Florida Derby

AMERICAN GRADED STAKES STANDINGS brought to you by Keeneland: PREPPING FOR THE CLASSICS

By Ray Paulick Last Saturday’s Florida Derby, won by 20-1 longshot Ice Box, was the first Grade 1 stakes of 2010 for 3-year-olds. It was far from being the strongest American Graded Stakes of the year, based on the strength of the horses in the field as measured by previous races they’d won. Of the […]

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MARCH FOOLS

By Ray Paulick  What’s that old expression often repeated in the legal world: He who represents himself has a fool for a client? I think a similar statement can be said of some horse owners: He who makes decisions on where and when his horses should run has a fool for a trainer. That […]

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WEEKEND STAKES: WHERE TO WATCH brought to you by KBC Horse Supplies

On Saturday, Gulfstream Park will host its signature day of the winter/spring meet by presenting five graded stakes on the 12-race program, highlighted by the Grade 1 Florida Derby. Trainer Todd Pletcher’s Rule heads up a field of 11 in the Florida Derby. The son of Roman Ruler brings a 4-race win streak into […]

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GOOD NEWS FRIDAY sponsored by Liberation Farm: TV RATINGS ARE UP, IS RACING?

Do you know an individual or organization who you think we should consider for an upcoming “Good News Friday” feature? Then please e-mail [email protected] with the name of the individual or organization and a brief description of why you think they should be featured. Additionally, we’d like to thank Rob Whiteley and Liberation […]

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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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WANT TO SELL RACEDAY TO SPORTS FANS? LOOK TO DUBAI

By Brad Cummings Since the inception of the Paulick Report, I have stayed under the radar. Outside of the Eclipse Awards live blog and a few small ghostwriting opportunities, I have been the behind the scenes guy on a publication I am very proud to be associated with.   And this is for […]

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EDWIN ANTHONY’S PEDIGREE REPORT: DUNKIRK

This is the fourth 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, and Pioneerof the Nile, who goes for his fourth straight win in this Saturday’s Santa Anita Derby.This […]

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