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The Derby Trial

The trial, much like the Lexington, has been a race usually used as a prep for things down the road in modern times.  Sure, nice horses have won but it’s an oddly named race for what it’s become.  However, this year it could actually shake things up with the graded earnings bubble keeping so many […]

Beginning to Smell Roses Yet?

The road is winding quickly towards Churchill Downs, and this weekend leads to the final round of “major” preps for the big race.  The Bluegrass and the Arkansas Derby have had opposite influence in recent times (NONE as opposed to a Preakness winner factory) but Keeneland’s premier race for three year olds should regain its […]