Preakness Picks: Can Anyone Stop Mage? The Godzilla of Truth is here with his analysis of the second leg of the Triple Crown.
Will Mage dominate the field? Can Bob Baffert’s horse, National Treasure, overcome its #1 post position against the rail? Is there value in a longshot like Perform or Coffeewithchris? I have your comprehensive racing preview for the Preakness Stakes below. Read on to get the edge on the field this Saturday.
This colt was an afterthought in the Brad Cox barn in January. Five months later and he’s a co-favorite to win the Kentucky Derby. He was nothing special as a two-yea-old, but then he turned three, and he’s improved with every outing. Maturity matters at three.
Forte is the current favorite at 3-1 odds, but Tapit Trice has four straight wins, with one of them coming last month at the Blue Grass Stakes. Ironically enough, Hall of Fame trainer Todd Pletcher is the trainer for both of the top two horses, so he should feel great entering the race.
Thoroughbred racing’s Grade 2, $1 million Rebel Stakes extravaganza held today at Oaklawn Park in Little Rock, Arkansas will start separating Kentucky Derby contenders from pretenders.
The 19th running of the $300,000 Virginia Derby at Colonial Downs features to be a doozy. It all happens today at about 6:00 PM in…