2013 Belmont Stakes Contenders - Looks like a big field this year with both Kentucky Derby winner Orb and Preakness winner Oxbow back for a rematch. Get the probable entries with full profiles and photos here. New!
2013 Preakness Entries - A field of 9 was entered with Orb getting post 1 and set as the even money favorite. Can Orb do it again in Maryland? Check out the entries with post positions, odds, and profiles with photos and info for each horse.
Orb wins the Kentucky Derby - Orb was far back early but took the lead in the stretch and drew off to win the Kentucky Derby (G1) by 2 1/2 lengths over longshot Golden Soul and Revolutionary. Get the results, charts, and photos here.
More Kentucky Derby Photos - More photos from the day including more of Orb, the trophy, the roses, Martina McBride, and lots of mud.
Kentucky Derby undercard stakes results - There were 5 other stakes on Derby day including the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (G1) won by 2012 Horse of the Year Wise Dan and the Humana Distaff Stakes (G1) won by Aubby K. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 5 races here.
Princess of Sylmar upsets in the Kentucky Oaks - She rallied from far back to win the Kentucky Oaks by a half length over Beholder and Unlimited Budget, while favorite Dreaming of Julia was fourth. Get the results, chart, and photos here.
Kentucky Oaks undercard stakes results - There were 5 other stakes on Oaks day including the La Troienne Stakes (G2) won by Authenticity and the Alysheba Stakes (G3) won by Take Charge Indy. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 5 races here.
Analyzing the top 2013 Kentucky Derby contenders - My annual analysis of the top contenders to try and select a winner by matching each to the profile of a Kentucky Derby winner using many of the more popular angles and statistical trends. This year there were is a 3-way tie for the top spot: Goldencents, Normandy Invasion, and Overanalyze.
2013 Triple Crown Trail - Check out the schedule for all the major preps leading to the 2011 Kentucky Derby and Triple Crown. This will be updated weekly with results posted for the races. Updated!
2013 Triple Crown Late Nominations - 13 more thoroughbreds were made eligible for the three Triple Crown races for a fee of $6000 by the late nomination deadline, including Spiral Stakes winner Black Onyx. Any not nominated now will have to pay a huge supplement fee to enter. Check out the list here.
Kentucky Derby Future Wager - There will again be three future wager pools for the Derby on Feb. 8-10, March 1-3, and March 22-24. There will be a single pool for the Oaks on March 1-3.
Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 1 - Wagering is now closed and the field wound up as the 8-5 with Verrazano next at 11-1. Get the horses, odds, and free past performances here.
Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 2 - Wagering is now closed and the field was the 3-1 favorite over Verrazano at 9-1. In the only Kentucky Oaks Future, Flashy Gray was the favorite at 6-1. Get the horses, final odds, free past performances, and exact will-pay amounts here.
Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 3 - Wagering is now closed and the field was again the favorite at 5-1 over Tampa Bay Derby (G2) winner Verrazano at 7-1, who had been the morning line favorite.
Review: Triple Crown Handicapper 2013 - by Jim Mazur. Includes lots of stats for all 3 races and explains how to use a system of statistically derived negative angles to eliminate the "bad" picks.