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 qualifying points. The Kenny McPeek trainee came to Churchill
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 “Championship Series”.
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