Posts Tagged ‘the Kentucky Derby’

Holy Bull and Forward Gal Stakes

The path to the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks passes through South Florida on Sunday, January 29th with the back to back running of the Forward Gal (G2) and Holy Bull (G3) for 3-year-old fillies and colts respectively. Both races have compact fields of six entrants with stand out favorites.  On the girls side Broadway’s […]

Hansen Wins Top Juvenile Honors

by Horstradamus

posted on January 18, 2012 in Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, News, | No Comments >>

For those that thought the voting for the champion 2-year-old male of 2011 was going to be a close call between Hansen and Union Rags there was no photo finish for this Eclipse Award.  In the end it was a blowout with Hansen receiving 194 first-place votes to only 52 for Union Rags.  Now Hansen […]

Kentucky Derby Trail Starts with Gulfstream Park Derby

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posted on January 2, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, News | No Comments >>

The first day of the 2012 horse racing season was all about the first “derby” of the year – a new race called the Gulfstream Park Derby.  Though it wasn’t a graded stake, and the purse was only $100,000 a field of 11 colts showed up to start their path on the Kentucky Derby trail. […]