019 By: Peter Monaco   Saturday's Grade 2, $400,000 Tampa Bay Derby will be the last race offering Kentucky Derby points for prep races at the Oldsmar, Florida, track. Well Defined is the only horse returning from the first Derby prep held at Tampa [...]

Trap Days

2019-03-08T12:57:09-05:00March 8th, 2019|

    In this week's column for AmWager we talk about "Trap Days." Trap Days   By Jonathan Stettin   Those who follow football in the NFL know what a trap game is. That is when a supposedly better team takes a game lightly against a team they are supposed [...]

BACKSIDE BLURBS

2019-03-07T11:04:00-05:00March 7th, 2019|

  Fountain of Youth runner up Bourbon War will be pointed to the Florida Derby. Global Campaign grabbed a quarter badly in the Fountain of Youth. Will have some time off and is off of the Derby Trail. Jaywalk came out of her fourth place in the Davona Dale just [...]

Back in Action

2019-02-28T09:17:29-05:00February 28th, 2019|

    Fincher has Runaway Ghost Back in Action By Mary Dixon Reynolds   Trainer Todd Fincher has once promising colt back from injury and thriving.   The early morning sun was only a promise as the black Dodge Ram drove into Sunland Park this past Monday and stopped at [...]

Backside Blurbs

2019-02-25T21:46:46-05:00February 25th, 2019|

    Kaitlin Free gets you caught up with the Sport of Kings with Backside Blurbs: Time to Reign is following the same path as older sister, Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign. Scored this past weekend in the Silver Slipper Stakes. The Autumn Sun won his 2019 debut in [...]