Scheduled for surgery on the afternoon of April 8 for a hairline fracure of his left front cannon bone, Premier Pegasus is officially off the Triple Crown trail.
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An injury has forced early favorite Premier Pegasus out of the April 9 Santa Anita Derby (gr. I).
Jason, Tom and Rich handicap the Santa Anita Derby, Wood Memorial, and Ashland. Watch Video
San Felipe winner and morning line favorite Premier Pegasus, owned and trainer by Myung Kwon Cho, is out due to a hairline fracture.
There are several changes to Steve's Derby Dozen this week, including a very tight race for the final spot. Read Blog
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).
Premier Pegasus, Jaycito, and Bench Points had strong works April 3 in preparation for the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) April 9.
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.
The addition of The Factor and some juggling highlight this week's Dozen. Read Blog
Jason and James handicap the Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn. Watch Video
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
Premier Pegasus provided a clear leader for the previously wide open 3-year-old division on the West Coast with his smashing 7 3/4-length romp in the $250,000 San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) March 12 at Santa Anita.
We could see some new faces on the Derby Trail, despite the presence of Uncle Mo and Brethren.
Who will win the 2011 San Felipe? Will it be one of the grade I winners, Comma to the Top or Jaycito? Will it be a recent maiden winner like Runflatout or Alberatti? Predict the Order
Two grade I winners are in the lineup for the $250,000 San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) March 12 at Santa Anita, but a ridgling son of Flatter making his first start against winners figures to draw plenty of attention as well.
Odds-on The Factor showed his speedy reputation is no hype when he turned back a good group of 3-year-olds in winning the $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) by three-quarters of a length at Santa Anita Feb. 20
Lightning-fast 3-year-old The Factor, who turned heads when he broke his maiden in track record time in December, will make his much-anticipated season debut in the $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 20 at Santa Anita.
Two-year-old is undefeated in three starts, including victory in the Hollywood Prevue Stakes (gr. III). Read More
Premier Pegasus remained unbeaten in three starts with a front-running 1 1/2-length tally in the $100,000 Hollywood Prevue Stakes (gr. III) Nov. 20 at Hollywood Park.
Florida shipper High Level Jeff attempts to remain unbeaten against another undefeated colt, Premier Pegasus, in the $100,000 Hollywood Prevue Stakes (gr. III) for 2-year-olds at Hollywood Park Nov. 20.