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Become a racehorse owner with Derby Day Racing

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to see your horse in person, as they sprint to the wire ahead of the pack? Perhaps it has been just a dream, but now there is more opportunity than ever. Would you like to know a little more about becoming an owner through racing partnerships? Please take a look at the informative video below for more information about the new racing partnership, Derby Day Racing. We would love to have you join the team!

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Kentucky Derby 2018 trail: Final Results

The 2018 Kentucky Derby trail began last year, back in September, when The Tabulator won the Iroquois at Churchill Downs. Seven months have passed and 35 qualifying races have been run. In the end, the field of 20 has been assembled for the first Saturday in May. Along the way 28 different horses

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Kentucky Derby 2018 – The Big Seven are Sensational

The final piece of the puzzle to the 2018 Kentucky Derby has been put in place, and it fits quite nicely, thank you very much. We now clearly have the blueprint for the best edition of the Run for the Roses in a long time. Why do I say that? Depth of quality is the key, and top to bottom, this year’s field looks to be

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Meet Wayne Rives – A Derby Day Racing Partner

For Wayne Rives, the passion for horse racing has never left. It’s a passion that has led Wayne to living out a lifelong dream of being a Thoroughbred owner. He doesn’t have his first horse yet, but as one of the first partners of Derby Day Racing, Wayne will soon be able to proudly call himself an owner of three

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Kentucky Oaks 2018 -Top 12 Rankings

Ladies first. Before the first Saturday in May, comes the first Friday in May. The 2018 Kentucky Oaks will decide the top filly in the land for the first half of the year, and give the winner a leg up in the race for an Eclipse Award. In fact, 6 of the last 11 winners of the Kentucky Oaks went on to divisional honors

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Cot Campbell: The Father of Racehorse Partnerships

Let me tell you about a personal hero of mine. Cot Campbell turned a dream into reality half a century ago, and the sport of racing has been better off ever since. A fun loving character from the South, Campbell is an idea man. The colorful fan of horse racing is also the father of horse racing partnerships, starting

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Kentucky Derby owners Joe Peacock and WinStar Farm

Tony Bada Bing takes a look at Thoroughbred breeder/owner WinStar Farm’s five likely Kentucky Derby contenders – Audible, Noble Indy, Bolt d’Oro, Justify and Quip compared with 85-year-old, Joe Peacock who’ll get his first Kentucky Derby starter with homebred, Runaway Ghost. While

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Buff Bradley and The Player poised for a Big Year

The last time Buff Bradley celebrated in the winner’s circle after a New Orleans Handicap, it was with his first truly big horse. It’s been a dozen years since Brass Hat rolled down the stretch to win the Grade 2 affair by 2 1/2-lengths, and Bradley has won many important races

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Favorite Kentucky Derby winners – It’s personal

Following on the heels of Matt Shifman’s Top Ten Kentucky Derby winners published here at DDR, Tony Bada Bing talks about his two favorites Derby winners. Of course, stories ensue of hitting a 25-1 shot and a planned Kentucky Derby trip that never happened.

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Justify or Magnum Moon: Who will bust Apollo’s Curse?

A Derby Day Racing debate with Matt Shifman and Brian Zipse

BRIAN: Let me begin this conversation by stating the obvious … there is a very good reason that no horse has won the Kentucky Derby after not having started as a two-year-old, since 1882.

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Justify: Kentucky Derby Winner and Curse Breaker?

As you’ll see in his latest video commentary, Tony Bada Bing has at least four reasons why he believes the Bob Baffert trainee, Justify, has the makings of a Kentucky Derby Champion after only two starts as a three-year-old. If Justify continues to run up to his spectacular form,

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Rebel Stakes day – Handicapping the Pick 4 and Pick 5

The late Pick 4 and Pick 5 at Oaklawn Park are anchored by the $900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2). Oaklawn Park has provided two purse increases for the horseman and was ranked as the fifth best track for the bettors in the 2017 HANA rankings. That means that the Hot Springs,

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Before Justify, there was Curlin

Justify has electrified the American racing scene with a pair of scintillating wins this past month at Santa Anita. Only the sky appears to be the limit for the new star from the loaded barn of Bob Baffert. As good as he has looked, though, the odds are stacked against him if you are expecting nothing less than a Kentucky

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Mendelssohn is a serious 2018 Kentucky Derby contender

Mendelssohn, the winner of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf, made his long-waited debut on the 2018 Kentucky Derby trail a winning one in the Patton Stakes at Dundalk Racecourse in Ireland. The Patton was run at a distance of 1,600 meters, which is just under a mile, on a synthetic surface going around the track

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Moving Day for several top Kentucky Derby 2018 contenders

Who’s hot and who’s not on the Kentucky Derby trail? Honestly, it’s a bit too early to say, but Saturday should go a long way in cluing us in as to who might arrive in Louisville this spring as major players in the Run for the Roses. Three key preps are scheduled in California, Florida, and

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Good Magic gone bad

Good Magic just might end up being a great horse. Heck, he’s already a champion, but he’s not winning the 2018 Kentucky Derby.

I know many were and still might be high on last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner. I’m not, really never was. (I singled Strike Power in my unsuccessful

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Two-year-old purchases impact the 2018 Kentucky Derby trail

The popularity of 2-year-old sales around the country has been on the upswing the last few years. The quality of the horses being offered in the spring sales in Florida, California, and Maryland has improved significantly providing owners with the chance of buying a horse that can make an immediate impact on the racetrack at a high level.

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Opportunity: 2yo Partnership of 2018

Derby Day Racing is forming a new 2018 two-year-old partnership. We will purchase three juveniles this spring, either at the upcoming sales, or by way of a private purchase.

Our goal with our first partnership is to hit a home run. We will target two-year-olds who we believe have the potential to win at two, but even more

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