Triple Crown preps

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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LIVE BLOG: FROM GOTHAM TO THE BIG ‘CAP

By Ray Paulick Spring is in the air, with temperatures topping 70 in Kentucky, and visions of Roses in the minds of many horse owners around the country. Today’s Triple Crown preps start in New York with Aqueduct’s Gotham Stakes and continue in California with last year’s 2-year-old champion, Stardom Bound, the heavy favorite in […]

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PAULICK DERBY INDEX: THE ARRIVAL OF DUNKIRK

It was a quiet weekend for 3-year-old racing and yet the Paulick Derby Index already had its first shake-up. In only our second week, potential superstar Dunkirk  jumped toward the front of the line, even garnering a first place vote. After an impressive win in a Gulfstream allowance race last Thursday, He makes his first appearance […]

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QUALITY ROAD TAKES FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH

By Ray Paulick Edward P. Evans’ homebred Quality Road ran away from the field under jockey John Velazquez to take Saturday’s Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream Park. after sitting just off the pace of This Ones for Phil and seizing command at the top of the stretch to win going away by 4 […]

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NICANOR FAR BACK IN DEBUT; ‘SINNER’ UPSETS HOLY BULL

By Ray Paulick Nicanor – the 3-year-old full brother to the ill-fated 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro, beat just two horses in his career debut at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, finishing far behind another first-time starter, Warrior’s Reward, in a one-mile maiden race on a fast main track. Ridden by Barbaro’s regular rider, […]

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HAVEN NO HEAVEN

By Ray Paulick Desert Party won Thursday night’s UAE 2000 Guineas at Nad Al Sheba racecourse in Dubai, rallying from just off the pace under Lanfranco Dettori to score an “under wraps”  victory over Regal Ransom and pacesetter Redding Colliery. Vineyard Haven, winner of the Hopeful and Champagne Stakes last year and runner-up to Midshipman in […]

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