What is with these daughters of Henny Hughes dominating their male competition? In the States, we all know how Beholder became the toast of old Del Mar with a scintillating performance over the boys in the million dollar Pacific Classic. North of the border, there was an equally dominant case of the lady beating the men, when Academic rolled home the easiest kind of winner in last month’s Grade 3 Canadian Derby. The Tim Rycroft trained miss will try to make it two derbies in a row in Sunday’s $250,000 British Columbia Derby at Hastings Racecourse.
Mr. Money's camp is back to Plan A, the Oaklawn Mile, for his 4-year-old debut.
If Bob Baffert works out a flight, Thousand Words is bound for the Oaklawn Stakes.
But, in the meantime Churchill Downs' Spring Meet has been postponed.
Led by a pair of new Derby prospects, highlighting bloodlines of 3-year-olds to know.
That's true of Oaklawn Mile headliner Tom's d'Etat even at the ripe old age of 7.