March 11, 2013 - 9:15am
Verrazano remains undefeated with Tampa Bay Derby victory.
Going into Saturday’s Grade II $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby, Todd Pletcher’s Verrazano was the buzz horse on Kentucky Derby top ten lists although he’d never raced in a stakes, never raced around two turns, nor had he earned a single point in the Road to the Kentucky Derby points...
March 8, 2013 - 10:15am
Rick Pitino
Colt could land a spot in the gate for the Run for the Roses with win in San Felipe
Just as the Louisville basketball team is preparing for its crucial postseason run, Rick Pitino’s Kentucky Derby hopeful is upon his defining moment.Goldencents, the bay colt part-owned by Pitino who is considered a top Derby contender, faces his toughest rival yet - and will determine his...
March 8, 2013 - 11:27am
Verrazano hopes to get a place on the Road to the Kentucky Derby leaderboard with a win in Saturday’s race.
Todd Pletcher’s much talked about Verrazano will make his stakes debut on the Road to the Kentucky Derby when he exits the starting gate in Saturday’s Grade 2 $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby at Tampa Bay Downs in Tampa, Fla. Although the More Than Ready colt has only raced in a maiden and an...
March 4, 2013 - 9:00am
Vyjack wins the Grade III Gotham Stakes and continues on down the road to the Kentucky Derby.
Vyjack picked up 50 points in the Road to the Kentucky Derby points system for owners Dave Wilkenfeld and Pick Six Racing when he won Saturday’s Grade III Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack in Jamaica, NY. Trainer Rudy Rodriguez noted that Vyjack will likely make his next start in the...
March 1, 2013 - 10:30am
The Road to the Kentucky Derby travels to Jamaica, NY for the Gotham Stakes.
The Road to the Kentucky Derby makes its next stop at Aqueduct Racetrack in Jamaica, NY for the 60th running of the Grade 3 $400,000 Gotham Stakes. A field of 12 three-year-olds will compete in the 1 1/16 mile route over Aqueduct’s inner dirt track. In addition to purse money, the winner of...