The OP Handicap – Grade IIOP Race #1 1 1/8m Dirt Graded StakePurse $1,000.000 For Four Year Olds And Upward. I just love these types of races because a 1K handicap tends to throw up all sorts of different questions… Read More ›
The AR Derby represented the final chance for trainers to get a horse into the KYD. As many prepared for their last minute runs, Mb Stables was here to win a race with a $1,000.000 purse. The trainer has had an outstanding prep race campaign, and will go to CD on the first of May with three great horses.
This is it! This is the last chance to pick up points in order to get a horse into the KYD. After this weekend, we will have a much better idea about who is going to be racing at CD in what is now only three weeks away.
Our Athletes will have a runner in the KYO, as his filly, Sundress, stepped up in the Ashland, winning a race that she likely needed a top two finish in. It would be a wire to wire victory for this filly that is out of a former KYO winner, herself.
Approximately seven weeks of rest came in handy for Tenrikyo, looking to rebound from a disappointing effort in the Fritchie, when she only had three weeks of rest. The mare by Grandeur ran near the front throughout the race to secure the victory.