Team Valor International's homebred Animal Kingdom roared down the stretch to win the 137th Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I). Nehro was second; Mucho Macho Man third.
Join Jason Shandler and Tom LaMarra for a live, one hour chat Saturday at Noon EDT. Be ready to talk Derby and anything else that's on your mind. Read Transcript!
Lenny Shulman talks with Nick Zito, trainer of 2011 Kentucky Derby morning-line favorite Dialed In. Watch Video
When logic and analysis gets you nowhere, be a contrarian. Read Blog
When early wagering on the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) began May 6, Florida Derby (gr. I) winner Dialed In was listed at 3-1 odds.
Ever since the four final major preps produced significant upsets, the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) has painted a murky and muddled picture.
Jason, Tom, Evan, and James Scully preview the 2011 Kentucky Derby, and give their picks. Watch Video
A visual look at the field for the 2011 Kentucky Derby. View Slideshow
Master of Hounds is big mystery horse of the Derby. Read Blog
Who will win this year's Kentucky Derby? Will there be a Decisive Moment to have Twice the Appeal? Will the winner be Dialed In, as you Watch Me Go? Or will you Stay Thirsty, watching Pants On Fire? Predict the Order
Florida Derby winner made 4-1 morning line favorite; Uncle Mo (9-2) draws post 18 for May 7 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
Twenty-two 3-year-olds have been entered for the May 7 Kentucky Derby according to the Churchill Downs communications office.
Dialed In, the probable Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) morning-line favorite, worked a half-mile Thursday, April 28 at Palm Meadows in South Florida.
Jason, Evan, and Tim give an overview of Derby 137. Watch Video
- By Steve Haskin
Before we get really perplexed and befuddled by the morass of statistics, opinions, and rumors, here is one person's opinion of the best of what we have and what we've seen, broke down by categories. Read Blog
Fountain of Youth (gr. II) winner Soldat continued his preparation for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) April 21 when he worked five furlongs at Palm Meadows in :59.07.
When you are in breeding, you have to stay in it and stay the course. Read Blog
Handicapping Derby 137 will be an especially daunting challenge. Read Blog
The top five for Steve Haskin's Derby Dozen looks much different this week, Dialed In still sits on top. Presented by Pauls Mill Read Blog
An updated list of the Triple Crown Insider Top 20. Many changes from last week. Read Blog
Lots of movement, as we have a new No. 1 for the first time. Presented by Pauls Mill Read Blog
A review of the Florida Derby, the Dream Big Moment with Robert LaPenta, owner of Dialed In, and a look at the three preps for the weekend: Wood Memorial, Illinois Derby, and Santa Anita Derby. Watch Video
Steve and Lenny dissect the Florida Derby, discuss drugs, and talk with Kent Desormeaux about his beef cake jockey calender. Watch Video
Same connections, same track, same race, same finish -- just a different horse. Can Florida Derby winner Dialed In improve on Ice Box's 2nd-place finish in the Kentucky Derby?
The Florida Derby results were not exactly encouraging for most KY Derby prospects. Read Blog
There are several changes to Steve's Derby Dozen this week, including a very tight race for the final spot. Read Blog
Dialed In, who banked $600,000 for his last-to-first victory in the April 2 Florida Derby (gr. I) at Gulfstream Park, jumped from No. 17 to No. 2 on the Kentucky Derby 137 Graded Stakes Earnings List.
Although Dialed In established himself as one of the favorites for the Kentucky Derby with his win in the Florida Derby, trainer Nick Zito said there are no plans to send the son of Mineshaft to Kentucky anytime soon.
The third and final pool of Churchill Downs' Kentucky Derby Future Wager ended April 3 with unbeaten champion Uncle Mo favored to win the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
Relentless Dialed In came from last on a speed-favoring Gulfstream Park main track to get up in the final couple of strides over 68-1 outsider Shackleford by a head in the $1 million Florida Derby (gr. I) April 3.
A lively opening day of betting in the third and final pool of Churchill Downs' 2011 Kentucky Derby Future Wager ended with unbeaten champion Uncle Mo as a narrow favorite.
Who will win the 2011 Florida Derby? Is it Soldat's race? Can Flashpoint carry that speed? Predict the Order
Despite having only three races to his credit, Dialed In will be among the favorites in Sunday's $1 million Florida Derby (gr. I) April 3 at Gulfstream Park.
A look at the key contenders in the Florida Derby, and how the race will be run. Watch Video
Dazzling Hutcheson winner Flashpoint and four of the top Kentucky Derby contenders are among a field of eight that was drawn for the 1 1/8-mile Florida Derby.
Jason, Tom, and James Scully of twinspires.com preview the Florida Derby (gr. I) featuring Dialed In, Stay Thirsty, To Honor and Serve, and Soldat. Watch Video
Robert LaPenta is hoping Dialed In can get him and trainer Nick Zito back to the Kentucky Derby.
Astrology hangs on while a few other horses are shifted in the mix. Presented by Pauls Mill Read Blog
Dialed In breezed a half-mile in a bullet :47 2/5 for the April 3 Florida Derby (gr. I).
Featuring an interview with George Bolton, co-owner of The Factor. Watch Video
The addition of The Factor and some juggling highlight this week's Dozen. Read Blog
There are changes in this week's Derby Dozen. A few new and a few moved, as we welcome Premier Pegasus and Silver Medallion to the mix. Presented by Pauls Mill Read Blog
On the eve of his seasonal debut, unbeaten champion Uncle Mo emerged over the inexperienced Runflatout as the narrow choice in the March 11 first day of Pool 2 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager.
This is not about who is going to win the Kentucky Derby, as much as who so far has the look of a Derby winner--who is on track to peak on Derby Day, who looks eager to do more than they already have. Read Blog
Only slight movement this week with Stay Thirsty moving up to #3. Presented by Pauls Mill Read Blog
Triple Crown contender Dialed In got the two-turn workout he needed in a 1 1/8-mile Gulfstream Park allowance race March 6. What trainer Nick Zito's 1-5 favorite in the five-horse field didn't get was the victory.
This weekend features Saturday's Gotham Stakes from Aqueduct, and a Sunday allowance race at Gulfstream that will serve as Dailed In's two-turn debut. Read Blog
Robert LaPenta said March 3 that Dialed in would probably go in the March 12 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) if a March 6 Gulfstream allowance race did not fill.
Many talented 3-year-olds, including champion Uncle Mo, and other graded stakes winners Soldat, The Factor, and Dialed In, are among the 162 nominees to Keeneland's Toyata Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) April 16.
Uncle Mo, winner of the 2010 Gray Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), topped week one of the 2011 National Thoroughbred Racing Association 3-year-old poll, which covers racing performances through Feb. 27.
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