Tag: Dialed In

Who will it be?

Who will it be?

| May 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Derby 137 has wide-open field of contenders

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This year’s Derby – can anyone win this thing?

This year’s Derby – can anyone win this thing?

| April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

We’re 10 days out from the 137th Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands as these words flow from brain to fingertips, and the shrinking countdown to the first Saturday in May compels me to offer a confession.

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Zito’s Dialed In makes him happy

Zito’s Dialed In makes him happy

| April 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Nick Zito is shedding tears. When it comes to the Kentucky Derby, that’s a pretty good thing.

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There’s nothing like a horse who is a top Derby candidate for the health of his team

There’s nothing like a horse who is a top Derby candidate for the health of his team

| March 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

The impressive victory by Soldat in Gulstream Park’s Fountain of Youth placed the rapidly improving colt on the short list of major contenders for the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands.

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Time to dream about Derby 137

Time to dream about Derby 137

| February 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Another week of prep races for the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands is behind, but it’s tough to say that it produced any startling news or that any significant new contender was unveiled in a trio of Derby preps.

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Asher’s 100-day rule: time to rate Derby horses

Asher’s 100-day rule: time to rate Derby horses

| January 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

My rule of thumb for preparation for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands at Churchill Downs is this: when the countdown hits 100 days, it’s like the Derby is tomorrow.

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Fall memories of a special meet

Fall memories of a special meet

| December 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

The swiftness of the passing of the Churchill Downs Fall Meet is always a surprise, even to those who have spent a large chunk of their lives around the home of the Kentucky Derby.

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