Tag Archives: Mystik Dan

Catching Freedom wins 2024 Smarty Jones Stakes

Kentucky Derby 2024 Update (4-16-24)

By Jarrod Horak The Grade 3 Lexington Stakes at Keeneland on April 13 was the final Kentucky Derby 2024 points race. In this article, I will look back at that event and update my “Exceptional 11” Kentucky Derby contenders.  In other Derby news, No More Time was injured during a pre-Derby workout on April 14. […]

Fierceness wins at Saratoga in 2023.

Kentucky Derby 2024 Update (4-2-24)

By Jarrod Horak The UAE Derby, Florida Derby, and Arkansas Derby were the latest road to Kentucky Derby 2024 points races on Saturday, March 30. In this article, I will look back at those events and update my “Exceptional 11” Kentucky Derby contenders. The Grade 2 Wood Memorial, Grade 1 Blue Grass, and Grade 1 […]

Timberlake wins 2024 Rebel Stakes

Arkansas Derby 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2024 continues at Oaklawn on Saturday, March 30, and I have included Arkansas Derby 2024 picks below. The Grade 1 event for 3-year-olds has a $1.5 million purse and the ten entrants will be journeying 1 1/8 miles on the main track. The Arkansas Derby is the […]

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. […]

Smarty Jones Stakes 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2024 continues at Oaklawn on Monday, January 1, and I have included Smarty Jones Stakes 2024 picks below. The non-graded event for 3-year-olds has a $300,000 purse and the nine entrants will be traveling 1 1/16 miles on the main track. The Smarty Jones is the 9th […]