Trainer:Larry Jones Jockey:Garrett Gomez Foaling Date: 5-10-2004 Pedigree: Danzig - Turkish Tryst by Turkoman Dosage Profile: 9-11-24-0-0 Dosage Index/CD: 2.67 0.66 2006 Record: 3 starts 3-0-0 $100,900 Best Beyer Figure: 107 Note: Had three sprints last year at Delaware and Philadelphia Park where he won the Port Penn and Pennsylvania Nursery Stakes. Stretched out to a mile in his first start of 2007 to remain undefeated by winning the LeComte Stakes at the Fair Grounds. Was a heavy favorite in the Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn, but hung in the stretch and finished 4th. Won the Lane's End Stakes at Turfway by 3 1/4 lengths then set the pace in the Kentucky Derby but couldn't hold off Street Sense and finished 2nd. Again couldn't hold them off in the Preakness, fading to third after having the lead as they turned into the stretch.
Top Kentucky Derby Contenders - my list of the top horses headed to the Derby with profiles for each with photos, stats, and link to more info like past performances and pedigree.
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 Kentucky Derby And Oaks Security - New enhanced stricter rules will be enforced this year. Be sure to read the rules as many have changed and more things are banned. There will still be magnetic wand searches of all patrons and many things are no longer allowed. Check here to make sure you don't bring anything they will confiscate.
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.
Review: Kentucky Derby Greatest Moments - Commemorative DVD from Churchill Downs with video from 27 different runnings along with interviews, photos, and historical info. Definitely recommended for any racing fan!
Review: Churchill Downs - America's Most Historic Racetrack by Kimberly Gatto. An entertaining and informative account of the history of the track and it's most famous race, the Kentucky Derby, with lots of photos. Definitely recommended.