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
The staff at Derby Day Racing would like to share their final picks for Kentucky Derby 2018 and the Kentucky Oaks along with their favorite wager of the weekend. The 20-horse Derby field provides the best opportunity of the year to find some hefty payoffs. Enjoy the Oaks and the Derby and good luck on your wagers!
I decided to veer in a different direction with this preview of my favorite bet for Kentucky Derby 2018. In this video, I married two of my passions – the Derby superfecta bet and the classic American cocktail, an Old Fashioned. Sure there’s some information on who I think will be in the superfecta
Along the road to Kentucky Derby 2018, the Top 10 rankings reflect the performances of the 3-year-olds in the prep races. Now that the Derby is only two weekends away and the field is set, the Derby Day Racing staff has changed the emphasis of our Top 10 lists. This week our team of experts
While this year’s Kentucky Derby looks absolutely loaded at the top with a plethora of top runners, the 2018 Kentucky Oaks sets up more as a two-woman show. The best from the West, Midnight Bisou, and the Kentucky-based Monomoy Girl have dominated their competition so far, and now they
This week’s Derby Day Racing Top 10 was affected by the four-length victory in the Arkansas Derby by Magnum Moon. The son of Malibu Moon remained unbeaten in all four of his career starts that have come in 2018. He received the most first-place votes and moved into the top
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