El Kabeir wins as he pleases in Jerome

El Kabeir proved much the best against eight three-year-old rivals in Saturday's Grade 3, $200,000 Jerome at Aqueduct, the first Kentucky Derby prep of 2015.

Win a trip to the 2016 Kentucky Derby

Win a Trip to the Kentucky Derby

'All Others' Edges I'm A Chatterbox, Champ Take Charge Brandi, Condo Commando To Be 2015 Kentucky Oaks Future Choice

Racing fans had some difficulty in separating the major contenders for this year’s running of the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) during Churchill Downs’ 2015 Kentucky Oaks Future Wager (“KOFW”), so they settled on the “Mutuel Field” (#24), or “All Others”, as a mild favorite over individual stars I’m A Chatterbox (#4), champion Take Charge Brandi (#22) and Condo Commando (#4) at Sunday evening’s conclusion of three days of betting.

'All Others' Narrowly Favored Over Baffert Duo Of American Pharoah, Dortmund In Kentucky Derby Futures Pool 3

Three days of brisk wagering in the third of four pools in Churchill Downs Racetrack’s (“CDRT”) Kentucky Derby Future Wager (“KOFW”) drew to a close Sunday evening with the Mutuel Field (#24), or “All Others”, as a 4-1 favorite, but three-time Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Bob Baffert’s duo of American Pharoah (#1) and Dortmund (#6) were close behind the favorite in betting that reflected solid fan support for a wide-ranging group of contenders for the upcoming 141st “Run for the Roses.”

Wagering Suspended On The Great War (#21) In Derby Futures Pool 3; Ward Declares Colt Off Derby Trail

Trainer Wesley Ward has confirmed to Churchill Downs Racetrack (“CDRT”)  officials that The Great War is no longer a candidate for the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I) and the track has suspended wagering on the colt, listed as #21, in Pool 3 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager (“KDFW”).

Stellar Wind flies to Santa Ysabel victory

Stellar Wind (Curlin) cruised to a 2 3/4-length victory while making her stakes debut in Saturday's $100,500 Santa Ysabel S. (G3) at Santa Anita Park, and in the process earned 50 points toward a starting berth in the May 1 Kentucky Oaks (G1) at Churchill Downs.

Take Charge Brandi Heads 154 Early Nominations for $1 Million Longines Kentucky Oaks

Willis D. Horton’s reigning juvenile champion Take Charge Brandi is the brightest star among 154 horses on the roster of early nominations to the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I), America’s premier race for 3-year-old fillies scheduled for its 141st running on Friday, May 1 at Churchill Downs Racetrack (“CDRT”).

Scully’s Kentucky Derby 141 Update – Feb. 25

The Prep Season has concluded and the Championship Season is now in flight, with 14 scoring races remaining for Kentucky Derby hopefuls.

'All Others' Is Kentucky Oaks Futures Choice, Champion Take Charge Brandi Narrow Individual Favorite

Streaking Champion Two-Year-Old Filly Take Charge Brandi is a narrow choice as the favored individual horse, but the ever-popular Mutuel Field (#24), or “All Other 3-Year-Old Fillies,” will again be a solid favorite in the morning line odds for Churchill Downs Racetrack’s Kentucky Oaks Future Wager (“KOFW”), which opens a three-day run on Friday, Feb. 27 and concludes on Sunday, March 1.