Kentucky Derby: Who's hot, who's not for March 29
The winners of last weekend's United Arab Emirates Derby, Spiral Stakes, and Sunland Derby are the three newcomers to this week's Derby Watch top 20.
Kentucky Derby pedigree profile: Local Hero
Horse of the Year Saint Liam sired only one crop of foals before his death following a freak accident.
Lees to have 2 runners in Provincial final
Kris Lees will have two runners in the Provincial Championship Final with Clevedon Bay winning the last qualifying heat at Newcastle to join Princess Posh.
Dwyer with chance at VOBIS Gold Rush again
Trainer Henry Dwyer could have up to three runners in the $250,000 VOBIS Gold Rush at Bendigo as he aims for consecutive wins in the race.
Astern return not quite full steam ahead
Star colt Astern will only make his return to racing if the TJ Smith Stakes at Randwick is not run on a heavy track.
Brent Stanley back in the fold at Randwick
Trainer Brent Stanley makes his return to racing on the opening day of The Championships at Randwick after a year on the sidelines.
Sydney preference for Theanswermyfriend
Theanswermyfriend is an acceptor for the Bendigo Guineas and Carbine Club Stakes with trainer Robert Smerdon saying the Sydney race is the preference.
Freeze Over impresses on debut at Sandown
Trainer John Sadler will consider chasing black type with Freeze Over at her second start after the filly impressed with a debut win at Sandown.
Plenty of wins ahead for Zielke
In-form Dreams A Plenty will be set for the Listed Weetwood Handicap after winning at Doomben before rain forced the last three races to be cancelled.
Doncaster Mile facts and figures
Trainer Chris Waller is looking to join the history books alongside TJ Smith and Gai Waterhouse with seven Doncaster Mile winners.
Redkirk Warrior to go extra mile
A resurgent Redkirk Warrior seeks to enhance his second coming with back-to-back Group One victories in Saturday's $3 million Doncaster Mile at Randwick.
Rain follows Forster's pair home
Desleigh Forster-trained stablemates Too Good To Refuse and Cylinder Beach have fled Sydney's big wet only to face another deluge in Brisbane.
Back of Bourke trainer takes on Randwick
A three-day drive from the back of Bourke to Randwick won't keep country trainer James Hatch from the Country Championships Final.
Prized Icon primed for drought-breaker
James Cummings predicts Prized Icon can emerge from a weather-affected preparation to produce a dominant run in the $2 million Australian Derby at Randwick.
Merovee beaten but connections upbeat
The $1.6 million Frankel colt Merovee hasn't been able to win on debut at Newcastle but his trainer and jockey have no doubt he will make his mark in future.
TJ first for Chautauqua before Everest
Connections of Chautauqua are keen to chase the Everest dream but first would like to see the grey win a third straight TJ Smith Stakes.
Glenlogan Stud to disperse stallions
Queensland's Glenlogan Park Stud will no longer stand stallions as it scales back its operation
Kentucky Derby Future Wager: McCraken, Gunnevera favorites for final pool
With a final round of major prep races still to come, the fourth and last pool in the 2017 Kentucky Derby Future Wager opens Friday at noon Eastern for the customary three-day run.
Shin injury takes Unique Bella out of Santa Anita Oaks and Kentucky Oaks
Unique Bella, the leading 3-year-old filly in the nation, has been taken out of training with a shin injury and will miss scheduled starts in the Santa Anita Oaks and Kentucky Oaks.
DRF Breeding Report: Kentucky Derby pedigree profiles