July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Baffert and Pletcher win two of Saturday's Kentucky Derby prep races with their least likely contenders.
Fifteen minutes before Todd Pletcher's Derby favorite Uncle Mo was defeated in the Wood Memorial, Pletcher was celebrating 5-1 Joe Vann's victory in the Grade 3 $300,000 Illinois Derby at Hawthorne Race Course. The 2-1 favorite, Watch Me Go, whose claim to fame was beating Brethren in the...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
The Kentucky Derby is only one month away and things are heating up with three major Derby preps scheduled for Saturday.
Saturday will be a great day for racing and a great day to watch many Kentucky Derby contenders. In the course of two hours, three major Derby preps will have run--the Illinois Derby, the Wood Memorial, and the Santa Anita Derby.