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Puckish Pletcher Pair

In “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Puck, also known as Robin Goodfellow, was an impish character who was always causing mischief. Well, say hello to Harpoon and Vinceremos, Todd Pletcher-trained colts who... Read More

Can't starve this fever

The old wives’ tale to starve a fever doesn’t work with the Kentucky Derby variety—not because the charms of the First Saturday in May are so irresistible 13 weeks away but because sustenance is unavoidable... Read More

Stress on the Derby Trail

We’ve already seen some stress and low tolerance building in the camp of one of the leading Kentucky Derby hopefuls. Following the Seahawks – Forty Niners game, we saw what can happen when the media probes... Read More

New King of the Derby Trail

It seems year after year, the Derby trail has been dominated by horses from the A.P. Indy sire line, and this year that line once again makes a powerful presence, especially through his son Pulpit and... Read More

Road to Derby Retrospect

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 11, 2013) -- Twenty-five races remain on the Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), with the Jan. 4 Jerome Stakes (gr. II) at Aqueduct and the Jan. 11 Sham (gr... Read More

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