Florida Derby top three doing well, headed for rematch in Kentucky

Constitution emerged from his gutsy victory in Saturday's Grade 1 Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park in good order, trainer Todd Pletcher reported.

"He came out of (the Florida Derby) really well. He returned home to Palm Meadows this morning and seemed to be in good shape," Pletcher said Sunday afternoon while being honored as the leading trainer Gulfstream's Champions Meet for the 11th consecutive year.

McLaughlin disappointed by Cairo Prince's Florida Derby

Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin was extremely disappointed by Cairo Prince's fourth-place performance in Saturday's Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park, but he couldn't have been more satisfied with the beaten favorite's condition at Palm Meadows Sunday morning.

'All Others' A Rare Favorite in Final 2014 Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool

Since the debut of Churchill Downs Racetrack’s Kentucky Derby Future Wager (“KDFW”) in 1999, the overall betting choice in the year’s final future betting pool has in most years inherited the role of the most-likely favorite for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I) at the Louisville track on the first Saturday in May.

But that will not be the case in 2014.

Vicar's In Trouble pulls off in Louisiana Derby

Vicar's In Trouble broke his maiden by 13 lengths at Fair Grounds in December and recorded a 6 3/4-length decision in the Lecomte one month later, but couldn't make it three in a row in the Risen Star last out on February 22 when finishing behind Intense Holiday and Albano as the near 5-2 favorite.

Constitution ratifies classic credentials in Florida Derby

The lightly-raced Constitution will head to the May 3 Kentucky Derby undefeated after posting a game victory in the Grade 1, $1 million Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park.

Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 4 $2 Exacta Will-Pays


Click here for a list of $2 Exacta Will-Pays for Pool 4 of the 2014 Kentucky Derby Future Wager.

Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 4 Final Odds & Will-Pays

Click here for final odds and will-pays for Pool 4 of the 2014 Kentucky Derby Future Wager.

Untapable romps in Fair Grounds Oaks

Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC's homebred Untapable continued to put on a show at Fair Grounds Saturday when romping home a 7 3/4-length winner of the Grade 2, $384,000 Fair Grounds Oaks under jockey Rosie Napravnik. The duo were sent off the heavy 1-2 favorite and paid $3 for finishing 1 1/16 miles in 1:43.

California Chrome, Candy Boy work for SA Derby

California Chrome and Candy Boy, the two favorites for next Saturday's $1 million Santa Anita Derby, had their final major drills Saturday morning for their highly anticipated meeting, California Chrome working four furlongs at his Los Alamitos headquarters in :46 2/5 under regular rider Victor Espinoza, and Candy Boy going six furlongs at Santa Anita in 1:11 4/5 under regular rider Gary Stevens.

Toast of New York passes class test in U.A.E. Derby

U.S. Triple Crown nominee Toast of New York proved that he's much more than a Wolverhampton wonder when running out a commanding winner of Saturday's Group 2, $2 million U.A.E. Derby. Justifying trainer Jamie Osborne's lofty opinion of him, Michael Buckley's colorbearer tracked the pace before storming 2 1/2 lengths clear in his stakes debut, and earned 100 points toward a possible tilt at the Kentucky Derby.