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What's Going On Here: Don't Ask

What's Going On Here: Don't Ask

Two people in the past month have asked me, “So, who is your Derby horse?” Yet I was as dumbfounded at the second asking as I’d been on the first. I have no idea who my Derby horse is. And for two good reasons.

Date Race Position / Horse / Points
Count Fleet S.
  • AQU
  • 65000
  • One Mile And Seventy Yards
Tropical Park Derby
  • CRC
  • 100000
  • One And One Eighth Miles
Spectacular Bid S.
  • GP
  • 100000
  • Six Furlongs
California Derby
  • GG
  • 100000
  • 1 1/16 miles
Sham S.
  • SA
  • 100000
  • One And One Sixteenth Miles
Jimmy Winkfield S.
  • AQU
  • 65000
  • Six Furlongs
Smarty Jones S.
  • OP
  • 100000
  • One Mile
LeComte S.
  • FG
  • 100000
  • 1m 40 yards
Dancing Count S.
  • LRL
  • $75,000g
  • 6 furlongs
Holy Bull S.
  • GP
  • $400,000
  • 1 mile
Whirlaway S.
  • AQU
  • $100,000a
  • 1 1/16m
WEBN S.
  • TP
  • $50,000g
  • 1 mile
Hallandale Beach S
  • GP
  • $100,000g
  • 1 1/16 miles turf
El Camino Real Derby
  • GG
  • $200,000g
  • 1 1/8 miles
Robert B. Lewis S
  • SA
  • $250,000g
  • 1 1/8 miles
Sam F. Davis S
  • TAM
  • $225,000g
  • 1 1/16 miles
Risen Star S.
  • FG
  • $300,000
  • 1 1/16 miles
San Vicente S
  • SA
  • $150,000g
  • 7 furlongs
Southwest S
  • OP
  • $250,000g
  • 1 mile
Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth S.
  • GP
  • $400,000g
  • 1 1/8 miles
Hutcheson S
  • GP
  • $150,000g
  • 7 furlongs
Miracle Wood S
  • LRL
  • $75,000g
  • 7 furlongs
Borderland Derby
  • SUN
  • $100,000g
  • 1 1/16 miles
Turf Paradise Derby
  • TUP
  • $50,000g
  • 1 1/16 miles
Gotham S
  • AQU
  • $225,000g
  • 1 1/16 miles
Fred “Cappy” Capossela S
  • AQU
  • $65,000a
  • 6 furlongs
Mountain Valley S.
  • OP
  • $60,000g
  • 6 furlongs
John Battaglia Memorial S
  • TP
  • $100,000g
  • 1 1/16 miles
Palm Beach S
  • GP
  • $150,000g
  • 1 1/8 miles turf
San Felipe S
  • SA
  • $250,000g
  • 1 1/16 miles
Tampa Bay Derby
  • TAM
  • $350,000g
  • 1 1/16 miles
Timely Writer S
  • GP
  • $100,000
  • 1 mile
OBS Championship (Colts and Geldings Division) S.
  • OTC
  • $100,000g
  • 1 1/16 miles
Private Terms S
  • LRL
  • $75,000g
  • 1 mile
Rebel S
  • OP
  • $350,000g
  • 1 1/16 miles
Louisiana Derby
  • FG
  • $1,000,000g
  • 1 1/8 miles
Vinery Racing Spiral S.
  • TP
  • $500,000g
  • 1 1/8 miles
Rushaway S
  • TP
  • $100,000g
  • 1 1/16 miles
Sunland Derby
  • SUN
  • $800,000g
  • 1 1/8 miles
Florida Derby
  • GP
  • $1,000,000g
  • 1 1/8 miles
Swale S
  • GP
  • $150,000g
  • 7 furlongs
Resorts World New York Casino Wood Memorial S.
  • AQU
  • $1000000
  • 1 1/8 miles
Bay Shore S
  • AQU
  • $200,000g
  • 7 furlongs
Illinois Derby
  • HAW
  • $250,000g
  • 1 1/8 miles
Santa Anita Derby
  • SA
  • $1,000,000g
  • 1 1/8 miles
Toyota Blue Grass S
  • KEE
  • $750,000g
  • 1 1/8 miles
Arkansas Derby
  • OP
  • $1,000,000g
  • 1 1/8 miles
Jerome H
  • AQU
  • $150,000g
  • 1 mile
Coolmore Lexington S
  • KEE
  • $200,000g
  • 1 1/16 miles
The Cliff's Edge Derby Trial S
  • CD
  • $200,000a
  • 1 mile
Lone Star Derby
  • LS
  • $200,000g
  • 1 1/16 miles turf
Horse Trainer Breeder / Owner
Animal Kingdom H. Graham Motion
  • Team Valor International
  • Team Valor
Archarcharch William H. Fires
  • Yagos, Robert and Loval
  • Grapestock LLC
Brilliant Speed Thomas Albertrani
  • Live Oak Plantation
  • Live Oak Stud
Comma to the Top Peter Miller
  • Barber, Gary, Birnbaum, Roger and Tsujihara, Kevin
  • Richard Thompson & Linda Thompson
Decisive Moment Kathleen O'Connell
  • Just For Fun Stable LLC
  • Just For Fun Stables
Derby Kitten Michael J. Maker
  • Ramsey, Kenneth L. and Sarah K.
  • Kenneth L. Ramsey & Sarah K. Ramsey
Dialed In Nicholas P. Zito
  • Robert V. LaPenta
  • W. S. Farish, Madeleine Pickens & Skara Glen Stables
Master of Hounds DE KOCK MIKE
  • SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN KHALIFA AL MAKTOUM
  • SILK AND SCARLET SYNDICATE
Midnight Interlude Bob Baffert
  • Arnold Zetcher LLC
  • Arnold Zetcher LLC
Mucho Macho Man Katherine Ritvo
  • Reeves Thoroughbred Racing and Stronach Stables
  • John D. Rio & Carole A. Rio
Nehro Steven M. Asmussen
  • Zayat Stables, LLC
  • Mt. Brilliant Farm LLC
Pants On Fire Kelly J. Breen
  • Hall, George and Lori
  • K & G Stables
Santiva Brendan P. Walsh
  • Tom R. Walters
  • Paget Bloodstock
Shackleford Dale L. Romans
  • Lauffer, Michael and Cubbedge, W.D.
  • Mike Lauffer & Bill Cubbedge
Soldat Kiaran P. McLaughlin
  • Clarke, Harvey A., Robertson III, W. Craig, Braverman, Paul and Namcook Stable
  • Brookfield Stud, LLC
Stay Thirsty Todd A. Pletcher
  • Repole Stable
  • John D. Gunther & John Darren Gunther
Twice the Appeal Jeff Bonde
  • Brown, Jr., Edward J., Flores, Victor and Hernandez, Henry
  • John T. L. Jones III
Twinspired Michael J. Maker
  • Alpha Stables, Skychai Racing LLC and Sand Dollar Stable LLC
  • John Jain, Lawrence Opas & Frank Sinatra
Uncle Mo Todd A. Pletcher
  • Repole Stable
  • D. Michael Cavey DVM
Watch Me Go Justin R. Evans
  • Go-To-Toga Racing, LLC, Tomasic, Bill and Tomasic, Susan
  • Gilbert G. Campbell

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