Louisiana Derby (Grade II)

4/1/2017 Fair Grouds Race Course-Race 11 The Louisiana Derby-$1,000,000—Grade II 1 & 1/8th Miles on Dirt for Three-Year-Olds Post Time: 3:21 P.M. PST Analysis by Michael Patricks It’s now crunch time with racing’s calendar turning to April and this week there are two Kentucky Derby Points races to be set down for decision: The Louisiana…

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 Post Time: 2:55 P.M. PST 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…

The Rebel (Grade II)

3/18/2017 Oaklawn Park-Race 10 The Rebel Stakes-$900,000—Grade II 1 & 1/16th Miles on Dirt for Three-Year-Olds Post Time: 4:05 P.M. PST Analysis by Michael Patricks The analysis returns this week with a preview of the Rebel Stakes from Oaklawn Park.  50 Kentucky Derby Points will be handed out to the winner of this race which…

The Fountain of Youth (Grade II)

3/4/2017 Gulfstream Park-Race 13 The Fountain of Youth-$400,000—Grade II 1 & 1/16th Miles on Dirt for Three-Year-Olds Post Time: 3:05 P.M. PST Analysis by Michael Patricks The 71st running of the Fountain of Youth Stakes is this Saturday.  It’s a Grade II affair at Gulfstream Park that’s 1 & 1/16th Miles in distance for three-year-olds. …