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The return of Overanalyze

The race for a starting spot in the Kentucky Derby goes through the Gotham Stakes this weekend

Updated: February 26, 2013, 9:03 PM ET
By Bob Ehalt

After Overanalyze dug down and gamely hung on to win the Remsen Stakes last November, it didn't take long for trainer Todd Pletcher and owner Mike Repole to decide on their colt's next race.

"I'd say about four minutes after the Remsen we decided to give him off until the Gotham," Repole said. "It was a logical choice."

The decision to give Overanalyze more than three months of rest and begin his 3-year-old campaign in March was largely based on what had been a busy and successful ...

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