Lack of 3-year-old races force sophomores to hit the road
With the retirement of Palace Malice, plenty of attention will be placed on this year's 3-year-olds, starting with dual classic winner California Chrome and last year's champion 2-year-old male Shared Belief. read blog
Claire Novak and Evan Hammonds handicap the Withers Stakes and Sam F. Davis Stakes. watch video
Claire Novak and Evan Hammonds handicap the Withers Stakes and Sam F. Davis Stakes. Both races are for 3-year-olds who could appear at the Kentucky Derby. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Sam F. Davis Stakes.
- By Steve Haskin
Steve Haskin discusses the Eclipse Awards for the 3-year-old divisions.
Jon & Joel tie a bow on the 2013 Triple Crown season, a very productive one for the TCI Boys that culminated with a 13-1 winner of the Belmont Stakes. They discuss Palace Malice, Oxbow, Orb & the rest of the 3-year-olds. watch video
Pete Denk and Claire Novak handicap the Withers Stakes and take a brief look at the Robert B. Lewis Stakes. watch video
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk discuss the tough field in the Holy Bull Stakes. Can Shanghai Bobby survive the other talented 3-year-olds? watch video
- By Claire Novak
Claire Novak and Pete Denk handicap the Pasco Stakes, for 3-year-olds, at Tampa Bay Downs. watch video
Evan Hammonds recaps a few 3-year-old races, including the Sham Stakes and Jerome Stakes. watch video
Running your horses more often is the best way to create your own Derby destiny. Read Blog
- By Ron Mitchell
Though there are four more months left in the 2007 racing season, Street Sense's narrow victory in the Aug. 25 Travers Stakes (gr. I) is sure to provoke discussion of whether he has already done enough to sew up the 3-year-old championship.
Aqueduct's opening day Wednesday features the grade III Discovery Handicap for 3-year-olds. Thirteen horses are entered for the race.
NBC Sports kicks off coverage of horseracing's 3-year-old picture Saturday with a 90-minute telecast of "NTRA's Road to the Kentucky Derby." The show will air from 4:30-6 p.m. (ET) and will feature live coverage of the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) from Keeneland.
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