Will Mask Upset Dak Attack in the Mucho Macho Man?

Dak Attack winning his debut at Churchill Downs (Coady Photography) Although the $100,000 Mucho Macho Man Stakes on Saturday at Gulfstream Park isn’t an official Kentucky Derby prep race, the one-mile race has been a productive first stop on Gulfstream’s road to the Derby. You can usually count on trainer Dale Romans to have a horse in the Kentucky Derby, and one of his prime candidates this year is #3 Dak Attack, who will return from a lengthy [...]

Keeler Johnson’s Kentucky Derby Top 10 – 12/27/17

Always Dreaming winning the 2017 Kentucky Derby - Coady Photography Much has been made through the years about trainer Todd Pletcher’s perceived lack of success in the Triple Crown races, primarily the Kentucky Derby. An oft-quoted statistic from years ago spoke of Pletcher’s early disappointments in the Derby, in which his starters went 0-for-24 before Pletcher scored a victory with Super Saver in 2010. But much like the Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, who lost with [...]

Triple Crown Winners Square Off in Caribbean Classic

Arquitecto at Gulfstream Park (Coglianese Photos) Want to see a Triple Crown winner in action this Saturday? No, American Pharoah hasn’t made a surprise comeback, but you can see a Triple Crown winner of a different sort when Gulfstream Park hosts the Clásico Internacional del Caribe on December 9th. The Clásico Internacional del Caribe is a series of five important stakes races held every December for horses bred and/or based in Latin America and the Caribbean. Similar to [...]