Well, Horse Racing fans, we’ve come to the heart of the 2015 Derby prep season this weekend as all of the remaining prep purses are at $500,000 + or more and all the remaining prep races will stretch out to that max of 1 1/8 mile distance from here on out!
On Saturday, Turfway Park gives us the $550,000, (GIII) Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes at 1 1/8 mile over the Turfway poly track noteworthy for its 2011 winner in Derby victor in Animal Kingdom and on Sunday we off to New Mexico and Sunland Park for the $800,000, GIII Sunland Derby, also at 1 1/8 mile and is noted for prepping the 2009 Derby winner in Mine That Bird!
Both races will offer up (50-20-10-5) Derby Points to each of the top 4 finishers!
So, below you’ll find the Probables for each race and some early Free PP’s too!
$550,000, Spiral Stakes (GIII) 3yos at 1 1/8 m, (Synthetic)
2015 $800,000, Sunland Derby (GIII),3yos, at 1 1/8 m, (Dirt)