“A Little Teaser to whet your Derby 140 Appetite”!
With the 2014 GI Kentucky Derby draw for post positions now done and the morning line all set here are the starters for the $2,000,000, GI Kentucky Derby, for 3yo’s, at 1 1/4 mile over the historic Churchill Downs main track, with a starting time of 6:24 pm EDT!
“Live Current Derby Odds” ← Odds will automatically update as the early wagering continues!!!
“Flash” Hoppertunity, now out of Derby and Pablo Del Monte, will “not run” in Derby 140 tomorrow, so we have only 19 runners this year!
“Please Note”* Starting gate No. 1 will be left open this year, which is good news for Vicar’s in Trouble and Rosie Napravnik , as they move into the #2 gate and out of the dreaded #1 hole, as we’ve confirmed this unusual action with two solid sources!
So horses that were to start in gates 1 thru 10 will now start in gates 2 thru 11!
Yes, race fans, it’s time once again for “America’s Race” in the 140th running of the GI Kentucky Derby this Saturday at about 6:24 pm edt, where a distilled down group of 20 runners, refined from the 10’s of thousands born to their generation, then tested by combat on this year’s Derby Trail to successfully arrive here at Churchill Downs for a shot at horse racing immortality underneath the legendary twin spires!
It’s time, once again, for that Call to the Post to waft over the Churchill faithful reaching high up in the grandstands of this historic venue and thru the cavernous halls of this great American horse racing icon to reach the Churchill Paddock where it settles down gently and gets transformed into that call for “Riders up“.
Time again, for the iconic Post Parade for the surviving “20” to strut their stuff one last time, all with the look of a winner, while the P.A. system soberly washes down on the faithful a few choruses of “My Old Kentucky Home” which no one ever really remembers the words to!
So, it’s time to put all the talk aside, pick up your racing form and find this year’s winner of the 140th “Run for the Roses” the $2,000,000, GI Kentucky Derby!
Here is this year’s crop of 3yo’s looking for Derby glory,
Note – Horse names linked his “Profile“, Sire names linked to a “3x pedigree chart” and all Race titles linked to a “Replay of that Race“!
So, this Saturday evening at about 6:24 pm, “20”, 3yo’s will take to the historic Churchill Downs main track for the 140th “Run for the Roses“, in the $2,000,000, GI Kentucky Derby.
Post Time for Race #11 – 6:24 pm EDT
Picks are – 5,4,16,20 exacta box, with the 6,10,15 or 19 at the back of a super play!
This year’s winner via our Derby Winner Poll Question should be California Chrome with 28% of the vote. Wicked Strong got 13% for the vote. Danza got 7% of the vote with Samraat, Ride On Curlin and Intense Holiday all getting about plus 5% of the vote each!
Oh, by the way our readers correctly called “Orb” the winner of last year’s Kentucky Derby because we have the brightest readership base here on the net!