More confusion on the Derby Trail
As the calendar moved a week closer to the Kentucky Derby, a pair of preps on Saturday afternoon illustrated why the Run for the Roses is such a perplexing challenge for handicappers.
Neither the $400,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream nor the $400,000 Risen Star was won by a favorite. The winners were not unfathomable longshots , yet their victories only added more confusion to a picture that is shrinking much faster than it seems.
The Derby may be more than ...
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