Foaling Date: 3-17-2014 Pedigree: Ghostzapper - Little Swoon by You and I Dosage Profile: 2-5-9-0-0 Dosage Index / CD: 2.56 0.56 2016 Record: 2 Starts: 1 - 0 - 0, $27,345 Best Beyer Figure: 96
Note: Iliad broke his maiden in his second start at Los Alamitos. He made his 2017 debut winning the San Vicente (G2) at Santa Anita then came back finish 2nd to Mastery in the San Felipe (G2). Sent off as the lukewarm 3-1 favorite in the Santa Anita Derby (G1) he disappointed in 5th beaten just 2 lengths.
Kentucky Derby Notes for 4/28 - 12 of the Derby and Oaks horses worked out this morning, including Classic Empire who went a half mile in 49:20 and Always Dreaming who had a bullet 5 furlongs in 59:60. Check out comments and photos for the Derby and Oaks horses plus probable starters, arrival times, barn lists, and possible entries for the undercard stakes. Previous: 4/15, 4/16, 4/17 & 18, 4/21, 4/22, 4/23, 4/24, 4/25, 4/26, 4/27
Kentucky Derby Winners and Auction Prices - Bigger may seem better, but in the case of Kentucky Derby horses who sold at auction, less is more. Here is a look at how (badly) high priced auction purchases have done in the Kentucky Derby
One-Eyed Horses in the Kentucky Derby - So far there have been three one-eyed horses to run in the Kentucky Derby, with Patch this year looking to make it four. Here is a look at Cassaleria, Pollard's Vision, and Storm in May and how they did in the Kentucky Derby.
Review: Triple Crown Handicapper 2017 - 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. Revamped for 2017 with updated info.
Kentucky Derby Traditions - Find out all about the big Derby Traditions: the rose garland, the trophy, the Twin Spires, mint juleps, singing "My Old Kentucy Home", fancy hats, celebrities and the annual Derby glasses.