With Game Winner’s clear-cut victory in the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, he not only clinched the Eclipse Award as the top 2-year-old, but he also vaulted to the top of the Road to 2019 Kentucky Derby points standings. The son of Candy Ride, who was purchased as a yearling for only
Over the last decade, horse racing fans have been blessed to witness some of the greatest fillies and mares to have ever graced the racetrack: Zenyatta, Rachel Alexandra, Songbird, Beholder, Black Caviar, Goldikova, and Winx, just to name a few. It has truly been a golden age of great female race horses across …
We’re just a mere week from the Breeders’ Cup World Championships and the excitement is beginning to rise as the contenders turn in their final works. Once again, I shine the spotlight on a Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) contender who I feel has a big chance of not only running …
With his victory in the Grade 1 American Pharoah Stakes at Santa Anita, Game Winner became the second horse to win a race on the Road to the 2019 Kentucky Derby. The son of Candy Ride remained unbeaten after three career starts.
Cairo Cat became the first winner on the Road to the 2019 Kentucky Derby when he rallied from seventh place at odds of 17-1 to win the Iroquois (G3) at Churchill Downs by a half-length. Not only did the son of Cairo Prince become the first winner of 10 Derby
The road to the 2019 Kentucky Derby kicks off on Saturday, September 15, with the running of the Iroquois Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs. Once again, there are 35 races that offer qualifying points for the Derby with the 19-race “Prep Season” and the final 16-race …
You probably won’t remember the last trainer to win the Preakness Stakes seven times. And for good reason, as it was way back in 1888 when R. Wyndham Walden watched his charge Refund win the then 1 1/2-mile event. 130 years later, Bob Baffert has a wonderful chance to match the feat.
Congratulations to Justify, Bob Baffert, and Mike Smith on the convincing victory in the 2018 Kentucky Derby. By galloping off to 2 ½ length victory over the sloppy rain-soaked track at Churchill Downs, Justify did away with the 136 year Curse of Apollo. For trainer Bob Baffert this was his fifth win in the Derby.
Who is going to win the 2018 Kentucky Derby? That is the question on everyone’s lips this week. As we get ready for, from what all appearances looks to be one of the deepest and most talented editions of the Run for the Roses in recent memory, let’s try to
Join Derby Day Racing’s own Tony Bada Bing for his second installment of Drink, Place, and Show where explains how he will be betting the Kentucky Derby 2018 superfecta. Using pace scenario graphics, Tony describes how he sees the race being run and then identifies his