Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Previewing The Santa Anita Derby

A field of seven 3-year-olds lines up on Saturday for the Grade 1 Runhappy Santa Anita Derby at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif., an official points race on the road to the Kentucky Derby offering 100-40-20-10 qualifying points to the top four finishers in the race. The 1 1/8-mile Santa Anita Derby features a rematch […]

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Equibase Analysis: Honor A.P. Has Plenty Of Reasons To Step Up In Santa Anita Derby

The Grade 1, $400,000 Runhappy Santa Anita Derby, moved back two months from its usual place on the calendar due to the suspension of racing in Southern California this spring, is one heck of a racing puzzle. The seven horse field is led by the undefeated colt Authentic, winner of the Grade 2 San Felipe […]

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Santa Anita Derby: Break Will Be ‘Critical’ For Anneau D’Or

Anneau D’Or drew post position 4 in the 2020 Runhappy Santa Anita Derby this Saturday at Santa Anita Park and will face six formidable rivals, including the Bob Baffert trained Authentic and talented Honor Code colt Honor A.P. Trainer Blaine Wright was en-route to Santa Anita Park and in good spirits when discussing Anneau D’Or’s […]

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Santa Anita Derby, Newmarket Classics Feature On TVG This Saturday

TVG, America’s horse racing network, will feature a loaded card live from Santa Anita on Saturday highlighted by the $400,000 Runhappy Santa Anita Derby (GI), a key prep race on the Road to the Triple Crown. TVG will partner with NBC Sports to bring expanded coverage into the homes of fans across the country from […]

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Honor A.P. Gets Another Crack At Authentic In Santa Anita Derby

Unbeaten in three starts and a winner most recently of two graded stakes by a combined 10 lengths, Bob Baffert-trained Authentic will renew his rivalry with talented Honor A.P. as they head a field of seven sophomores going a mile and one eighth in Saturday’s Grade 1, $400,000 Runhappy Santa Anita Derby at Santa Anita […]

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Tiz The Law Reclaims Lead In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

The retirement of unbeaten Grade 1-winner Nadal due to injury has cleared the way for fellow top-level victor Tiz the Law to reclaim the lead position in this week’s National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll. Nadal had held the top position in the poll since his victory in the second division of the […]

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Authentic Breezes Six Furlongs In 1:12.40 For Santa Anita Derby

Undefeated Authentic worked six furlongs at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., on Sunday morning, going solo under regular rider Drayden Van Dyke in 1:12.40 as Bob Baffert gave the son of Into Mischief his final major breeze for the Grade 1 Runhappy Santa Anita Derby. “He went nice,” said Baffert. “He’s coming into the […]

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Maxfield’s 2020 Debut Lands Him On NTRA’s Top 3-Year-Old Poll

Godolphin homebred Maxfield came into his seasonal bow carrying the burdens of high anticipation and lofty expectations upon his dark bay shoulders. After validating both with a one-length victory in the Grade 3 Matt Winn Stakes at Churchill Downs May 23, the son of Street Sense took another step forward when he moved up into […]

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Smith: Honor A. P. ‘Only 75 To 80 Percent’ In San Felipe, Can Turn Tables On Authentic In Santa Anita Derby

Can Grade 2 San Felipe Stakes runner-up Honor A. P. turn the tables on the race’s undefeated winner, Authentic, when they meet again in the G1 Santa Anita Derby on June 6? Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, who rides Honor A. P. for trainer John Shirreffs, thinks the Honor Code colt can do just […]

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