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Month: October 2015

HRN Rates Likely BC Juveniles Who May be Derby Favorites

HRN Rates Likely BC Juveniles Who May be Derby Favorites

Horse Racing Nation has put a list together of probable Breeders’ Cup Juvenile entries and gauged the possibility of them moving on to win the Kentucky Derby. Since the Breeders’ Cup began in 1984, only one horse, Street Sense in 2006-2007, has one both races. Brian Zipse¬†throws some surprises in there – most notably giving three-time stakes winner Nyquist a C in his chances – behind Conquest Big E, who has only one two maidens so far. But the rest…

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Nyquist Early 2016 Derby Favorite

Nyquist Early 2016 Derby Favorite

Not surprisingly, Nyquist is the front runner in early betting for the 2016 Kentucky Derby, the Louisville Courier-Journal reports. The undefeated son of Uncle Mo is the 20-1 favorite to take the Derby, according to Wynn Las Vegas. His main rival, Swipe, is tied for second at 25-1. Other notables include Greenpointcrusader (25-1), Mohaymen (30-1) and Brody’s Cause (35-1). Okay, it’s early. Very early. But this is shaping up to be – dare I say it – a rivalry similar…

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13 Probables for Breeder’s Cup Juvenile

13 Probables for Breeder’s Cup Juvenile

Horse Racing Nation is listing 13 horses as either “possible” or “probable” for the 2015 Breeder’s Cup Juvenile Oct. 31. The site lists the following horses as possibilities for entering what is arguably the biggest juvenile race of the year: Air Vice Marshal, second in the Superlative Stakes; Hit A Bomb, winner of the Star Appeal Stakes; Riker, unbeaten and winner of the Grey Stakes; Conquest Big E; Brody’s Cause, winner of the Breeder’s Futurity; Greenpointcrusader, winner of the Champagne…

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