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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Team Valor International takes two shots at repeat in Juvenile Tu...

    Marty McGee

    The partners in Team Valor International rejoiced last year when Pluck rallied to capture the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2011
  4. Rahystrada pulls away in Kentucky Cup Turf

    Marty McGee

    Rahystrada strutted his class while giving Greta Kuntzweiler her second straight victory in the Kentucky Downs showcase event, the Kentucky Cup Turf, as a four-day meet opened Saturday with the 14th running of the Grade 3, $150,000 race.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011
  5. Schwartz targets third Beverly D. win with Stacelita

    Marty McGee

    Martin Schwartz says he loves the Beverly D., and no wonder. He won the race in 2005 with Angara and in 2006 with Gorella, forever endearing Arlington Park to his stock-playing heart.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2011
  6. Kentucky Derby draw: Dialed In post 8; Uncle Mo 18

    Marty McGee

    Dialed In was assigned post 8 in a full field of 20 3-year-olds entered to run Saturday in the 137th running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Morning line odds had yet to be assigned by track linemaker Mike Battaglia.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2011
  7. Winter Memories comes back a winner in Appalachian

    Marty McGee

    Winter Memories proved good enough off the winter break when wearing down longshot Dos Lunas to prevail as an odds-on favorite Thursday in the Grade 3, $100,000 Appalachian Stakes at Keeneland.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2011
  8. Winter Memories returns in deep Appalachian field

    Marty McGee

    Winter Memories returns to action Thursday in the Grade 3 Appalachian Stakes at Keeneland, she won't be as overwhelming a choice as you might have thought.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2011
  9. Evening Jewel opts for starring role in Vinery Madison

    Marty McGee

    Instead of being a fringe player in Arkansas, Evening Jewel will be in from California as a solid favorite Thursday at Keeneland in the Vinery Madison, a seven-furlong Polytrack race that carries the same Grade 1 rating as the $500,000 Apple Blossom.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2011
  10. Kentucky Derby Future Pool 2: Uncle Mo 3-1 favorite

    Marty McGee

    The victory by Uncle Mo in his 3-year-old debut Saturday was enough to make the colt the favorite in Pool 2 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager at the close of betting Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2011
  11. Mutuel field slight favorite at 2-1 in Kentucky Derby Future Wage...

    Marty McGee

    For the 13th time in as many years, the mutuel field is the favorite in Pool 1 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager, which closed Sunday at 6 p.m. Eastern.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2011
  12. Just about anybody could win wide-open Filly and Mare Sprint

    Marty McGee

    The handicapping headache that is the $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint could have its winner come from pretty much anywhere in the full gate of 14, with a wide-open Churchill Downs tote board portending as much.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2010
  13. Zenyatta draws post 8 as 8-5 favorite for Breeders' Cup Classic

    Marty McGee

    Zenyatta was assigned post position 8 for the greatly anticipated final start of her career, the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic, to be run Saturday at Churchill Downs.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2010
  14. Concord Point holds off Exhi in West Virginia Derby

    Marty McGee

    Concord Point turned back a sustained run from Exhi to post easily his richest career victory Saturday in the Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby, the annual showcase event at Mountaineer Racetrack in Chester, W.Va.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2010
  15. Franny Freud rolls to victory in G2 Beaumont Stakes

    Marty McGee

    Franny Freud posted an easy victory as the odds-on favorite Wednesday in the Grade 2 Beaumont Stakes at Keeneland, setting up the New York-bred filly for a possible run on the Kentucky Derby undercard.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2010
  16. Blue Grass has making of a blanket finish

    Marty McGee

    Indeed, the 11 3-year-olds entered Wednesday for the Grade 1, $750,000 Blue Grass appear extremely well-matched, with the program favorite, Hold Me Back, pegged at 3-1, followed closely on the morning line by several others.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2009