July 29, 2012 - 6:51pm
Insider Analysis on Gemologist
ProTrained by Todd Pletcher- who won the 2010 Kentucky Derby with Super Saver, who is pleased with post position 15. "It worked out perfect," he said. "I love the 15, the first one in the auxiliary gate. There's a little space there. He's outside all the speed."Winner of...
July 29, 2012 - 6:51pm
Why we love the Kentucky Derby: Trainer Dale Romans [Horse racing]
Of all the red-letter occasions local trainer Dale Romans considers worth celebrating, none comes close to the thought of winning Derby Day.
This article appears in the April 2012 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, visit loumag.com.The past two years that trainer Dale Romans has started a horse in the Kentucky Derby, he and his family have hosted a small after-party at their home in south Louisville. It’s a relaxed affair...
July 29, 2012 - 6:51pm
Shocking results in Keeneland’s Coolmore Lexington Stakes won’t affect Kentucky Derby standings.
In his first start for trainer Wesley Ward, All Squared Away pulled off a shocker when he won Keeneland’s $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes (Grade 3) at odds of 70-1.Previously trained by Peter Miller who also co-owns the horse, All Squared Away came into Saturday’s Coolmore Lexington...
July 29, 2012 - 6:51pm
Kentucky Derby hopefuls take aim at a trip to Louisville via Keeneland’s Coolmore Lexington.
Keeneland’s Grade 3 $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes is the last chance for many Kentucky Derby hopefuls to earn the graded stakes needed to make the Derby’s limited field. The Kentucky Derby’s 20-horse field, plus four also eligibles, is limited to horses with the most graded...
July 29, 2012 - 6:51pm
Gemologist and Alpha are headed to the Kentucky Derby after finishing 1-2 in Saturday’s Wood Memorial.
Gemologist stamped his ticket to the Kentucky Derby with a win in Saturday’s $1,000,000 Resorts World Casino New York City Wood Memorial Stakes (Grade 1). The $600,000 purse for first place now guarantees the son of Tiznow a spot in the Kentucky Derby’s limited field.