Day: March 12, 2018

Bolt d’Oro, McKinzie Battle It Out in San Felipe

As expected, it was Bolt d’Oro and McKinzie finishing in the top two at the San Felipe Stakes. Depending on whether they agreed with the stewards’ decision, fans of both were either happy or dissatisfied. McKinzie won the race, but after two stewards’ inquiries between Bolt d’Oro and McKinzie, first place was awarded to Bolt […]

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Quip Pulls the Upset in Tampa Bay Derby

19-1 longshot Quip, not raced since the Kentucky Jockey Club Nov. 25, 2017, pulled an upset in the Tampa Bay Derby, throwing another monkey wrench in the Road to the Kentucky Derby. The favorite, World of Trouble, set the pace, but Quip was never farther than a half a length behind as he stayed glued […]

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Enticed Wins Gotham in the Stretch

Enticed overcame a stubborn Old Time Revival in the stretch to win the Gotham Stakes, securing a place for the up-and-down colt in the Kentucky Derby. Old Time Revival and Cove Blue, both longshots, set quick fractions for the first half-mile as Enticed lay back, waiting for the two to tire. As the horses entered […]

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