Category Archive: derbypreps

Apr
20
2011

ArchArchArch arrives at Churchill Downs

ArchArchArch

ArchArchArch rejoined trainer William “Jinks” Fires at his barn at Churchill Downs yesterday. ArchArchArch most recently won the G1 Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park over Nehro, trained by Steve Asmussen. Both horses have secured enough earnings to be guaranteed a spot in the gate for the Kentucky Derby on May 7th.


Apr
20
2011

Mucho Macho Man gallops at Churchill Downs

Mucho Macho Man

Mucho Macho Man took to the track to stretch his legs yesterday morning at Churchill Downs. Mucho Macho Man, who won the G2 Risen Star, is trained by Kathy Ritvo, who is attempting to become the first female trainer to win the Kentucky Derby.


Apr
19
2011

Mucho Macho Man at Churchill Downs

Mucho Macho Man

Mucho Macho Man also arrived at Churchill Downs yesterday at around 2:30am after a van ride from Gulfstream Park . Trained by Kathy Ritvo, Mucho Macho Man was a troubled third in the G2 Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds when he lost a shoe in the race.


Apr
15
2011

Contender or Pretender – The Factor

The Factor past performances

Well, my plan for this series was to start at the top of the graded earnings list and work my way down, which I failed the minute I started with Dialed In (who is #2). I then failed even further by jumping straight to the #18 horse (Santiva). Now that I’ve thoroughly destroyed any semblance …

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Apr
14
2011

Santiva at Keeneland

Santiva

Santiva got in a workout on the Polytrack before his run in the G1 Toyota Blue Grass stakes this Saturday. He is currently the 3-1 morning line favorite in the 1 1/8 mile prep race for the Kentucky Derby and will be ridden by Julien Leparoux for the first time.


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