Author Archives: Tennessee Leduc

Born in Summersville Kentucky, Tennessee is an impassioned fan of horse racing, women, civilized debauchery, and... mint juleps. He writes, he reads, he listens, but above all he experiences the world he lives in.

Big Points Up for Grabs at Rebel and Other Kentucky Derby News

The annual Run for the Roses continues to draw closer, which means each stakes race gets more and more important in terms of stockpiling points for Churchill Downs positioning. Recently, the always-popular $600,000 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park was run. There were 50-20-10-5 points up for grabs to the top four finishers. This race has Read Full Story

Cairo Prince Favored On Latest Kentucky Derby Odds

Four months is an eternity in thoroughbred racing. For proof of that look at the rise of Cairo Prince, the current Kentucky Derby betting favorite for May’s 140th Run for the Roses at storied Churchill Downs. The Pool 1 Kentucky Derby online horse odds were released in late November 2013 and Cairo Prince was a Read Full Story

Kentucky Derby Betting: No Run for Indianapolis?

There were a number of big developments on the Kentucky Derby horse racing odds front recently, as a several would-be contenders either solidified their chances at the Run for the Roses or saw those chances get considerably slimmer. Here’s a look at some of the horses making noise. Tough Times for Indianapolis Another contender from Read Full Story

Samraat Clinches Spot in Kentucky Derby

Know when Kentucky Derby betting season is heating up? When horses start to clinch spots in the annual Run for the Roses. That’s where we’re at, folks, as a number of horses racked up crucial points over the last stretch of races, some solidifying their chances for the big race, with one colt – who’s Read Full Story

Kentucky Derby Betting: Tapiture is Tops

The pre-Derby circuit has been remarkably compelling over the last few weeks as the horses climb up the points leaderboard.  Let’s take a look at some of the colts in the Kentucky Derby betting news as the annual Run for the Roses draws near. Tapiture Bests the Rest There’s a new horse making waves in Read Full Story

Candy Boy Riding High and Latest Kentucky Derby Betting News

As we move closer and closer to the annual Run for the Roses, horses are steadily stockpiling points in the hopes of cracking the field for the 2014 Kentucky Derby, to be run at Churchill Downs. One of them, Candy Boy, has emerged as a quality runner and one worth keeping an eye on as Read Full Story

Kentucky Derby Betting News: Samraat Wins the Withers

It’s been a busy time as the horse racing world keeps an eye on the field to bet on the Kentucky Derby. Races are being run, points have been grabbed and a number of ponies have already emerged as favorites for the annual Run for the Roses. Let’s take a look at some of the Read Full Story

Vicar’s in Trouble: Big Results to Keep in Mind for Kentucky Derby Betting

Here’s a look at the latest headlines in the world of Kentucky Derby betting news, as the annual Run for the Roses draws closer and closer. Vicar’s in Trouble Steals the Show Saddled by Rosie Napravnik, Vicar’s in Trouble secured 10 huge points toward the Kentucky Derby leaderboard by capturing the Grade III Lecomte Stakes Read Full Story

Road to Santa Anita Begins, Kentucky Derby Draws Closer

The new year is upon us and that means the 2014 Kentucky Derby is even closer than before. Let’s get you up to speed as we prepare to bet on the Kentucky Derby. Sham Stakes One of the biggest pre-Derby races is the $1 million Santa Anita Derby, which usually features a field filled with Read Full Story

Kentucky Derby Betting: Keep an Eye on Ria Antonia

There is quite an awful lot to get into as we head into the final weeks of the 2013 racing calendar. Kentucky Derby betting might go into brief hibernation over the winter, but that doesn’t mean there still isn’t plenty to race for as horses gear up for the annual Run for the Roses. Ria Read Full Story