Derby


Fountain of Youth Preview 2016

TweetWinter book favorite for the 2016 Kentucky Derby Moyhamen headlines the Fountain of Youth Stakes.  The speedy Zulu and Awesome Banner enter and stretch out in distance. 2016 Fountain of Youth Field Fellowship is the veteran of the race with over 400,000 in career earnings and runs late.  Running profile fits this race as speed Read the full article…


Robert B Lewis 2016 Preview

TweetMor Spirit headlines the 2016 Robert B. Lewis, but this race may be set for a coming out party for a fast horse on the stretch-out. 2016 Robert B Lewis Field Let’s Meet in Rio is slow on paper but finishes strong in his races.  He is 2nd fiddle in the stable to Mor Spirit. Read the full article…


Pasco Stakes 2016 Preview

TweetThe Tampa Bay Downs road to the Tampa Bay Derby starts on Saturday with the Pasco Stakes.  The first of a 3 week series of races that includes the Sam F. Davis and closes with the Tampa Bay Derby. 2016 Pasco Stakes Field Morning Fire brings speed to the party from Philadelphia.  Hard to quantify Read the full article…


Jerome Stakes 2016 Preview

TweetThe New York road to the Wood Memorial begins with the Jerome.  The distance of 1 mile 70 yards attracts a few shippers from the 2nd tier tracks and the Big A winter warriors have stayed home in search of some graded type. 2016 Jerome Field Silent Assassin Drew the rail for trainer Nicholas P. Zito. Read the full article…




Down to the Wire – Kentucky Derby Roundtable 2015

TweetThis week on Down to the Wire Rob MacLennan @maclr11 and Matt Dinerman @3coltshandicap join @chare889 and I to discuss the 2015 Kentucky Derby.  The Derby Roundtable talks about the myriad of factors for this year’s derby. Next Week – Down to the Wire will have Oaks and Derby selections.