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BEFORE, AFTER

NO DERBY FOR EDDIE And Win Willy is out too • Well, there’s always the QUEEN’S PLATE – it’s worth a million (Canadian). SQUARE EDDIE, Canada’s only representative in the KENTUCKY DERBY on Saturday is now out with more problems…

COAST

QUALITY ROAD OUT OF DERBY Huge blow to lose one of favourites bloodhorse.com reports… Quality Road, who figured to be among the top choices for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) will not start in the Run…

SHINE

CRACK IN THE ARMOR Quality Road could be out of the Derby • QUALITY ROAD (Elusive Quality), the likely Kentucky Derby favourite, could be out of the race. Another quarter crack has been found on a hoof of the colt,…

BUZZ

KENTUCKY DERBY NEWS COREY NAKATANI PICKS UP EDDIE • Corey Nakatani, who won 13 races from 174 mounts at the recently completed Santa Anita meeting (Dec. – April) will ride Canadian-bred SQUARE EDDIE in the Kentucky Derby a week from…

CURIOUS

      KENTUCKY DERBY NEWS Still no rider for Eddie with files from Kentuckyderby.com J. Paul Reddam’s SQUARE EDDIE (Smart Strike) arrived at Churchill Downs around mid-afternoon on Tuesday following a van ride from Lexington’s Keeneland, where he had…

ANGLES

   Today’s post dedicated to the memory of Royce Gracey.   APPEALING RETURN – Eugene George’s MILWAUKEE APPEAL strolled to a 1 ¾ length in the Star Shoot Stakes and then galloped out seemingly a mile in front of her…

SHAPIN UP

  SQUARE EDDIE – 3RD IN MESSY LEXINGTON STAKES COMEBACK Canadian-bred likely continues on to Derby – In a second, it appeared as if SQUARE EDDIE was going to runaway with yesterday’s LEXINGTON STAKES at Keeneland and go the Kentucky…

TICKETS

  EDDIE GOES FOR HOME Blog says Masala the colt to beat – Woodbine fans and officials will be glued to the television for the feature race at Keeneland today when Kinghaven Farms-bred SQUARE EDDIE competes in the Lexington Stakes…

Even Steven

READE BAKER NEWEST TRAINER FOR STRONACH STABLES – Sovereign Award winning trainer READE BAKER has 10 horses to train for Frank Stronach’s Stronach Stables at Woodbine in 2009. Baker joins Brian Lynch and Roger Attfield as the 3 conditioners for…

PACKIN’

  SO FAR SO GOOD • Entries will be drawn today for Woodbine’s Friday card and after 5 racing cards to begin the 2009 season the horses who stayed in Ontario to train have been doing a bit better than…

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