Fly By Phil takes the first prep of 2010, the Tropical Park Derby (gr. IIIT) on the Calder turf.
Photo: Jim Lisa Photos
A Little Warm made early noise on the Derby scene with a win in the Spectacular Bid.
Photo: Coglianese Photos
Conveyance took the first of the California preps, the grade III San Rafael.
Ranger Heartley upset favorite Connemara to win the California Derby.
Photo: Vassar Photography
Dryfly took the Smarty Jones at Oaklawn.
Photo: Coady Photography
Winslow Homer outfinished Jackson Bend to win the Holy Bull Stakes (gr. III).
Ron the Greek came from way back to take the LeComte (gr. III) at Fair Grounds.
Photo: Lynn Roberts
Peppi Knows scored in the Whirlaway, as favorite Eightyfiveinafifty couldn't stay on track.
Bim Bam (inside) outfinished heavy favorite Interactif to win the Hallandale Beach Stakes.
Caracortado, who broke his maiden in claiming company at Fairplex, won his 5th race in a row in the Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. II).
It was Rule taking the Sam F. Davis at Tampa Bay Downs.
Photo: Tom Cooley Photography.
Sidney's Candy flashed his speed in the San Vicente (gr. II).
D' Funnybone captured the Hutcheson (gr. II) with professional flair.
Eskendereya moved to the head of the class with a 8 1/2 length win in the Fountain of Youth (gr. II).
Discreetly Mine left the field behind in the Risen Star (gr. II).
Photo: Lou Hodges, Jr.
Conveyance traveled east to take the Southwest Stakes (gr. III) over Dublin.
Connemara avenged his defeat in the California Derby, with a decisive win in the El Camino Real Derby (gr. III).
Photo: Marcel Langevin/Vassar Photography
Don’t Blame the Cat took the Miracle Wood at Laurel.
Photo: Jim McCue, Maryland Jockey Club
Storming Saint (left) finished second in the Borderland Derby, but was awarded the victory after the disqualification of Raise the Bridle.
Also on February 27, Codoy finished first in the John Battaglia Memorial Stakes, but Vow to Wager (#6) was awarded the victory after the disqualification of Codoy.
Photo: Pat Lang
Awesome Act took to the dirt in the Gotham (gr. III), winning impressively.
The Fred 'Cappy' Capossela Stakes belonged to Castaneda.
Paddy O'Prado broke his maiden on the turf in the Palm Beach Stakes (gr. IIIT).
Alphie's Bet scored in the Sham Stakes (gr. III).
Lookin At Lucky and Noble's Promise finished together in the Rebel (gr. II), with Lookin At Lucky getting the neck victory.
The finish was even closer in the Tampa Bay Derby (gr. III), where Odysseus defeated Schoolyard Dreams by a nose.
Sidney's Candy won his second graded stakes of 2010 in the San Felipe (gr. II).
Plantation won the Private Terms to stay perfect.
The Swale (gr. II) solidified D' Funnybone as one of the top 3-year-olds in the country, at least at short distances.
Ice Box nipped Pleasant Prince in an exciting Florida Derby (gr. I).
In the desert, 4-year-old Musir won the UAE Derby.
Photo: Dave Harmon
Exhi took the Rushaway at Turfway.
Photo: Mathea Kelley
Dean's Kitten made a powerful impression in the stretch of the Lane's End Stakes (gr. II).
Mission Impazible poured it on late to win the Louisiana Derby (gr. II).
Photo: Skip Dickstein
Endorsement powered home in the Sunland Derby.
Nordic Truce remained undefeated with a victory in the Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT) on opening day at Keeneland.
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
Eightyfiveinafifty stayed straight, and won the Bay Shore (gr. III).
Fountain of Youth winner Eskendereya delivered a repeat performance in the Wood Memorial (gr. I).
American Lion roared into the Derby picture with a victory in the Illinois Derby (gr. III).
Photo: Four Footed Fotos
A California Star: Sidney's Candy wins his third graded stakes of 2010, the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I).
Stately Victor stunned the Keeneland crowd with a 40-1 triumph in the Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I).
Line of David went right to the lead, and held off Super Saver and Dublin to win the Arkansas Derby (gr. I).
Photo: Chad Harmon
Exhi led them all home in the Coolmore Lexington.
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