2010 Illinois Derby (G3)

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What the Nation is saying about the 2010 Illinois Derby (G3)...

Backtalk is a 3-1 favorite in a field of eight for Saturday's Illinois Derby.Read More
  • UpInClass · Threw in a 3rd place clunker after working 6 furlongs in 1:09.3. Many handicappers will abandon the BACKTALK bandwagon... but I have a feeling this talented colt still has a chance to light up the tote in the Kentucky Derby on May 1st... Good Luck to all BACKTALK backers! · 1473 days ago ·
WinStar Farm, LLC’s American Lion made every stride a winning one in Saturday’s Grade 3 Illinois Derby, Presented by TVG. This storied race, the 53rd edition, carried a purse of $500,000.   American Lion, trained by Eoin Harty, broke from the inside post, seized immediate control and was able ...Read More
It could be a big day for the young sire Yonaguska. Here is a little refresher on the son of Cherokee Run. Handsome and brilliant as a youngster, he sold for $1,950,000 at the Fasig Tipton, February two-year-olds in training sale of 2000. It did not take long for him to reward his owners as he won S...Read More
Say that five times fast.... Wood Memorial at Aqueduct - Analysis and handicap located at ThoroFan's Handicappers' Corner today. 1 - Schoolyard Dreams 2 - Eskendereya 3 - Awesome Act. Illinois Derby at Hawthorne -No analysis, go find it somewhere else...looks like a weak field to me for a Derby prep...Read More
i will be puttin a win wager on yawanna twist...
Right now my list shows 8 Kentucky Derby contenders who are finished prepping and awaiting the first Saturday in May with $200,000 or more in graded stakes earnings, and another 7 with a final prep to go and already who have topped $200,000. With 6 slots available between now and Derby Day worth $20...Read More
Is it me or is there no speed in the Illinois Derby? American Lion takes off the blinkers, and he still might end up with an easy lead. He would be tough on the lead.
Jason, Tom, and Les Instone of twinspires.com preview the Wood Memorial (gr. I), the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I), and the Illinois Derby (gr. III).Read More
The GradedStakes.Com Free Selection of the Week is Yawanna Twist in the Grade 3 Illinois Derby at 4-1. We feel strongly about his chances. Watch our video to find out more...Read More
Hawthorne Race Course lists seven 3-year-olds as probable starters for the April 3 Illinois Derby, but don't let the compact field size put you off: At least five of those seven could be serious horses, and Hawthorne's biggest race of the spring should generate plenty of interest if the prospective ...Read More
  • mdracing69 · Let's see if the disappointing American Lion can turn it around on conventional dirt in the Illinois Derby. · 1483 days ago ·
  • UpInClass · ...the answer to this puzzle is backtalk. · 1482 days ago ·

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