Triple Crown

La “Maldición De Apollo”: Un Hecho Fatídico Que Puede Tener Una Explicación

Es un tema que se repite cada año: al aproximarse el primer sábado de Mayo generalmente surgen varios prospectos para el Kentucky Derby (G1) que traen a la memoria al ganador de su octava edición: Apollo, vencedor hace 136 años, en 1882. La razon es conocida por la gran mayoría. Apollo fue el último ganador […]

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Gaudet Aiming Undefeated Dynamic Asset Toward 2018 Preakness

A winner of more than 1,700 races in a 53-year training career and patriarch of one of Maryland racing’s most successful and respected racing families, Eddie Gaudet’s lone starter in the state’s biggest race came with Concealed Identity in the 2011 Preakness (G1). Now a multiple stakes-winning trainer in her own right, Gaudet’s eldest daughter […]

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TCI: Risen Star And Southwest Stakes Headline Presidents’ Day Weekend

Jon & Joel break down last weekend’s prep results from the Sam Davis & San Vicente stakes, and discuss their impact on the year’s Derby Trail and the TCI Top 10, where there is the first major shakeup to the list this season. They also preview the upcoming President’s Day weekend slate, featuring a pair […]

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Flameaway ‘Definitely’ To Be Nominated To Triple Crown; Catholic Boy Put In A ‘Solid Effort’

The one-two finishers in Saturday’s Sam F. Davis, both Flameaway and Catholic Boy came out of the race well, according to drf.com. The winner, Flameaway, lowered the Tampa Bay Downs’ stakes record by .01 second in the effort, but was not nominated to the Triple Crown. In order for the 10 points he earned with the […]

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TCI: Spotlight On Sam F. Davis, San Vicente Stakes

The TCI guys recap last weekend’s major prep action and opine on the impact those races will have on this year’s Derby Trail. Were there any big movers on the TCI Top 10? They also preview Saturday’s loaded Sam F. Davis (G3) at Tampa, and an ever-intriguing San Vicente (G2) at Santa Anita.

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Baffert-Trained Sophomore Restoring Hope ‘Ready For The Deep End Of The Pool’

Although he’s still a back-bencher among Bob Baffert’s talented group of Derby hopeful’s Gary and Mary West’s homebred Restoring Hope took a big step forward on Friday at Santa Anita, as he relaxed well early and went on to an easy 3 ½ length maiden score under Flavien Prat.  With blinkers off in his third […]

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NYRA ‘Showdown’ Free Handicapping Contest Returns Feb. 3

NYRA’s popular “Showdown” contest, a free online handicapping competition, will return on Saturday, February 3, with mythical wagering on races at Aqueduct Racetrack, Gulfstream Park and Santa Anita Park. The contest will coincide with telecasts of FOX Sports Saturday At The Races on FS2 over the course of five Saturdays in February and March. Saturday’s […]

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Bolt D’Oro Works ‘Easy’ At Santa Anita Friday

Bolt d’Oro continued to prepare for his three-year-old debut after a tardy start on the Triple Crown trail, working four furlongs at 9:10 a.m. Friday in 48.40, galloping out five furlongs in 1:01, according to Santa Anita clockers. “I’m super-happy,” owner/trainer Mick Ruis said after the breeze. “He did it easy.” Ruis had Agapito Delgadillo aboard for the drill. […]

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Champion Good Magic Headlines 360 Early Nominations To 2018 Triple Crown

Good Magic, eFive Thoroughbreds and Stonestreet Stables LLC’s champion 2-year-old Thoroughbred of 2017 and winner of the Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (Grade I), heads an international roster of 360 3-year-old Thoroughbreds made eligible during the early nomination phase to compete in the 2018 races of the coveted American Triple Crown: the $2 million Kentucky […]

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Early Nomination Deadline For 2018 Triple Crown Set For Jan. 20

Nominations of talented and promising 3-year-old Thoroughbreds to compete in the races of the 2018 Triple Crown – the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (Grade I), the $1.5 million Preakness (GI) and the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (GI) – are due at the end of this week. The early deadline for online, […]

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