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Todd Pletcher: Is there a Problem?

On January 29th, 2012 many of us thought we were watching the start of what would be a dominant Spring for Todd Pletcher on the Kentucky Oaks and Derby trail.  Broadway’s Alibi had just dominated The Forward Gal Stakes winning by over sixteen lengths.  El Padrino had just beaten a decent field of three-year… Read More

Kentucky Derby (Grade 1) Preview

Free Past Performances Likely Winners: #6 Bodemeister (VA) – Even though I’m betting against 130 years of history, I’ve never been more confident about a Derby winner in my life.  This year I didn’t over-analyze things.  Bodemeister has consistently shown he’s the fastest colt in this group, and he’s passed the… Read More

Kentucky Derby Graded Earnings

Here is a look at the current Kentucky Derby graded earings.  The top 20 get into the race, so this is your field as of today: 1. Hansen $1,550,000 – He is the graded earings leader, but can he actually win the Derby?  He looks to have distance limitations in my… Read More

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Wood Memorial (Grade 1) Preview

  Free Past Performances Likely Winners: #6 Gemologist (KY) – I hate to pick the chalk after what happened last week, but I just think Gemologist is the logical pick here.  He’s unbeaten in four tries, and his 2012 debut was very good.  The field for the Wood is decent, but… Read More

Top 20 Kentucky Derby Prospects #4

1. Union Rags –  His freakish performance in the Fountain of Youth easily lands him in the top spot. 2. El Padrino – Hard fought win in the Risen Star at Fair Grounds was very impressive, but he loses his top spot because of Union Rags.  Still, the win was… Read More

Top 20 Kentucky Derby Prospects #3

1. El Padrino – Running in the Risen Star Stake this Saturday at Fair Grounds.  It’s a huge race for him considering he doesn’t have the graded earnings yet. 2. Out of Bounds – Will run next at Santa Anita. 3. Algorithms – Running in the Fountain of Youth this… Read More

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Racing Dudes Top 20 Kentucky Derby Prospects #2

This weeks Top 20 has two new members.  Bodemeister made his way onto the list with a huge maiden win at Santa Anita, and Fed Biz did as well with a huge allowance win at Santa Anita.  This week we have the Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn and the San Vicente at… Read More

Racing Dudes Top 20 Kentucky Derby Prospects #1

We will be posting our weekly Top 20 Kentucky Derby horses each Tuesday from now until the week of the Derby.  Feel free to comment and post your own list if you wish.  Remember that this list is how well we feel the horses will compete in the Derby, not based on what they’ve accomplished so far.  Here… Read More

Kentucky Derby Prospects

It’s never too early to look ahead to The Derby. Here are ten prospects you need to know about: 1. Hanson – 2-year-old horse of the year will make his first start in the Holy Bull at Gulfstream next Sunday.  I’m not confident he’ll get The Derby distance, but I have to… Read More

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