Race of the Week 2017

Countdown to the Crown - Feb 5th

The recent trends might "feel" like late bloomers have dominated the Kentucky Derby, but don't be fooled. The top four finishers of the last five Derbies averaged 3.7 starts as 2-year-olds and owned a combined mark of 34-for-79 as juveniles, a smashing 43 percent win rate. Almost half (10) of those 21 horses were stakes winners during their 2-year-old campaigns. Only 3 of those 21 raced less than twice at age 2 (Curlin, Big Brown and Denis of Cork). Read More

 

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