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May 08 2017

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Kentucky Derby Aftermath: Quarterbacking began weeks beforehand

. Monday, May 8 Churchill Downs . In the aftermath of the Kentucky Derby, there are plenty of Monday morning armchair quarterbacks with hindsight of 20/20. But why don’t you listen to somebody that knew what he was talking about beforehand, and won a 50 cent trifecta for $4100 (before they took out taxes sigh) […]

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2017 Kentucky Derby Contender Sires and Sirelines

. Wednesday, May 3 Churchill Downs . Today we’ll look at a brief analysis of the sires of this year’s Kentucky Derby. Judging the relevance of the sires in this race goes way beyond what the sires cost or even how many winners they have. For example, Storm Cat was the most prolific, and at […]

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Major Kentucky Derby Preps 1997-Present

. Monday, May 1 Churchill Downs . Major Preps for the Kentucky Derby . I wanted to do a short video about this but maybe I’ll roll it into just one Derby preview video with some other factors involved. Time is limited right now leading up to the Derby. It’s definitely worth some coverage. . […]

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Churchill Downs Opening Day Grid PP’s April 29 2017

. Saturday, April 29 2017 Churchill Downs . Legendary Churchill Downs will have its opening day as usual, a week before the Kentucky Derby. Check out the Grid for free this weekend, and stay tuned for great Derby articles all throughout next week. . . Download Churchill Downs April 29 Grid now

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2017 Kentucky Derby Final 1/4 Mile Times in Contender Preps

. Monday, April 24 Churchill Downs . We’re doing things a bit differently and will be sharing some new tidbits of information every day leading up to the Kentucky Derby. . One of the factors in the Derby Grid is the Final 1/4 mile times in the final preps of the Derby contenders, which is […]

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Doug’s Double Derby Dozen April 17, 2017

. Monday, April 17, 2017 Churchill Downs . This week had some more turmoil in the rankings, as Classic Empire made a classic comeback from injury, providing the fastest and decisive closing kick in the Arkansas Derby, and proving why he was the 2yo champ. . . Thus, he vaults back into number one in […]

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Doug’s Double Derby Dozen- April 10 2017

. Monday, April 10 Churchill Downs . This week bears some more changing in the rankings as usual. Unlike last year, when the top 5, 10, etc, remained fairly static, it’s very dynamic this year, as there are new winners every week, that haven’t won anything significant before. . One that did win a major […]

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Doug’s Double Derby Dozen +1 March 20 2017

. Monday, March 20 Churchill Downs . This week’s Derby Dozen features some changes based on some performances and non-performances last weekend. No change for the top 3, who are locked in for now but could change next week due to the high volatility in the market this year. . It was necessary to move […]

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Doug’s Double Derby Dozen March 6 2017

. Monday, March 6, 2017 Churchill Downs . Major shakeups at the top of the Derby Dozen the past couple weeks, not just because there were some new winners in the first 3 Derby Championship Series races, stamping their Kentucky Derby tickets and vaulting to the top 3 spots on the Derby Points Leaderboard. . […]

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Doug’s Derby Dozen Feb.22 2017 with Grid

. Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Churchill Downs . Irish War Cry (Curlin) remains atop the Derby Dozen this week, because I said he is. Tis true, One Liner was most impressive in the Southwest Stakes G2, and there was some internal debate (inside my own head) over whether to promote him to 2nd or 3rd. […]

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