Favored Epicenter Draws Post 8 for Preakness

For all of  the shock waves produced by an 80-1 winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) followed by the Triple Crown becoming a moot point less than a week later, the May 21 Preakness Stakes (G1) has retained some drama. Source

Highland Chief Upsets Gufo, Yibir in Man o’ War

Highland Chief took command coming into the stretch of the Man o’ War Stakes (G1T) May 14 at Belmont Park, and withstood stretch rallies from grade 1 winners Gufo and Yibir to give jockey Trevor McCarthy his first career grade 1 victory. Source

Rich Strike Stuns the Kentucky Derby at 80-1

Rich Strike, who drew late in the Kentucky Derby (G1) with the defection of Ethereal Road, blew past favorite Epicenter and Zandon to win for first-time Derby owner Richard Dawson with RED TR-Racing. The colt is by Keen Ice and bred by Calumet Farm. Source

Rich Strike Pounds the Kentucky Derby at 80-1

Rich Strike, who drew late in the Kentucky Derby (G1) with the defection of Ethereal Road, blew past favorite Epicenter and Zandon to win for first-time Derby owner Richard Dawson with RED TR-Racing. The colt is by Keen Ice and bred by Calumet Farm. Source