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Canonero II

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Canonero II
Canonero II

What the Nation is saying about Canonero II...

The biggest upset in Kentucky derby history.
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  • travel_vic · saw his last before leaving the US and it said he was not much of a sprinter, Del Mar Futurity · 350 days ago ·
  • travel_vic · Thrush infection would have derailed most ....Running a hurtin' horses is wrong (Casey's Shadow) · 350 days ago ·
As we enter into the final stages of the Kentucky Derby trail this spring, thoroughbred racing fans around the country are revving up as post time draws near for the 139th running of America's most prestigious horse race. Read More
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  • Mike in SB · I checked the point leaders for the Derby and none of the first 5 or 6 horses were considered top contenders at the start of the year. In many recent years the best Classic horses seem to come out of nowhere, but this year a lot highly regarded colts will need to win or place in one of the final 100 point races to make the field, and these races are going to be tough. · 393 days ago ·
  • amdaman · There's a typo in the SA Derby bit. IHA was 1st in the KD, not 6th. · 393 days ago ·
How many Kentucky Derby glasses do you own?Read More
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  • RonMicetic · Have all the Derby glasses from the 1940 aluminum to present except for the bakelites. Derby programs from 1921 on. · 700 days ago ·
  • Firehorse21 · I got 24 glasses and im still collecting and two of them are triple crown winners and they are my fave · 674 days ago ·
Real Quiet was denied the Triple Crown when Victory Gallop edged him at the wire in the Belmont Stakes before an audience of 80,162.Read More
Real Quiet was denied the Triple Crown when Victory Gallop edged him at the wire in the Belmont Stakes before an audience of 80,162.Read More
Sorry, but if you say Groundhog Day to me, I think of the 1993 Harold Ramis film titled the same, starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell, way before I think of the chubby rodent from somewhere in Pennsylvania. I like movies, what can I say. If you’ve never seen it, by all means rent it and hunker ...Read More
But Mine That Bird’s shocking win might have been more reminiscent of another strange Derby outcome, one that happened in fairly recent times. Canonero II might have very well been the most illogical Kentucky Derby winner ever, or at least until Mine That Bird came around.Read More

Canonero II - Race Results & Past Performances

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