Archives for May 3, 2017

Can New Jersey-bred in the Kentucky Derby actually win? Bet on it

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Regret and Cavalcade, the names are faint echoes, hallmarks of a time in American thoroughbred racing when New Jersey was a lot more than a casual pit stop in the breeding business. They were the only Jersey-breds ever to win the Kentucky Derby — Regret in 1915, Cavalcade in 1934. They were to…

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Wide Open Field for the 2017 Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby is just four days away and a clear favorite has yet to emerge for the May 6 race at Churchill Downs in Louisville. This year’s parity has mostly quieted any Triple Crown talk after American Pharoah ended a 37-year drought in 2015 and after Nyquist entered the 2016 Derby as the favorite and… [Read more…]