Triple Crown

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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Herrschaft Impresses In Final Scheduled Leg Of Japan Road To The Kentucky Derby

Kanayama Holdings’ Herrschaft upset the final scheduled leg of the Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby on Saturday at 26-1, posting a front-running victory in the nine-furlong Fukuryu Stakes at Nakayama Racecourse. The 3-year-old son of Will Take Charge stopped the clock in 1:53.4, and with his win took over the top spot and berth […]

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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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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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Connections Looking Ahead To Florida Derby, But Not Too Far Ahead

With only a handful of tracks holding live racing, many in the racing world are looking forward to this weekend’s Grade 1 Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park. It’s hard to forget though, that the race which is normally one of the most critical stops on the route to the first Saturday in May won’t necessarily […]

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Wells Bayou Debuts On NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

Wells Bayou capped a huge day for trainer Brad Cox when he captured the Grade 2 Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds on March 21 and the son of Lookin At Lucky also caught the eye of voters by earning 121 points to enter the top ten in the seventh position in this week’s National Thoroughbred […]

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