Kentucky Derby Make the Case: Maximum Security and Spinoff

Maximum Security wins Florida Derby(Coglianese Photos) Because 20 horses enter into the Kentucky Derby starting gate, there’s a chance that many runners will offer overlay odds. Two of those horses offering overlay odds on May 4 should be the Todd Pletcher trained Spinoff and the Florida Derby winner, Maximum Security. Both are quality three-year-olds who deserve to be in the starting gate. But, questions surround both, which is why to get a real idea of whether either has [...]

Jockey Profile – Manuel Franco

Manuel Franco started riding in 2013. He rode so well as an apprentice jockey that he was a finalist for the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Apprentice Jockey in 2013. Victor Carrasco won the award. But, it's been Franco who has made an impact on the New York Racing Circuit. Already in his short career, Franco has become one of the go to riders for some of the top barns in New York. In 2013, Franco's mounts won over $4.89 [...]

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