Triple Crown

Barclay Tagg’s Druthers: A Preakness, Belmont, Travers, Kentucky Derby Sequence For Tiz The Law

Sackatoga Stable’s Tiz the Law, bred in New York by Twin Creeks Farm, surged to the top of the Kentucky Derby points leaderboard with an emphatic score in Saturday’s Grade 1, $750,000 Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. Trained by Barclay Tagg, who trained New York-bred Funny Cide to victories in the 2003 […]

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‘These Horses Still Have To Go Out And Train’: Baffert Works Top Derby Prospect Authentic

While officials with Santa Anita Park are working with the Los Angeles County board of supervisors and the health department in hopes of reopening the Arcadia track for live racing, trainer Bob Baffert said all he can do is take a wait and see approach with his roster of candidates for the Grade 1 Kentucky […]

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Deadline Extended Until TBD For Late Triple Crown Nominations

The late Triple Crown nomination deadline, which was scheduled for Monday, March 30, will be extended to a yet-to-be-determined date later this year. The extension was agreed upon by racing officials at Churchill Downs Racetrack, the Maryland Jockey Club and New York Racing Association. On March 17, Churchill Downs Incorporated announced the 146th Kentucky Derby […]

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Rising To The Occasion, Tiz The Law Rules The Day In Florida Derby

Getting a perfect trip under Manny Franco, Sackatoga Stable’s Tiz the Law solidified his standing as the top 3-year-old on the East Coast, winning Saturday’s $750,000, Grade 1 Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. Rating comfortably in third most of the way, Tiz the Law moved to the lead on the turn, […]

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Kentucky Derby Consignor Standings Presented By Keeneland: Wells Bayou Continues To Pay Off For Whitman Sales

Christy Whitman knew she got a bargain when she landed a Lookin at Lucky colt for $18,000 at the 2018 Keeneland September Yearling Sale, and that proved true when she sold him for $105,000 the following year. What she couldn’t plan for was precisely how big of a deal her good deal would become. From […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Closer Look At Florida Derby Contenders

Saturday’s 14-race Florida Derby Day card gets under way at 11:30 a.m. from Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., and the Grade 1 Derby will feature a full field of 3-year-olds competing for $750,000 and 170 qualifying points for the Kentucky Derby, now scheduled for Sept. 5 (100 points to the winner, 40 to second, […]

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TVG’s Trackside Live To Be Broadcast On NBC Sports This Weekend

TVG, America’s horse racing network, will partner with NBC Sports to bring live horse racing into the homes of fans across the country with twelve hours of coverage, including the $750,000 Florida Derby from Gulfstream Park, from Friday, March 27 through Sunday, March 28th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. ET all three days. The $750,000 Florida Derby (GI), […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Florida Derby Update

Breaking news in advance of Saturday’s 14-race Florida Derby program came with a Tweet from John Panagot, agent for jockey Javier Castellano, announcing that the Hall of Fame rider has tested positive for the coronavirus, or COVID-19, that was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11. Castellano, who had not ridden […]

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Tiz The Law Trying To Guarantee A Kentucky Derby Spot, Favored In G1 Florida Derby

Sackatoga Stable’s Tiz the Law surged to the top of the list of 2020 Triple Crown candidates with a dominating triumph in the Feb. 1 Holy Bull (Grade 3) at Gulfstream Park, where the son of Constitution will try to cement his No. 1 ranking in Saturday’s $750,000 Curlin Florida Derby (G1). The 1 1/8-mile […]

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