The field for the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby is the best we have seen since 2007. That year, colts that ran in the Derby went on to win major stakes in the summer and fall including the King’s Bishop, Haskell Stakes, Travers Stakes, Jockey Club Gold Cup, and the Breeders Cup Classic.
As the racing world prepares for the last stretch of racing before its biggest day on the first Saturday in May, here is a rundown of the colts to watch.
The Preakness is in some ways the redheaded stepchild of horse racing’s Triple Crown.
The biggest horse race in “the sport of kings” usually barely registers on America’s consciousness.