Kentucky Derby Points System Doing Its Job

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NEWS - Article posted on Sunday 08 May

Kentucky Derby Points System Doing Its Job

There will always be Kentucky Derby entrants that would be much better suited to skip the race entirely and find a better spot if not for the gusto of their well-meaning owners, but the Road to the Derby point qualifying system has been remarkably efficient at making the race more of a level-playing field since its inception four years ago.
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NEWS - Article posted on Saturday 23 April

Consistent Kaigun Facing Seven Rivals in $250,000 Dixiana Elkhorn Stakes 

Consistent Kaigun Facing Seven Rivals in $250,000 Dixiana Elkhorn Stakes On Saturday at Keeneland, the featured race is the $250,000 Dixiana Elkhorn Stakes. Scheduled to be run at one mile on the turf, the Grade 2 event has drawn a field of eight colts and geldings.
NEWS - Article posted on Thursday 21 April

Once-Beaten Mohaymen Warrants Another Look in KY Derby 

Once-Beaten Mohaymen Warrants Another Look in KY Derby With a largely underwhelming, and thus far, slow, group of three year-olds set to contest the 2016 Kentucky Derby, logical handicappers searching for a pick outside of the undefeated and likely highly-favored Nyquist may have already begun the hand-wringing process.
NEWS - Article posted on Friday 15 April

Champion Untapable Trying for $600,000 Apple Blossom Stakes Repeat 

Champion Untapable Trying  for $600,000 Apple Blossom Stakes Repeat On Friday at Oaklawn Park, the featured race is the $600,000 Apple Blossom Stakes. Restricted to fillies and mares, the Grade 1 event will be contested at a mile and a sixteenth on the main track and has drawn a field of six.
NEWS - Article posted on Thursday 07 April

Superior Field Assembles in Grade 1 Madison Stakes 

Superior Field Assembles in Grade 1 Madison Stakes The Grade 1, $300,000 Madison Stakes features a stellar field April 9 at Keeneland as 13 fillies and mares are set to contest the seven furlong event on the main track.
NEWS - Article posted on Saturday 02 April

Highly Regarded Carrumba Returns in $200,000 Top Flight Invitational 

Highly Regarded Carrumba Returns in $200,000 Top Flight Invitational On Sunday at Aqueduct, the featured race is the $200,000 Top Flight Invitational Handicap. Restricted to fillies and mares, the Grade 3 race will be held at a mile and an eighth on the inner dirt track and has drawn a field of seven.
NEWS - Article posted on Wednesday 23 March

Eagle Ready to Take Flight in $400,000 New Orleans Handicap 

Eagle Ready to Take Flight in $400,000 New Orleans Handicap The graded stakes action will begin on Saturday at Fair Grounds with the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap. Carded at a mile and an eighth on the main track, the Grade 2 event has drawn a field of ten colts and geldings.
NEWS - Article posted on Wednesday 23 March

Eight Fillies Set to Battle in Grade 2 Fair Grounds Oaks 

Eight Fillies Set to Battle in Grade 2 Fair Grounds Oaks Amid a bevy of graded stakes action Saturday, March 22 at Fair Grounds, the Grade 2 Fair Grounds Oaks features a field of eight three year-old fillies in a race that will leave plenty to the imagination of handicappers around the country.
NEWS - Article posted on Friday 11 March

Contentious Field of Fourteen Fillies Set for $200,000 Florida Oaks 

Contentious Field of Fourteen Fillies Set for $200,000 Florida Oaks On Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs, the stakes action will continue with the $200,000 Florida Oaks. Restricted to three-year-old fillies, the Grade 3 race is scheduled to be run at a mile and a sixteenth on the turf and has drawn a full field of fourteen.
NEWS - Article posted on Saturday 05 March

Favorite Could be Vulnerable in Grade 2 Mac Diarmida 

Favorite Could be Vulnerable in Grade 2 Mac Diarmida The 25th running of the Grade 2 Mac Diarmida Stakes March 5 at Gulfstream Park features a field of seven veteran turf runners set to go a mile and three eights in an interesting betting race.
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