2013 Triple Crown

Kentucky Derby First Look

2013 Triple Crown | 1 year ago
With all of the final major preps in the books, the TCI boys review the likely field and solidify a Top 10 heading into the critical final two weeks of training at Churchill Downs, where they will look forward to being on location with first-hand accounts of the contenders in coming shows. Read More...

Arkansas Derby & Blue Grass Stakes preview

2013 Triple Crown | 1 year ago
Jon & Joel recap last weekend’s Wood Memorial (G1) & Santa Anita Derby (G1) and talk about each race’s effect on the TCI Top 10. They also break down Saturday’s final round of major Kentucky Derby preps – the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) and $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes (G1) and tell you what to […] Read More...

Santa Anita Derby & Wood Memorial preview

2013 Triple Crown | 1 year ago
Jon & Joel recap last weekend’s Florida Derby, Louisiana Derby and UAE Derby, but did any performances affect the TCI Top 10? They also breakdown this Saturday’s ever-important Santa Anita Derby (G1) and Wood Memorial (G1), and let you know what to watch for from the top contenders in each race. Read More...

Florida Derby & Louisiana Derby preview

2013 Triple Crown | 1 year ago
With Jon on assignment in Dubai, handicapper Ed DeRosa from Brisnet.com joins Joel on the set this week to discuss one the biggest weekends on the Kentucky Derby Trail, as the final round of major preps swing into action this Saturday with 170 points up for grabs in both the Florida Derby (G1) and Louisiana […] Read More...

Spiral Stakes & Sunland Derby preview

2013 Triple Crown | 1 year ago
The TCI Boys quickly recap the significance of the Rebel Stakes before breaking down this weekend’s final round of “quarterfinal” preps worth a total of 85 points – the Spiral S. (G3) and Sunland Derby (G3). Both will likely produce Kentucky Derby starters, but will they produce real Kentucky Derby contenders? Read More...

Rebel Stakes preview

2013 Triple Crown | 2 years ago
Jon and Joel discuss a shakeup in the TCI Top 10 after Flashback’s loss in the San Felipe Stakes. Did Verrazano’s Tampa Bay Derby score finally prove enough to move him into the top spot? The TCI boys also look forward to Saturday’s important $600,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) at Oaklawn, and talk about how the […] Read More...

San Felipe & Tampa Bay Derby preview

2013 Triple Crown | 2 years ago
Jon & Joel discuss the importance of Saturday’s San Felipe Stakes (G2) and Tampa Bay Derby (G2) – two races with the potential to put the No. 1 spot on the line in the TCI Top 10. Will Flashback hold the top spot against Goldencents in the San Felipe? Or will Verrazano continue his otherworldly […] Read More...

Gotham Stakes preview

2013 Triple Crown | 2 years ago
The TCI Boys recap the Fountain of Youth & Risen Star stakes and discuss their shake-up in the TCI Top 10. They also look forward to Saturday’s $400,000 Gotham S. (G3) at Aqueduct, where another 85 points are up for grabs towards the Kentucky Derby. Can a new shooter break Vyjack’s undefeated streak and upset […] Read More...

Fountain of Youth & Risen Star preview

2013 Triple Crown | 2 years ago
Jon & Joel analyze the first pair of “Second Round” prep races Saturday, with 85 Kentucky Derby points up for grabs in each race. Can Violence come back strongly in his 3-year-old debut in Gulfstream’s Fountain of Youth S. (G2)? Who will emerge out of a loaded field in Fair Grounds’ Risen Star S. (G2) […] Read More...

Southwest Stakes preview

2013 Triple Crown | 2 years ago
After a week off, Jon & Joel return from South Florida to unveil the first TCI Top 10 of the year, and take a quick look at the upcoming President’s Day weekend action on the Kentucky Derby prep trail, headlined by Monday’s Southwest S. (G3) at Oaklawn. Read More...

Robert Lewis, Sam Davis & Withers preview

2013 Triple Crown | 2 years ago
The TCI boys preview Saturday’s Robert Lewis (G2), Sam Davis (G3) & Withers (G3), and tell you why all three preps have the potential to feature breakout performances that could rival that of Itsmyluckyday’s in last weekend’s Holy Bull S. Watch it. Comment. Read More...

Holy Bull Stakes preview

2013 Triple Crown | 2 years ago
Jon & Joel launch the fourth season of TCI by previewing the 3-year-old debut of early Kentucky Derby favorite Shanghai Bobby in Saturday’s Holy Bull S. (G3) at Gulfstream. Is the┬áchamp’s biggest obstacle his trip or his competition? The guys also briefly catch up on the Sham, LeComte and Smarty Jones Stakes, and tell you […] Read More...