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Secretariat given Preakness Stakes record 39 years after race

Secretariat given Preakness Stakes record 39 years after race | The Triple Crown | Scoop.it
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A Horse Of A Different Color : NPR

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The 3-year-old champion colt Hansen is unlikely to win this year's Kentucky Derby, but his white coloring ensures that all eyes will be on him.

 


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Wood Memorial curse for Alpha? - Daily Racing News

The Wood Memorial at Aqueduct Race Track in Queens, New York will showcase the expected morning line favorite Alpha trained by Kiaran McLaughlin. The Wood Memorial will be televised this Saturday, April 7th on NBC for the $1 Million graded stakes earnings up for grabs in this Kentucky Derby Prep race.

 

Alpha is a great thoroughbred but I hate the fact he is running in the Wood Memorial for one reason, it’s cursed! The Wood Memorial has the lowest percentage of the five Grade I prep races to have winners go on to even start in the Kentucky Derby. Only 14 of the last 21 winners (67%) have gone on to start in the first leg of the Triple Crown. The Blue Grass has had twenty-one (100%), Florida Derby has had 20 starters (95%), the Santa Anita Derby has sent on 18 for (86%) and the Arkansas Derby with 17 for (81%).

 

The most memorable or forgettable victims of the Wood Memorial curse are I Want Revenge in 2009 and Eskendereya in 2010. I Want Revenge was training wonderfully when just hours before the Kentucky Derby, trainer Jeff Mullins had to scratch the horse due to swelling and heat in his left front ankle. Eskendereya also had to be scratched, this time just days before the race for swelling in the left hind ankle.

 

So if Alpha wins the 2012 Wood Memorial, it’s not hard to imagine him as the morning line favorite for the Kentucky Derby. The early Derby favorite was Union Rags who lost this past weekend to Take Charge Indy and Reveron in the Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park.

 

The last time a Wood Memorial winner entered the Kentucky Derby as the morning line favorite and won was Fusaichi Pegasus back in 2000, Pleasant Colony in 1981 before him and Seattle Slew back in 1977 before him.

 

When it comes to handicapping and wagering I firmly believe you always bet the streak until it ends! I am superstitious; believe in bad luck, good luck and that people and things (tracks and races) have one or the other. This is why I hate that Kiaran McLaughlin decided to run Alpha in the Wood Memorial and passed up on the Florida Derby when he had the chance.

 

Alpha has been training very well lately, breezing 5 furlongs on March 24th in 1:00.99 and most recently breezed 4 furlongs in 49:17 on March 30th, so I think we are looking at him running a big race on Saturday.

 

Should Alpha win the Wood Memorial Stakes televised live on NBC this Saturday then there is a chance he will be the 138th Kentucky Derby favorite. If Alpha runs a big race and runs away with the Wood then he will not only be the Derby favorite but will also be a favorite for the curse of the Wood Memorial too!
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El Padrino Wins Risen Star Stakes | All Horse Racing

El Padrino Wins Risen Star Stakes | All Horse Racing | The Triple Crown | Scoop.it
Favorite El Padrino edged Mark Valeski in a close finish to win the Grade-2 $300,000 Risen Star Stakes on Saturday, the final prep for the Louisiana Derby.

 

Neither horse was separated by more than a neck for most of the final stretch, leaving the rest of the field of 11 up the track.

 

El Padrino, trained by Todd Pletcher, paid $3.60, $2.80 and $2.20. It was his third win in five career races and his first in a graded race. He went off as the 3-5 favorite, and jockey Javier Castellano coaxed just enough out of him to justify those odds.

 

Mark Valeski, part of a dual entry by trainer Larry Jones, paid $3.20 and $2.40. Z Dager took third and paid $3.20 to show.

 

The Louisiana Derby is April 1, five weeks before the Kentucky Derby.
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Kentucky Derby Top 20 | Daily Racing Form

Daily Racing Form\'s Derby Watch tracks the top 20 contenders for the 2012 Kentucky Derby as selected by Jay Privman and Mike Watchmaker. Includes video, odds, and best Beyer Speed Figures.
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Algorithms Individual Favorite for KDFW | BloodHorse.com

Algorithms Individual Favorite for KDFW | BloodHorse.com | The Triple Crown | Scoop.it
The first of three pools of Churchill Downs’ 2012 Kentucky Derby Future Wager will begin Feb. 10.

 

The mutuel field or “all others” was installed as the 9-5 morning line choice for KDFW Pool 1, but the favored individual horse among the 24 wagering interests in the pool is Starlight Racing's unbeaten Algorithms, who was pegged at odds of 8-1. Algorithms rolled to an emphatic five-length victory over previously unbeaten 2-year-old champion Hansen in the Holy Bull (gr. III) last month at Gulfstream Park.

 

Not far behind Algorithms is Chadds Ford Stable's Union Rags at 10-1, winner of the Champagne (gr. I) as a 2-year-old. Dr. Kendall Hansen and Sky Chai Racing's Hansen, who won the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) over Union Rags, is next at 12-1.

 

The KDFW offers fans the opportunity to bet on candidates for the May 5 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) at Churchill Downs. Fans will receive the odds on their respective horse or horses that are placed at the conclusion of wagering in each 2012 pool.

 

Wagering on Pool 1 is scheduled to open Feb. 10 at noon EST and will conclude Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. The remaining pools are scheduled for March 2-4 and March 30-April 1. All KDFW pools feature both win and exacta wagering. This year's Derby is May 5.

The pools include 24 betting interests that consist of 23 individual horses and the mutuel field. The latter includes all 3-year-olds other than the 23 individual horses.

 

Algorithms is one of four KDFW Pool 1 horses trained by Todd Pletcher, who saddled Super Saver to win the 2010 Kentucky Derby. Other Pletcher trainees include unbeaten Discreet Dancer (15-1), unbeaten Kentucky Jockey Club (gr. II) winner Gemologist (20-1), and recent Gulfstream Park allowance winner El Padrino (20-1).

 

Three-time Kentucky Derby winner Bob Baffert trains a pair of Pool 1 horses in Liaison (20-1) and Fed Biz (20-1). Others with a pair of Pool 1 trainees include trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, who trains Rousing Sermon (30-1) and Longview Drive (50-1), and Mike Harrington, who trains Norfolk (gr. I) winner Creative Cause (20-1) and Empire Way (50-1).

 

Real-time odds and other information on the KDFW will be available at the official event Web site at www.KentuckyDerby.com.

 

Here's the complete field:

1. Algorithms (8-1)

2. Alpha (20-1)

3. Battle Hardened (30-1)

4. Creative Cause (20-1)

5. Discreet Dancer (15-1)

6. Dullahan (15-1)

7. El Padrino (20-1)

8. Empire Way (50-1)

9. Ever So Lucky (20-1)

10. Fed Biz (20-1)

11. Gemologist (20-1)

12. Hansen (12-1)

13. I'll Have Another (20-1)

14. Junebugred (50-1)

15. Liaison (20-1)

16. Longview Drive (50-1)

17. Midnight Transfer (50-1)

18. Mr. Bowling (50-1)

19. Out of Bounds (20-1)

20. Rousing Sermon (30-1)

21. Sabercat (30-1)

22. Take Charge Indy (30-1)

23. Union Rags (10-1)

24. Mutuel field (9-5)

Read more: http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/67354/algorithms-individual-favorite-for-kdfw#ixzz1lpJArsb5
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McLaughlin pleased with progression of ‘Derby horse’ Alpha - Thoroughbred Times

McLaughlin pleased with progression of ‘Derby horse’ Alpha - Thoroughbred Times | The Triple Crown | Scoop.it
It has been nearly 13 years since Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum predicted that he would win the Kentucky Derby with a horse trained in Dubai “within four years.”

 

Since 1999, seven Godolphin horses have run in the 1 ¼-mile first leg of the U.S. Triple Crown, none finishing better than sixth. The last time the Dubai-based racing operation of the Maktoum family sent horses to run on the first Saturday in May, Regal Ransom finished eighth and Desert Party finished 14th in 2009.

 

Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said he is beginning to feel that Godolphin may have its best chance yet to land a Derby victory with Count Fleet Stakes winner Alpha, a homebred Bernardini colt who races for Sheikh Mohammed’s U.S.-based Darley operation. Alpha has won two of his four starts with a second-place finish to highly regarded Union Rags in the Champagne Stakes (G1) last fall at Belmont Park.

 

Alpha will shoot for his first graded stakes triumph on Saturday as he is expected to face as many as eight challengers in the 1 1/16-mile Withers Stakes (G3) at Belmont Park, which should tell McLaughlin exactly where his horse stands with about 90 days remaining before the gates open under the famed Twin Spires.

 

“He’s doing really, really well right now,” McLaughlin said on Tuesday. “He’s training well and, because we’ve had such a mild winter, he seems to be a really happy horse right now.

 

“Do I think he’s a Derby horse? Yeah,” McLaughlin said without hesitation. “If he stays the way he is now or improves even a little bit, he’s a Derby horse, no doubt.”

 

Talk to McLaughlin a few times and you will know he is not one for hyperbole. That confidence in his voice and in his words not only is real, it is believed.

 

Alpha, a Darley homebred, has given McLaughlin few reasons not to be confident in his six months on the track. He broke his maiden by 6 ½ lengths in September at Saratoga Race Course and followed that up with a game runner-up finish to Union Rags in the Champagne four weeks later.

 

Following a head-scratching 11th-place finish in the Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1), he bounced back to capture the Count Fleet by 2 ½ lengths despite bobbling at the beginning of the race.

 

“The Breeders’ Cup was really disappointing,” McLaughlin acknowledged. “He acted up in the starting gate and, when he broke, he just didn’t really like the track. Those things happen sometimes.

 

“We’ve worked with him in the gate since and we’ll continue to work with him, so I don’t think it’s going to be a problem going forward.”

 

McLaughlin pointed to Alpha’s impressive victory in the Count Fleet as evidence.

 

“Honestly, I think that’s been his best start so far,” he said. “He stayed right in the three path and was always better than the others. He won easily and was never really challenged by some pretty good horses, so now we just move on to the next step.”

McLaughlin, however, is not 100% sure what that next step will be.

 

“We’ve got ‘Plan A’ and ‘Plan B,’ ” he said. “Plan A is we leave him in New York and let him run in the Withers, the Gotham [Stakes (G2)], and the Wood [Memorial Stakes (G1)]. That’s a good schedule because the races are all spaced out perfectly and, if the winter stays as mild as it has been, we wouldn’t have to move him.

 

“Plan B is to bring him down to Florida to train, skip the Gotham, and go right to the Wood. Or, I guess if we brought him down we could run in the Florida Derby (G1). It’s pretty up in the air right now.”

 

What is not up in the air is how much it would mean to McLaughlin to win the Derby for Sheikh Mohammed, for whom he trained in Dubai for many years and still remains extremely close.

 

If his five-furlong move on Monday was any indication—he covered the distance in 1:01.02, fastest 14 workouts at the distance—Alpha, although not being prepped in Dubai, could give Sheikh Mohammed a strong chance to earn that Derby victory he longs for.

 

“We’ve still got a long way to go before we get to that point but, yeah, that would be great,” McLaughlin said of being able to win a Derby for Godolphin. “Really fantastic.”
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Road to the Kentucky Derby | Daily Racing Form

Road to the Kentucky Derby | Daily Racing Form | The Triple Crown | Scoop.it
everything you need to follow the 3 year old\'s on the road to the 2012 Kentucky Derby.
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Gulfstream Park: Triple Crown race winners target Feb. 11 returns | Daily Racing Form

Gulfstream Park: Triple Crown race winners target Feb. 11 returns | Daily Racing Form | The Triple Crown | Scoop.it
If the stars align just right and everybody sticks to their current plans, all three reigning Triple Crown race winners could wind up making their 4-year-old debuts on the same day, Feb. 11, at Gulfstream Park.
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West: The top 20 noisemakers on the Triple Crown trail

West: The top 20 noisemakers on the Triple Crown trail | The Triple Crown | Scoop.it
This list is more about potential than accomplishment, more about what horses might do than what they've done.

 

"Was this ever easy? It once seemed easy, this looking ahead to the Triple Crown. The best 2-year-olds usually became next year's best 3-year-olds. What could be more simple? But much has changed since I began making this list of top Triple Crown prospects, or noisemakers, 25 years ago."

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Countdown to the Crown: Week 1 - Jan. 6, 2012 - Daily Racing Form

Countdown to the Crown: Week 1 - Jan. 6, 2012 - Daily Racing Form | The Triple Crown | Scoop.it
Countdown to the Crown: Week 1 - Jan. 6, 2012Daily Racing Form6 through the Belmont Stakes, Countdown keeps you apprised of the rising stars of the 3-year-old class from the maiden ranks through the Grade 1 stakes.
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5 Horses With Chance Vs. Derby Champ In Preakness | All Horse Racing

5 Horses With Chance Vs. Derby Champ In Preakness | All Horse Racing | The Triple Crown | Scoop.it
5 Horses With Chance Vs. Derby Champ In Preakness.Bet on the Kentucky Derby at All Horse Racing.
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Kentucky Derby 2012 | Garrett Gomez lands his Derby mount: Daddy Nose Best

Kentucky Derby 2012 | Garrett Gomez lands his Derby mount: Daddy Nose Best | The Triple Crown | Scoop.it
Garrett Gomez didn't want to miss the Kentucky Derby this year, but it sure looked that way for one of the elite jockeys in horse racing.

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Florida Derby to test Reveron’s potential - MiamiHerald

Florida Derby to test Reveron’s potential - MiamiHerald | The Triple Crown | Scoop.it

"Agustin Bezara, one of Venezuela’s leading trainers for 30 years, thinks Reveron could become the best horse he ever has had."


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Kentucky Derby Graded Stakes Earnings - Daily Racing News

Kentucky Derby Graded Stakes earnings for 2012. The Kentucky Derby Prep races are underway and the Kentucky Derby is just 73 days away presented by Yum! Brands at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

 

Graded Stakes earnings are used to determine the eligibility of a horse to make it into the starting gate in conjunction with their prepaid entry fee for the Triple Crown Nominations.

 

Every week I will be updating the Kentucky Derby Contenders ranked by Graded Stakes earnings for 2012 list so check back every weekend as we make yet another “Run for the Roses”.

 

2012 Kentucky Derby contenders ranked by graded stakes earnings


Rank Horse Trainer Earnings
1 Hansen Michael Maker $1,160,000
2 Union Rags Michael Matz $830,000
3 Sabercat Steve Asmussen $600,000
4 Wrote (IRE) Aidan O’Brien $556,630
5 Creative Cause Mike Harrington $506,000
6 Liaison Bob Baffert $375,000
6 Dullahan Dale Romans $375,000
8 Excaper Ian Black $240,736
9 Algorithms Todd Pletcher $240,000
10 On Fire Baby (f) Gary Hartlage $211,729
11 Alpha Kiaran McLaughlin $180,000
12 Secret Circle Bob Baffert $170,000
13 Rousing Sermon Jerry Hollendorfer $164,000
14 Prospective Mark Casse $155,452
15 I’ll Have Another Doug O’Neill $151,000
16 Castaway Bob Baffert $150,000
16 Currency Swap Teresa Pompay $150,000
18 Daddy Nose Best Steve Asmussen $145,558
19 Brother Francis James Cassidy $120,000
19 Battle Hardened Eddie Kenneally $120,000
21 Mr. Bowling Larry Jones $115,848
22 Lucky Chappy (IRE) Graham Motion $115,000
23 Jack’s In The Deck Robin Graham $105,000
24 Gemologist Todd Pletcher $103,855
25 Longview Drive Jerry Hollendorfer $102,834
26 Fly Lexis Fly Arturo Morales $99,481
27 Take Charge Indy Patrick Byrne $98,400
28 Daddy Long Legs Aidan O’Brien $94,030
29 Red Duke John Quinn $90,823
30 Thunder Moccasin Todd Pletcher $90,000
30 State of Play Graham Motion $90,000
32 Zip Top (IRE) James Bolger $85,244
33 Empire Way Mike Harrington $85,000
34 Motor City Ian Wilkes $78,383
35 Optimizer D. Wayne Lukas $78,375
36 Shared Property Thomas Amoss $73,700
37 Exfactor Bernie Flint $67,748
38 Sky Kingdom Bob Baffert $64,000
39 Power World Neil Howard $61,354
40 Shkspeare Shaliyah Doodnauth Shivmangal $60,000
40 Out of Bounds Eoin Harty $60,000

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Union Rags tops first THOROUGHBRED TIMES Triple Crown poll - Thoroughbred Times

Union Rags tops first THOROUGHBRED TIMES Triple Crown poll - Thoroughbred Times | The Triple Crown | Scoop.it
Phyllis Wyeth’s homebred Union Rags, runner-up to Hansen in both the Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) as well as the Eclipse Award voting for 2011 champion two-year-old male, turned the tables on that rival when it came to the first weekly THOROUGHBRED TIMES Road to the Triple Crown poll.

 

A little more than a week ago the top spot appeared to be reserved for Hansen until Algorithms blew by him in the stretch in the Holy Bull Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park for a resounding five-length victory.

 

Voters were quick to penalize Hansen for this defeat, ranking him no better than sixth in this year’s inaugural voting.Voters rank their top ten selections each week leading up to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) with a first-place vote earning ten points and a second-place vote worth nine points descending to one point for a tenth-place vote.

 

Union Rags, who is steadily working for his three-year-old debut, was almost undefeated last year, losing the Breeders’ Cup by only a head after victories in the Champagne Stakes (G1) and Three Chimneys Saratoga Special Stakes (G2).

The voting was certainly no walkover for Union Rags who barely held off Algorithms. The latter remains undefeated after his impressive Holy Bull performance and earned 98 points in the voting, just two points back of top vote-getter Union Rags’ 100 points.

 

The first week proved to be a two-horse race for the top spot as Creative Cause, third to Hansen and Union Rags in the Breeders’ Cup, received 73 points with Alpha (68) and Out of Bounds (56) rounding out the top five.

 

To view the complete results of the THOROUGHBRED TIMES Road to the Triple Crown poll, click title.

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Aqueduct: Gotham Or Wood Likely Next For Alpha | All Horse Racing

Alpha, the 3 1/4-length winner of Saturdays Grade 3 Withers Stakes at Aqueduct, will most likely make his next start in New York, but it remains to be seen whether that start will come in the Grade 3, $400,000 Gotham on March 3 or the Grade 1, $1 million Wood Memorial on April 7.

 

Barbara D. LivingstonTrainer Kiaran McLaughlin is unsure whether he wants Alpha to run in the Gotham Stakes on March 3 or wait for the Wood Memorial on April 7. Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said Sunday morning that Alpha came out of the Withers in "great shape but he has yet to talk to Simon Crisford, the racing manager for Godolphin Racing, about future plans for Alpha. A son of 2006 Withers winner Bernardini, Alpha earned a 90 Beyer Speed Figure for his Withers victory, a five-point improvement from his win in the Count Fleet over the inner track on Jan. 7.

 

McLaughlin said he and Crisford need to decide whether its prudent to run Alpha, a colt who is on the smaller side physically, once or twice more before the May 5 Kentucky Derby. If the decision is to run just once, then McLaughlin and Crisford need to decide whether to run in the Gotham and wait nine weeks for the Derby or run in the Wood and come back in four weeks.

 

Well look at the Gotham for now, but Ill talk to Simon and see what their thoughts are, said McLaughlin, who said he also wanted to review various speed figures for the race.

 

McLaughlin did say that if the decision is made to wait for the Wood Memorial, it is possible Alpha would ship to Palm Meadows in south Florida to train.

 

Theres a chance of that, McLaughlin said. Those are all things we have to talk about.

 

McLaughlin understands that the competition Alpha will meet in his next race will most likely be markedly tougher than what the colt has faced to date.

 

I dont want to go looking for tougher competition. I think well find it going forward for $400,000 and a million dollars if we stay up here, McLaughlin said. Theyre going to ship in, as in Todd Pletcher, just to split up his, for example.

 

McLaughlin was referring to the bevy of 3-year-olds Pletcher has pointed to the Kentucky Derby.

 

McLaughlins stable has been on a roll both here and at Gulfstream. From Jan. 28 through Saturday, McLaughlin has gone 6 for 10 at Aqueduct and 3 for 5 at Gulfstream. Included in those victories were wins by sprinters Falaah and Crossbow at Aqueduct and Emcee at Gulfstream.
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Gulfstream: Union Rags could face Hansen again in Fountain of Youth | Daily Racing Form

Gulfstream: Union Rags could face Hansen again in Fountain of Youth | Daily Racing Form | The Triple Crown | Scoop.it
Union Rags got closer to Hansen in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, missing by a head despite a somewhat eventful trip, than he did in the Eclipse Award voting for last year’s 2-year-old champion. The result surprised many, including Michael Matz, the trainer of Union Rags.

 

“To be honest, I was surprised it was such a landslide,” said Matz, who did not attend Monday evening’s Eclipse Award ceremonies in California. “If winning the Breeders’ Cup is the criterion for winning the Eclipse Award than that’s the way it is. It would have been nice to have won the award but it is what it is and it’s over now. It’s not the end of the world. And I’m pretty sure of one thing, there will be a rematch.”

 

That rematch could come as early as Feb. 26 at Gulfstream Park in the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth. That’s the race Matz continues to target for Union Rags’s first start since his hard-luck defeat as the favorite in the Juvenile. Union Rags, a son of Dixie Union, had won each of his three previous outings to open his 2-year-old campaign, including both the Grade 1 Champagne and Grade 2 Saratoga Special.

 

Hansen is scheduled to launch his 3-year-old campaign in the Grade 3 Holy Bull going a mile here next Sunday.

 

Union Rags continues to progress nicely towards his return, working four furlongs from the three- eighths pole to the mile pole in 49.63 seconds and galloping out five-eighths in 1:02 Wednesday morning at Palm Meadows under regular exercise rider Peter Brett.

 

“He worked real well,” said Matz. “He broke off nicely and kind of picked it up each eighth of a mile, galloped out real good, and came out of it well, Peter said it was nothing for him to do it.”

 

Matz said he will likely move Union Rags up to a six-day work schedule for a while.

 

“I’d like to bring him back next Tuesday, probably go another half and out five eighths, and get him on a six-day schedule until I can have him on a weekend series for his final works leading up to the Fountain of Youth.”
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Santa Anita: No travel necessary for Prayer for Relief in San Fernando | Daily Racing Form

Santa Anita: No travel necessary for Prayer for Relief in San Fernando | Daily Racing Form | The Triple Crown | Scoop.it
Though he is based in Southern California, Prayer for Relief was a road warrior in 2011, traveling to Iowa, West Virginia, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Kentucky, which resulted in victories in three derbies, and a whole mess of frequent-flyer points.
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Aqueduct: Kentucky Derby hopeful Alpha is still learning gate behavior | Daily Racing Form

Aqueduct: Kentucky Derby hopeful Alpha is still learning gate behavior | Daily Racing Form | The Triple Crown | Scoop.it
As solid a race as Alpha ran winning Saturday’s $150,000 Count Fleet Stakes at Aqueduct, if he is going to become a legitimate contender for the Kentucky Derby, he is going to have to behave better in the starting gate.
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More 2012 Kentucky Derby future odds: Union Rags 8-1 with GoHorseBetting.com | Horse Racing Blog

More 2012 Kentucky Derby future odds: Union Rags 8-1 with GoHorseBetting.com | Horse Racing Blog | The Triple Crown | Scoop.it
Here are the updated 2012 Kentucky Derby future odds from GoHorseBetting.com. Price shoppers might want to compare them with Wynn Las Vegas’ odds posted on this blog earlier this week.

 

Among the GoHorseBetting.com highlights:

 

Union Rags, the Champagne winner who was second in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, is the 8-1 favorite.

 

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner Hansen and Creative Cause are 14-1.

 

Kentucky Jockey Club winner Gemologist, 15-1; Remsen winner O’Prado Again 20-1, KJC runner-up Ever So Lucky 20-1; stablemates Motor City (Iroquois winner) and Timely Tally (KJC third) 50-1 apiece; Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies winner My Miss Aurelia 50-1; Drill (who has gotten drilled his last two but who is the Del Mar Futurity winner) 25-1; Delta Jackpot winner Sabercat 30-1; Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Sprint winner Secret Circle 20-1; KJC fourth-place finisher Optimizer 38-1 and Take Charge Indy 45-1.
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