Two Grade 1 races, the Blue Grass Stakes and Arkansas Derby,
are the last two major prep races on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. Both races
are loaded with talented horses and are sure to send us forward to Churchill
Downs with a bang.
Bob Baffert’s War Academy leads the way at 2-1 in the
Arkansas Derby. The lightly raced horse has made quite an impression on horse
racing fans everywhere after scoring a brilliant allowance optional claiming
victory in his third start and first time going around two turns.
The main competition for the Wizard of the West’s horse
comes from East Coast King Todd Pletcher who sends out Remsen Stakes champ
Overanalyze. He enters this million dollar race after a tune up in the Gotham
Stakes where he finished fifth.
The Blue Grass Stakes features Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes
winner and Spiral Stakes runner-up Uncaptured. The Mark Casse trained colt is
the 7-2 morning line favorite. Upstart challengers Rydilluc, winner of the Palm
Beach Stakes, and Java’s War, second in the Tampa Bay Derby will try to thwart
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