Finish Line Horse Products Inc. Each edition features a look at the major prep races on the road to the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes.
Below you will find a variety of links to previews, analysis, video and more for this weekend’s major prep races.
After the links, you will also find useful information about the Kentucky Derby prep race schedule, points standings and leading contenders.
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$400,000 Risen Star Stakes (G3) * Fair Grounds * 2/21 * Approx. Post – 5:24 pm CT
Risen Star Preview by Paul Mazur – Chicagonow.com
Rising Stars Come Together in Risen Star – Foxsports.com
Trainer Shrugs Off Near-Tragedy to Resume Winning Ways – USAtoday.com
Risen Star Full Field Analysis – Horse Racing Nation
Classy Colts Contend for Derby Points in Risen Star – Lady and the Track
Risen Star Draws Field of 10 – ESPN.com
Stakes Advance – Risen Star – Fairgroundsracecourse.com
$300,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) * Oaklawn Park * 2/22 * Approx. Post – 4:42 pm CT
Eleven Entered in Redrawn Southwest Stakes – Horse Racing Nation
Southwest Stakes Postponed Because of Weather – Foxsports.com
Full Field Derby Dreaming in Southwest Stakes – ESPN.com
Southwest Stakes Preview by Nicolle Neulist – Chicagonow.com
Oaklawn Park News and Notes – Oaklawn.com
Southwest Stakes Preview – DRF.com
$400,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2) * Gulfstream Park * 2/21 * Approx. Post 5:30 pm ET
That Handicapping Show – Fountain of Youth Preview – Bloodhorse.com
Fountain of Youth Preview by Paul Mazur – Chicagonow.com
Frosted Looks to Turn Tables on Upstart in Fountain of Youth – DRF.com
Upstart on Upswing Going into Fountain of Youth – Lady and the Track
Itsaknockout Takes Swing at Derby Prep in Fountain of Youth – Louisville Courier-Journal
Gulfstream Park News and Notes – Gulfstreampark.com
Complete Kentucky Derby Prep Schedule with Point Values – KentuckyDerby.com
Road to the Kentucky Derby Points Leaderboard – KentuckyDerby.com
Kentucky Derby Future Wager Info – KentuckyDerby.com
Kentucky Derby Power Rankings from Leading Handicappers – KentuckyDerby.com
Profiles of Leading Kentucky Derby Contenders – KentuckyDerby.com
Daily Racing Form's Derby Top 20 – DRF.com
Steve Haskin's Derby Dozen – BloodHorse.com