Greg DePalma and handicapper Jon Hardoon of TheSheets.com preview the 142nd edition of the Preakness Stakes, where Always Dreaming tries to follow up his Kentucky Derby triumph by taking the Triple Crown’s second jewel.
Greg DePalma and handicapper Jon Hardoon of TheSheets.com take a look back at the Kentucky Derby, where Always Dreaming got out quickly and wore down his competition to take command on the final turn. What’s ahead at next week’s Preakness? A preview of Saturday’s Man O’ War Stakes at rainy Belmont Park also is on tap.
Without a clear-cut favorite entering today’s 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby the chances are better than they’ve been in years for a quality payout at the window. Now the hard part is figuring out which of the half dozen or so horses ranging from 15-1 to 30-1 odds will have the best chance to make that happen.
Greg DePalma and handicapper Jon Hardoon of TheSheets.com preview the 143rd edition of the Kentucky Derby, where Arkansas Derby and Breeders Cup Juvenile winner Classic Empire is the morning line favorite at Churchill Downs. Also drawing intrigue is 15-1 shot Gunnevera (pictured), winner of the Fountain of Youth Stakes in Florida.
‘Racing’ headlines the month of May starting with thoroughbred racing from the Kentucky Derby on the 6th and ending with the ‘Greatest Spectacle in Racing’ from the Indianapolis 500 on the 28th. May’s other top events include The Players Championship starting on the 11th and the French Open on the 28th.
Greg DePalma goes solo this week breaking down the field for the final Kentucky Derby prep race of the spring, as the Arkansas Derby goes to post with Breeders Cup Juvenile winner Classic Empire challenged by Todd Pletcher’s Malagacy.
Greg DePalma and handicapper Jon Hardoon of TheSheets.com break down the fields for two key Kentucky Derby prep races on Saturday’s docket: The Wood Memorial from Aqueduct and the Santa Anita Derby out west.
Greg DePalma and handicapper Jon Hardoon of TheSheets.com break down a weak field for Saturday’s Florida Derby, where Gunnevera and Battalion Runner provide the only two noteworthy entrants for a Kentucky Derby prep race.
Greg DePalma and handicapper Jon Hardoon of TheSheets.com preview the TVG Pacific Classic where 2014 Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome takes on the 2013 Breeder’s Cup winner Distaff. The winner of the 2015 Pacific Classic Distaff and Santa Anita Derby winner Beholder will also challenge.
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