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Kentucky Derby Contenders Pedigree Analysis: Highly Motivated

Kentucky Derby Contenders Pedigree Analysis: Highly Motivated

With the Kentucky Derby (G1) less than 1 week away, this is my last analyst of the top contenders’ pedigrees for Kentucky Derby 147. This week’s subject: Highly Motivated The Klaravich Stables homebred enters the Kentucky Derby with a career record of 5-2-2-1 and wiill try to give trainer Chad Brown… Read More

O Besos Could Join Rare Company with Kentucky Derby Win

O Besos Could Join Rare Company with Kentucky Derby Win

If he wins the Kentucky Derby (G1) on May 1, O Besos and his sire Orb could join rare company as just the 13th set of fathers and sons to conquer the Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs. Like Father, Like Son Like father, like son, we say, because… Read More

Kentucky Derby Contenders Pedigree Analysis: Midnight Bourbon

Kentucky Derby Contenders Pedigree Analysis: Midnight Bourbon

With the Kentucky Derby (G1) less than 2 weeks away, I’m back for my second year of analyzing some of the top contenders’ pedigrees. This week’s subject: Midnight Bourbon Bred by Stonestreet Thoroughbreds and purchased as a yearling for $525,000 by Winchell Thoroughbreds, Midnight Bourbon has a career record of 7-2-2-3… Read More

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Midnight Bourbon Drills Bullet Work at Churchill Downs for Kentucky Derby

Midnight Bourbon Drills Bullet Work at Churchill Downs for Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, KY – On a brisk Monday morning in Louisville, Winchell Thorougbreds’ multiple graded stakes-placed colt Midnight Bourbon continued his serious preparation for the May 1 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) with a swift 5-furlong move in :59.80, the fastest of 13 horses at the distance. Trained by Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen, Midnight… Read More

Kentucky Derby Contenders Pedigree Analysis: Super Stock

Kentucky Derby Contenders Pedigree Analysis: Super Stock

With the Kentucky Derby (G1) less than 3 weeks away, I’m back for my second year of analyzing some of the top contenders’ pedigrees. This week’s subject: Super Stock Trained by Steve Asmussen, Super Stock is a late surprise to the Kentucky Derby picture but a welcomed one. He’s one of the… Read More

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The Magic Mike Show 264: What We Learned (Final Kentucky Derby Preps)

The Magic Mike Show 264: What We Learned (Final Kentucky Derby Preps)

The Magic Mike Show guys review their tickets from last Saturday’s Oaklawn Park Late Pick 4 sequence and discuss what they learned from the season’s final Kentucky Derby (G1) preps. The Magic Mike Show with Curtis “Magic” Kalleward and Mike Somich is the ultimate horse racing recap show covering all… Read More

Kentucky Derby No Lock for Concert Tour

Kentucky Derby No Lock for Concert Tour

HOT SPRINGS, AR – Following his first defeat in last Saturday’s Arkansas Derby (G1), trainer Bob Baffert’s Concert Tour is reportedly no lock to enter the May 1 Kentucky Derby (G1), according to an anonymous source close to the horse’s connections. Concert Tour “came out (of the Arkansas Derby) well,… Read More

Super Stock Exits Arkansas Derby Well

Super Stock Exits Arkansas Derby Well

HOT SPRINGS, AR – Super Stock emerged in “fantastic” shape from his victory in the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) Saturday at Oaklawn, Steve Asmussen, the colt’s Hall of Fame trainer, said Sunday morning. Super Stock is scheduled to be flown early this week to Kentucky, Asmussen said, where the… Read More

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