October 23, 2020

Five points to ponder: Santa Anita Derby

June 5, 2020 0

Saturday’s $400,000 Santa Anita Derby (G1) is a pivotal race for two prominent Kentucky Derby (G1) hopefuls. If not completely determinative of their chances at Churchill Downs, the 1 1/8-mile test nonetheless promises to be […]

Five points to ponder: Arkansas Derby doubleheader

May 1, 2020 0

Saturday’s Arkansas Derby (G1) turned into a doubleheader when 22 horses entered, but the two divisions didn’t stack up evenly at Oaklawn Park. The first division marks the eagerly anticipated stakes debut of Charlatan, who […]

Risen Star: Five points to ponder

February 14, 2020 0

As the first 2020 Kentucky Derby (G1) scoring race worth increased points on a 50-20-10-5 basis, the Risen Star (G2) already loomed as a significant prep on the trail. Now that its distance has been […]

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