Triple Crown Talk

Is Zenyatta Really Going to the Vanity? Say It Ain't So

Let me preface the following opinion by saying this: I am ready for the criticism. I have braced myself for the backlash. I have found a safe place to duck for cover. OK, now I am ready. Here goes... Are the connections of Zenyatta really serious about racing her in the Vanity Handicap on June 13? Are they kidding? On April 26, DRF reported that John Shirreffs has decided to race the undefeated mare... Read More

Four Derby Longshots to Consider

As always, there is plenty of room for longshots in the Derby, especially this year with the favorite likely going off at 7-2 or higher and nearly the entire field with morning-line odds of 10-1 or higher.... Read More

Major Shake-Ups in New Top 10

Okay, so I have some major adjusting to do from my last Top 10 on March 14. Odysseus (previously No. 1) was injured in a disappointing Blue Grass, Noble's Promise (No. 4) was banged up after a disappointing Arkansas Derby, Interactif (No. 6) might not even be entered in the Derby after a disappointing Blue Grass, Drosselmeyer (No. 7) does not have enough earnings and won't go in the Coolmore Lexington... Read More

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