2016 Kentucky Derby Picks

    I think it’s pretty clear that this year’s Kentucky Derby field is alarmingly wide open. My liking for Nyquist still holds and he’s really the only one in this 20-horse field that’s really pro...

Christopher Ado’s Kentucky Derby Handicap

    Top Five Kentucky Derby Selections By: Christopher Ado   Once again, this year’s Kentucky Derby has a strong Southern California presence. Since the summer of 2015, Graded ...

More to Mor Spirit

    More to Mor Spirit Than Meets The Eye By: Natalie Rietkerk   Trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Gary Stevens have proven to be an effective Kentucky Derby duo, winning with Sil...

Trainer Notes: Ron Moquett on Whitmore

    Trainer Notes: Ron Moquett on Kentucky Derby Contender Whitmore   Q: Describe Whitmore's temperament: A: He's smart and he's very much his own man. He'll let you do what you need...

Jockey Notes: John Velazquez on Outwork

  John Velazquez Discusses Kentucky Derby Contender Outwork     Q: Tell us about Outwork? A: Well there's not much other than that he thinks he's the biggest horse in the race. He's don...

Jockey Notes: Mike Smith Discusses Danzing Candy

    Mike Smith Discusses Danzing Candy   Q: What is Danzing candy like temperament wise? A: He's a big stud.  He's big and good looking. In the morning he's laid back and cool....

Trainer Notes: Tom Amoss Chats Mo Tom

    Trainer Notes: Tom Amoss on Derby Contender Mo Tom and Oaks Contender Venus Valentine     Q: Describe Kentucky Derby contender Mo Tom. A: He's a laid back horse tha...

Corey Lanerie Talks Mo Tom and Weep No More

  Jockey Notes: Corey Lanerie on Weep No More & Mo Tom May 4th, 2016   Q: Tell us about your trip in the Louisiana Derby on Mo Tom...  A: Everything was really really good, we had...

Kentucky Derby Contender Analysis

  Kentucky Derby Top 10 By: Claudia L. Ruiz With the field pretty much set for the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby, it's time to take a look at each of the contenders in this year's field. Below ar...

Kentucky Derby Horses and Jockeys

As of April 20th, the following jockeys have confirmed their mounts for the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby to be run Saturday, May 7th. Jockeys marked as pending were aboard the horse for its previous star...