Brian’s Derby Preps: The Spiral Stakes

Turfway Park: The Grade III, $500,000 Spiral at 1 1/8 miles (Kentucky Derby qualifying points: 50-20-10-5) There’s little doubt synthetic racing has fallen out of flavor in recent years, which is why it’s a bit surprising that the GIII Spiral will still (essentially) award an automatic starting berth into the Kentucky Derby, but that’s exactly the case…

Brian’s Derby Preps: The Rebel Stakes

Brian Nadeau is back this year to offer insight and analysis on this year’s road to the Kentucky Derby. A handicapper at Horseplayer Now and Capital OTB, he’ll analyze every official Derby points race and the three Triple Crown races, back at Brooklyn Backstretch for the sixth year. Oaklawn Park: The $900,000 GII Rebel at 1…

Brian’s Derby Preps: The San Felipe

Brian Nadeau is back this year to offer insight and analysis on this year’s road to the Kentucky Derby. A handicapper at Horseplayer Now and Capital OTB, he’ll analyze every official Derby points race and the three Triple Crown races, back at Brooklyn Backstretch for the sixth year. Santa Anita: The $400,000 GII San Felipe at…

Brian’s Derby Preps: The Tampa Bay Derby

Brian Nadeau is back this year to offer insight and analysis on this year’s road to the Kentucky Derby. A handicapper at Horseplayer Now and Capital OTB, he’ll analyze every official Derby points race and the three Triple Crown races, back at Brooklyn Backstretch for the sixth year. Tampa Bay Downs: The $350,000 GII Tampa Bay…

Brian’s Derby Preps: The Gotham

Brian Nadeau is back this year to offer insight and analysis on this year’s road to the Kentucky Derby. A handicapper at Horseplayer Now and Capital OTB, he’ll analyze every official Derby points race and the three Triple Crown races, back at Brooklyn Backstretch for the sixth year. Aqueduct: The $300,000 GIII Gotham at 1 1/16…

Brian’s Derby Preps: The Risen Star

Brian Nadeau is back this year to offer insight and analysis on this year’s road to the Kentucky Derby. A handicapper at Horseplayer Now and Capital OTB, he’ll analyze every official Derby points race and the three Triple Crown races, back at Brooklyn Backstretch for the sixth year. Fair Grounds: The Grade II, $400,000 Risen Star…