Posts Tagged ‘Fountain of Youth’

Four Ways to Get Prepared For The Derby / Oaks

There is no secret sauce or magic mojo. All it takes is a little time and plenty of reading and watching replays. If this sounds like a great deal of work, then maybe you’re just not ready to put away the heavy scarf and coat and bring out the light windbreakers and spring time gear. […]

Checking On The Competition

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 14, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | 1 Comment >>

On the road to the Derby, many factors come into play. Did a horse get something out of the race ? – Did they encounter any trouble and learn ?? – Could a race be a “mirage” of sorts by fooling our eyes with an effort that wasn’t as good as posted ?? – Any […]

Three-Year-Old Guns Aim for Florida Derby

by Greg Melikov

posted on March 29, 2011 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, Other Events | No Comments >>

There are some big guns aiming for Sunday’s $1 million Florida Derby. Winners of the Fountain of Youth (FOY) have won Gulfstream Park’s showcase event more times than the other two traditional preps combined during the past 20 years. That’s a good omen for Soldat, who captured the 65th FOY at 1 1/8th miles by […]