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Kentucky Derby Trail: Movin' On Up

In what was the biggest weekend of the year for Derby preps, we saw a wide variety of top-class performances, such as Lookin At lucky turning near-disaster into a gutsy, thrilling victory in the Rebel Stakes (gr. III); Odysseus’ return from the dead to snatch victory in the Tampa Bay Derby (gr. III); and Sidney's Candy stretching out to two turns for the first time in the San Felipe (gr. II) and coming home in swift fractions. Even several of the losing performances were memorable, with Interactif, making his synthetic debut, cutting into Sidney’s Candy’s lead, despite the outrageous closing fractions; and the explosive turn of foot on the far turn demonstrated by Schoolyard Dreams, only to get nipped right on the wire. Read More

 

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