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Will Keepmeinmind’s final path to the Kentucky Derby be through the Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn or the Bluegrass Stakes at Keeneland?

POSTED: March 19, 2021

HOT SPRINGS, Ark.—Trainer Robertino Diodoro said Thursday morning that he’s leaning toward starting Keepmeinmind in the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) April 10 at Oaklawn....

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Mandaloun charges forward towards first Saturday in May as favorite in $1M Louisiana Derby

POSTED: March 19, 2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Juddmonte Farms’ three-time winner Mandaloun headlines this week’s action on the Road to the Kentucky Derby Championship Series as the 8-5 favorite...

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Baffert’s Triple Tap, half brother to American Pharaoh, could be another Derby hopeful

POSTED: March 14, 2021

Tapit colt breaks maiden getting seven panels in 1:23.12 ARCADIA, Calif.—Can Bob Baffert do it again?  High expectations naturally follow a man that has saddled...

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Caddo River, Concert Tour clash in $1M Rebel at Oaklawn

POSTED: March 12, 2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – With seven weeks remaining until the first Saturday in May, the action is heating up in the Road to the Kentucky Derby...

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Peter Miller Trained, Get Her Number Makes Return In the Rebel

POSTED: March 11, 2021

American Pharoah won the Rebel Stakes in 2015 at Oaklawn. Now, the winner of the 2020 American Pharoah Stakes, Get Her Number, will try to...

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Cal-bred Brickyard Ride rockets to four-length win in San Carlos

POSTED: March 7, 2021

ARCADIA, Calif.—Fresh off a huge win versus California-breds, Alfred Pais’s homebred Brickyard Ride made short work of open company in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 San...

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Life Is Good is just too good for the field in the San Felipe going gate-to-wire winning by 8 lengths

POSTED: March 7, 2021

ARCADIA, Calif. —Over a racetrack that has not been producing sizzling times, Bob Baffert’s Life Is Good, in only his third career start, rendered six...

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Longshot Weyburn makes impressive seasonal bow to win G3 Gotham in thrilling stretch duel

POSTED: March 7, 2021

OZONE PARK, N.Y. – Chiefswood Stables’ Weyburn had plenty of built in excuses to wilt in the stretch when making both his stakes – and...

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Freedom Fighter, Atlantic Road give Starlight Racing a one-two punch for G3 Gotham

POSTED: March 5, 2021

OZONE PARK, N.Y. – Having experienced both the high and low ends of the Kentucky Derby spectrum, owner Jack Wolf of Starlight Racing knows the...

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The Kentucky Derby section is where you will find all types of articles both current and historical on everything Derby related. Here you will find articles about the road to the Derby such as which horses have garnered the most points leading up to the 1st Saturday in May, prep race results and who’s hot and who’s not. All of the latest information on who is or isn’t entering the starting gate as well as exciting back stories to the connections involved in derby entrants.

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