September 20, 2018

West Coast Horses Live Up to Hype; Gotham exceeds it

March 13, 2018 0

Justify, Bolt d’Oro, McKinzie clear choices in Derby Future Wager LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Monday, March 12, 2018) – With nothing separating McKinzie and Bolt d’Oro except the stewards’ stand, the San Felipe Stakes (G2) lived up […]

Quip fires off layoff in Tampa Bay Derby

March 10, 2018 0

The formerly maligned Kentucky Jockey Club (G2), held last November at Churchill Downs, has turned out to be key race after all. One week after Promises Fulfilled upset the Fountain of Youth (G2) exiting Churchill […]

Florida’s hopes in 2017 Kentucky Derby

May 1, 2017 0

by Tim Holland Scott Shapiro reviewed Kentucky Derby contenders from Southern California and I will take focus upon Florida-based horses who competed at either Gulfstream Park or Tampa Bay Downs this winter/spring, with an eye […]

Tapwrit summons up A-game in Tampa Bay Derby

March 11, 2017 0

Tapwrit took full advantage of the absence of McCraken from Saturday’s $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby (G2), winning by an emphatic 4 1/2 lengths as the 11-10 favorite in the 1 1/16-mile Kentucky Derby (G1) prep. […]

Upcoming Stakes for March 9 – 15

March 8, 2017 0

Friday, March 10 Wishing Well S., Santa Anita Park, $75,000, 4&up, f&m, abt 6 1/2fT. Saturday, March 11 SANTA ANITA H. (G1), Santa Anita Park, $750,000, 4&up, 1 1/4m. FRANK E. KILROE MILE (G1), Santa […]

McCraken to skip Tampa Bay Derby

February 28, 2017 0

Leading Kentucky Derby (G1) contender McCraken will bypass the Tampa Bay Derby (G2) on March 11 due to a minor ankle issue. The problem was diagnosed following a half-mile workout at Palm Meadows on Monday. […]

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