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Will Disarm Step Up in the Stephen Foster?

By J. Keeler Johnson ("Keelerman") Twitter: @J_Keelerman A strong field has turned out for Saturday's $1 million Stephen Foster (G1) at Churchill Downs. Nine horses have entered the 1 1/8-mile contest, including eight graded stakes winners and another who has placed at the Grade 1 level. Don't be surprised if one or more of these runners wind up in the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) or Breeders' Cup Dirt... Read More

Who Will Win the Lexington Stakes?

By J. Keeler Johnson ("Keelerman") Twitter: @J_Keelerman Six months after the series began, the 2022-23 Road to the Kentucky Derby wraps up with Saturday's running of the $400,000 Lexington S. (G3) at Keeneland. The 1 1/16-mile contest awards Kentucky Derby (G1) qualification points on a 20-8-6-4-2 split to the top five finishers. That's not a lot of points, but it can be enough to shift the Road to... Read More

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