2017 Kentucky Derby Preview: An Embarrassment of Riches

Around 2002, after studying 10 years’ worth of Kentucky Derby results, I felt ready to etch my Gold Standard parameters in stone. When my two Gold Standard qualifiers in 2003 (Funny Cide and Empire Maker) finished first and second, I began etching faster than Rembrandt on Red Bull. Then came the dry years. From 2004 […]