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The Saratoga Skinny: Dandy Match Race

The Saratoga Skinny: Dandy Match Race

Each week on Dark Tuesdays, we will bring you “The Saratoga Skinny” looking at the coming week of racing at Saratoga and looking back at the big action the week before. “The Saratoga Skinny” will be broken into five sections: The Break (looking at the biggest story of the upcoming… Read More

The Saratoga Skinny: Top 5 Questions for 2017 Saratoga Meet

The Saratoga Skinny: Top 5 Questions for 2017 Saratoga Meet

It’s Saratoga opening week! Living only a short drive from Saratoga Race Course in upstate New York, I dream of this week all year long. When I’m shoveling 18 inches of snow in the middle of January while my fingers and toes freeze, I envision opening day under sunny skies.… Read More

Baffert’s Barrage on Saratoga

Baffert’s Barrage on Saratoga

Remember when people were saying trainer Bob Baffert didn’t like Saratoga? Those were the mumblings after the 2015 Travers when American Pharoah was shocked, losing the only race of his Triple Crown season to a late-charging Keen Ice. Well, Baffert got his revenge in the 2016 Travers, unleashing Arrogate on… Read More

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FIRST LOOK: 2017 Saratoga Meet (Part 1)

FIRST LOOK: 2017 Saratoga Meet (Part 1)

Forty days of pure horse racing bliss is less than a month away. The 154th meet at historic Saratoga Race Course starts on Friday, July 21, through Labor Day and will bring together most of the best horses, trainers, and jockeys in the country. This year’s meet will need to… Read More

Derby Trail Tracker

Derby Trail Tracker

UPDATED ON APRIL 15 at 9:00 p.m. EDT: This Derby Trail Tracker will monitor and list all of the 2017 Kentucky Derby contenders and where they will be running next. Each race along the Derby trail with Derby points is listed and the potential runners are categorized as follows: Probable… Read More

Derby Trail Tracker: Bob & Todd Part 2

Derby Trail Tracker: Bob & Todd Part 2

A dense fog has now engulfed the Kentucky Derby Trail, as it’s tough to see what lies ahead on our journey to Louisville. The wins by Girvin in the Risen Star, J Boys Echo in the Gotham, and Gunnevera in the Fountain of Youth have left early Trail favorites like… Read More

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Derby Trail Tracker: Bob & Todd Part 1

Derby Trail Tracker: Bob & Todd Part 1

The real Kentucky Derby trail fun is about to begin, as the biggest names in the game will now start unleashing their cavalry of top Derby prospects all over the country along the rose-laden “yellow brick road” to Louisville. When it comes to big-name trainers from coast to coast, no… Read More

Derby Trail Tracker: “Under the Radar” Top 10

Derby Trail Tracker: “Under the Radar” Top 10

Not to take anything away from all of the Top 10 or Top 20 Kentucky Derby lists floating around the internet and Twitter (including the great weekly list put together by the RacingDudes here), but I thought it would be much more interesting to start putting “conditions” on Derby lists.… Read More

Derby Trail Tracker: West Coast Rain Delay

Derby Trail Tracker: West Coast Rain Delay

It’s starting to get redundant. West Coast horses getting perfect training conditions all winter long and shipping into Churchill Downs and dominating on the first Saturday in May. The past three Kentucky Derby winners (Nyquist, American Pharoah and California Chrome) all trained on the West Coast prior to wearing the… Read More

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