So far this week I've brought you Derby season haters and people who gush love for their favorite Derby festivals. Today, we're jumping into the deep end by letting people sound off on whether they prefer Derby or Oaks and why.
Shannon Ritter brings Sunland Derby (GIII) winner Endorsement to Churchill Downs and hopes to become the female trainer to win the Run for the Roses.
The Post Position draw for Friday's 136th running of the Kentucky Oaks was held this morning at Churchill Downs.
Kentucky Attorney General, U.S. Senate candidate, and co-owner Jack Conway hopes to have two big wins in the next week.
Derby-winning trainer Nick Zito hopes his return to the Spires will not come up cold on Saturday.
Glen Fullerton of Houston, Texas wins trip to Derby 136 and the DreamBet of a lifetime.
Trainer John Sadler hopes for a miracle for Line of David.
John Sadler trains Sidney's Candy, owned by Sid and Jenny Craig (yes, that Jenny Craig). The question is, "Will they taste victory?"
Four routes will take you within walking distance of the track on Oaks and Derby days
With the exception of a fifth-place finish in the Arkansas Derby on April 10th, Noble's Promise (trained by Kenneth McPeek) has placed in the money in all of his eight starts, including three wins last year.
With the departure of Eskendereya from the field, Lookin At Lucky, with Garret Gomez aboard, is likely to be the favorite for Saturday's 136th Kentucky Derby.
Todd Pletcher-trained Eskendereya, early favorite, is out of the Derby.