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What time is the post draw for the derby?
  • SSilence86 via Disqus · The Oaks will be drawn Tuesday. The Derby will be drawn Wednesday at 5:30 EDT- Traditional Double Blind draw for both. · 6 minutes ago
I saw a statement supposedly from DRF that Shared Belief will be pointed for the Pacific Classic at Del Mar. I haven't been able to get confirmation of this story. Has anybody else heard or seen anything about this?
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  • Sullivan · Melann, good to see you have not changed your ways. Where did you see anything of the sort about his not racing for the rest of the year? · 3 hours ago
  • myjumper21 · I take it that he will come back in the fall at the earliest. I wouldn't get my hopes up though! He probably won't be raced until next year. Maybe longer! With a gelding, you can take all the time in the world. http://sdhorserace.com/2015/04/23/update-shared-belief-back-at-golden-gate-fields/#more-19681 · 10 minutes ago
Bayern, unraced since winning the Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita last November, worked six furlongs from the gate in 1:10.80 on Saturday. Trainer Bob Baffert said he was so impressed with the workout, that he is now considering the $400,000 Alysheba Stakes at 1 1-16 miles at Churchill Downs on Friday as his 2015 debut instead of the original target - the $500,000 Churchill Downs Stakes at seven furlongs on Saturday. Though undecided, Bayern's work indicates he is ready to roll next week at Churchill, according to DRF
Santa Anita Derby winner Dortmund worked six furlongs in 1:13.60 in company at Santa Anita on Saturday in preparation for the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2. Dortmund was ridden by jockey Martin Garcia and worked in company with stablemate Lady Bull, an unraced 3-year-old filly. Dortmund began about five lengths behind Lady Bull, with trainer Bob Baffert communicating to Garcia via walkie-talkie not to urge his mount early. Dortmund quickened between the quarter-pole and the eighth pole and ran to the finish line with minimal urging. "Beautiful," Baffert said as Dortmund ran under the line."He worked a little fast last time, so were hoping he'd relax," Baffert said after the workout. "He's getting very push-button." According to DRF
My circle thinks Dortmund will freak when the race fails to go his way in the early quarters. He's never seen a full field close to this size.
  • Johnsmith24 · Your "circle"...? Which horse has seen anything close to 20 horses? Dormund's been in two races with 12 horses and 1 race with 10 horses. He's seen plenty of horses. · 1 hour ago
No horse running in the Derby has ever seen a 20 horse field and probably never will again in their racing lives.
This guy is really on the move. He was not over taxed in the Wood despite some expert's insights. His work this morning was also 2.2 seconds better than Include Betty a pretty nice Oaks filly. If this colt comes out of his work 100% he will be a great bet for all my exotics and a little WPS action. Franco is every it as good as Ortiz. And he won't move too early like Jose did in the Wood. I don't blame Jose, it looked like the horse was causing the action and Jose looked like he went along with it.
Tencendur had the morning 5F bullet at Churchill this morning. 1:00 flat according to Equibase. Not just a little better but 1.6 seconds better than Derby horse Keen Ice. This guy is peaking at the right moment. And he looks like a monster next to most horses.
She has been confirmed in foal to Tapit. Foal is due early March 2016.
Trainer Josie Carroll said this morning that Florida Derby third-place finisher Ami's Flatter will likely bypass next Saturday's Kentucky Derby in favor of the Grade 3 Marine Stakes here May 16 or the June 14 Plate Trial Stakes. Ami's Flatter, who breezed five-eighths here on the Polytrack in 1:02.60 yesterday, is the Winterbook favorite for the $1 million Queen's Plate on July 5. According to DRF
goodness, is this horse cursed or something? he always gets in injury when he finally gets a chance to show us what he's got.
  • travel_vic · My vet friends have always said that chronic and repetitively injured animals usually have a biomechanical fault in their stride. See the same thing in human athletes and have read many articles in sports medicine literature that backs up that assertion in humans. · 2 hours ago
Dortmund's looking great!
Hopefully, Ocho, Mr. Z, Stanford, etc. set a mean set of fractions at the 1st/2nd, then Firing Line really doesn't press quite as much as usual. Trying to beat the first three faves is going to be tough, though! Dortmund WILL need the most perfect trip however, and Firing Line has proven to be his stiffest competition. Real X-factors are Mubtaahij, Frosted, and the recent bloomers. Getting fun to handicap now! GOOD LUCK!
Just a note, Harry Rosenblum owner of Far Right sold War Story privately to Loooch Racing after his 1st race. Rosenblum said he wanted a horse he could later breed and War Story had been gelded.
Yep. Kinda sad and absurd because his "horrible" work was still quicker than Far Right's & Noble Moon's-and their camps are beaming with praise.
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  • tmallios via Disqus · Surprise-Surprise-Surprise, maybe now people will start looking at Pletcher as someone who is not so greedy,that he would run a horse in the Derby for the sake of running ahorse in the Derby. · 18 hours ago
  • Deano · Had a few bucks MFL in the future book to win the Derby, but I'm not sure he would have fared very well if he had run. I know a lot of people are happy Keen Ice is now in, but I don't see him hitting the board in the Derby either. This is a very tough group of formful horses for this year's Derby. Not saying a longshot can't sneak in but it will take some doing to crack the top 5 horses. · 9 hours ago
We are 13 days from the Derby and we have 2 of the very best jocks in America without a commited mount. The 2 are Castellano and Smith, for that matter 3 top Jocks. The other is John Velasquez. Logic tells us that they are already slotted for the 3 Pletcher horses,just a matter of who rides who. Johnny gets 1rst choice in the selection process. Javier is on Materiality and Smith gets Stanford.
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  • smokinloudveryproud via Disqus · Dont Forget Joel Rosario · 12 hours ago
  • Mary Z. · On second thought, I have a "hankering" to visit Texas. · 11 hours ago
his races are terribly slow ...and has beaten nobodies
Retired to Keane Stud NY.
It's been really bad here. A large portion of the Texas Mile card has been cancelled, the Texas Mile has been rescheduled for next week. I really hope they don't cancel tomorrow's card, there's a two year old maiden race with some intriguing babies.
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  • travel_vic · good friend Lyn, I introduced to the game in Louisiana. loves to take clients to Sam Houston. he tells me that it is empty all the time and getting quieter over the years. Facts don't lie · 13 hours ago
  • Goblin · Exterminator, You're speaking of the thunderstorms wreaking havoc this afternoon, are you not? Saying the card was cancelled for that reason? The field for the Texas Mile was supposed to be large this year. Maybe they can get the track dried out enough for tomorrow. Did you have high wind where you live? Northeast of LSP? We had heavy rain in east Fort Worth, but not the 60 mph wind others were having. · 12 hours ago

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