Orb’s satisfying victory in the Kentucky Derby topped off a terrific weekend of racing, justly raising hopes that the Triple Crown drought may finally end.
Our picks for the graded stakes races on the Kentucky Oaks card.
The data recorded for workouts is only part of the story, find out how you can avail yourself of even more information.
On it’s third name, find out out the race for 3-year-old fillies that has produced four winners of the Kentucky Oaks.
Stakes record fell, betting records were set, history was made and exciting finishes were the order of the day during the most anticipated weekend of the year.
Our picks for the 2012 Kentucky Oaks card.
The Kentucky Oaks has a habit of producing Hall of Famers – even if they didn’t necessarily always win the race.
It was a relatively sleepy weekend as a few performances hinted at interesting things to come and we gear up for one of the best weeks of the year.
What’s the Kentucky Oaks you ask? It’s a million dollar Grade 1 race for 3-year-old fillies that has a long tradition of creating champions, that’s what!
It was a quiet weekend on the 2012 Kentucky Derby front but Wise Dan closed out the weekend with a win that reminded everyone that the Kentucky Derby isn’t the only game in town.
Thrilling stretch drives where the hallmark of last weekend’s races, in particular the Kentucky Derby preps as the winning margin in each was less than a length.
Upsets were the hallmarks of the Kentucky Derby and Oaks preps with only a few exceptions. Elsewhere, several older horses continued their winning streaks and American’s came home empty-handed from Dubai.
So you’ve watched the Kentucky Derby a couple of times…or maybe even every year. And you’ve always wondered if there were a better way to pick the winner than going by name, number or best looking jockey outfit. There is, pay attention to the Derby prep season!
After months of preparation the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby both provided great stories and solid racing.
Our picks for the 2011 Kentucky Oaks card.
The final preparations are nearly complete as Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby 2011 are less than a week away.
It’s official, the 2011 Kentucky Derby prep season is finally over. And perhaps there’s no better way to send Kentucky Derby trail 2011 on its way than saying Adios Charlie!
It was a weekend full of upsets where the only thing that wasn’t a surprise was that the Derby picture took another crazy turn.
Were pretenders sorted out or did contenders have an off race? That probably depends on who you ask!
In a season where each Derby prep presents more questions than answers, three exciting Oaks contenders burst onto the scene.
In a much anticipated weekend, we saw returns, romps and upsets… but what did we learn?
It was a weekend marked by exciting finishes and unexpected outcomes.
Even with only a small amount of races this weekend, we saw assumptions felled and learned a little something along the way.
This weekend provided some much needed insight to the Kentucky Derby and Oaks pictures. Also showcased this weekend were stayers, with three longer distance turf races.
New stars burst onto the scene while familiar faces stepped up to fill the void in the handicap division.
A weekend full of dramatic finishes and notable payouts brought some much needed excitement to this winter weekend.
Now that the 2010 Eclipse Awards are behind us, we can look ahead to what 2011 has to offer. Judging by a few efforts this weekend, the future looks intriguing.
It was a record setting weekend that saw the beginning of the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks prep races. It’s good to be back!
Just like the horses going on to the 2010 Preakness we’ll take a little bit of break around here as we gear up for the second leg of the Triple Crown.
Our picks for the 2010 Kentucky Oaks card. Also includes race replays and results chart.
Think Rachel Alexandra and Rags to Riches are the only Oaks winners to go on to win 3-year-old classics? Guess again! History is resplendent with top 3-year-old fillies, and specifically Oaks winners, who have performed exceedingly well in open company during their 3-year-old campaigns.
By this time next week another rendition of the Oaks and Derby will have come and gone, but in the meantime it’s time to enjoy one of the most media-tastic weeks in horse racing: Derby/Oaks week!
Derby and Oaks prep season maybe all but over for the contenders, but it’s just getting into full swing for us!