Weekend Winners Club

Sep 30 2017

Archive for the 'Derby Prep Series' Category

Santa Anita Sat.Sep.30 Grid: 5 G1’s including Frontrunner and 4 horse Zenyatta stakes

5 G1 graded stakes races are set for Saturday Sep.30 at Santa Anita, including the now 4-horse Zenyatta stakes, Chandler, Frontrunner, Rodeo Drive, and Awesome Again. . Obsessive Kentucky Derby handicappers like me who try to figure it out at least 6 months early will have eyes on the Frontrunner G1. . Yes Baffert has […]

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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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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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Oaklawn President’s Day Grid Southwest G3 Razorback G3 Feb.20

Monday, Febuary 20, 2017 Oaklawn Park Happy President’s Day! It’s a big race day at Oaklawn as they host the Razorback G3 for older horses and the Southwest G3 for 3yo’s. The Razorback G3 features 8 of the nation’s top racers from 4 and up, running 8.5f on dirt. The prohibitive favorite is last year’s […]

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Kentucky Derby Factors: Win or Place in Major Prep, 1997-2016

. Friday, May 6 Churchill Downs . One way you can almost always root out a lot of non-contenders in the Kentucky Derby is to throw those out that didn’t finish in the money in their last Derby prep, and more specifically if they didn’t finish 1st or 2nd in one of the 5 major […]

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Doug’s Double Derby Dozen +1 April 23 2016

. Saturday, April 23 Churchill Downs . A lot has changed the past couple of weeks, as 4 of the big 5 major Kentucky Derby preps were run, and a couple of minor preps added mostly for fun. . Download Final 2016 Kentucky Derby Grid Here with full field, odds, posts, and over 80 different […]

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Collected wins Lexington as expected; Swipe fails in 3yo debut; Recap and Replay

Saturday, April 16 2016 Keeneland Park . Collected continued his own Triple Crown trail, winning the Lexington and skipping the Kentucky Derby, which he doesn’t have enough points for anyway. But he was impressive in the 10 point win. . . Trainer Bob Baffert plans on entering the talented miler in the Preakness Stakes, where […]

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Arkansas Derby closes out Kentucky Derby Championship Series. Lexington, Makers Mile, Apple Blossom too

Friday, April 15 Keeneland Park . Download Final 2016 Kentucky Derby Grid Here with full field, odds, posts, and over 80 different factors including pedigree, performance, and historical criteria! . . It’s another big weekend in horse racing as Oaklawn ends its spring meet with a bang, and the Kentucky Derby Championship series prep season […]

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Wood, Blue Grass, Santa Anita Derby, Big Kentucky Derby Championship Series Weekend

. Download Final 2016 Kentucky Derby Grid Here with full field, odds, posts, and over 80 different factors including pedigree, performance, and historical criteria! . My friends, it is a big weekend in the Road to the Roses this weekend. The Wood Memorial, Blue Grass Stakes, and Santa Anita Derby will all be run on […]

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