Tags ‘Breeders’ Cup Juvenile’

Delta Downs Jackpot Daily Update: Lukas Leads the Charge

We’ve started counting the days until Saturday’s card featuring the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot, which always seems to create momentum toward the following year’s Kentucky Derby.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Thoroughbred Times TODAY column on 2yos and Derby

Specialist 2-year-olds versus late-developing classic colts: Only five of 27 Kentucky Derby winners since the first Breeders’ Cup races in 1984 have raced in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. And only one BC Juvenile winner has won the Derby. Mor... Read More...

Spa juvenile races have had little effect on Derby winners

After I tweeted yesterday that the first Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner (Chief’s Crown, 1984) also won the Saratoga Special Stakes but that the last Saratoga Special winner (1983) to win the Derby was Swale in 1984, a self-described “a... Read More...

Analysis: Last 10 Kentucky Derby winners and their form at 2

When he won the Grade 1 Florida Derby Saturday, Take Charge Indy became the eighth individual Graded stakes winner of 2012 to exit the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile of last year. Plus several others, including the highly regarded Dullahan, have placed Read More...

Are the Juvenile, Remsen and Kentucky Jockey Club good Derby indicators?

Mike Watchmaker takes the top two finishers of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, Remsen Stakes and Kentucky Jockey Club over the past five years and sees what correlation, if any, there is to success on the Triple Crown trail. Read more at the Daily Ra... Read More...

Uncle Mo Blows Away Juvenile Field

Uncle Mo put on perhaps the most dominating performance of the Breeders’ Cup, winning the Juvenile by open lengths at Churchill Downs Saturday, giving trainer Todd Pletcher his third win at this Breeders’ Cup. With John Velazquez aboard, Un... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Notes: BC Juvenile, Juvenile Fillies

PRESS RELEASE An update on the contenders for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, to be run November 6th, post time 3:55 PM ET (Juv. Fillies below): Biondetti Trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni said Monday that the unbeaten Godolphin colt is likely to run in the Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile rather than the Juvenile Turf. “We haven’t decided yet, but it’s [...] Read More...