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…

Share this with your horse racing friends
Handicapping tips from


* indicates required

Email Format

About Editor

Rich Nilsen is a 19-time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 of the NHC twice. A former executive with and a member of the NHC Players’ Committee, Rich is a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program and is founder of, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.


  1. wayne sadowski says

    The horse is getting no respect from many of the experts…they think he is an uncontrollable speed based on the FOY collapse….that race was so bad he would have been beaten by a 10 claimer…..his TGs were 3, 3, at 2 and at 3 they are 1, 10 (FOY) and -0 (rounded), has 2 100 Beyer and is bred for the distance… is looking good and will look even better in the winners circle Saturday

Speak Your Mind


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

More in Kentucky Derby | Triple Crown
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...