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  1. All Squared Away upsets Lexington

    Marty McGee

    Derby implications? Um, not this year. A 70-1 shot named All Squared Away was a stunning winner Saturday of the Grade 3, $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2012
  2. Union Rags KDFW favorite

    Marty McGee

    Racing fans were undeterred by Union Rags being defeated Saturday as an odds-on choice in the Florida Derby when settling on the colt as a lukewarm 9-2 favorite in the third and final pool of the 2012 Kentucky Derby Future Wager.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2012
  3. Hero of Order wins G2 La Derby at 109-1

    Marty McGee

    Hero of Order pulled a huge upset Sunday when sent away at 109-1 before narrowly holding off Mark Valeski to win the 99th running of the Grade 2, $1 million Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds in New Orleans.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2012
  4. Pool 3 of Future Wager features seven new horses

    Marty McGee

    The results of several key prep races in recent weeks have led to seven new names for the third and final pool of the 2012 Kentucky Derby Future Wager.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  5. State of Play looks to rebound in Battaglia

    Marty McGee

    Graham Motion brought a horse to Turfway Park nearly a year ago to see whether he fit in the Kentucky Derby scheme.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2012
  6. Field a heavy favorite, Algorithms at 8-1 on morning line

    Marty McGee

    As legendary as he has become, Barbaro was something of an outsider at 19-1 in Pool 1 of the 2006 Kentucky Derby Future Wager before going on to win.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2012
  7. General Quarters retired from racing

    Marty McGee

    General Quarters, the two-time Grade 1 winner who made his septuagenarian owner-trainer one of the most popular Kentucky Derby stories of recent years, was retired Monday after finishing last of 13 in the Clark Handicap.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2011
  8. On Fire Baby romps in Grade 2 Golden Rod

    Marty McGee

    Romans may have found his Derby hopeful for 2012 in O'Prado Again, who rallied to a three-quarter-length win in Saturday's Grade 2, $200,000 Remsen Stakes at Aqueduct.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2011
  9. Wilburn cuts corner to blow open Indiana Derby

    Marty McGee

    Wilburn moved through a rail opening at a critical time and proceeded to draw away from Shackleford down the stretch to post a 4 3/4-length victory Saturday in the 17th running of the Grade 2, $510,900 Indiana Derby at Hoosier Park.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2011
  10. Shackleford, Caleb's Posse all set for Indiana Derby

    Marty McGee

    Shackleford and Caleb's Posse are among the 3-year-olds confirmed to race Saturday in the Indiana Derby.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  11. Jockey Calvin Borel arrested for DWI

    Marty McGee

    Three-time Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Calvin Borel was arrested and jailed Saturday night in Evansville, Ind., for driving under the influence.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2011
  12. Prayer for Relief rallies to win West Virginia Derby

    Marty McGee

    Prayer for Relief now becomes a possibility for that Aug. 27 showdown at Saratoga by virtue of his third straight victory since returning from minor ankle surgery.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2011
  13. Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom to have surgery, finished fo...

    Marty McGee

    Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom is through racing this year after being diagnosed with a slab fracture in his left hock, it was announced Wednesday by Barry Irwin, who heads the Team Valor International partnership that owns the colt.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2011
  14. Thistledown: Caleb's Posse captures Ohio Derby

    Marty McGee

    Caleb's Posse came through as the favorite Saturday when rolling past longshot Marco's Fling to capture the 77th running of the Grade 3, $100,000 Ohio Derby at Thistledown in the Cleveland suburb of North Randall, Ohio.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2011
  15. Nehro works sharply at Churchill

    Marty McGee

    Nehro, the Kentucky Derby runner-up who figures as one of the favorites for the Belmont Stakes, had a sharp workout early Monday at Churchill Downs when going six furlongs in 1:12.20 in the company of Dominus, his Steve Asmussen-trained stablemate.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2011
  16. Animal Kingdom's rally falls short in Preakness

    Marty McGee

    Velazquez said the colt recoiled a bit from the dirt hitting him in the face and chest during the early stages and might have momentarily lost the focus required to stay closer.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2011