West: Derby Winner Could Still Be Anonymous
Despite the already-growing buzz around successful juveniles of 2013, recent history suggests that the next Kentucky Derby winner is unlikely to be on anyone’s radar yet, according to ESPN’s Gary West.
The last three winners of the roses were only maiden winners at the end of their 2-year-old seasons. Half of the Derbies since 1994 were won by horses without a stakes win at two.
West has built a list of ten horses who are flying under most racing fans’ radars but who could make a splash at three, including Samraat, Coup de Grace, The Admiral, and Unknown Road.
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