How to bet the Smarty Jones Stakes

It seems trainer Steve Asmussen is throwing everything but the kitchen sink at Friday’s $150,000 Smarty Jones S. on opening day at Oaklawn Park.

Kentucky Derby contender profile: Enforceable

They say patience is a virtue, and the merit of this belief was reiterated when Enforceable rallied to victory in the $200,000 Lecomte (G3) on Jan. 18 at Fair Grounds.

Kentucky Derby Top 10: Baffert unveils potential star

Where do Nadal and Blackberry Wine rank in our latest Kentucky Derby Top 10? The answer might surprise you.

Enforceable continues ascent with late-running Lecomte victory

Capitalizing on a fast pace, Enforceable delivered a career-best performance in the $200,000 Lecomte (G3) on Jan. 18 at Fair Grounds, where he closed impressively from the back of the pack to score a comfortable victory.

How to bet the Lecomte day all-stakes Pick 4 at Fair Grounds

Six stakes races are on the agenda for Jan. 18 at Fair Grounds, including the $200,000 Lecomte (G3), a Road to the Kentucky Derby prep race with 14 entries.

How to bet the Lecomte Stakes

Where should we begin to narrow down the contenders for Saturday’s $200,000 Lecomte (G3) at Fair Grounds? History can point us in the right direction.

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 contender profile: Authentic

Just how talented is Authentic, who joined the Road to the Kentucky Derby with an eye-catching victory in the $100,000 Sham Stakes (G3) on Jan. 4 at Santa Anita Park?

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 contender profile: Independence Hall

No matter how you slice it, Independence Hall is a talented prospect. He officially joined the Road to the Kentucky Derby with his dominant triumph in the one-mile Jerome Stakes on New Year’s Day at Aqueduct, though he already had racing fans abuzz with his promising juvenile performances.