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Stronghold wins 2024 Sunland Park Derby

Kentucky Derby 2024 Update (2-20-24)

By Jarrod Horak The Risen Star Stakes and Sunland Park Derby 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 2 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn on Saturday, Feb. 24. […]

Kentucky Derby 2024 Update (2-13-24)

By Jarrod Horak The Grade 3 Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs was the most recent road to Kentucky Derby 2024 points race. In this article, I will look back at that race and update my “Exceptional 11” Kentucky Derby contenders. The next points race is the Grade 2 Risen Star at Fair […]

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. […]

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 […]

Lecomte Stakes 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2024 continues at Fair Grounds on Saturday, January 20, and I have included Lecomte Stakes 2024 picks below. The Grade 3 event for 3-year-olds has a $200,000 purse and the eight entrants will be journeying 1 1/16 on the main track. The Lecomte is the 13th race […]

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 […]

Gun Runner Stakes 2023 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2024 continues at Fair Grounds on Saturday, December 23, and I have included Gun Runner Stakes 2023 picks below. The non-graded event for 2-year-olds has a $100,000 purse and the eight entrants will be traveling 1 1/16 miles on the main track. It is the 12th race […]

Twin Spires at Churchill Downs

Kentucky Derby 2024 Contenders

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2024 is in full swing. Eight points races have been run so far and it is time to unveil my first “Exceptional 11” Kentucky Derby contenders list. First, I will recap the points race action from the Iroquois on Sept. 16 through the Remsen on Dec. 2.  […]