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Goz's Kentucky Derby Preview
This Saturday marks the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby. The Kentucky Derby is the first leg of horse racing's triple crown races. Last May it was favorite Nyquist who won the run for the roses. In fact, the past four Kentucky Derbys, the starting gate favorite won the overall race...
Local Trainer Primed For First Kentucky Derby Victory
The Kentucky Derby is the mecca of horse racing and while local trainer Chad Brown has won many big races, he has yet to reign in his first Kentucky Derby victory. Brown will send out Practical Joke this Saturday in hopes to not only bring home a career changing victory to the loyal patrons in Mecha…
American Pharoah Vs. Secretariat: Who Would Win?
Nyquist is undefeated, and his time was 201.3 seconds. Secretariat would have beat him. Big Red's time was 159.2 -- not even close. Nyquist's time is a world record that still stands 30 years later.
Last year, American Pharoah won the Triple Crown...
7 Tips For the Casual Kentucky Derby Bettor
The Kentucky Derby is this Saturday. For most of my life attending the Kentucky Derby was #1 on my sports bucket list. I was lucky enough to cross it off my list in 2013 when I was (soaked in rain) in attendance when Orb crossed the finish line as the winner...
The Paddock Pass Podcast
On this weeks episode we recap this past weekend at Gulfstream Park including the Fountain of Youth and how impressive was Mohaymen? We also look into Keen Ice's prep race this weekend in Dubai for the March 26th Dubai World Cup and of course this weeks Derby prep race at Aqueduct, the Grade 3 …
California Chrome Wins The Kentucky Derby
It was one horse, and the rest of the field, they said.
And this time, they got it right.
Because shortly after the field turned for home, one horse separated himself from that field, and crossed the wire alone - announcing to the world that though he's not a blue-blood, he's every bit as good.
That Ca…
Kentucky Derby Predictions and Betting Advice
I've never had a mint julep.  Hell, I don't even drink.  But after previewing this race, I may need one.
And after it, if it all goes south - like it certainly can in the Derby and is, perhaps, likely in an edition as confusing as this the 140th - I may need several.
The Kentucky Derby Field Preview
If we're being honest with ourselves, we know that 20 horses in one starting gate is pure lunacy.
But it's the Kentucky Derby, and on Derby day, lunacy is sublime.  Absurd hats, copious amounts of breath freshening plant infused alcohol, aggressively white suits, twenty horses, and mil…
Saratoga Saturday Recap
It was another gorgeous day at historic Saratoga Race Course and the fans filed in early.  What would they see?  History and a Triple Crown race winner steal the show.

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