Triple Crown News Minute

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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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Maxfield And The Matt Winn

While the Road to the delayed Kentucky Derby on Sept. 5 will take a detour to New York for the Belmont Stakes on June 20, a newly anointed official Derby points race, the Grade 3 Matt Winn Stakes, is featured on Saturday’s card from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. The top four finishers in the […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Arkansas Derby’s Deeper Division

By all accounts, the second division of Saturday’s Grade 1 Arkansas Derby from Oaklawn in Hot Springs, Ark., going as the 13th race on the 14-race closing-day program, is much deeper in quality than the first division, which is dominated by the Speightstown colt Charlatan, likely an odds-on favorite. Nadal, who like Charlatan is an […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Can Anyone Beat Charlatan?

In this edition of the Triple Crown News Minute, Paulick Report publisher Ray Paulick takes a look at the first division of Saturday’s Grade 1 Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn in Hot Springs, Ark. The Arkansas Derby is an official points race on the road to the Kentucky Derby that offers a total of 170 points […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Florida Derby Update

Breaking news in advance of Saturday’s 14-race Florida Derby program came with a Tweet from John Panagot, agent for jockey Javier Castellano, announcing that the Hall of Fame rider has tested positive for the coronavirus, or COVID-19, that was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11. Castellano, who had not ridden […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Niall Brennan Stables: Belmont Stakes Toss Or Keep?

With just 24 hours left before the final leg of the Triple Crown, all is thankfully quiet on the Belmont Park backstretch. Nothing left to do but figure out the winner of Saturday’s 151st running of the Belmont Stakes. In this Triple Crown News Minute, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick play a game called Toss […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Niall Brennan Stables: Rhythm, Patience And Favorites?

What does it take for a horse to win the 1 1/2-Mile, 12 Furlong “Test of the Champion” Belmont Stakes? A number of things, of course. In this edition of The Triple Crown News Minute, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the factors that have propelled recent winners to victory in the third leg of […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Niall Brennan Stables: Back In The Big Apple

With no Triple Crown on the line and following the first Kentucky Derby race disqualification in 145 years, there’s little chance the Belmont Stakes will match that kind of drama in the 151st edition on Saturday. But the “Test of the Champion” is still a great race in America’s most famous city on one of […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kirkwood Stables: Preakness Pedigrees, Poetry

While Kentucky Derby week was filled with drama, including the scratch of the favorite and then, of course, the disqualification of the winner, Preakness week has been nice and quiet. So, there isn’t much news to report in today’s Triple Crown News Minute. Instead, Scott Jagow and Joe Nevills share info on the strong pedigrees […]

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