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Derby Top Six for 12/15/13

Derby Top Six 12/15/13 

1. Honor Code   A.P. Indy - Serena's Cat by Storm Cat
2013 Statistics:
Starts: 3
Firsts: 2
Seconds: 1
Thirds: 0
Earnings: $388,000



Jockey:Javier Castellano
Trainer:Claude R. McGaughey III
Owner:Lane's End Racing and Dell Ridge Farm LLC
Breeder:Dell Ridge Farm, LLC

This one is by far the best the east has to offer and I feel he will truly prove it this winter once the major preps begin. He showed a new dimension in the Remsen, where he was up stalking the pace showing that he is tactical which will come in handy in a twenty horse field like the Derby. More often than not horses who are deep closers don't win the Derby, you have to be more tactical than what Honor Code was showing before the Remsen, and now with this new dimension he has unleashed there are no limitations for this son of A.P. Indy. I expect that Shug probably will not run this one again until either the Holy Bull Stakes or Fountain Of Youth Stakes both at Gulfstream Park, that way t…

Kentucky Derby Top Six for 12/1/13

Kentucky Derby Top Six 12/1/13 
After some losses and disappointing preformances this past week there are some minor changes on my Derby Top Six including dropping off of Green Mask due to his loss in the Real Quiet Stakes I feel he doesn't want any part of a mile and a quarter and he may not want to run on dirt. That being said lets get started... 
1. Honor Code  A.P. Indy - Serena's Cat by Storm Cat
2013 Statistics:
Starts: 3
Firsts: 2
Seconds: 1
Thirds: 0
Earnings: $388,000
Earnings Per Start: $129,333


Jockey:Javier Castellano
Trainer:Claude R. McGaughey III
Owner:Lane's End Racing and Dell Ridge Farm LLC
Breeder:Dell Ridge Farm, LLC

After a slightly awkward beginning in the Remsen Stakes he showed a new demension being able to press the pace and he fought gallantly till the end winning by a nose. He showed he will run as far as the day is long and this is one that every start he seems to get better and learns something new and that forward progress is what you look…