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Todd Pletcher

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  • Bob Baffert duo heads list of storylines to watch leading into Kentucky Derby

    Bob Baffert duo heads list of storylines to watch leading into Kentucky Derby
    If last year's Kentucky Derby was the story of a people's champion from unlikely origins — California Chrome — Saturday's race appears to shape up as a battle of heavyweight trainers and star horses who have so far lived up to their billing....
  • Baffert Has Top Two Horses As Kentucky Derby Looms

    Too close to call? Take your pick: Dortmund, American Pharoah or American Pharoah, Dortmund. Both are worthy favorites for the Kentucky Derby in less than three weeks. By post time they could wind up as co-favorites. Here's the prediction: In a photo...
  • Clancy's Call: Arkansas Derby

    Bob Clancy's selections for the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby Saturday at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs: Post time: 7:15 p.m.; Distance: 1 1/8 miles; Purse: $1 million; Kentucky Derby points to winner: 100 (40 for second, 20 for third, 10 for fourth) AMERICAN...
  • Clancy's Call: The Wood, Blue Grass And Santa Anita Derby

    Clancy's Call: The Wood, Blue Grass And Santa Anita Derby
    Bob Clancy's selections for three Grade 1 races Saturday, each of which offers 100 Kentucky Derby points to the winner (NBC Sports Network, 5-7 p.m.): Wood Memorial Site: Aqueduct; Post time: 5:30 p.m.; Distance: 1 1/8 miles; Purse: $1 million...
  • Daredevil 9-5 Favorite In Wood Memorial

    Daredevil has been made the 9-5 favorite in a field of seven for Saturday's $1 million Wood Memorial at Aqueduct Racetrack. The 1 1/8-mile race is New York's final prep before the Kentucky Derby on May 2. Trained by Todd Pletcher, Daredevil comes into...
  • Materialty Wins $1M Florida Derby At Gulfstream

    HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — By the time Materiality and Upstart hit the top of the stretch, the other seven horses in the Florida Derby field were afterthoughts. It was basically a match race, and Materiality never gave up the lead. Staying perfect...
  • Clancy's Call: The Florida Derby

    Bob Clancy's selections for the Grade 1 Florida Derby Saturday at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach: Post time: 6:45 p.m.; Distance: 1 1/8 miles; Purse: $1 million; Kentucky Derby points to winner: 100 ITSAKNOCKOUT (2-1) remained unbeaten in three...
  • Merry Meadow faces test in Inside Information Stakes

    Like many New Yorkers, Merry Meadow has found South Florida very much to her liking. The 5-year-old mare has yet to lose since trainer Mark Hennig shipped her from Belmont Park to Gulfstream Park in the fall. However, Merry Meadow faces her most stern...
  • Hall of Fame trainer Allen Jerkens, 85, dies

    Allen Jerkens, the Hall of Fame trainer who pulled off some of horse racing's biggest upsets, has died. He was 85. Jerkens, affectionately known as "The Chief," had been ill for several weeks, and had been admitted to a hospital in Aventura, Fla., on...
  • Clancy's Call: Picking The Rebel Stakes

    Clancy's Call: Picking The Rebel Stakes
    Bob Clancy's selections for the Grade 2 Rebel Stakes Saturday at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark.: Post time: 7:05 p.m. Distance: 1 1/16 miles; Purse: $750,000; Kentucky Derby points to winner: 50 MADEFROMLUCKY (6-1) will make the first run at American...
  • Clancy's Call: The Gotham Stakes

    Bob Clancy's selections for the Grade 3 Gotham Stakes Saturday at Aqueduct racetrack in New York: Post time: 4:50 p.m.; Distance: 1 1/16 miles (inner track); Purse: $400,000; Kentucky Derby points to winner: 50 CLASSY CLASS (7-2) is bound to improve off...