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.

Rating the first round of 2020 Kentucky Derby prep races

The year is nearly over, and the first prep races for the 2020 Kentucky Derby (G1) are in the history books. Which were the strongest?

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.

Churchill Downs spot plays for Kentucky Jockey Club, Golden Rod

Saturday, November 30 is “Stars of Tomorrow” day at Churchill Downs, which means the Louisville track will host a dozen exciting races for juveniles.

Kentucky Derby contender profile: Tiz the Law

When Tiz the Law powered to victory in the $500,000 Champagne Stakes (G1) at Belmont Park, it was as though time had reversed for his human connections.

How to calculate fair odds for Kentucky Derby future wagers

Maxfield winning the Claiborne Breeders' Futurity (G1) - Keeneland Photo When pondering a Kentucky Derby (G1) future wager, how do you draw the line between fair odds and odds too short to be worth the risk? It’s a multi-faceted question, dependent on timing, basic math and personal opinion. Shorter prices are more acceptable two or three months out from the Derby, when the key contenders are easier to identify. But if you’re looking to place a future wager [...]

Kentucky Derby Top 10: Kicking off the road to 2020

The 2019-2020 Road to the Kentucky Derby is already underway, and while consistency has not been a strong suit among the early Derby contenders, we’ve seen flashes of serious talent from at least a dozen colts.

Maxfield tops early Road to the Kentucky Derby leaderboard

The first four prep races on the 2019-2020 Road to the Kentucky Derby have been contested, so the qualification leaderboard is slowly taking shape.