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Denk on Horses

Profile: Master of Hounds

Master of Hounds showed versatility in Dubai, and he has a good running style for the Derby.

Profile: Watch Me Go

To be competitive, Watch Me Go will need to run significantly faster than ever before.

Profile: Twinspired

Twinspired will need to reverse his dirt form to have any impact on the Kentucky Derby.

Profile: Pants on Fire

If Pants On Fire can repeat or build on his Louisiana Derby effort, then he is going to outrun his odds in the Derby.

Profile: Derby Kitten

It requires a leap of faith to expect Derby Kitten to transfer his improving form to dirt.

Profile: Comma to the Top

Comma to the Top has excellent speed, but he has not passed a horse in the stretch since his debut.

Profile: Twice the Appeal

Twice the Appeal is a mid-pack closer, and his ability to move before the deep closers should help him in the Derby.

Profile: Mucho Macho Man

Mucho Macho Man’s running style should put him just behind the leaders in the Derby.

Profile: Decisive Moment

Decisive Moment is a quick, hard-trying horse, but with no graded wins and a pedigree that tilts toward speed, he is a big long shot in the 1 1/4-mile Kentucky Derby.

Profile: Archarcharch

If he can get a clean trip through the first six furlongs, his natural speed should allow him to be creeping up behind the winners at the quarter pole.