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Bloodlines Presented By Mill Ridge Farm: Tiz The Law Forwards Constitution’s Bid As Tapit’s Best Son At Stud

When Tiz the Law (by Constitution) put away the competition and strode home a winner in the 2020 Florida Derby, the white-faced bay placed himself at the top of the classic prospects in the East and at the top of all racers for his sire, a son of Tapit whose first crop is three. Now […]

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Rising To The Occasion, Tiz The Law Rules The Day In Florida Derby

Getting a perfect trip under Manny Franco, Sackatoga Stable’s Tiz the Law solidified his standing as the top 3-year-old on the East Coast, winning Saturday’s $750,000, Grade 1 Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. Rating comfortably in third most of the way, Tiz the Law moved to the lead on the turn, […]

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Equibase Analysis: Ete Indien Not A ‘Need-The-Lead’ Florida Derby Contender

The Grade 1, $750,000 Curlin Florida Derby brings together a field of 12 plus one also-eligible all hoping to prove they have the talent to be considered the top 3-year-old in the country. Tiz the Law is likely the horse the betting public will gravitate to first as he easily won the Grade 3 Holy […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Closer Look At Florida Derby Contenders

Saturday’s 14-race Florida Derby Day card gets under way at 11:30 a.m. from Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., and the Grade 1 Derby will feature a full field of 3-year-olds competing for $750,000 and 170 qualifying points for the Kentucky Derby, now scheduled for Sept. 5 (100 points to the winner, 40 to second, […]

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Connections Looking Ahead To Florida Derby, But Not Too Far Ahead

With only a handful of tracks holding live racing, many in the racing world are looking forward to this weekend’s Grade 1 Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park. It’s hard to forget though, that the race which is normally one of the most critical stops on the route to the first Saturday in May won’t necessarily […]

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Independence Hall ‘Really Bounced’ Over Gulfstream Surface In Sunday Workout

Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Twin Creeks Racing Stables, Kathleeen Verratti and Robert Verratti’s Grade 3 winner Independence Hall got acquainted with Gulfstream Park during a sharp half-mile breeze Sunday ahead of a scheduled start in the $750,000 Curlin Florida Derby (G1) March 28. The 69th running of the 1 1/8-mile Florida Derby for 3-year-olds anchors a […]

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Independence Hall To Target Florida Derby After Saturday Breeze

Independence Hall, who suffered his first career loss in the Sam F. Davis (G3) Feb. 8, is being pointed to make his next start in the $1 million Curlin Florida Derby (G1) March 28 at Gulfstream Park. Aron Wellman, managing partner of co-owner Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, said Sunday that after talking with trainer Mike Trombetta, […]

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Sole Volante Shows Dirt Form, Defeats Independence Hall In Sam F. Davis

Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Andie Biancone and Limelight Stables’ Sole Volante ended the undefeated streak of 3-5 favorite Independence Hall in Saturday’s Grade 3 Sam F. Davis Stakes, racing away by two lengths on the wire. The 3-year-old son of Karakontie ran 1 1/16 miles over Tampa Bay Downs’ fast main track in 1:42.60, adding the […]

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West: Development Is Essential For Kentucky Derby Prospects

Tiz the Law turned heads, dropped jaws and dazzled the peanut gallery in winning the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park last Saturday. “There’s your Derby winner,” more than one self-anointed expert was heard to say. And he might be right, like the broken watch. But here’s the rub, as the poet would say: As good […]

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