Kentucky Derby Capsule

Adequan Presents Derby Capsule: The Final Symphony

Here we are just two days away from the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby. The pleasant weather forecast suggests we could have close to or more than 170,000 people on hand for the race on Saturday, and it won’t be surprising to have a $200 million all-sources handle for the Derby this year. The […]

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Adequan Presents Derby Capsule: The Case Of The Derby Whodunnit?

When I was a kid, I loved reading Agatha Christie novels. I enjoyed playing detective, trying to solve the murder mystery along with Hercule Poirot or Miss Marple. The Kentucky Derby is kind of a whodunnit but in reverse. The question we must ask ourselves is who is going to do it on May 5?┬áThere […]

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Adequan Presents Derby Capsule: A Case For The Pace?

In case you’re not keeping track, we’re only about 360 hours from the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby. Then, in two minutes, it’ll be over. The ratio of time spent mulling, hand-wringing and doing mental gymnastics about the Derby to the duration of the event is astronomically high, and I can’t think of anything […]

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Adequan Presents Derby Capsule: Making Moves And Snatching Points

The Kentucky Derby prep season never fails in one respect. It always flies by. The calendar tells us the Derby is a scant three weeks away, and after this weekend’s final preps in Arkansas and Kentucky, we will pretty much know who’s in and who’s out of the 20-horse field. Let’s open up the Derby […]

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Adequan Presents Derby Capsule: Songs Without Words?

For decades upon decades, they’ve held the Kentucky Derby in the spring. I’m not sure that’s going to be the case this year. Where the heck is it? The high Saturday in New York for the Wood Memorial is expected to be 48 degrees. In Lexington, it’ll be pushing just to get above 40 and […]

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Adequan Presents Derby Capsule: Bloody Mary Mix And An English Village

As always it seems to do, the Kentucky Derby will sneak up on us this year, but nearly 40 days out, the keys to the first Saturday in May primarily remain hidden. The best we can do is fill our Kentucky Derby time capsule with ideas and information and hope it yields results when May […]

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