Month: March 2018

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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Upset! Promises Fulfilled Wins Fountain of Youth

18-1 longshot Promises Fulfilled looked like a favorite Saturday in the Fountain of Youth Stakes, leading from gate to wire in impressive fashion. The Dale Romans-trained colt broke well and settled into first place, going out in a sharp 23 4/5 seconds for the quarter mile, but then slowed down a bit to conserve energy […]

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