Pletcher to be Well-Represented in Belmont Stakes

Trainer Todd Pletcher, who sat out the Preakness Stakes, may have as many as four or five runners in the June 8 Belmont Stakes. The Daily Racing Form reports that Revolutionary, Palace Malice, and Overanalyze were definite starters for the classic. Mike Repole, owner of Kentucky Oaks third-place finisher Unlimited Budget, indicated that the filly […]

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Road to the Roses: Revolutionary’s March to KY Derby 139

WinStar Farm has released a video chronicling Revolutionary’s week at Churchill Downs as their 3-year-old colt prepared to run in the 139th Kentucky Derby. Experience the emotion of team WinStar as Calvin Borel and Revolutionary charge down the stretch in the Run for the Roses.

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TCI: Derby Workouts Full of Pleasant Surprises

After a week of seeing many of the Derby contenders train at Churchill, the TCI boys opine on the condition and training of the top contenders, as well as others that have made notable first impressions. They also briefly discuss Saturday’s Derby Trial S., and how that race could easily have a strong impact on […]

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First Saturday in May: Several Brennan Grads Could Make Derby Starting Gate

With the Kentucky Derby less than two weeks away, the field for the race is pretty much firmed up, as there is just a slim possibility of a ‘surprise’ entrant emerging from the G3 Derby Trial. Niall Brennan, whose Niall Brennan Stables has been a mainstay in the Thoroughbred training and sales business for several […]

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The Lane’s End Weekender Pedigree: Java’s War

Victory in Saturday’s Toyota Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland made Java’s War the first Grade 1 winner from the progeny of 2007 champion juvenile War Pass (by Cherokee Run). The Blue Grass winner joins G2 Louisiana Derby winner Revolutionary as hot prospects by their sire for the upcoming Triple Crown, with the Kentucky Derby being […]

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Deja Vu All Over Again? Borel, Pletcher Team Up on WinStar’s Revolutionary

WinStar Farm has once again partnered with jockey Calvin Borel in the Kentucky Derby. On Monday, Borel committed to ride Louisiana Derby winner Revolutionary in this year’s Run for the Roses on May 4th. Borel has won the Kentucky Derby three times in the last six runnings of the storied race, including aboard WinStar’s Super […]

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Who Should Ride Revolutionary in the Derby?

WinStar Farm is looking to fans to help them decide who should ride Revolutionary in the Kentucky Derby. Revolutionary, who recently won back to back races in the Withers Stakes and Louisiana Derby, is a leading contender for WinStar which recently won the Run for the Roses with Super Saver in 2010. “Well, obviously we […]

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Castellano to Ride Normandy Invasion in KY Derby

Javier Castellano will take the call on Fox Hill Farm’s Normandy Invasion for the Kentucky Derby, agent Matt Muzikar told the Paulick Report. That opens up the mount on Revolutionary, who was ridden to victory in the Grade 3 Withers and G2 Louisiana Derby by Castellano. Castellano, an Eclipse Award finalist in 2012, was aboard […]

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Florida Derby Puts Orb Atop Kentucky Derby Leaderboard

With his victory Saturday in the Besilu Stables Florida Derby, Stuart Janney III and Phipps Stables’s Orb moved to the top spot on the Road to the Kentucky Derby presented by Leaderboard. With the 100 points earned in the Florida Derby, the son of Malibu Moon now has 150 points. Orb is followed by […]

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