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Kentucky Derby Winner Nyquist Jogs At Pimlico Wednesday

Reddam Racing LLC’s Nyquist returned to the track Wednesday morning for the first time since scoring an impressive triumph in last Saturday’s Kentucky Derby (G1), acquainting himself with the Pimlico racing surface during a once-around jog in the company of a pony. Nyquist, who is undefeated in eight career starts, is slated to continue his […]

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Kentucky Derby Winner Nyquist Arrives Safely At Pimlico

Just under 48 hours after he captured the Kentucky Derby, Nyquist arrived Monday at Pimlico Race Course where he will try to win the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown – the 141st Preakness Stakes – on Saturday, May 21. Baltimore City Police provided an escort for J. Paul Reddam’s unbeaten colt from Baltimore-Washington International […]

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KY Derby Hero Nyquist Departs Churchill, Set To Arrive At Pimlico Monday Afternoon

J. Paul Reddam’s Nyquist is scheduled to arrive at Pimlico Race Course late Monday afternoon to prepare for a much-anticipated start in the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) May 21. The Doug O’Neill-trained colt, who emerged from last Saturday’s 142nd Kentucky Derby (G1) undefeated and on course for a bid to sweep the 2016 Triple […]

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Churchill Downs Has Second-Largest Crowd, But Wagering On Derby Dips 10 Percent

Nyquist added the 142nd Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands to his already impressive and perfect resume. Attendance of 167,227 was the second largest crowd in Derby history, just under the record of 170,513 in 2015. Wagering from all-sources on the Kentucky Derby Day program was the second highest in history, totaling $192.6 million and only […]

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Special Motivation: Stanley Cup Trophy To Be Placed In Nyquist’s Barn Derby Day

Undefeated champion Nyquist will have a special visitor on Derby Day. The Los Angeles Times reports that the Stanley Cup trophy is scheduled to arrive at Nyquist’s barn early Saturday morning in the hopes of “inspiring” the colt. Nyquist is named for Gustav Nyquist, who plays for the Detroit Red Wings of the NHL. Nyquist’s owner, J. […]

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‘He Exceeded Our Expectations’: O’Neill Pleased With Nyquist’s Friday Work

At 12:15 p.m. on Friday, 50 minutes before the start of the closing-day card of Keeneland’s 2016 Spring Meet, several thousand fans who arrived early crowded along the rail to watch Reddam Racing’s undefeated champion and Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) favorite Nyquist turn in his final work for the May 7 classic. […]

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Nyquist To Breeze Before Keeneland’s First Race On Friday

Undefeated champion Nyquist is scheduled to have his final work before the Kentucky Derby this Friday, April 29, at Keeneland. Keeneland has announced that the Doug O’Neill trainee will work prior to the first race, at approximately 12:15 p.m. Nyquist will work in company; regular rider Mario Gutierrez will be aboard for the work.

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‘He’s Happy, We’re Happy’: Everything Going As Planned For Champion Nyquist

Champion Nyquist jogged over the main track at Keeneland Tuesday morning, and his connections report that it’s been “so far, so good”, in the daily preparations for the likely Kentucky Derby favorite. “It was very simple,” assistant trainer Jack Sisterson told the Lexington Herald-Leader. “It was his regular. He jogged twice. He showed everything we wanted to. […]

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Nyquist Records First Work At Keeneland, Covers Five Furlongs In 1:02 3/5

Reddam Racing’s undefeated Nyquist began his serious preparation for the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) by working five furlongs in 1:02.60 over a fast track on a mild Friday morning at Keeneland. With regular exercise rider Jonny Garcia aboard, Nyquist backtracked to the half-mile pole alongside a pony and then jogged […]

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