KYC Contributor Archive
John Scheinman talks with Claire Novak and Ed DeRosa of the Thoroughbred Times about the Kentucky Derby.
Mike Repole sat up at the dais in the auxiliary press box when he and trainer Todd Pletcher delivered the bad news everybody already knew — no Uncle Mo in the Kentucky Derby.
The most accomplished, fastest colt in the Derby field, Uncle Mo now is widely considered a ruin and likely to scratch.
People endlessly debate whether the horses have the stamina to get the mile and a quarter in the Kentucky Derby, but humans, too, must have a strong foundation just to get through the post position draw.
Despite the weather, Tuesday turned out to be a pretty good morning after all, and those who stayed in bed missed all the fun.
John Scheinman, “Action” Andy Andrews, and Frank Vespe talk about the Derby Trial, Derby contenders, and Derby wagering.
What the figures tell us about the field assembling for the 137th Kentucky Derby is not happy news if you like fast horses.
The shine had already come off him, but it was still sad to see trainer Bob Baffert pull The Factor out of the Derby.
A lot of fans don’t know about the tempestuous relationship between Derby contender Uncle Mo and his stablemate, Awesome Maria.