Analyzing the Surprising Fountain of Youth Results

Promises Fulfilled winning the Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) - Photo by Leslie Martin/Coglianese Photography The Road to the Kentucky Derby took a major turn on Saturday when the champion Good Magic suffered a surprising defeat in the $400,000 Xpressbet Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park. Right from the start, the race failed to unfold as expected when Strike Power and Machismo—two colts with plenty of speed—failed to make serious bids to secure the [...]

Keeler Johnson’s Kentucky Derby Top 10 — 2/6/18

Audible winning the Holy Bull Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park - Photo by Leslie Martin/Coglianese Photography It was a very busy weekend on the Road to the Kentucky Derby, with three official prep races and a seemingly endless number of maiden and allowance races giving fans plenty to analyze and consider. Most eyes were focused on the stakes races, which saw Audible score a convincing win in the Holy Bull Stakes (gr. II), Avery Island rebound with [...]