In England, Poetic Flare won the prestigious 2000 Guineas and he comes from a famed Canadian family, plus stakes results elsewhere.
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.
With less than two weeks to the Run for the Roses and Kentucky Oaks, the fields for the big races are firming up.
A couple of Alberta breeders will be cheering hard for Oaks fave as they own close relatives to the sensational and talented filly.
It's time to get reacquainted with the Kentucky Derby horses; Maxfield could be vulnerable off the long layoff, who can beat him?
To determine the probability of each contender winning the race, officials analyzed the historical past performances of each Triple Crown winner.
Spectatorless racing could begin within a week after the backstretch opens with strict protocols for those allowed to be with the horses.
Event pits American Triple Crown winners in virtual horse race with three-hour NBC broadcast to raise $2 million for COVID-19 relief.