Tag Archives: Resilience horse

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. […]

Resilience wins 2024 Wood Memorial

Kentucky Derby 2024 Update (4-9-24)

By Jarrod Horak The Grade 2 Wood Memorial, Grade 1 Blue Grass, and Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby were the latest road to Kentucky Derby 2024 points races on Saturday, April 6. In this article, I will look back at those events and update my “Exceptional 11” Kentucky Derby contenders. The Grade 3 Lexington at […]

Uncle Heavy wins 2024 Withers

Wood Memorial 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2024 continues at Aqueduct on Saturday, April 6, and I have included Wood Memorial 2024 picks below. The Grade 2 event for 3-year-olds has a $750,000 purse and the thirteen entrants will be journeying 1 1/8 miles on the main track. The Wood Memorial is the 10th […]

Dornoch beats Sierra Leone in 2023 Remsen

Risen Star Stakes 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2024 continues at Fair Grounds on Saturday, February 17, and I have included Risen Star Stakes 2024 picks below. The Grade 2 event for 3-year-olds has a $400,000 purse and the twelve entrants will be journeying 1 1/18 miles on the main track. The Risen Star is […]

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 […]

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.  […]