Keyword: prep race

  • Use Derby Points to Determine Post Positions

    Just think if some healthy chatter on social media was going on this week about which post position the connections of International Star should choose with the first post position pick for this year's Kentucky Derby.

  • 2015 Road to the Kentucky Derby

    Point-leading Triple Crown-nominated horses on the "Road to the Kentucky Derby" leaderboard. The classic will be run May 2 at Churchill Downs.

  • Lenny's Place: Playoff Edition

    Lenny Shulman reviews dominant performances of Kentucky Derby contenders and their prep races. Lenny also reviews Keeneland's Spring meet, including an interview with Bret Jones. Sponsored by Hill 'n' Dale Farm.

  • That Handicapping Show: Arkansas Derby

    Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra handicap the final 100 point Kentucky Derby prep race of the year, the Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park. Download Equibase Past Performances for the Arkansas Derby.

  • That Handicapping Show: Blue Grass Stakes 2015

    Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra are on location at Keeneland, handicapping the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes. The Blue Grass Stakes is a Kentucky Derby prep race worth 100 points to the winner. Hear about contenders Carpe Diem, Frammento, and Classy Class. Download Equibase Past Performances for the Blue Grass Stakes.

  • Fair Grounds Preps a Tale of Two Sexes

    For the past decade the most productive path to Oaks success has been through Louisiana but during that same 10-year stretch, not a single Derby winner has prepped in the Pelican State.

  • Arkansas Derby Last of its Kind

    Keeneland is now back on dirt and that means the Blue Grass Stakes is back to being a major prep for the Kentucky Derby and no longer a haven for grass and synthetic horses looking to back door it into the Run for the Roses.

  • Lenny's Place - 12/16/2014 - Episode 7

    Lenny Shulman sits down to ask Old Friends Farm founder Michael Blowen how he became interested in horse racing. Lenny also comments on Kentucky Derby prep implications with Keeneland's changes to the Blue Grass Stakes.

  • That Handicapping Show - Delta Downs Jackpot S.

    Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra handicap the Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes at Delta Downs this weekend. This is a 2-year-old race that kicks off the Kentucky Derby trail. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Delta Downs Jackpot S.

  • That Handicapping Show: Florida Derby

    Claire Novak and Frank Angst analyze two Kentucky Derby prep races this weekend. Watch to see Claire and Frank predict how the Florida Derby and Louisiana Derby fields will unfold. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Florida Derby.

  • After the Wire: Spiral Stakes and We Miss Artie

    Evan Hammonds recaps the exciting finish of the Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park. The Spiral Stakes is a Kentucky Derby prep race with the top finishers earning points to the Kentucky Derby.

  • After the Wire: Rebel Stakes

    Racing analyst J. Keeler Johnson stands in for Evan Hammonds this weekend as we look at a big racing weekend at Oaklawn Park.

  • THS: Holy Bull Stakes

    Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk discuss the tough field in the Holy Bull Stakes. Can Shanghai Bobby survive the other talented 3-year-olds?

  • New Stake to Debut at Keeneland

    The $100,000-added Fort Harrod Stakes, to be run at 1 5/8-miles for 4-year-olds and up, has been added to the 2008 spring stakes schedule at Keeneland, the racing association announced Jan. 11.