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Showing posts from November, 2014

First Derby Six of the 2015 Kentucky Derby Trail

Derby Six for 11/6/14 
1. Texas Red  Afleet Alex- Ramatuelle (CHI) by Jeune Homme  Jockey: Kent Desormeaux  Trainer: Keith Desormeaux  Owner:  Brehm, Erich, Detmar, Wayne, Michaels, Lee, Desormeaux, J. Keith et al. 
Derby Points: 12 
Loved the acceleration he showed when winning the Breeders Cup Juvenile. It was the type of acceleration that reminds me much of Street Sense, now I'm not getting ahead of myself, but this horse just really reminds me of Street Sense. Like Street Sense he had only a maiden win to his credit when he took the Breeders Cup, and also like Street Sense Texas Red possesses a monster late kick that will really come in handy when it comes to the Kentucky Derby. 
Last Win: 

Last Race Finish: 1st in the Breeders Cup Juvenile 

2. Carpe Diem  Giant's Causeway- Rebridled Dreams by Unbridled's Song  Jockey: John Velazquez  Trainer: Todd Pletcher  Owner: WinStar Farm and Stonestreet Farm  
Derby Points: 14 
His trip last out in the Breeders Cup Juvenile was not t…