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Archive for the Kentucky Derby 2014 Category


2014 Kentucky Derby- Mike Jr.’s Picks

Mike Jr’s Picks for Kentucky Derby 140 As I was preparing for this year’s Kentucky Derby head-to-head showdown with the old man, I couldn’t help but think of my first “Derby” experience. The year was 1983 and I was 3 days away from my eighth birthday. At 7 (going on 8), I was a kid […]

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2014 Kentucky Derby- Mike Sr.’s Picks

Mike Sr.’s Kentucky Derby 140 Picks It is absolutely my favorite time of year. The birds are singing and the green is returning to the grass and the trees. Everything feels new to me. And I believe that is the way God intended it to be. I am truly thankful to Him for a lot […]

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Stakes Schedule for May 1st to May 4th

Here’s a quick look at this weekend’s stakes & graded races, May 1st through May 4th, 2014! Check back with us weekly for the weekly updated list of scheduled stakes and graded races around the country and have a wonderful and safe week! BELMONT Elusive Quality S. $100,000; 4 Year Olds And Up 7 Furlongs (Turf) BELMONT […]

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Kentucky Derby 140- One Week Out

2014 Kentucky Derby Line-up So Far We are right around the corner for this year’s Kentucky Derby and the field is starting to take shape. With a week away from that first Saturday in May, I thought it would be the ideal time to take a look at the contenders and see where we stand. […]

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2014 Derby Trial

Derby Trial at Churchill Downs We are just one week away from this year’s Kentucky Derby, but before we can get to the excitement of that race, we have one last hurdle to cross- the Derby Trial. This Saturday a field of 10 three year olds will travel one mile in the $150,000 Derby Trial […]

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2014 Coolmore Lexington

Coolmore Lexington at Keeneland The Grade 3 $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes is the 9th race on the card for Saturday at Keeneland. Set at 1 1/16 mile, this year’s edition of the Coolmore Lexington will host a field of 11 three year olds. The Lexington has seen some major horses grace its winner’s circle since […]

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2014 Arkansas Derby

Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn We’re 3 weeks out from the first Saturday in May and just like me, I’m sure you have been bitten by the Derby bug! Last weekend’s races were fantastic. California Chrome did not disappoint and won the Santa Anita Derby like there was nothing to it, while at the Wood Memorial, […]

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2014 Blue Grass Stakes

Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland Only 3 weeks out from the first Saturday in May and I can’t wait! Last weekend’s races were fantastic. California Chrome did not disappoint and won the Santa Anita Derby like there was nothing to it, while at the Wood Memorial, Wicked Strong pulled off an upset over Samraat and […]

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2014 Wood Memorial

Wood Memorial at Aqueduct One month from now we’ll get to see this year’s Kentucky Derby and I, for one, am very excited about it! The contenders are getting better and better as the competition heats up and this weekend’s Derby prep races are no exception. Last week we caught the lightly raced Constitution winning […]

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2014 Santa Anita Derby

Santa Anita Derby at Santa Anita We’re right at a month away from this year’s Kentucky Derby and the competition is getting fierce! Last week we caught the lightly raced Constitution winning the Florida Derby by a neck over Wildcat Red and Vicar’s In Trouble nabbed a 3 ½ length victory in the Louisiana Derby. […]

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