The Spiral (Grade III)

3/25/2017 Turfway Park-Race 10

The Jack Cincinnati Casino Spiral-$500,000–Grade III

1 & 1/8th Miles on Polytrack for Three-Year-Olds

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Analysis by Michael Patricks

As the days of March begin to wane, so too do the number of Kentucky Derby prep races that give runners an opportunity to gain enough points to be eligible to start in the Run for the Roses on May 6th.  The leader in the clubhouse is Gunnevera with 64 points, while the favorite for the 143rd Kentucky Derby remains McCraken, idling at 12th on the Derby Points leaderboard. McCraken is being pointed for the Blue Grass from Keeneland next week, while Gunnevera is reportedly headed to the Florida Derby on the same day, Saturday, April 1st.  Continue reading