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The Friday Show Presented By NYRA’s Loyalty Program: Derby Of Kings?

We are heading into a big weekend for Kentucky Derby qualification, with three 100-point races on the schedule. What are the takeaways so far on this year’s road to Louisville, which appears to be paved in gold even more so than usual? In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss […]

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Big Red? Baffert Hoping Unbeaten Colt Will Justify Barn Nickname In Santa Anita Derby

No McKinzie, no problema. Bob Baffert just goes with the flow and taps Justify on the shoulder to take on Bolt d’Oro in the most anticipated race of the year, Saturday’s $1 million, Grade I, Santa Anita Derby. “You hate to see a horse get hurt,” Baffert said, speaking of McKinzie, who will miss the […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Equine Equipment: West Coast Power

While not the deepest or biggest field of this weekend’s three 100-point Kentucky Derby qualifiers, the Santa Anita Derby has star power and a recent history of influence on the first Saturday in May. In today’s edition of the Triple Crown News Minute, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the contenders and the latest developments […]

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El Santa Anita Derby: Justify Y Bolt D’Oro Miden Fuerzas En La Preparatoria Más Esperada Del Año

Hasta hace unos pocos días, el Santa Anita Derby era la revancha más esperada del año. Ahora podemos hablar del Santa Anita Derby (G1, $1,000,000) como la preparatoria más esperada del año en la ruta al Kentucky Derby (G1). La razón: el aspirante de Bob Baffert no será McKinizie debido a un problema a nivel […]

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‘Bring Him On’: Ruis Has Bolt D’Oro Ready To Meet Justify

The top two in this weekend’s Kentucky Derby Future Wager, Bolt d’Oro and Justify, are scheduled to meet in the Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby on Saturday. The two are quite different: Bolt d’Oro brings in a very strong record, including two Grade 1 wins, while Justify has only an allowance race and maiden victory […]

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Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 4: Bolt d’Oro Leads Close Foursome At Top

A tightly-grouped foursome headed by Ruis Racing LLC’s San Felipe (GII) winner Bolt d’Oro (#2, 5-1) sits atop the morning line odds for the 24 wagering interests set for this weekend’s fourth and final pool of Churchill Downs’ Kentucky Derby Future Wager (“KDFW”), which launches its three-day run Friday, April 7 and will conclude on Sunday, April 9. The Kentucky […]

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“Vamos A Correr Aqui”: Baffert Anuncia Que Justify Enfrentará A Bolt D’Oro En El Santa Anita Derby

La trama de la novela representada por la ruta al Kentucky Derby sufrió un inesperado giro en cuestión de unos pocos días. Cuando ya se hacían conjeturas en torno a la esperada revancha del San Felipe S. (G2) entre Bolt d’Oro y McKinzie, el entrenador Bob Baffert desde Dubai anunció que éste último quedaba fuera […]

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Baffert: Justify To Stay Home, Run In Santa Anita Derby

Bob Baffert, who’s built an unparalleled Hall of Fame career in large-part by utilizing his God-given instincts, is following his “gut” yet again as he’s decided to run top Derby prospect Justify in this Saturday’s Grade I, $1 million Santa Anita Derby following a powerful six furlong workout in 1:13.20 Mondaymorning at Santa Anita. “We’ll run here,” said […]

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‘A Very Good Work’ For Instilled Regard Before Santa Anita Derby

Instilled Regard had his final major work for next Saturday’s Grade I, $1 million Santa Anita Derby, going five furlongs at 6:45 Saturday morning for the West Coast’s major steppingstone to the May 5 Kentucky Derby. Instilled Regard was timed in 1:01.60 under exercise rider Edgar Rodriguez. Instilled Regard, winner of the Lecomte Stakes and fourth as the favorite in the […]

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