Tag Archives: Steve Asmussen

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 […]

Where's My Ring wins 2024 Gazelle Stakes

Kentucky Oaks 2024 Update (4-8-24)

By Jarrod Horak The Grade 1 Ashland, Grade 2 Santa Anita Oaks, and Grade 3 Gazelle Stakes were the final three road to Kentucky Oaks 2024 points races. In this report, I will look back at those events and update my “Fabulous 5” Oaks contenders.  In other Kentucky Oaks news, West Omaha, a longtime member […]

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 […]

Catching Freedom wins 2024 Smarty Jones Stakes

Louisiana Derby 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2024 continues at Fair Grounds Race Course on Saturday, March 23, and I have included Louisiana Derby 2024 picks below. The Grade 2 event for 3-year-olds has a $1 million purse and the twelve entrants will be journeying 1 3/16 miles on the main track. The Louisiana […]

Intricate wins 2023 Golden Rod at Churchill Downs

Fair Grounds Oaks 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Oaks 2024 continues at Fair Grounds on Saturday, March 23, and I have included Fair Grounds Oaks 2024 picks below. The Grade 2 event for 3-year-old fillies has a $400,000 purse and the eight entrants will be journeying 1 1/16 miles on the main track. The Fair Grounds […]

Domestic Product wins 2024 Tampa Bay Derby

Kentucky Derby 2024 Update (3-12-24)

By Jarrod Horak The Tampa Bay Derby was the latest road to Kentucky Derby 2024 points race at Tampa Bay Downs on Saturday, March 9. In this article, I will look back at that event and update my “Exceptional 11” Kentucky Derby contenders. There are no points races on the docket for March 16, and […]

Deterministic wins 2024 Gotham Stakes

Kentucky Derby 2024 Update (3-5-24)

By Jarrod Horak The Fountain of Youth, Gotham, John Battaglia Memorial, and San Felipe were the latest road to Kentucky Derby 2024 points races. In this Derby report, I will look back at those March 2 events and update my “Exceptional 11” Kentucky Derby contenders. The next points race on the docket is the Grade […]

Timberlake wins 2024 Rebel Stakes

Kentucky Derby 2024 Update (2-27-24)

By Jarrod Horak The Rebel Stakes was the latest road to Kentucky Derby 2024 points race. In this article, I will look back at that event and update my “Exceptional 11” Kentucky Derby contenders. The next four points races are the Fountain of Youth (G2), Gotham (G3), John Battaglia Memorial, and San Felipe (G2). All […]

Timberlake wins 2023 Champagne.

Rebel Stakes 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2024 continues at Oaklawn on Saturday, February 24, and I have included Rebel Stakes 2024 picks below. The Grade 2 event for 3-year-olds has a $1,250,000 purse and the thirteen entrants will be journeying 1 1/16 miles on the main track. The Rebel is the 11th race […]

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. […]