Category Archive: arkansasderby

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
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
13
2011

The Factor at Oaklawn

The Factor

The Factor arrived at Oaklawn Park at 9:45 yesterday morning, accompanied by fellow Bob Baffert trainees Switch and Miss Match. The Factor will run in the G1 Arkansas Derby on April 16.