Saturday's big three Kentucky Derby preps should be pretty formful, with one or two standouts in each race. But, there's a lot more to these races than who is going to win. While they are all prestigious events, let's not forget the fact that they are indeed preps.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2006
Triple Crown Talk blog, with host Jason Shandler, analyzes the Wood Memorial, and the Santa Anita and Illinois Derbies. Plus, join Jason and Dick Downey from the TheDowneyProfile.com for a live chat at noon Eastern on April 4.
Jason, Suzanne, and the Wizard analyze the Wood Memorial (gr. I) and the Santa Anita Derby. Watch Video
It was an excellent weekend on the old trail, with some first-class performances, not only by the winners, but several of the losers as well. The latest Top 15 follows the column.
|Trainer||Michael J. Trombetta|
|Jockey||Joseph Rocco, Jr.|
|Owner||Robert N. Verratti|
|Breeder||Summer Wind Farm|
|Perfect Song View Five-Cross Pedigree||Pleasantly Perfect||Pleasant Colony|
|Prospector's Song||Prospector's Music|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Kirk Wycoff, agent||Lane's End, agent||$67,000|
|Mind Your Biscuits|
|Highland Reel (IRE)|
|Vale Dori (ARG)|