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Derby Prep Review: Smarty Jones

A very promising three-year old burst onto the scene on Monday at Oaklawn Park as Uncontested dominated the one-mile Smarty Jones for trainer Wayne Catalano. Uncontested came to Oaklawn after a solid fourth place finish in the Kentucky Jockey Club … Continue reading

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Derby Prep Review: Sham Stakes

While the other Derby prep race on Saturday, the Mucho Macho Man at Gulfstream, likely didn’t produce any major players on the Derby trail, the Sham Stakes at Santa Anita produced a spectacular early-season prep from for two very promising … 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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