Tag Archives: Bob Baffert

Kentucky Oaks 2024 Update (2-12-24)

By Jarrod Horak The Suncoast and Las Virgenes Stakes were the latest road to Kentucky Oaks 2024 points races. In this article, I will look back at those races and update my “Fabulous 5” Oaks contenders. The Rachel Alexandra (Feb. 17) and Sunland Oaks (Feb, 18) are the next two Kentucky Oaks points races.  In […]

Nothing Like You wins 2023 Desi Arnaz Stakes

Las Virgenes Stakes 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Oaks 2024 continues at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, February 10, and I have included Las Virgenes Stakes 2024 picks below. The Grade 3 event for 3-year-old fillies has a $100,000 purse and the five entrants will be journeying one mile on the main track. The Las Virgenes […]

Uncle Heavy wins 2024 Withers

Kentucky Derby 2024 Update (2-6-24)

By Jarrod Horak The Withers, Robert Lewis, Southwest, and Holy Bull were the latest road to Kentucky Derby 2024 points races. In this article, I will look back at those events and update my “Exceptional 11” Kentucky Derby contenders. The next points race is the Grade 3 Sam F. Davis Stakes on Saturday, Feb. 10. […]

Robert Lewis Stakes 2024 Video Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2024 continues at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, February 3, and I have included Robert Lewis Stakes 2024 video picks below. The Grade 3 event for 3-year-olds has a $200,000 purse and the nine entrants will be journeying one mile on the main track. The Robert Lewis is the […]

Arabian Knight wins 2023 Southwest

Southwest Stakes 2024 Video Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2024 continues at Oaklawn on Saturday, February 3, and I have included Southwest Stakes 2024 video picks below. The Grade 3 event for 3-year-olds has an $800,000 purse and the twelve entrants will be journeying 1 1/16 miles on the main track. The Southwest is the 11th […]

Kentucky Derby 2024 Update: No Baffert Runners

By Jarrod Horak This is my final Kentucky Derby 2024 report for January. In this post, I will look back at the Grade 3 Lecomte and update my “Exceptional 11” Derby contenders. The Derby trail really heats up this week with four points races on Feb. 3 (Holy Bull, Robert Lewis, Southwest, Withers).  In a […]

National Treasure wins 2023 Preakness Stakes

Pegasus World Cup 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The Pegasus World Cup will be run at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, January 27, 2024, and the Grade 1 event for 4-year-olds and up has a $3 million purse. A full field of entrants will be traveling 1 1/8 miles on the main track, and the Pegasus World Cup is the final […]

British Isles: Took To Turf Today, Likely Break Maiden On Grass (Next Upcoming Race: )

Three year old colt for Baffert, who didn’t run a step in three tries on the main track, tried the turf on Sunday in a race for maiden special weight sophomores at 9 furlongs. Off at 7/1 in a field of six, he was pretty much void of any early speed and was last down […]

Kentucky Derby 2024 Update (1-10-24)

By Jarrod Horak The is my first Kentucky Derby 2024 report of the new year. In this article, I will look back at the Smarty Jones and Jerome, and update my “Exceptional 11” Derby contenders. The Lecomte at Fair Grounds on Jan. 20 is the next Kentucky Derby prep, and the winner will receive 20 […]

Kentucky Derby 2024 Year-End Report

By Jarrod Horak The is my final Kentucky Derby 2024 report for 2023. I recapped the first eight points races in my initial Kentucky Derby report earlier this month, and I will look back at the Springboard Mile, Los Alamitos Futurity, and Gun Runner Stakes in this article.  Kentucky Derby 2024 Points Race Recaps  Springboard […]