/Tag: Lexington

Kentucky Derby Points Up For Grabs

2019-04-04T10:20:57-05:00April 4th, 2019|

Three major Kentucky Derby prep and points races will be run Saturday. The Wood Memorial at Aqueduct, the Blue Grass at Keeneland, and the Santa Anita Derby at Santa Anita. The Wood Memorial drew 11 horses led by Tampa Bay Derby winner Tacitus, and Gotham winner Haikal. The Blue Grass [...]


2019-03-12T17:47:01-05:00March 12th, 2019|

  Aristides: The Other Horse By Nick Costa and Mary Dixon Reynolds   1875 - Aristides – Chesapeake On May 17, 1875, in front of what was an estimated roaring crowd of 10,000 people at what was then called the Louisville Jockey Club, the inaugural Kentucky Derby was contested, and [...]

My Boy Jack Is In

2018-04-15T09:57:47-05:00April 15th, 2018|

After a wide trip in Louisiana jeopardized his Kentucky Derby points possibly costing him a spot in the gate on the first Saturday in May, My Boy Jack stamped himself in by winning the Lexington at Keeneland. My Boy Jack and jockey Kent Desormeaux were wide in the Lexington as [...]