Firing Line, did what short prices are supposed to do with a run off and hide 15 lengths win in today’s $800,000 GIII Sunland Derby, for 3yos, at 1 1/8 mile in 1:47.39 over a red-hot Sunland Park main track!
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 Stakesat 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!