Kentucky Derby 138 horse profile: Liason [Horse racing]

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Kentucky Derby 138 horse profile: Liason [Horse racing]

Pros

  • Trainer Bob Baffert has won Derby three times
  • Sire Indian Charlie finished third in the 1988 Derby
  • Trainer Baffert thinks Churchill Downs surface might be better suited to the California-based colt


Cons

  • Finished sixth in his last race, the Santa Anita Derby and has failed to hit the board in his last three races
  • Best Brisnet speed rating is well below the average speed needed to win Derby
  • Drew post position 20


Fun fact

His owner, Arnold Zetcher, was the chairman, president and CEO of Talbots, where your mother likes to get her pants.

Final analysis

Don't touch.

Photo:  Kentucky Derby/Benoit Photo

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