Ohio Derby

Cairo Prince Colt Upsets Ohio Derby

Dean Martini proved to be a shrewd claim for trainer Tom Amoss after upsetting the $500,000 GIII Ohio Derby Saturday at Thistledown, which offered 50 points towards the Sept. 5 GI Kentucky Derby. Away alertly from his rail draw, the 14-1 shot contested the pace heading into the first turn and was a close-up third as the first quarter went in :22.80. Shuffled back a bit on the fence as the half went in :47.22, the bay reasserted on the backstretch, heading pacesetter Lebda (Raison d'Etat). Dean Martini continued strongly...

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Brisnet.com Triple Crown Throwdown: Ohio Derby

Ed DeRosa of Brisnet.com takes on TDN's Steve Sherack and Brian DiDonato as they handicap Triple Crown prep races plus the big three races themselves. The three will make $100 Win/Place bets in the preps and $200 Win/Place bets in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont. Highest bankroll at the end wins. DeRosa - Belmont Stakes Result - Tiz the Law (+$325) proved too good for them. Bankroll: $3540. GIII Ohio Derby - Awesome field lined up and no brainer to fade Storm the Court as ML favorite based on...

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Storm the Court Looks to Return to Winning Ways in Ohio Derby

Champion Storm the Court (Court Vision) seeks his first victory of the season in Saturday's GIII Ohio Derby. Clinching the Eclipse award with a narrow upset at 45-1 in the GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile, the bay checked in fourth to recently retired GI Arkansas Derby winner Nadal (Blame) in the GII San Vicente S. Feb. 9. Third to recent GI Santa Anita Derby runner-up Authentic (Into Mischief) in the GII San Felipe S. Mar. 7, he was sixth in Nadal's edition of the Arkansas Derby. Steve Asmussen saddles a live...

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Ohio Derby Added to Road to the KY Derby

The GIII Ohio Derby has been added to the extension of the "Road to the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve." The $500,000 race will be held June 27 at Thistledown Racino. Points to the Top 4 finishers will be worth 20-8-4-2 on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. Also on the schedule are the June 6 GI Santa Anita Derby (100 points), the June 20 GI Belmont S. (150 points), the July 4 GIII Los Alamtios Derby (20 points), the July 8 GIII Indiana Derby (20 points), the July...

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