By My Standards pulled off a shocking 22/1 upset in the Grade 2, $1 million Louisiana Derby by 3/4 of a length over Spinoff, to secure his spot in the gate for the May 4, Kentucky Derby. Ridden by Gabriel Saez, By My Standards settled in behind the front [...]
Once again George Sette has taken his considerable talent to Past the Wire to preview the Louisiana Derby for us. Our Geo at work Fair Grounds Race # 13 The Grade 2 $1,000.000 The Louisiana Derby One Mile & 1/8 It's [...]
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 [...]
Great Too Early: Five 2-Year-Olds Who Failed as 3-Year-Olds By: Peter Lee In the book American Pharoah, author Joe Drape recounts an incident in which Vinery Farm manager Frances Relihan, impressed with American Pharoah's smooth movements, appetite and maturity, called owner Ahmed Zayat about the colt. Even [...]
A fast catch up on the Sport of Kings with Kaitlin Free: It has been announced that Mubtaahij will stand at Haras Abolengo in Argentina. Inti earned an automatic berth to the Breeders' Cup Classic after taking the G1 February Stakes at Tokyo Racecourse. This was the first [...]
War Of Will continued his quest towards The Kentucky Derby with a dominating 2-1/4 length victory in the Grade 2, $400,000 Risen Star Stakes at the Fair Grounds on Saturday. Breaking from post 14, Tyler Gaffalione settled the son of War Front behind front runner Gun It, [...]
My Boy Jack already with Kentucky Derby points and dirt credibility looks to add to his resume in Saturday's Louisiana Derby. Read more about My Boy Jack here....
The Louisiana Derby is Saturday and there are 100 important Kentucky Derby points up for grabs. There are some nice supporting stakes on the card as well. While not a fan of early Derby predictions I do not get the impression the Kentucky Derby winner is in that field. Read [...]