July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Kentucky Derby 138 horse profile: Dullahan [Horse racing]
Insider analysis on Dullahan
ProsBrisnet speed figures have improved every time out since his second race, so he's in formConnections trainer Dale Romans, owner Donegal Racing and jockey Kent Desormeaux have Derby experience, having teamed together with Paddy O'Prado in 2010Has the same dam, Mining My Own, as 2009...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Kentucky Derby 138 horse profile: Creative Cause [Horse racing]
Insider analysis on Creative Cause
ProsBested seven other Derby horses in last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile when he placed third by a lengthRan down morning line favorite Bodemeister to win the San Felipe Stakes.Hit the board in all eight of his career starts (4-2-2)Cons
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Kentucky Derby 138 horse profile: Liason [Horse racing]
Insider analysis on Liason
ProsTrainer Bob Baffert has won Derby three timesSire Indian Charlie finished third in the 1988 DerbyTrainer Baffert thinks Churchill Downs surface might be better suited to the California-based coltCons
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Kentucky Derby 138 horse profile: Alpha [Horse racing]
Insider analysis on Alpha
ProsAlmost beat the undefeated Gemologist his last time out, losing by a neck in the Wood MemorialHas hit the board in five of his six races, including his last three in which his Brisnet speed figures have been 100 or better his last three racesUnlike previous entries from Godolphin Racing, owned...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Insider analysis on Kentucky Derby contender Bodemeister.
Pros: Bodemeister won the Arkansas Derby in wire-to-wire fashion by 9 ½ lengths over second place finisher Secret Circle. He’s trained by Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert who won the 1997 Kentucky Derby with Silver Charm, won the 1988 edition with Real Quiet, and won the 2002 Derby...