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PAULICK DERBY INDEX by AmWest Entertainment: A TIGHTENING AT THE TOP

Last weekend was the final opportunity for Derby hopefuls to make their case. As a result, this week’s Paulick Derby Index by AmWest Entertainment had two new entries with Square Eddie in a tie for 15th and Advice all alone in the 18th spot. The only other newbie on our list was a vote for […]

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QUALITY ROAD DERBY STATUS IN QUESTION WITH SECOND QUARTER CRACK

From New York Racing Association Press Office               Quality Road, one of the favorites for the Kentucky Derby, has developed another quarter-crack, putting his status for the May 2 “Run for the Roses” in question.               Trainer Jimmy Jerkens said Friday morning at Belmont Park he first noticed the crack, this one on […]

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LIVE BLOGGING THE DERBY TRAINERS DINNER

It’s Tuesday night of Kentucky Derby week and that means one thing: the annual Derby Trainers Dinner, where the trainers of Derby starters have a chance to be grilled by emcees Chris Lincoln, a former host of ESPN racing telecasts, and Paul Rogers, the voice of the Louisville Cardinals and a well-known radio broadcaster. The […]

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EDWIN ANTHONY PEDIGREE REPORT: I WANT REVENGE

This is the fifth in a series of articles written by Edwin Anthony examining the pedigrees of leading contenders for this year’s Kentucky Derby. Previously, he looked at Louisiana Derby winner Friesan Fire, Florida Derby winner Quality Road, Santa Anita Derby winner Pioneerof the Nile and the talented Dunkirk. This week, Anthony examines the bloodlines […]

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PAULICK DERBY INDEX by AmWest Entertainment: THE RISE OF THE PAPA AND A GENERAL SALUTE

The past weekend’s races were most likely the final opportunities for significant movement on the Paulick Derby Index by AmWest Entertainment. The clear winners were Arkansas Derby victor Papa Clem who shot up from a tie for 12th to 6th place and Blue Grass Stakes winner General Quarters, whose 10th place ranking followed several […]

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LIVE BLOGGING DUBAI AND FLORIDA DERBY

With Ray traveling abroad this weekend, we are happy to have The Saratogian’s Brendan O’Meara filling Paulick’s shoes for the Dubai and Florida Derby preps. If you would like to read more from Brendan, please visit his blog here. BRENDAN O’MEARA’S LIVE BLOG 10:00…I’ve been fortunate enough to have been invited by Mr. […]

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NOW FEATURING…THE PAULICK DERBY INDEX

The first Derby Future bets have been placed and nearly every major 3 year old contender has run in 2009 so we decided this would be the ideal time to roll out the first Paulick Derby Index (PDI). While it seems everyone and their apprentice jockey are making Derby watch lists this year, we realized […]

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NICANOR FAR BACK IN DEBUT; ‘SINNER’ UPSETS HOLY BULL

By Ray Paulick Nicanor – the 3-year-old full brother to the ill-fated 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro, beat just two horses in his career debut at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, finishing far behind another first-time starter, Warrior’s Reward, in a one-mile maiden race on a fast main track. Ridden by Barbaro’s regular rider, […]

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HAVEN NO HEAVEN

By Ray Paulick Desert Party won Thursday night’s UAE 2000 Guineas at Nad Al Sheba racecourse in Dubai, rallying from just off the pace under Lanfranco Dettori to score an “under wraps”  victory over Regal Ransom and pacesetter Redding Colliery. Vineyard Haven, winner of the Hopeful and Champagne Stakes last year and runner-up to Midshipman in […]

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BREEDERS’ CUP NOTES – MONDAY

News and notes on all 14 world championship races from Santa Anita Park, courtesy of the Breeders’ Cup notes team. Post position draw for both Friday and Saturday races will be held today. TVG will be covering the post position for four of the races live at 4 p.m. Eastern. Flash Notes (all pre-entrants) Friday’s […]

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