Derby Details 2021 Edition 9

Derby Details 2021 Edition 9 An Eastern Feel by Tom Carley March 1, 2021 The eastern two-thirds of the country has come out of its thaw.  The calendar is turning to March today and with the Derby being May 1, this Derby picture is going to start to develop in the next three weeks.    […]

Derby Details 2021 Edition 8

Derby Details 2021 Edition 8 Predicting the Future by Tom Carley February 23, 2021 The weather around this country has affected the prep schedule of many of the horses in the Midwest.  With the cancellation of the Southwest Stakes, we did not have any U.S. prep races last week. I will participate in an exercise […]

Derby Details 2021 Edition 7

Derby Details 2021 Edition 7 Weather, Weather, Everywhere by Tom Carley February 18, 2021 The weather around this country turned rough last weekend as a late season storm dumped snow and ice from Texas to the East Coast.  This resulted in several key cancellations that effect the Derby horses and human participants.  Not only were […]

Derby Details 2021 Edition 4

Knowing the Players by Tom Carley January 24, 2021 The time has come for us to jump into the pool with both feet.  This week we will look at some of the leading barns and do an early analysis on their Derby prospects.  Like any good story the characters will develop over the next four […]

Derby Details 2021 Edition 3

Hitting Our Stride By Tom Carley January 19, 2021 The momentum toward the First Saturday in May is really picking up velocity.  Last weekend the first Derby prep of 2021 was held. This week we get a rare Friday Derby prep race with the opening of Oaklawn’s 2021 meet.  The Eclipse Awards will be given […]

BabyTalk #15

by Tom Carley     This week’s edition of BABYTALK finds the Derby Trail really hitting its stride. Preps were run in Louisiana & Arkansas this past weekend, and most of the tracks have now had their first 2015 prep.  This weekend we have the first Florida Derby prep with the Holy Bull contenders: Upstart […]