In this weekend’s Horse Racing Race of the Week, the 2013 Kentucky Derby trail officially, and ironically, comes to an end where the Kentucky Derby begins. This weekend, we will be taking a closer look at the 2013 Cliff’s Edge Derby Trial Stakes for 3 year olds going a mile over the Churchill Downs main track with the final 20 Derby points also up for grabs. Zee Bros. has been installed as the 5-2 morning line favorite
Like every year, the road to the Kentucky Derby has been an exciting one. I think we are all expecting the full field of 20 to run. At this point, I’d say at least 8 or 10 horses that will be entering have a solid chance to be wearing the blanket of roses come the evening of May 4.
More on that subject as we get closer to the big day and for now, I digress.
Several other races, in all parts of the country, of interest this weekend include the Westchester Mile on opening weekend at BelmontPark. The now seven year old Grade: 1 winner Flat Out takes on stakes winners’ H...