KENTUCKY DERBY
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LATEST NEWS, ARTICLES AND HANDICAPPING TIPS

Here are our most recent news posts, articles, and handicapping tips.
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Breeders' Cup and Kentucky Derby Qualifiers

Profile of a winner, pace, analysis and picks

10/2/2021
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Oh Come on Bob

What Medina Spirit’s withdrawal from the Pennsylvania Derby means for horse racing.

9/24/2021
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Horse Racing Today –Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Horse Racing News, Opinions and Picks

9/21/2021
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First Kentucky Derby Points Earned

Major General earns 10 points with Iroquois win.

9/21/2021
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Breeders' Cup and Kentucky Derby and Oaks Qualifyi

The Road to the 2022 Kentucky Derby Begins

9/18/2021
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The Path To The Kentucky Derby

News, expectations, plus predictions for today’s Iroquois Stakes at Churchill Downs.

9/18/2021
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No Derby Points for Baffert

Churchill Downs announces no points to suspended trainers.

9/11/2021
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Churchill Downs Suspends Baffert for Two Years

Suspension follows MEDINA SPIRIT’S confirmed positive test.

6/2/2021
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Split Sample Positive for Medina Spirit

NY Times reports the second test is positive.

6/2/2021
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Baffert Releases Statement on MEDINA SPIRIT
2021
Statement states MEDINA SPIRIT was treated for dermatitis.

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Medina Spirit Tests Positive for Betamethasone
2021
The horse tested for 21 picograms of the anti-inflammatory joint injection.

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Kentucky Oaks Card Recap
2021
The six graded stakes races in our Friday recap.

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Kentucky Derby Follow Up.
2021
Updates, comments, and reactions after the Derby

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Medina Spirit Wins the 147th Kentucky Derby
2021
The $1000 colt gives Bob Baffert his record 7th Kentucky Derby win.

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Kentucky Derby Contest Results
2021
Here are the results from today's Kentucky Derby Handicapping Res

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How to Pick the Kentucky Derby Winner
2021
A few things recent Derby champs have in common.

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Kentucky Oaks Handicapping Contest Results
2021
It was a ping-pong day of a contest with the leaderboard switching hands after each race.

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MALATHAAT Wins the 147th Kentucky Oaks
2021
Pletcher, Nichols and Velazquez react to the win.

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PODCAST - The Player's Edge with Carson Kressley
2021
TV personality Carson Kressley and the crew make their Kentucky Derby picks and more.

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King Fury Scratched from Kentucky Derby
2021
McPeek's Derby entry King Fury scratched due to fever.

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Rock Your World Breeding Rights Acquired
2021
Spendthrift Farm made the announcement yesterday prior to Derby weekend.

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Kentucky Derby Card Preview
2021
Saturday’s $6.5 million card, headed by the 147th running of the Run for the Roses.

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Ava's Grace Scratched from Kentucky Oaks
2021
Filly goes to Hagyard for injury.

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Kentucky Oaks Card Preview
2021
Six graded stakes races worth $3 million on Friday’s KY Oaks card

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Derby Profile of Bourbonic
2021
The Todd Pletcher Trainee ranks 7th on the Derby Leaderboard with 100 points

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My Most Memorable Kentucky Derby
2021
It’s one I’d rather forget, but can’t...

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Kentucky Oaks and Derby Post Draw Times Announced
2021
Post Position draws to be held Monday and Tuesday of this week.

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Caddo River Out of the Kentucky Derby
2021
Brad Cox confirms the colt will not run in next weekend's Derby.

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Get Her Number Out of Derby, Keepmeinmind In
2021
Get Her Number ruled out of Derby after working Saturday.

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Elusive Quality Stakes Preview
2021
Looking at the top contenders to hopefully fatten Kentucky Derby bankrolls.

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PODCAST - Special Guest, HoF Jockey Mike Smith
2021
Mike gives us fantastic insight into the Kentucky Derby and what you should be looking for.

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1994 Kentucky Derby Memories
2021
A personal story of my favorite Kentucky Derby.

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Latest Updates On the Upcoming Kentucky Derby 2021
2021
A look at who's in and who's out as we head towards Derby Day.

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Derby Profile of Rock Your World
2021
The John Sadler trainee ranks 6th on the Derby Leaderboard with 100 points.

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Derby Profile of Super Stock
2021
The Steve Asmussen trainee ranks 3rd on the Derby Leaderboard with 109 points.

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Flashback: The 2001 Kentucky Derby
2021
A wild and memorable ‘Run for the Roses’ by Monarchos and Jorge Chavez.

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Derby Profile of Dynamic One
2021
The Todd Pletcher trainee ranks 15th on the Derby Leaderboard with 40 points.

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Concert Tour Out of the Derby
2021
Bob Baffert has confirmed that Concert Tour will not run in Derby.

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Kentucky Derby Hopefuls Arrive at Churchill Downs
2021
A look at the possible line up for Derby Day.

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Derby Profile of Midnight Bourbon
2021
The Steve Asmussen trainee ranks 10th in the Derby Leaderboard with 66 points.