Tag Archives: Florida Derby

  • APRIL 19TH, 2011

    2011 Kentucky Derby Preview

    Since January 1, when last year’s crop of juvenile Thoroughbreds officially turned three-years old, there have been close to 60 prep races to determine the 20-horse field for this year’s 137th running of horse racing’s premier event; the Kentucky Derby. This year’s race from storied Churchill Downs in Louisville is set for Saturday, May 7th. The f.....

  • MARCH 19TH, 2010

    Florida Derby: Short-priced Horses Dominate Lately

    Favorites in the Florida Derby have dominated in the 21st Century. Eight winners have returned less than $7 on the front end, including five top choices. During the previous decade only one favorite made the Gulfstream Park winner’s circle: High Fly, which paid $2.80. In the past 10 renewals, there have been only two double-digit payoffs, both in fields .....