This coming Saturday, 03/08/17, the wild scramble for Kentucky Derby Points will reach its climax with “the” biggest Derby Trail Championship day of 3yo racing here in the 2017 Derby Prep season, as 3 big grand finale 3yo races at Aqueduct in the GII Wood Memorial Stakes, Keeneland’s GI Toyota Blue Grass Stakesand finally the GI Santa Anita Derby out at Santa Anita Park are quickly coming into sharp focus now!
So, we’ve gathered up the Free Nominations PP’s for each race and some probable star runners in each race for your perusal!
Race #9, Grp 1 DubaiWorldCup, Post time about 1:00 pm EDT
Purse $10,000,000, For 4yos and up, at 1 1/4 mile (Dirt)
Free PP’s from Brisnet for all “9” 2017 Dubai World Cup Races!
Free PP’s international styled From Equibase for all “9” 2017 Dubai World Cup Races!
The later races will be televised on NBCSN on Saturday morning starting at 10:30 am EDT thru Race #9 the Grp 1 Dubai World Cup!
Arrogate, at 1/5, will be the prohibitive race favorite drew into post #9 which didn’t seem to faze his H.O.F. trainer Bob Baffert one bit!
Fellow U.S. entries, Gun Runner, 8/1—the main consensus threat to an Arrogate victory—drew into post No. 5 while Keen Ice, 20/1, Neolithic, 20/1 and Hoppertunity, 15/1 are set to break from posts 10, 11, and 12, respectively.
The local favorite – Mubtaahij, at 8/1 drew the outside #14 post for this 14 horse field!