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Metaboss deployed a scintillating burst of speed down the stretch to take Saturday's $200,525 El Camino Real Derby (G3) at Golden Gate Fields, putting himself on the Derby trail with 10 points.
The Road to the Kentucky Derby is heating up.
"All Others" is 5-2 Favorite in Kentucky DerbyFutures Pool 2, With Texas Red A Narrow Individual Choice
As expected, the Mutuel Feld (#24), known to many racing fans as “All Others,” was the betting favorite when Pool 2 of Churchill Downs Racetrack’s Kentucky Derby Future Wager (“KDFW”) closed Sunday evening, but that wagering interest was not the overwhelming favorite it was expected to be and Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (Grade I) winner Texas Red (#21) emerged from a tight battle to be the favored individual horse at the end of three days of brisk betting.
The mutuel field (#24), known to many racing fans as “All Others”, has been the favorite in each of Churchill Downs Racetrack’s Kentucky Derby Future Wager (“KDFW”) pools that have opened a calendar year since the wager was created in 1999, and there is no reason to expect that history will not be served when the opening pool of 2015 completes its Friday-through-Sunday (Feb. 6-8) run on Sunday evening.
G.H. Mumm has been named the “Official Champagne of the Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs Racetrack” after a three-year partnership was finalized between the two companies in late January.
Champion American Pharoah returned to the worktab Monday for the first time since he was scratched from the November 1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1) with an injury.
Willis D. Horton's Take Charge Brandi's (Giant's Causeway) lackadaisical run in the stretch of Saturday's $100,000 Martha Washington S. nearly cost her the race as Sarah Sis (Sharp Humor) offered a game late bid along the inside.