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Triple Crown Top 12 Archive

  • January 24, 2022

    TDN Derby Top 12 for Jan. 25

    We're about to tear the January page off the calendar, a ritual that signals a welcome thaw in the prep schedule for the GI Kentucky Derby. Over the next two weekends there will be four qualifying points stakes from coast to coast. Here's who's hot (and not) heading into February. 1) SMILE HAPPY (c, Runhappy–Pleasant

  • January 3, 2022

    TDN Derby Top 12 for Jan. 4

    We're inside the 125-day mark for the May 7 GI Kentucky Derby. The initial Top 12 rankings are largely based on 2-year-old form, but a speculative element is baked into the equation with an eye toward projecting how these still-developing contenders will blossom over the next four months. 1) PAPPACAP (c, Gun Runner–Pappascat, by Scat

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