Six runners who can challenge Maximum Security for division supremacy

Which 3-year-olds could make a run at Maximum Security for the championship title? Here are six challengers who shouldn’t be counted out of the mix.

Pegasus Stakes kicks off summer campaign for Maximum Security

Maximum Security wins Florida Derby (Coglianese Photos) With the disappointment of his Kentucky Derby (G1) disqualification still looming large, Maximum Security will aim to start the summer of his 3-year-old campaign on a bright note when he contests the June 16 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park. Gary and Mary West’s star colt is one of six runners entered in the 1 1/16-mile event, which serves as a local springboard to the July 20 Haskell Invitational (G1) at Monmouth. [...]

Quality horses to contest Fayette Stakes

  Neolithic wins an allowance race at Saratoga. Courtesy NYRA. Multiple stakes winners, a former Kentucky Derby favorite, and grade one placegetters descend on Keeneland Oct. 28 for the 1 1/8-mile Fayette Stakes (G2). With a lineup featuring many horses that have been chasing Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) contenders like Arrogate, Gun Runner, and West Coast this year, this is a chance for many of them to get a welcome stakes win. Favoritism may be contested between Honorable [...]

Pennsylvania Derby Preview: Last Stop For 3YO Breeders’ Cup Contenders

Connect wins the Pennsylvania Derby (Equi-Photo) Pennsylvania Derby Preview by Alastair Bull Upgraded to grade I this year, the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby is the last major race for 3-year-old Classic horses in the United States. Held over 1 1/8 miles at Parx Racing, the Pennsylvania Derby can be an important lead-up to the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1). The most notable example was 2014, when Bayern won by 5 ¾ lengths; at his next start, he won the [...]