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Lenny and Steve look back on the Kentucky Derby and look forward to the Preakness. Plus, thoughts on Quality Road and Rail Trip, the retirement of Greg Gilchrist, and Stable Boy's Preakness Pick. Watch Video
One by one, they stepped off the van--nine Preakness Stakes (gr. I) horses all traveling on the same plane from Louisville, Ky. The only two Preakness horses previously on the grounds were Dublin and Northern Giant.
Steve Haskin talks with Dale Romans, trainer of Preakness entrants Paddy O'Prado and First Dude. Watch Video
Steve Haskin reports on the day's activities, including the withdrawal of Hurricane Ike, the arrival of most of the field, and the draw. Watch Video
There is an intriguing price horse waiting to strike in the Preakness Stakes.
Following the Kentucky Derby trip of Paddy O'Prado, who ran into several obstacles along the way.
Super Saver teamed up with three powerhouses to win the 136th Kentucky Derby.
No one can boast of having a better slop pedigree than Stately Victor.
Lenny and Steve at Churchill Downs to discuss the draw, visit with D. Wayne Lukas and Bob Baffert, and give their Derby picks. Watch Video
The Derby gods could very well have a few tricks up their sleeve this year.
The withdrawal of Derby favorite Eskendereya due to a filling put a damper on the morning
They all have questions going into the Derby. But it's hard finding questions for Lookin At Lucky.
Looking over the perspective Derby field, here are a few statistics and random thoughts as we head into D-Day minus two weeks.
Lenny and Steve discuss Zenyatta's 16th victory, the recent Kentucky Derby prep upsets and what this means for the Derby field, thoughts on changing the Derby qualifications, and more. Watch Video
While rejoicing in the afterglow of Zenyatta's memorable triumphs, we should not let the greatness of Rachel Alexandra dim after all she did for the sport last year. Read Blog
Saturday's Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland should be one of the more intriguing Derby preps of the year.
This weekend's stakes action will be as much about earnings as the performances of the horses competing.
Lenny and Steve discuss the 3-year-old picture, review Dubai World Cup Day, and more. Plus, words of wisdom from Stable Boy. Watch Video
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The Louisiana Derby and the Sunland Derby bring two new contenders into the mix. View Top 12
Chick Lang made the Preakness what it was to become and was the race's biggest booster. Read Blog
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Ice Box roared onto the Kentucky Derby trail after winning the Florida Derby, but was it enough to land in Steve Haskin's latest Derby Dozen? Presented by Darby Dan Farm. View Top 12
The second wave of 3-year-olds will be hitting the shore all at once in the $750,000 Florida Derby.
Lenny and Steve discuss the Jess Jackson, Rachel Alexandra, Zenyatta, and the latest Kentucky Derby preps. Watch Video
In what was the biggest weekend of the year for Derby preps, we saw a wide variety of top-class performances.
There isn't a grade I stakes to be found March 13-14, but it is by far the most important weekend of the year so far for 3-year-old males.
Awesome Act's impressive score in the Gotham earned him a place in this week's Kentucky Derby Dozen. Presented by Darby Dan Farm. View Top 12
With a lull in the stakes action, this is a good time to complete a Top 20 list in what has been a wide-open year.
Time to reevaluate some of the horses and races, and a look at the Sham Stakes and several classy maiden and allowance races.
Despite the off-week for Derby preps, there were several changes in this week's Kentucky Derby Dozen. Find out which horse moved up five spots to #3 this week. Presented by Darby Dan Farm. View Top 12
Steve Haskin's personal diary as preparations begin for the $5 million Apple Blossom. Read Blog
Lenny and Steve discuss the Kentucky Derby Trail, the Apple Blossom, the state of racing in New York and Kentucky, and the return of Seattle Slew's silks to the Winner's Circle in New York. Watch Video
Todd Pletcher has no less that nine horses on the Derby trail, with Eskendereya shooting up to the #1 spot.
Major changes in this week's top twelve, including a new #1. Presented by Darby Dan Farm. View Top 12
Searching for overlays in this weekend's stakes and a look at Odysseus' resounding victory at Tampa Bay.
Rule, Caracortado, and Sidney's Candy dominate weekend stakes in Florida and California.
Several new faces make their first appearance on the Kentucky Derby Dozen, including the impressive Caracortado. Presented by Darby Dan Farm. View Top 12
Here is a representative group of 23 horses in alphabetical order to challenge the heavy hitters.
A look back at last weekend's races and a profile of impressive Fair Grounds allowance winner Hotep.
With Winslow Homer off the Kentucky Derby trail, which new 3-year-old has entered the top twelve? Presented by Darby Dan Farm. View Top 12
Lenny and Steve propose a racing schedule for Rachel Alexandra, take a look at what the entrants in the 2009 Kentucky Derby have done since that race, weigh-in on the Michael Gill situation, and more. Watch Video
WinStar adds another Kentucky Derby hopeful in Drosselmeyer, winner of an allowance race at Gulfstream Sunday.
There's not much change in this week's top 12, but several of the Derby Dozen are gearing up for this weekend's preps. Presented by Darby Dan Farm. View Top 12
Steve Haskin, senior correspondent for The Blood-Horse, will be one of the guests on Horse Racing Radio's "Equine Forum" program Jan. 30.
Featuring '10 to Watch,' with an eye on a 1 1/8-mile allowance race at Gulfstream Sunday.
Steve Haskin has released his first Kentucky Derby Dozen of the year. Find out who tops the list and create your own personal Derby Dozen. View List
Trainers Bob Baffert and Todd Pletcher hold the most firepower as Steve Haskin takes his first look at the trail to the 2010 Triple Crown.
Lenny and Steve review the Eclipse Awards and present the top 10 real reasons that Zenyatta is returning to the races. Watch Video
After looking at Rachel Alexandra's and Zenyatta's accomplishments it is a shame one will be denied Horse of the Year.
Here are several items trainers should include on their list of things to do.
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