Add Event My Events Log In

Upcoming Events


    Print this page

    Family and Connections: Sire - Into Mischief, Dam - Golden Works; trained by Doug O’Neil; rider Kevin Krigger; owner W.C. Racing, Dave Kenney, RAP Racing.

    Pros: Goldencents won the G3 Delta Downs Jackpot last November and returned for his three-year-old debut to win the G3 Sham Stakes. After finishing fourth in the San Felipe Mar. 9, he ended his Kentucky Derby prep schedule with a strong finish to win the G1 Santa Anita Derby Apr. 6. This horse, who’s never finished worse than fourth, seems to be improving and giving more with each performance.

    Cons: Will Goldencents bounce from the 106 Brisnet speed figure he earned in the Santa Anita Derby or will he continue to improve?

    Fun Fact: You’ve probably heard that University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino is one of the owners of Goldencents. Pitino only owns 5%. Dave Kenney owns 20%. The majority owners, W.C. Racing (Glenn Sorgenstein and Josh Kaplan) own 75% and named the colt after their penny-auction site

    Analysis: This Kentucky Derby is loaded with talent. Goldencents is another contender with a very good chance of winning the roses. This horse has done nothing wrong and could get easily overlooked, upping his odds. Unlike other contenders playing jockey swap, Goldencents retains regular rider Kevin Krigger, who’ll ride in his first Kentucky Derby.

    Share On:

    Jessie Oswald's picture

    About Jessie Oswald

    I'm a lifetime Louisville resident with a passion for horse racing. When I'm not working as a paralegal or taking care of my family, I follow Thoroughbred racing and love to share the excitement and beauty of the sport with anyone willing to learn!

    More from author:  


    Voting Open!

    Upcoming Events

      Event Finder

      Louisville Real Estate with Joe Hayden, Your Real Estate Expert!