March 25, 2011 - 9:45am
A packed field of twelve will vie for top honors in the Grade 2 $1,000,000 Louisiana Derby on Saturday.
The first of the final Derby preps begins Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans with the Grade 2 $1,000,000 Louisiana Derby. Headlining the field of twelve is Mucho Macho Man, who won the Risen Star stakes last month on this course. He will again be ridden by Rajiv Maragh and appears...
March 25, 2011 - 9:17am
If you're playing the Road to the Roses Fantasy Challenge now is the time to add more horses to your fantasy barn.
The Road to the Roses Fantasy Challenge, sponsored by WinStar Farm, is a fun, fantasy horse racing game that gives you another reason to follow the Derby prep races. It’s an easy to play game in which you create your own fantasy stable that you fill with ten Triple Crown nominated horses of your...
March 21, 2011 - 9:45am
The Factor proves much the best with an impressive win in the Rebel Stakes.
The Factor dominated the Grade 2 $300,000 Rebel Stakes this weekend and made it known that he will be a factor for all others to contend with in the Kentucky Derby. Stretching out to two turns for the first time, The Factor, trained by Bob Baffert, showed that he was not just a sprinter and could...
March 18, 2011 - 9:45am
Derby contenders compete in the Grade 2 $300,000 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park.
The Grade 2 $300,000 Rebel Stakes, which runs at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas on Saturday, will be the deciding factor in whether or not The Factor continues on toward the Kentucky Derby. The colt has won his last two races, which includes the Grade 2 San Vicente Stakes. He is an...
March 14, 2011 - 10:00am
Favored Brethren could only watch as Watch Me Go passed him in the stretch to win the Tampa Bay Derby.
Watch Me Go, who was beaten five lengths by Brethren when the two last met in the Sam F. Davis Stakes, turned the tables on his rival to win Saturday's Grade 2 $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby at Tampa Bay Downs. After waiting in the starting gate following an incident in which Moonhanger reared up in the...