Toyota Blue Grass Stakes

Brilliant Speed a go for Derby, Santiva on earnings bubble

Trainer Tom Albertrani said Sunday that Brilliant Speed, winner of Saturday’s Toyota Blue Grass Stakes, would be shipping to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby. “We would probably go over a week before and have one breeze over the track,” he said. Meanwhile, Saturday’s third-place finisher, King Congie, also trained by Albertrani, might point to […]

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Brilliant Speed wins photo, upsets Blue Grass

Brilliant Speed came with a powerful late run and nipped fellow longshot, Twinspired, in a photo finish to the Grade 1, $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland Saturday. Under Joel Rosario, Brilliant Speed came from last in the field of 12 and showed a flash of speed late to get up in 1:50.92 for […]

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