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Southwest Preview: The Champ Is Here

Southwest Preview: The Champ Is Here

After multiple weeks’ worth of weather delays, the second of four Oaklawn Park-based Kentucky Derby prep races will finally go off this Saturday with the Southwest Stakes (G3). A field of 7 sophomores will take aim at the $750,000 purse and the 2-year-old Horse of the Year Essential Quality leads… Read More

Kentucky Derby Top 20 Rankings 2/24/21

Kentucky Derby Top 20 Rankings 2/24/21

Welcome to the 2021 Kentucky Derby Rankings! Each week leading up to the race, we will provide our Top 20 Kentucky Derby Prospects, as well as updates with the latest news on each horse. You can also visit our Kentucky Derby page for loads of information, including the latest news,… Read More

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Kentucky Derby Rankings 2/18/21: First List Debuts

Kentucky Derby Rankings 2/18/21: First List Debuts

Welcome to the 2021 Kentucky Derby Rankings! Each week leading up to the race, we will provide our Top 20 Kentucky Derby Prospects, as well as updates with the latest news on each horse. You can also visit our Kentucky Derby page for loads of information, including the latest news,… Read More

Racing Dudes Fantasy League Update: Killers Bs Take the Lead

Racing Dudes Fantasy League Update: Killers Bs Take the Lead

Each week, this important article will provide the standings, power rankings, and recent transactions for every league member. Not only will you see the latest claims in the league (which will show you what horses might be up-and-coming), but you will also get updates on the runners as they prepare for… Read More

Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 3 Ends Nearly As It Began

Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 3 Ends Nearly As It Began

LOUISVILLE, KY – Lukewarm favorites at 8/1 on the morning line when betting opened Friday, Life Is Good (7/1 final) and Essential Quality (8/1) nearly finished together as the top individual betting interests for Kentucky Derby Future Wager (KDFW) Pool 3. As is often the case, “All Other 3-Year-Olds” was the… Read More

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Lukewarm Favorites Top Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 3

Lukewarm Favorites Top Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 3

LOUISVILLE, KY – Lukewarm favorites at 8/1 on the morning line, Essential Quality and Life Is Good top the individual betting interests for Kentucky Derby Future Wager (KDFW) Pool 3. As is often the case, “All Other 3-Year-Olds” remains the true morning line leader, at 9/5. Wagering for KDFW Pool… Read More

Racing Dudes Fantasy League Update: Action Heats Up This Weekend

Racing Dudes Fantasy League Update: Action Heats Up This Weekend

Each week, this important article will provide the standings, power rankings, and recent transactions for every league member. Not only will you see the latest claims in the league (which will show you what horses might be up-and-coming), but you will also get updates on the runners as they prepare for… Read More

Champion Essential Quality Tops 326 Early Triple Crown Nominees

Champion Essential Quality Tops 326 Early Triple Crown Nominees

LOUISVILLE, KY – Led by 2-year-old champion and two-time Grade 1 winner Essential Quality, a total of 326 3-year-old Thoroughbreds were made eligible to compete in this year’s Triple Crown during the early nomination phase, which closed January 23. Each of the 326 horses from the 2018 foal crop were… Read More

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