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Derby Prep Review – Gotham Stakes (G3)

Back in New Jersey after a fun weekend down at Gulfstream. Let’s review two interesting Derby prep races from over the weekend, the Gotham at Aqueduct in this post and the Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream in our next post. … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Stakes Preview – Gotham (G3)

Aqueduct and Gulfstream drew big cards for Saturday, cards that include the Gotham at Aqueduct, featuring Withers winner El Areeb and the Fountain of Youth, featuring Holy Bull winner Irish War Cry. Both races hand out Derby points on a … Continue reading

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Derby Prep Review – Holy Bull, Withers, Lewis

Saturday was a big day on the Derby Trail, with three different points races, the Holy Bull at Gulfstream, the Withers at Aqueduct, and the Lewis at Santa Anita. We saw some very good performances, some pretty good performances, and … Continue reading

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Derby Trail Stakes Previews – Withers & Lewis

As noted in our last post, Saturday is a big day with three Kentucky Derby prep races. In that race, we previewed the Holy Bull at Gulfstream. In this one, we’ll look at the other two – the Withers at … Continue reading

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Derby Prep Review: The Jerome (G3)

Our first Derby prep review takes us on the A train to Aqueduct to recap the Jerome (G3, 1 mile 70 yards), won by El Areeb, up from Maryland for trainer Cathal Lynch. Fractions¬†– 23.28, 48.11, 1:14.39, 1:14.63, 1.46.17 Winning … Continue reading

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