Louisiana Derby

Lecomte winner Wilkinson might sit out until Louisiana Derby

After winning the Lecomte this weekend at the Fair Grounds, the connections of Wilkinson are excited about the future for their colt. But they aren’t sure they’ll push him to make his next start in the Risen Star, perhaps waiting instead until the Louisiana Derby. “Obviously, we want to keep the Louisiana Derby as a […]

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

With Derby weekend behind us and Preakness weekend on the horizon, graded stakes racing this week is light, but there are interesting contests nonetheless across the country. On Saturday, from East to West, we’ll see the Grade 2 Dwyer at Belmont, The G3 Lone Star Derby in Texas, and the G2 Mervyn LeRoy from […]

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PAULICK DERBY INDEX brought to you by Vinery LTD: TODD PLETCHER AND THE ’27 YANKEES

Due to nothing that happened on the track, our deadlock at the top has been broken with Eskendereya leading the poll despite Lookin at Lucky’s lead in first place voting. It appears there is a synthetic bias with some of our voters, who despite Lucky’s win on dirt in the Rebel Stakes, undervalue his […]

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PAULICK DERBY INDEX brought to you by Vinery LTD: BAD MEMORIES OF SUPER STABLES PAST?

As we look at another tie at the top of the poll, one thing is clear: after the Fountain of Youth and Rebel Stakes winners, nothing is clear. After some very close races with Lookin at Lucky, Noble’s Promise has slid into the third position in the Paulick Derby Index brought to you by […]

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LOUISIANA DERBY FAVORITE TO RUN FOR ‘NEW VOCATIONS’

PRESS¬†RELEASE Discreetly Mine won’t only be running for his breeder and owner Mrs. Robsham this Saturday but also for New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program. Being one of the program’s founding supporters Mrs. Robsham has graciously offered for Javier Castellano to wear “New Vocations” on his pants when he rides Discreetly Mine in Saturday’s Louisiana […]

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

This weekend the racing world will be focused on the Dubai World Cup to be held at the new Meydan Racecourse for the first time. The $26 million day of racing in the United Arab Emirates is highlighted by the Dubai World Cup, a $10 million race where the winner’s share is a cool $6 […]

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SUPER BOWL MVP DREW BREES GOING TO THE DERBY?

While he joined the long line of NFL stars who have followed a Super Bowl victory with the iconic phrase “I’m going to Disney World”, it appears the Saints quarterback may have plans on the First Saturday in May. That is if all breaks well. Brees is part of an ownership group that also […]

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LIVE BLOG: PAULICK OFF TO THE RACES

By Ray Paulick With four big Kentucky Derby preps on the card today, I just had to get off the couch and go where the horses are and do a real live blog of those races. The big question was where: Tampa Bay Downs to see if General Quarters is for real; Fair Grounds, where […]

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