Though the Sunland Park Derby has been canceled, a full field of 12 is lined up to contest its replacement, the $415,000 Sunland Park Festival of Racing Stakes March 20 at the New Mexico track.
There are several under-the-radar horses who could run big in this weekend's 3-year-old stakes
Astrology has been a bit star-crossed so far in 2011, but the well-regarded son of A.P. Indy will finally get his 3-year-old season started in the $800,000 Sunland Park Derby (gr. III) in New Mexico March 27.
- By Tom LaMarra
The Arkansas Derby, a major Triple Crown prep at Oaklawn Park, is one of three stakes upgraded to grade I status by the American Graded Stakes Committee.
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