Kentucky Derby Top 10: Each contender in a single word

Ready for a challenge? Rank your 10 favorite horses on the Road to the 2020 Kentucky Derby—then try to describe them in a single word.

Kentucky Derby Top 10: Authentic joins the fray

The new year is underway and the Road to the 2020 Kentucky Derby has already taken a few interesting twists.

Kentucky Derby Top 10: Honor A. P. leads the charge into winter

Although three Road to the Kentucky Derby prep races took place over the last two weeks, the results did little to change our Kentucky Derby Top 10 rankings.

Kentucky Derby Top 10: Early twists and turns

It’s only December, but the 2019-2020 Road to the Kentucky Derby has already taken a few unexpected turns.

Early impressions on the Road to the 2020 Kentucky Derby

Churchill Downs - Coady Photography The first phase of the 2019-2020 Road to the Kentucky Derby—running through the championship-defining Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1)—is complete. Now we can turn our attention to the second phase, in which late-maturing juveniles will seek to steal the spotlight in races like the November 30 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (G2) at Churchill Downs, the December 7 Remsen Stakes (G2) at Aqueduct and the December 7 Los Alamitos Futurity (G2) at Los Alamitos. It’s [...]

2020 Kentucky Derby: Four Japanese challengers to follow

Who will follow in the hoofprints of Lani and Master Fencer as the latest Japanese challenger in the Run for the Roses? Here are a few names to follow on the Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby.