Ticker
  • Cinco Charlie goes gate to wire in the William Walker at Churchill Downs.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Effinex runs to victory in the Excelsior; Wicked Strong finishes third.Posted 9 hours ago
  • Mr. Jordan DQ'd at 1-5 in the Tarpon Stakes; Royal Squeeze placed first.Posted 11 hours ago
  • Dortmund worked 6F in 1:13.60 (12/22) at Santa AnitaPosted 11 hours ago
  • Carpe Diem covers 4F in :48.60 (2/63) at Keeneland on SaturdayPosted 11 hours ago
  • El Kabeir drills 4F in :46.81 (3/55) at Belmont on SaturdayPosted 12 hours ago
  • Derby points leader International Star worked 4F in :50.80 (8/9) at Churchill TrainingPosted 12 hours ago
  • Kitten's Point gets there late to win Keeneland's Bewitch.Posted 1 day ago
  • Keen Ice is now in at #20 for the Kentucky Derby following the defection of Madefromlucky.Posted 1 day ago
  • Get Happy Mister rides the rails to victory in the San Simeon.Posted 6 days ago

Derby Threat: Dialed In

Dialed In’s story begins in late April, 20 years ago, when a gelding named Dinard was the 1991 Kentucky Derby favorite. The son of Strawberry Road had just worn down Best Pal to win the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) for owner-breeder Allen Paulson. With the defections of Wood Memorial (gr. I) winner Cahill Road (Unbridled’s full brother) and sweetheart filly Meadow Star, Dinard inherited the role of Derby favoritism.


But it was not to be. Dinard aggravated a suspensory ligament in a workout, forcing him to the sidelines. Instead, the Nick Zito-trained Strike the Gold claimed that year’s Derby over Best Pal, the same rival Dinard had bested four weeks earlier...

  Read More

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories