March 7, 2014 - 9:15am
Saturday’s races on the Road to the Kentucky Derby include the San Felipe (G2) and Tampa Bay Derby (G2).
The Road to the Kentucky Derby makes two stops on Saturday: Arcadia, Cal. for the $300,000 San Felipe Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita Park and Tampa, Fla.
February 14, 2014 - 11:00am
Kentucky Derby Trail
Many of this year's top contenders are late bloomers who didn't start at age 2
Handicappers swear by many time-tested angles regarding the Kentucky Derby, but one of the most heralded is the “Curse of Apollo.”
February 10, 2014 - 10:32am
Candy Boy prevails in Robert B. Lewis (G2).
Candy Boy emerged victorious and picked up 10 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby points system with his win in Saturday’s $200,000 Robert B.
March 8, 2013 - 11:15am
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...
February 4, 2013 - 2:23pm
Weekend stakes action puts three more hopefuls on the path to the Kentucky Derby.
Within an hour Saturday, three more Kentucky Derby hopefuls were on the Kentucky Derby points board and well on their way to the Churchill Downs starting gate on the first Saturday in May. The new points system replaces the graded earnings system and determines which horses get into the Kentucky...