Tag Archives: Kentucky Oaks

Week of May 6, 2013

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.

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Week of May 7, 2012

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.

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Week of April 23, 2012

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.

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Week of April 9, 2012

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.

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Week of April 2, 2012

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.

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Gettin’ Lucky in Kentucky

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!

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Week of April 25, 2011

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!

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Oaks Winners in the 3-year-old Classics

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.

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Week of April 26, 2010

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!

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