Road to the Roses

Be here as the greatest thoroughbreds in the world battle for their spots in one of North America’s most prestigious racing events—The Kentucky Derby! See live simulcasts of every race leading up to the big day and check here for valuable insights by our own Matt Jukich, as well as a list of all the upcoming races.

Matt’s Blog — Weekend Preview April 22

With the Road to the Roses now wrapped up – here is what we know for the expected contenders on the First Saturday in May: Rank Horse Rank Horse 1.  Girvin – Mike Smith  11.  State of Honor – Lezcano 2.  Classic Empire – Leparoux  12.  Tapwrit – Jose Ortiz 3.  Gormley...

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Matt’s Blog — Weekend Preview April 8

Race 10 – Grade 2 $750k Wood The final stop in New York happens as Aqueduct has shifted to the main track for the remainder of the meet. The Wood goes as Race 10 on a 12 race card that also features the Grade 1 Carter and Grade 2 Gazelle. A pair of horses need to...

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Matt’s Blog — Weekend Preview April 1

Grade 1 $1 million Florida Derby Marathon card at Gulfstream Park on Saturday with 14 races scheduled, and the 14th of them is the Grade 1 $1 million Florida Derby. GUNNEVERA was the powerful winner of the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth, getting a great setup with brisk...

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Matt’s Blog — Weekend Preview March 3 – 5

Two stops on the East Coast on the Derby trail this weekend, one at Aqueduct and the other at Gulfstream. Both of the races are worth 50-20-10-5 Kentucky points to the first four finishers. Let’s start with head to the shadows near Arkham and have a look at the Gotham.

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Matt’s Blog — Weekend Preview February 24 – 26

Mardi Gras is right around the corner so it only makes sense to swing by the Fair Grounds for a bevy of stakes action. The highlight on the card is the Risen Star, but it is surrounded by a number of other graded stakes with four making up the All Stakes Pick 4. Let’s have a look at that.

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Matt’s Blog — Weekend Preview February 9 – 11

Big day of racing in Florida on Saturday at both Tampa Bay Downs and Gulfstream Park. Tampa offers the only race with Derby Points, while Gulfstream counters with a Grade 1. Let’s start at Tampa Bay Downs, where the stakes action gets underway in Race 8.

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