Originally a $1,000 yearling purchase, Medina Spirit, owned by Amir Zedan, fends off all challengers to win 147th Kentucky Derby.
The Oaks is Friday April 30, the Kentucky Derby, May 1, and here are some picks and plays and longshots to consider.
Western Canada has a Kentucky Derby starter with the Kentucky-bred Keepmeinmind who will be one of the longest shots.
Woodbine's leading trainer usually has a lot of high-priced horses, but it is $55,000 Helium who leads his Derby twosome.
Post 17 is 0 for the last 41 Derbys, post 15 has been successful recently and outside posts have the best record recently.
Favourite draws well while Derby field made up of half strong contenders, half fillers, in the 147th edition of the famous race.
Derby week begins with several recent dropouts and additions to the field; Oaks post draw Monday, Derby draw on Tuesday.
The prospect of rain on April 24 means many Kentucky Derby entrants will have their final workouts on Friday morning.
With less than two weeks to the Run for the Roses and Kentucky Oaks, the fields for the big races are firming up.
Kentucky Derby update with point leaders and what is coming up April 10 as the Run for the Roses, edition 147, nears.
Champion juvenile of 2020 wins Blue Grass, while Bourbonic upsets Wood Memorial, Rock Your World takes Santa Anita Derby.