Performance of the Week

Eskendereya’s Wood performance makes him big Derby favorite

On location at Spendthrift Farm, Joel & Jon fittingly discuss the Triple Crown possibilities of Eskendereya in front of the Wall of Fame, which includes Seattle Slew and Affirmed – the last two Triple Crown winners. Now a huge favorite to win the Kentucky Derby after romps in the Wood and Fountain of Youth, does […] Read More...

March 20: Another filly steals the show

Last year proved to be the year of the ladies, as Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta crossed gender lines to dominate some of the biggest races in the country. It’s a little premature to expect anything remotely close could occur again this year, but the top performance of the March 20-21 weekend was turned in by […] Read More...

Lookin At Lucky shows the champ is still on top

Lookin At Lucky overcame traffic trouble to determinedly run down fellow Grade 1 winner Noble’s Promise in the Rebel S. (G2) at Oaklawn Saturday. He displayed several qualities that made him a champion a year ago, and it’s those same qualities that continue to make him the colt to beat in this year’s Triple Crown […] Read More...

Eskendereya breaks out in Fountain of Youth

The Todd Pletcher-trained Eskendereya had a break-out performance in the Fountain of Youth S. (G2) on Feb. 20, romping by 8 1/2 lengths and instantly becoming a Kentucky Derby front-runner. Read More...