Weekend Winners Club

Jul 13 2017

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Irap and Untrapped face off again in Indiana Derby; Superfilly Songbird in Delaware Handicap

This weekend racing abounds across the states with plenty of stakes racing including some futurities and several Derbies. Weekend stars include Irap and Untrapped of Derby debacle notoriety, but who are both on the comeback trail. Songbird will be racing as well, and a new star may be born in one of the weekend futurities. […]

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2017 Top Preakness and Derby Finishers: Recap

. Tuesday, May 23 Pimlico, MD . Get the Belmont Stakes 2017 Grid Now . Let’s do a recap of the Preakness by the numbers, and review the updated charts that we provided last week showing how Kentucky Derby horses did in the Preakness and vice versa. In the first chart, we showed the modern […]

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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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Kentucky Derby 2017 Pace Scenario Analysis

. Thursday, May 4 Churchill Downs . It seems like I find myself saying this a lot in recent years, but once again, this year’s Kentucky Derby doesn’t have a whole lot of pace in it. Such has been the case the past 3 years when early running types won the Derby, and a couple […]

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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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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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Arkansas Derby G1 April 15th Last Chance for Kentucky Derby Entry

Saturday, April 15 Hot Springs, Ark . It’s the biggest and last day of meet for Oaklawn Park today, as they will run 12 races, with 3 graded stakes, and culminating in the famous Trails End 14 furlong battle of attrition. The highlights of the day are the stakes races, including the G1 Oaklawn Handicap […]

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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 April 3, 2017

. Monday, April 3, 2017 Churchill Downs . This week we keep the top 3 intact, despite 5 new championship series winners since the last top 24, two weeks ago. Gunnevera stays on top despite losing the Florida Derby, a race he didn’t need to win, and probably could not have with Always Dreaming having […]

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