TDN Top Triple Crown Contenders

Tiz the Law

Honor A.P.

Authentic

King Guillermo

Enforceable

Thousand Words

Dr Post

Cezanne

Basin

Sole Volante

Max Player

Storm the Court

Triple Crown Top 12 Archive

  • June 22, 2020

    The TDN Derby Top 12 for June 23

    We’re now 75 days out from the GI Kentucky Derby. Although the TDN Derby Top 12 and the Churchill Downs official leaderboard for Derby qualifying points rarely mirror each other, the first four horses in this week’s rankings just so happen to line up with the hierarchy in the points standings. 1) TIZ THE LAW

  • June 8, 2020

    The TDN Derby Top 12 for June 9

    by T.D. Thornton The GI Kentucky Derby is still three months away but the Triple Crown starts in less than two weeks with the GI Belmont S. The coronavirus has upended the traditional schedule, but it hasn’t dampened the intrigue and interest to see who’ll end up atop the crop. 1) TIZ THE LAW (c,

  • May 4, 2020

    The TDN Derby Top 12 for May 5

    We’re 124 days out from the rescheduled GI Kentucky Derby. Last weekend’s split divisions of the GI Arkansas Derby solidified the status of several contenders, while several others have slid off the list. 1) TIZ THE LAW (c, Constitution—Tizfiz, by Tiznow) O-Sackatoga Stable. B-Twin Creeks Farm (NY). T-Barclay Tagg. Sales History: $110,000 yrl ’18 FTNAUG.

  • April 13, 2020

    TDN Derby Top 12 for April 14

    Instead of “My Old Kentucky Home,” the new theme song for GI Kentucky Derby aspirants is now “Time Is On My Side” by the Rolling Stones. This week’s rankings represent a reshuffling of the pecking order in light of the Derby’s new Sept. 5 race date. 1) TIZ THE LAW (c, Constitution—Tizfiz, by Tiznow) O-Sackatoga

  • March 10, 2020

    The TDN Derby Top 12 for Mar. 11

    There’s a new No. 1 on the Top 12 totem pole for the first time this season. We’re now inside the 54-day mark to the GI Kentucky Derby. That means it’s roughly 77,000 minutes until post time–but who’s counting? 1) TIZ THE LAW (c, Constitution—Tizfiz, by Tiznow) O-Sackatoga Stable. B-Twin Creeks Farm (NY). T-Barclay Tagg.

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