Cowboy Cal wins the Tropical Park Derby over Why Tonto and Cannonball kicking off the road to the roses.
Photo: Jim Lisa Photos
The Count Fleet stakes goes to Giant Moon who holds off Spanky Fischbein.
Photo: Adam Coglianese/Brandon Benson
Smooth Air gets past Silver Edition in deep stretch of the seven-furlong Hutcheson Stakes.
Photo: Adam Coglianese
As darkness falls on Turfway Park, U. S. Cavalry takes the Turfway Prevue over Mr. Harry.
Photo: Pat Lang
The first Derby prep at Fair Grounds is the Lecomte, taken by the Steve Asmussen-trainee Z Fortune under Shaun Bridgmohan.
Photo: Lou Hodges Jr
West Point Thoroughbreds' El Gato Malo and jockey David Flores stride home to victory in the San Rafael Stakes.
Photo: Benoit Photo
Go Go Shoot wins the Jimmy Winkfield stakes at Aqueduct Race Track under Jockey Alan Garcia.
Bob Black Jack and jockey David Flores hit the head of the stretch and go on to win the Sunshine Millions Dash.
Crown of Thorns took the Robert B. Lewis with ease and moved to the top of the heap in the west. Unfortunately, he suffered an injury in late February and was off the Derby trail.
In the Swale, Eaton's Gift scored a gate-to-wire victory.
Photo: Adam Coglianese
Barrier Reef with jockey Alan Garcia captured the 29th Running of the Whirlaway Stakes at Aqueduct Race Track over Roman Emperor.
Big Glen went wide on the Polytrack at Turfway to take the WEBN.
Pyro vaulted to the top of everyone's list with a dramatic last to first victory in the Risen Star under Shaun Bridgmohan.
Georgie Boy was looking for more after flying past the competition in the San Vicente.
In the Borderland Derby, Poni Colada rolls to victory to remain undefeated.
Photo: Coady Photography
Fierce Wind prevails over Big Truck in the Sam F. Davis.
Photo: Tom Cooley
On the turf, Why Tonto scores in the Hallandale Beach Stakes.
Denis of Cork draws away to an impressive win in the Southwest.
Cool Coal Man took the Fountain of Youth over Elysium Fields.
Later that same day, at the same track, champion War Pass made a triumphant return with an impressive allowance victory.
Gattopardo's romping victory in the Miracle Wood, could lead to a Preakness appearance.
Photo: Jim McCue, Maryland Jockey Club
Absolutely Cindy shows the boys her heals in the John Battaglia Memorial Stakes at Turfway Park.
Colonel John holds off El Gato Malo to score in the Sham
Big Brown vaults into the Derby picture with a powerful allowance win at Gulfstream Park.
The Louisiana Derby was all about Pyro.
Autism Awareness shocks the El Camino Real field at 62-1.
Photo: Vasser Photography
Visionaire emerges from the fog to take the Gotham.
Big Truck and Atoned fight it out in the Tampa Bay Derby. Champion War Pass was a long way back, finishing last.
Sierra Sunset and Chris Emigh pull away in the Rebel Stakes.
In the San Felipe, Georgie Boy comes storming home.
No stopping Liberty Bull in the WinStar Derby.
Adriano sweeps to victory in the Lane's End.
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
Big Brown passes the grade I test with flying colors in the Florida Derby.
Keeneland joins the Derby Trail, as Boss Lafitte takes the Transylvania.
War Pass made a comeback in the Wood, but he couldn't stop Tale of Ekati.
The title of best in the west belongs to Colonel John after his victory in the Santa Anita Derby.
Recapturetheglory runs away with the Illinois Derby.
Photo: Four-Footed Fotos
The Bay Shore goes to J Be K.
Keep Laughing (right) outfights Hatta Fort to take the Lafayette.
Hey Byrn earns a hard-fought victory in the Holy Bull.
Monba overtakes Cowboy Cal to take the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes.
Photo: David Young
In the Arkansas, Gayego holds off Z Fortune.
Behindatthebar goes by pacesetter Samba Rooster to take the Coolmore Lexington.
Photo: Michael Wright
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