Keyword: Downey Profile

  • Downey Profile: 10 U.S. Noms to UAE Derby

    The UAE Derby, which carries 170 Kentucky Derby points and a $2 million purse, drew only 10 nominations from United States-based trainers among 92 overall.

  • Downey Profile: Wood Full of Early Pace

    Maybe Social Inclusion will stomp this field, but if there's a chance he won't, we could ascribe it to all the early speed in the Wood Memorial coupled with his relative inexperience.

  • Downey: Derby Trail: Where They're Going Next

    With three weekends of major prep races left before the Kentucky Derby, here's our survey of where dozens of contenders and pretenders are going next, listed in order of their Kentucky Derby points. Over 80 horses are listed.

  • Downey: New York Big Two Back in Gotham

    Two horses have dominated the New York scene this winter, and now they look to validate their form against new blood in the Gotham Stakes.

  • Downey: Southwest Looking for Staying Power

    There's a lot of early speed in the Southwest Stakes, but not much of it late, so the race should come down to which one of the early first flight lasts the longest.

  • Downey: Derby Trail, Where They're Going Next

    Connections of many horses have firmed up plans since last week, and other events have transpired, so let's see where they're going next on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. This survey covers over 90 horses.

  • Derby Trail: Where They're Going Next

    Kentucky Derby prospects are gathered and waiting to run, waiting in the wings, and waiting to come out of the woodwork. Let's take a look at where they're going next on the Kentucky Derby Trail.

  • Derby Trail: Where They're Going Next

    We're at the top of the stretch now, and every Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) prep race gains heightened importance. Here's a survey of about 80 contenders and pretenders on the Derby Trail.

  • Union Rags Tops in Florida Derby?

    The program can give you Union Rags to win the grade I Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park March 31. Is that the way you should go?

  • Problem-Solving: Can Hansen Lose Holy Bull?

    Will this year's compact field yield an established favorite or an improving horse in the winner's circle when the Holy Bull Stakes is run Jan. 29 at Gulfstream Park?

  • Rule Goes to School in Uptown Sam Davis

    Rule looks to be the controlling pace in Saturday's Sam F. Davis Stakes (gr. III) at Tampa Bay Downs, and his speed figures tower over the competition.

  • Gotham (gr. III) winner Visionaire drew post 12 for the Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) April 12 at Keeneland.

    Downey: Pyro, Visionaire Look Best

    For Keeneland regulars, Saturday will be one of those days, with temperatures in the low 50's, wind sweeping through the grandstand left-to-right, and a chance of rain. For the connections of Pyro, the mission is to avoid rain on their parade toward the first Saturday in May.

  • Downey Profile: Atoned the Real Appeal

    In the Grade II Illinois Derby, Denis of Cork won't get the dream trip he had in the Grade III Southwest Stakes. And his plans have been changed twice since that race. So will he come through in Chicago on Saturday?

  • Downey: Fields of Glory in Florida Derby

    With Big Brown hung out in post 12, Elysium Fields is our preference to win the Grade I Florida Derby. He has two good races over Gulfstream's track, has been training very well, and has the fastest time of the field at the distance.

  • There's Cause to Believe in the Pick for El Camino Real Derby

    The top headliners in Sunday's Grade III El Camino Real Derby at Bay Meadows are the two Southern California shippers, Eion Harty's A.P. WARRIOR and Bob Baffert's WANNA RUNNER. They're the morning line favorites at 8-5 and 2-1, respectively.