July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Insider analysis on Trinniberg
ProHe’s fast: Once zoomed an opening quarter in 20 4/5 seconds — at Churchill.He belongs: A winner of two graded stakes — the Swale and the Bay Shore — the son of Teuflesberg, 17th in the 2007 Derby, has placed in two other graded stakes.He’s the horse everybody...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Kentucky Derby 138 horse profile: I'll Have Another [Horse racing]
Insider analysis on I'll Have Another
ProHe refused to be passed by Creative Cause in the Santa Anita Derby, winning by a nose in the kind of performance that could foretell a future championCapable of lying just off the pace, he’s the kind of second-flight stalker who tends to win the DerbyHe’s had almost a month to...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Kentucky Derby 138 horse profile: Daddy Long Legs [Horse racing]
Insider analysis on Daddy Long Legs
ProHaving won comfortably in the 1 3/16th-mile United Arab Emirates (UAE) Derby in Dubai, Daddy should have no trouble going a mile and a quarterAidan O’Brien is one of the world’s top horsemen, and he’s had plenty of success shipping horses from Europe to the United States to...
May 4, 2012 - 1:54pm
Insider analysis of Kentucky Derby contender Hansen.
Pros: Hansen was three-for-three last year, including his win by a head over Union Rags in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. That race has proven to be a key race, as nine of the 13 starters have won graded stakes at age 3. Hansen’s consistently earned Brisnet speed figures in the 100s or...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Insider analysis on Kentucky Derby contender Went The Day Well.
Pros: Went The Day Well brings back the connections of Animal Kingdom-- trainer Graham Motion, owner Team Valor International, and jockey John Velazquez. Went The Day Well comes into the Derby much the same as Animal Kingdom, with a win in the Vinery Racing Spiral. In that race, he beat All Squared...