Key Takeaways From Final Major Weekend of Prep Races Before Kentucky Derby

Tom Pedulla presents five key takeaways from the Runhappy Santa Anita Derby, the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland, and the Wood Memorial Stakes Presented by Resorts World Casino at…

Notable Fillies in Major Kentucky Derby Prep Races

Throughout the years, most top contenders in Kentucky Derby prep races have been colts or geldings. Although fillies are eligible for all Derby preps and can earn points toward securing…

Risen Star Starts Stretch of Key Prep Races

Posted on: February 19, 2022, 05:07h.  Last updated on: February 19, 2022, 01:32h. Steve Bittenbender Read More Believe it or not, we’re just 11 weeks until Kentucky Derby 148, and…

Sham Stakes Kicks Off Santa Anita’s Kentucky Derby Prep Series

The past two years, the Sham Stakes at Santa Anita Park has been a key prep on the Road to the Kentucky Derby, producing the last two winners of the…

Kentucky Derby Futures: Fast Risers as the Prep Season Picks Up

Over the past several weeks, a handful of 2-year-olds pointing to the 2022 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve and other Triple Crown races gained attention by earning qualifying points…