Tag Archives: Todd Pletcher

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 […]

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 […]

Gin Gin wins 2024 Busanda Stakes.

Gazelle Stakes 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Oaks 2024 continues at Aqueduct on Saturday, April 6, and I have included Gazelle Stakes 2024 picks below. The Grade 3 event for 3-year-old fillies has a $200,000 purse and the ten entrants will be journeying 1 1/18 miles on the main track. The Gazelle Stakes is the […]

Dornoch wins 2023 Remsen Stakes

Blue Grass Stakes 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2024 continues at Keeneland on Saturday, April 6, and I have included Blue Grass Stakes 2024 picks below. The Grade 1 event for 3-year-olds has a $1 million purse and the eleven entrants will be journeying 1 1/8 miles on the main track. The Blue Grass is […]

Just F Y I wins 2023 Frizette

Ashland Stakes 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Oaks 2024 continues at Keeneland on Friday, April 5, and I have included Ashland Stakes 2024 picks below. The Grade 1 event for 3-year-old fillies has a $600,000 purse and the eight entrants will be journeying 1 1/16 miles on the main track. The Ashland Stakes is the […]

Fierceness wins at Saratoga in 2023.

Florida Derby 2024 Picks

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

Kentucky Derby 2024 Update (3-26-24)

By Jarrod Horak The Louisiana Derby and Jeff Ruby Steaks were the latest road to Kentucky Derby 2024 points races on Saturday, March 23. In this article, I will look back at those events and update my “Exceptional 11” Kentucky Derby contenders. The Grade 1 Florida Derby, Grade 1 Arkansas Derby, and Grade 2 UAE […]

Jeff Ruby Steaks 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2024 continues at Turfway Park on Saturday, March 23, and I have included Jeff Ruby Steaks 2024 picks below. The Grade 3 event for 3-year-olds has a $700,000 purse and the full field of entrants will be journeying 1 1/8 miles on the all-weather track. The Jeff […]

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 […]