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Inside the Kentucky Derby Trail

Inside the Kentucky Derby Trail

What better way to bring color to winter than to envision roses in bloom on the first Saturday in May, scented green leaves adorning glasses of mint juleps, and the famed Twin Spires piercing a bright cerulean sky.

Stakes and Chops

Stakes and Chops

There have been many, myself included, who were shocked by the Graded Stakes committee's decision to downgrade two of the most historic Kentucky Derby preps, the Wood Memorial and Blue Grass Stakes, from grade I to grade II.

Date Race Position / Horse / Points
Glacial Princess S.
  • BEU
  • $50,000
Horse Trainer Breeder / Owner
Adriano William I. Mott
  • Courtlandt Farms
  • Courtlandt Farm
Anak Nakal Tim Girten
  • Four Roses Thoroughbreds
  • Buckram Oak Farm
Big Brown Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.
  • IEAH Stables, Pompa, Jr., Paul, P.
  • Monticule
Big Truck Derek S. Ryan
  • Eric Fein
  • A. Lakin & Sons, Inc.
Bob Black Jack James M. Kasparoff
  • Harmon, Jeff and Kasparoff, Tim
  • Gary Howard, Marlene Howard & Bruce Dunmore
Colonel John Eoin G. Harty
  • WinStar Farms, LLC
  • WinStar Farm, LLC
Cool Coal Man Nicholas P. Zito
  • Robert V. LaPenta
  • W. S. Farish, E.J. Hudson, Jr. Irrevocable Trust, et al
Court Vision Dale L. Romans
  • Spendthrift Farm LLC
  • W. S. Farish & Kilroy Thoroughbred Partnership
Cowboy Cal Todd A. Pletcher
  • Robert C. & Janice S. McNair
  • Stonerside Stable
Denis of Cork David M. Carroll
  • Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Warren Jr.
  • Westbury Stables
Eight Belles J. Larry Jones
  • Fox Hill Farms, Inc. (Richard C. Porter)
  • Robert N. Clay & Serengeti Stable
Gayego Saeed bin Suroor
  • Godolphin Racing LLC
  • Hargus Sexton & Sandra Sexton
Monba Todd A. Pletcher
  • Starlight Stable LLC, Paul H. Saylor & Donald J. Lucarelli
  • Mill Ridge Farm Ltd. & Jamm, Ltd.
Pyro Saeed bin Suroor
  • Godolphin Stable
  • Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC
Recapturetheglory Louie J. Roussel, III
  • Roussel, III, Louie and Lamarque, Ronald
  • Charles Jacobi
Smooth Air Chad C. Brown
  • Mount Joy Stables
  • Mount Joy Stables
Tale of Ekati Barclay Tagg
  • Fipke, Charles, E.
  • Charles Fipke
Visionaire Michael R. Matz
  • Team Valor International (Barry Irwin) and Vision Racing, LLC (Brandon Perry)
  • Reiley McDonald
Z Fortune Steven M. Asmussen
  • Zayat Stables, LLC
  • Delehanty Stock Farm
Z Humor Steven M. Asmussen
  • Zayat Stables, LLC
  • Jayeff B Stables

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