Wood Memorial & Santa Anita Derby preview

by TCI 6 years ago

Jon and Joel talk about whether or not the Florida and Louisiana Derbies delivered, as well as how they impacted the TCI Top 10. They also tell you why this weekend will be the most important to date on the 2014 Derby Trail.

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TCI Top 10

Rank Name Bris Comments
1 Social Inclusion 106 Boom or bust? It’s boom for us; His lethal cruising speed should be tough to catch in the Wood.
2 Constitution 97 Showed class and ability to stay perfect in the Florida Derby, and got some needed education in the process.
3 Samraat 99 Does not need to stay undefeated in the Wood, just needs to be finishing well to set him up for May 3rd.
4 Candy Boy 97 Like Samraat, a win isn’t necessary, but he has to be going the right way in the SA Derby, which should get him needed points.
5 California Chrome 102 Razor sharp right now and gets a big stage in the SA Derby to prove he can be among the best of his class.
6 Conquest Titan 93 A strong closing run under Borel in the Arkansas Derby would put him right back in the thick of things.
7 Cairo Prince 100 Zero punch in the FL Derby raises serious concerns about him being over the top, and his chances to draw in.
8 Tapiture 99 Horse for Churchill’s course keeps running well and is in great hands; Distance, not quality, could be the main hurdle.
9 Hoppertunity 99 Rebel win punched his ticket, so Baffert now keeping him home for SA Derby, where he’ll get measured for class.
10 Intense Holiday 99 The track & race didn’t favor his style in La. Derby, but the KY Derby will favor his style; Still needs a big forward step.


OFF: Tonalist
through 4/4/2014

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