Tag Archives: Reincarnate

Reincarnate wins 2023 Sham Stakes

Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby 2023 Analysis

By Jarrod Horak The Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby will be run at Parx on Saturday, Sept. 23. Eleven sophomore males are scheduled to compete in the Grade 1, $1 million contest at 1 1/8 miles on the main track, and Reincarnate is the 3-1 morning line favorite. I will look at the Digest pace ratings […]

Arcangelo wins 2023 Travers

Beyond the 2023 Triple Crown: Updated Leaders

By Jarrod Horak I feel vindicated for keeping Arabian Knight on top of my list after he finished third in the Haskell. That effort was definitely better than appears, and he rebounded with a strong front running victory in the Grace 1 Pacific Classic at Del Mar on Saturday, Sept. 2. Arcangelo won the Travers […]

Los Alamitos Derby 2023 Analysis & Wagers

By Jarrod Horak The 2023 Los Alamitos Derby at 1 1/8 miles on July 8 looks like a match race on paper between Grade 3 Sham hero Reincarnate and Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby show finisher Skinner. The former has the tactical edge and the latter has the most upside.   Last week, I covered […]

Was the 2023 Kentucky Derby a Strong Race?

By Jarrod Horak The early pace was swift and Mage rolled home from off the pace to capture the 2023 Kentucky Derby. Five horses scratched and the Florida shipper ended up defeating 17 runners on the first Saturday in May, and the strong early pace really helped the late runners.  Ten horses have run back. […]

Belmont Stakes 2023 Report: Early Preview

By Jarrod Horak The 2023 Belmont Stakes is shaping up as a very good betting race. Kentucky Derby winner Mage will not be running at Belmont Park after a show finish in the Preakness crushed his Triple Crown dreams, but National Treasure, the wire-to-wire winner of that race, is eyeing the final jewel of the […]

Kentucky Derby 2023 Recap: Mighty Mage

By Jarrod Horak Kentucky Derby 2023 was a crazy race. Five horses scratched late in the week including morning line favorite Forte on the morning of the race. That left a field of 18 and Arkansas Derby hero Angel of Empire was the post time favorite, but Florida Derby runner-up Mage stole the show with […]

Kentucky Derby 2023 Report: It’s Derby week!

By Jarrod Horak Kentucky Derby 2023 post positions will be drawn on Monday, May 1. We are getting close now, and I will be back on Derby week with more reports. Forte is expected to be the morning line favorite. The 2-year-old champion has a strong resume with four Grade 1 wins. He has earned […]

Kentucky Derby 2023 Report: Final Countdown

By Jarrod Horak We have reached the end of the Kentucky Derby 2023 points race series, and Todd Pletcher still holds three aces. He has juvenile champ Forte and young upstart Kingsbarns, and Tapit Trice followed up his late running win in the Tampa Bay Derby with a smart stalking score in the Blue Grass […]

Kentucky Derby 2023 Report: Kingsbarns Rules

By Jarrod Horak Todd Pletcher trainees dominated the Kentucky Derby 2023 points races in March. First it was Forte in the Fountain of Youth on March 4, and Tapit Trice made his case in the Tampa Bay Derby a week later. On March 25, it was Kingsbarns and Flavien Prat wiring the field in the […]

Kentucky Derby 2023 Report: Tapit Trice Triumphs

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2023 is suddenly Todd Pletcher’s playground. His talented juvenile champion Forte was excellent in his seasonal bow in the Fountain of Youth, and he is the solid Derby favorite after that easy victory on March 4. Fast forward one week, and his $1.3 million Tapit colt Tapit […]