Kentucky Derby 145

Kentucky Derby Pedigree Corner: War of Will, Improbable, Haikal, Code of Honor

Each day of Kentucky Derby week, bloodstock editor Joe Nevills is taking a look at the pedigrees of four Kentucky Derby contenders and how those pedigrees might factor into their ability to succeed at a mile and a quarter. We’re working our way up the leaderboard and now cracking the top ten. War of Will […]

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PR Special Kentucky Derby 145 Edition: Do’s And Don’ts, Longshots And ‘Magic Shoes’

The Paulick Report is handing out a free print publication throughout Louisville this week, all about this year’s Run for the Roses. It’s also available here, for you, online. In this edition of the PR Special, Ray Paulick tells a story about Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella and asks whether his trainee, Omaha Beach, […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Post Position Fortunes?

Not only is the field of 20 set for Saturday’s 145th running of the Kentucky Derby but today we learned exactly how they’ll line up in the gates and what each horse’s starting odds will be. In today’s edition of the Triple Crown News Minute, Scott Jagow and Chelsea Hackbarth discuss the results of the […]

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Kentucky Derby Pedigree Corner: Win Win Win, Cutting Humor, Tax, and Long Range Toddy

Each day of Kentucky Derby week, I’ll take a look at the pedigrees of four Kentucky Derby contenders and how those pedigrees might factor into their ability to succeed at a mile and a quarter. We’ll work our way up the leaderboard, with any late additions being added as they’re announced. Win Win Win Hat […]

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Bloodlines: ‘The Realities Of Raising A Good Horse’

There was a period, not so long ago, when mavens of horse racing were lamenting that “modern horses just can’t compete in, let alone win, the Triple Crown.” Such fainting lilies have been jerked up short the last few years, first as American Pharoah sailed across the finish line for the Belmont Stakes in 2015. […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Longshots Yea Or Nay?

Kentucky Derby week has finally arrived. We know the field of 20 but according to most observers, this year’s race is wide open. In today’s edition of the Triple Crown News Minute, Scott Jagow and Chelsea Hackbarth discuss Chelsea’s upcoming final Derby 20, zeroing in on longshots to watch and others to perhaps stay away […]

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Longshots Move Up, Omaha Beach Still On Top In Final Kentucky Derby Media Poll

The Lexington Herald-Leader’s John Clay says “there’s no reason to doubt” Omaha Beach in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. XBTV’s Zoe Cadman referred to the colt’s final workout as “scintillating.” And Southern California News group reporter Art Wilson, who spends his share of time around trainer Richard Mandella, has “seldom heard him talk so glowingly about one like he […]

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Accounting Firm Sponsors Derby Contender ‘Tax’ Through Triple Crown Races

Dean Dorton, one of the region’s largest and most prestigious certified public accounting firms, with a deep specialization in serving the equine industry, today announced it will sponsor Kentucky Derby contender, Tax, in all three races of the Triple Crown. Tax recently won the Withers Stake after a third-place finish in the Remsen Stakes at […]

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Kentucky Derby Pedigree Corner: Master Fencer, Spinoff, Gray Magician, Country House

Each day of Kentucky Derby week, I’ll take a look at the pedigrees of four Kentucky Derby contenders and how those pedigrees might factor into their ability to succeed at a mile and a quarter. We’ll work our way up the leaderboard, starting with the lowest point-earners currently in the Derby field and the Japanese […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: Family Feud

This week, Frank Stronach went public with his grievances about how the racetrack ownership company he founded has been run by his daughter, Belinda Stronach. Ray Paulick attended the meeting in Southern California and reports on it in today’s edition of The Friday Show. Where does this leave the situation at Santa Anita? Plus, the […]

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